What’s for dinner? Here’s a month of menus

February meal plan. One month of family dinners, planned. The variety of chicken, beef, fish, pork and vegetable dinners creates a perfect menu plan for your family

February Meal Plan Week 1 Monday: Slow-Cooker Chicken and Pasta Soup Tuesday: Rachael Ray Mega Turkey Nacho Dinner Wednesday: Cheesy Veggie & Black Bean Tortilla Casserole Thursday: leftovers Weekend: Pizza, Zucchini Lasagna & Salad Week 2 Monday: Salmon with Yogurt Dill Sauce and side of spinach Tuesday: SPOT (Sausage, Potato, Onion, Tomato... and cheese) (I can't believe it's been so long since I made this!) Wednesday: Chicken Vegetable Pot Pie Thursday: leftovers Weekend: … [Read more...]

Family Meal Plan: February

February meal plan. One month of family dinners, planned. The variety of chicken, beef, fish, pork and vegetable dinners creates a perfect menu plan for your family

February Meal Plan Week 1 Monday: Slow-Cooker Chicken and Pasta Soup Tuesday: Rachael Ray Mega Turkey Nacho Dinner Wednesday: Cheesy Veggie & Black Bean Tortilla Casserole Thursday: leftovers Weekend: Pizza, Zucchini Lasagna & Salad Week 2 Monday: Salmon with Yogurt Dill Sauce and side of spinach Tuesday: SPOT (Sausage, Potato, Onion, Tomato... and cheese) (I can't believe it's been so long since I made this!) Wednesday: Chicken Vegetable Pot Pie Thursday: leftovers Weekend: … [Read more...]

Want to know my trick to the easiest fish dinner ever?

easiest fish dinner ever -- tilapia with lemon, peppers and herbs from Bumble Bee SuperFresh will be perfect for dinners from Valentine's Day to busy family activities nights

I birth good eaters who like healthy food and don't mind exploring new tastes. That's why it was no surprise when my kids came downstairs to set the table last night, that they all commented that dinner smelled wonderful. And dinner? It was fish. Now often do you get to hear that? Luckily, last night's dinner did more than smell good. It was delicious and everyone just about ate everything on their plates. But even better than that, it was a prepared, Premium Fresh Frozen main course, … [Read more...]

Dinner Meal Plan: January

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Don't you hate it when it's four o'clock and you have no idea what's for dinner? With a meal plan in place, that won't happen. And if you take 20-30 minutes each week to prepare your plan and create your grocery list, you're taking a huge stress off yourself for the week.   Here's everything you need to know to get started with meal planning for your family dinners:  basic tips for meal planning post. Want to make it even easier? Get meal plans in your email inbox by subscribing to the … [Read more...]

Special K introduces new 100-calorie Snack Bars

special k snack bars: a 100 calorie on the go snack

"No time for breakfast--grab a cereal bar!" "Did you pack a snack bar for halftime?" "Almost all set for our road trip, just have to stop at the store for cereal bars." "Oh my goodness... I am so craving a cereal bar!" I say every one of these sentences regularly. Cereal bars have become staples in our home, and our family is constantly discussing the merits of them as we try new ones, or as we have a hunger craving. They've become what candy bars once were: the easy to eat, … [Read more...]

Weekly Meal Plan: January

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Brrrrrr. That was a cold one!! We actually experienced a surprise squall on Friday-- I didn't even know they happened here! January's meal plan is all about warm, cozy foods, many make it easy to double   Here's everything you need to know to get started:  basic tips for meal planning post. And to get meal plans in your email inbox, subscribe to the Julieverse daily emails (plus you’ll receive other Julieverse posts each day.)   Popular posts on Julieverse Self Evaluation and … [Read more...]

January Meal Plan

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Happy New Year! Hope yours was wonderful! We enjoyed time away from working, a visit to my parents' new home, and another very exciting New Year's Eve party. Now, I'm so excited to start 2015! This year, I'm focusing on living a calm, balanced life. One where I work to be a bit more laid back around my kids, hoping that they'll feel the affect. A year with more balance between work and family, where the computer is rarely on a work-related page around the family. Having already written the … [Read more...]

December Meal Plan

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Happy December, everyone! A December can't go by without feeling rushed all. the. time. The December Meal Plan will make it easy to prep your plans, grocery shop and prepare your meals... so bookmark this post to make it easy to come back to. I also looked back at posts from the past and noticed that I used to highlight popular, seasonal posts on Julieverse. I love the idea of making it easy for my readers to see what's hot on the J-verse. Here's what's trending now... 82 Book Club Books … [Read more...]

Monthly Dinner Calendar: November

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If you haven't meal planned before, it's so hard to explain the biggest benefit-- it's the relaxation that half the battle is over. There's never a need to stress over "what's for dinner" or "do I have everything I'll need to make *that*" because you were prepared for the week and got everything when you shopped. And, on the occasion that you fall out of pattern and miss shopping on shopping day, you can pick up and GO easily -- even at the last minute, because you don't have to figure out what … [Read more...]

4 weeks of dinners for your family

Another week closer to the holidays... another week I'm grateful I've already planned my meals and can focus on something else, you?   November Meal Plan--4 weeks of dinners for your family Want to know more about meal planning? Read my basic tips for meal planning post. And to get meal plans in your email inbox, subscribe to the Julieverse daily emails (plus you’ll receive other Julieverse posts each day.)  November week 1 Monday: Salmon Macaroni & … [Read more...]