Menu Plan Monday: May 15, 2017

May 15, 2017

Get the latest happenings at Small Bites by Jessica, this week’s Link Love, and Menu Plan Monday all in one place!

Menu Plan Monday week of May 15, 2017, including Southwestern Cauliflower Rice Casserole, Tomato White Bean Soup, Thai Peanut Chicken @jlevinson, and Crispy Rhubarb Lemon Chicken Bake @cottercrunch

Latest Happenings:

Happy belated Mother’s Day to all who celebrated! Despite lots of rain, we had a nice relaxing weekend and I enjoyed all the handmade gifts my girls gave me on Sunday morning. They also helped their daddy make me breakfast, which was delicious (you may have seen some tidbits of our Mother’s Day celebration over on Instagram!).

Unfortunately we started the week on a not so great foot, with one of my girls suffering from a sinus infection. But with some soup on this week’s menu and some meds from the pediatrician, she will hopefully be back to herself in no time.

In other news, my first recipe video is now live! Check it out on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, or in the Southwestern Cauliflower Rice Casserole recipe post itself! It’s fun seeing recipes come to life, so I hope to share more videos soon.

Articles:

3 Tips to Bake with Berries @ Teaspoon of Spice

⇒ Serena is filled with such great kitchen hack info, and this one is just in time for berry season!

6 Need-To-Follow Moms Who Are Passionate About Nutrition @ Sara Hass for Luvo.com

⇒ Feeding kids is not easy – even for RDs. Some of my fellow mom RDs and I share our top tips to help you out.

4 Reasons Why You (Think You) Don’t Like Kale @ I Heart Vegetables

⇒ I’m not gonna lie – I’m not a huge kale fan. But these tips may change that!

Recipes:

Ginger Citrus Avocado Dressing @ The Lean Green Bean

⇒ What can’t avocados do?! This is a great way to make a creamy salad dressing for those who can’t tolerate dairy.

Coffee Granola @ Veggie Inspired

⇒ No time for coffee AND breakfast in the morning? Jenn captured the best of both into one tasty and creative recipe!

Mini Hummus Black Bean Burritos @ The Nutrition Adventure

⇒ These mini burritos are perfect for my girls’ lunchboxes! I’ll have to substitute regular hummus, but pass the spicy stuff to me!

Spring Vegetable Buddha Bowl @ The Foodie Dietitian

⇒ I love Buddha bowls! The bright colors in this dish just scream out spring! Plus, a minty creamy dressing sounds like it would make everything delicious!

Menu Plan Monday | Nutritioulicious

Menu Plan Monday: Week of May 15, 2017

Monday: 

Lunch: Hummus Cucumber Wraps, veggies, and watermelon

Dinner: Southwestern Cauliflower Rice Casserole and Tomato White Bean Soup

Tuesday: 

Lunch: Southwestern Cauliflower Rice Casserole leftovers, jicama, edamame, and watermelon

Dinner: Crispy Baked Tofu and Sauteed Red Cabbage and Snap Peas with Blood Orange Sauce over quinoa

Wednesday: 

Lunch: Leftover tofu and veggies, fruit

Dinner: Thai Peanut Chicken with Roasted Broccoli

Thursday: 

Lunch: Beet & Goat Cheese Quinoa Salad, veggies, fruit

Dinner: Eggs or pasta (TBD)

Friday: Crispy Rhubarb Lemon Chicken Bake and Roasted Portobello Mushrooms 

What’s on your menu this week?

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