Taking the Stress out of Meal Planning
If your family is like mine, they like eating dinner. And if you’re like me, though you enjoy cooking dinner, you secretly wish your family didn’t expect to eat a meal every single night. Unlike Tab and Garbage Pail Kids, however, dinner is not a passing trend. It is here to stay, which means we need to figure out some ways to deal with it. Here are some of my favorite meal planning hacks.
“A failure to plan is a plan to fail.” When Benjamin Franklin said this, he probably wasn’t talking about meal planning or dinner, but it is applicable, nonetheless. Waiting until the last minute to figure out what’s for dinner inevitably means, at best, stress, last-minute scrambling, and at worst, an expensive and unhealthy stop at the drive-through window. [Read more…]