Or, what to cook in your combi steam oven, April 24-30, 2023
Welcome to this week’s Steam Oven Meal Plan!
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A steam oven meal plan to make you feel organized
I’ve been working on a different way to plan meals over the past week or two, and I think I’ve just about gotten it nailed. It’s deceptively simple and not at all boring (my complaint about so many meal planning systems), and it’s making me feel more organized about dinner than I have in a long time.
This blog series for meal planning has proved immensely popular; far more than I imagined it would! Given I’ve just been sharing my own plans for each week, I honestly had no idea how much all of you would enjoy reading and cooking from the same plan.
Because of the unexpected popularity of steam oven meal plans, I’m working on a kind of formula that’ll help all of you plan your own cooking week using your steam oven (and, bonus, it’s making my own planning much faster as well!).
For this week it’s business as usual, but I hope to have a simple and fun meal planning system to tell you about very soon. Stay tuned for that; if you’re on my email list you’ll hear about it first right there. Not on the list? Sign up right here to be first to hear about everything in my steam oven world.
Happy cooking, see you here again soon.
Easy peasy and super delicious coconut chicken and rice! This is a great way to start the week because hubby and I will have leftovers for lunch for the next couple of days.
I don’t know about you, but pretty much anything put into a taco is great in my book. Same goes for my kids. If I told them we were having beef stew for dinner, they’d roll their eyes and complain endlessly. But the same dinner labelled as beef tacos and served with tortillas? Win.
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It’s the middle of the week, everyone’s suffering hump-day-itis, but this lovely dinner still gets to be something we can all look forward to.
Frozen cannelloni in the steam oven tonight. But not just any cannelloni. This spinach and ricotta pasta is made from scratch and although it’s a lot of effort, I always, always make double or even triple. The extra quantity isn’t much more work and it’s a fabulous freezer meal.
I’ve got a husband who’s requested fried rice for the past few weeks, and I still haven’t made him any! Tonight will fix that. I’ll make the rice on Thursday and have it chilled and ready for a speedy dinner.
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There’s been no baking so far this week, but I’ll be fixing that with a cake on Saturday.
We’ll be out for dinner one night, and the other is going to be leftovers, so we might add in another ‘treat bake’ that can be frozen for school snacks.