Menu Planning: April 15th Edition


Yep. I'm a wee bit off schedule since posting my last menu plan. But, it is with good cause! We've been traveling and visiting family! We're home, (mostly) settled in, and (not even a bit) unpacked. Most of us are back on Texas time - the last straggler is going to be a challenge. She likes her naps!

Surprising to me, I actually did a really good job of following our last menu plan. We had a couple of detours, but overall we stuck to it! The hardest part for me, is sticking to my personal eating plan because I'm trying to drop a few pounds. I'm using 3Young Living oils to curb my appetite, increase my metabolism, and kick my sweet tooth (really, I have a savory tooth, but same concept) and I'm also using the 21-Day Fix by Beachbody. I am NOT drinking shakes or other meal supplements and AM using their containers for portion control and planning. So far, so good!

All that said, here's what I'm planning to cook/serve my family over the next two weeks!

I'd LOVE it if you would share some of your favorite recipes and menu items!!





  • Honey wheat braided pretzels
  • Raw almonds
  • Carrot and celery sticks
  • Yogurt
  • Fresh fruits (apples, oranges, bananas, grapes and berries mostly)
  • Roasted red pepper hummus
  • Popcorn



  • Steel cut oatmeal with dried applies, almonds and cinnamon
  • Yogurt parfaits
  • Waffles
  • Eggs



  • Turkey sandwiches
  • Cucumber, sprout, cheese and tomato sandwiches
  • Green salad with chicken strips
  • Grilled chicken and veggie pita sandwiches








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