Do you ever follow a weekend of dining out with a strong craving for vegetables? That’s where my head (and stomach) is at this week while meal planning. This past weekend we ate a ton; we had my husband’s family over for barbecue and ate so much cake (not to celebrate — I had leftovers from recipe testing). Plus my work week ahead is filled with testing more cakes, a trifle or two, cheesecake, two types of cookies, a pie, and five no-bake desserts.
I need some vegetables to balance all the revelry, ya’ll!
Of course, I still need recipes to satisfy my two young kiddos and accommodate my husband’s erratic work schedule. So with that in mind, here are five vegetable-centric recipes to balance the week ahead.