Here Are the 5 Vegetarian Recipes I Keep in My Meal Plan — Meal Planning Club

When I first became a vegetarian, I quickly realized that if I wanted to eat well and feel well, I needed to find some smart recipes to keep in my back pocket. Sure, plain pasta with marinara or a simple romaine salad are technically vegetarian, but those meals don’t give me energy or keep me feeling full for very long.

A good vegetarian recipe, in my opinion, has some form of plant-based protein, a serving of vegetables, some whole grains, and lots of fresh herbs and fun sauces to keep things interesting.

Here are five vegetarian recipes that fit my criteria and have a recurring spot on my meal plan. Whether you’re a vegetarian or just want to incorporate more plant-based meals into your routine, you can’t go wrong with any of these.



The Best Kitchen Cleaning Supplies, According to Professional House Cleaners — Cult Cleaners

When it comes to cleaning supplies, it’s easy for the average shopper to get sucked in by the latest and greatest promise. Whether it’s a multi-purpose spray that will supposedly replace all your other cleaners, or a new kind of bottle that’s somehow more efficient and ergonomic, there’s always something to get us excited.

Professional house cleaners? Well, they know better.


5 Strategies for Picking the Right Recipes for a Week of Meal Planning — Meal Planning Club

Let’s be honest — picking out recipes is the most fun part of meal planning. Part of making my meal planning ritual enjoyable and repeatable is making time at the end of each week to flip through magazines, browse Kitchn’s recipe page, and select meals for the following week. It doesn’t hurt that I like to do this with a cocktail or a soothing cup of tea in hand, either.

On the flip side, the biggest mistake I see new meal planners make is in the recipe selection. Either they are being too narrow in their recipe selection or skipping a key step (or two) before they even select recipes. There are a few better ways to select the right recipes for your meal plan — here are five of the most common.


3 Korean-Inspired Recipes You Can Use for Dinner Every Day — Quick and Easy Weeknight Dinners

Rachel Yang, the James Beard Award-nominated chef behind Seattle’s Joule, Revel, and Trove restaurants, and Portland, Oregon’s Revelry, is a force. Her food— undeniably Korean at its roots, unabashedly creative in practice — combines noodles, dumplings, barbecue, and hot pots with flavors from all over the globe. But after cooking with her week after week during the process of writing her cookbook, My Rice Bowl: Korean Cooking Outside the Lines, I’ve learned her food is always one thing: Even though it’s restaurant food, it’s always comforting.


Recipe: Slow Cooker Stuffed Cabbage Rolls — Quick and Easy Weeknight Dinners

While you can certainly make cabbage rolls after you get home on a weeknight, cabbage rolls can also be simmered until deliciously tender in the slow cooker all day long and welcome you home with their enticing aroma. With a no-cook beef-and-rice filling and no-cook tomato sauce, these cabbage rolls are easy to throw together in the morning so that dinner’s cooking away while you’re at work.