Here’s your meal plan for January Week 2! Lots of warming recipes with vivid contemporary flavors to perk up dreary winter days. Mediterranean Chicken Salad, Santa Fe Pork and Bean Stew, Korean Beef Skewers, and extra!
Elise Bauer, Sabrina Modelle, and Sheryl Julian
It’s about this time of yr the place the affect of daylight financial savings time and early night darkness will get the higher of me. I attempt to fight the shortage of sunshine with out of doors daytime actions after which plenty of heat cozy soups, vivid contemporary salads, and vegetable dishes for dinner.
These remind me winter received’t final eternally and the freezing wind received’t all the time settle in my bones.
Soups, stews, and salads are straightforward to scale up or down relying on the wants of your loved ones, and you’ll simply regulate the flavors and components to satisfy your particular tastes.
But not the whole lot this week is about meals that’s served in bowls! I tossed in a meal of Korean Beef Skewers with bok choy and yellow peppers so as to add some selection.
Meal Plan for January Week 2
1 Santa Fe Pork and Black Bean Stew: This stew takes two hours to make (so plan accordingly!) and makes about 4 servings. Make it as is, or make a double batch and pack up the leftovers for lunch — or freeze half, and know you have got dinner coated for a later date.
2 Harvest Salad with Miso Maple Roasted Butternut Squash: This salad is a light-weight meal by itself, however add some if you wish to up the protein content material. (Poached rooster breasts are fast and straightforward.)
three Mediterranean Chicken Salad: Everyone wants a fundamental recipe that may be tailored. Spoon this wholesome Mediterranean combine into avocado halves, toss it with some cooked pasta, or serve it on boats of endive. A thick slice of hearty, whole-grain bread can be good served alongside.
four Korean Beef Skewers: For these dwelling the Paleo life-style (and even those that aren’t!) beef is what’s for dinner. Serve with kimchi and rice, or a easy facet of bok choy and bell peppers.
5 New England Cioppino: Having individuals over this weekend? Try out this wholesome, tomato primarily based seafood stew. It’s prepared in about an hour, begin to end, and makes sufficient for six. Serve it with crusty bread or toasted baguette slices to assist sop up all that scrumptious broth. Or sip the broth and serve it with a blended inexperienced salad.