As a wife and mother striving to foster peace and goodness in our household, one of my primary jobs is feeding those I love. Food is important. We need food for our body’s nourishment, but food isn’t merely physical, as we all know; it’s social, too. Sharing a meal is an opportunity for fellowship and for strengthening the bonds of family love.
I truly enjoy cooking and baking. I feel so uplifted when I prepare something that my family thoroughly enjoys—something that I know is also healthy and nutritious for them. My mother—God bless her—does not enjoy spending time in the kitchen. So there is a dearth of “family recipes” on her end. Therefore, part of my challenge in preparing scrumptious, nutritious meals is discovering scrumptious, nutritious recipes.
For the past 2 years of marriage, I have been compiling my own collection of favorite recipes for our family. It’s been a good deal of trial and error, but I’m pleased to see how large my collection has grown—and I continually add to it!
Perhaps you, dear reader, are like me and you are also trying to promote peace and goodness in your household, in part by facilitating a mealtime that is delicious and nutritious. I’ve decided to share my weekly menu plan with you! It’s something I do anyway each week and maybe you’ll spy a recipe or two that you would like to add to your rotation of meals.
You’ll probably notice that many of my recipes come from SnoWhite. Her site is amazing and, because of her, I have found plenty of joy in my kitchen (and in my stomach, too!).
Feel free to add any of your favorite recipes, or links to your favorite cooking blogs as well! If you visit orgjunkie.com, you’ll find plenty of other menu plans, which are a terrific resource for new recipes.
Menu Plan Monday #1
Tuesday: easy baked haddock fish fillet, homegrown baked butternut squash, baked red potato, homemade applesauce
Thursday: tofu fried rice, store-bought vegetable egg rolls, fresh pineapple
Friday: L/o, grapes
Saturday: pepperoni & red pepper stuffed calzones, spinach salad, grapes
Sunday breakfast: pumpkin waffles, scrambled eggs, bacon