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Meal Plan: Not Your Mother’s Vegetables

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We tell our children to eat their vegetables just like our mothers told us to eat ours. In this day and age of processed food, good old vegetables are gaining new popularity due to their health benefits, such as clear skin, shiny and strong hair, good eye sight, and many others.

Corn, mushrooms, squash, Brussels sprouts, asparagus, tomato, zucchini, lettuce, artichokes, and eggplant are just some of the vegetables featured in this week's meal plan. Vegetables do not just need to come from a can and sit in a bowl during dinner time. They can add some pizzazz to your entree and give some much needed nutrients.

Theme: Not Your Mother's Vegetables

Weekly Meal Plan: Monday, May 14 - Sunday, May 20

Monday:


Tuesday:

Wednesday:

Thursday:

Friday:

Saturday:

Sunday:

Dessert

Enough with the savory portion of the meal, bring on the dessert! We're featuring Yogurt Cheesecake for this week's dessert!

Meal Plan and Grocery Shopping List Free Printable

Is your mouth watering yet? We can’t wait to give these recipes a try this week! If you’re interested in trying some or all of these recipes, be sure to fill out the Mom It Forward Meal Plan and Grocery Shopping List Free Printable before you head to the store!

Discussion Questions

Be sure to stop by the comments section of this post or on our Facebook page and let us know how your family members answered the discussion questions. We would love to hear what your family shared at the dinner table!

Share Your Side Dish Recipes!

Sometimes thinking of main entrees is the easy party...but what do you pair with your main dishes? We would love for you to share your ideas for side dish recipes!


Disclaimer: This post is part of our Weekly Meal Plan series. Each week, we share recipes and photos from bloggers around the web. We have been given permission to use all links and photos in this series. A huge thanks goes out to all of the bloggers who helped us create this delicious menu! If you have recipes on your site that you would like for us to feature, please be sure to fill out this form.

Top photo and featured photo courtesy of Flickr.

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