Instant Pot Refried Beans

Who doesn’t love refried beans? The better question is: why am I not making these every other week? Now that school/work/afterschool lessons have swung into beast mode, we’re back to careful meal planning and weekend food prep. Yesterday, we made whole wheat pizza dough, whole wheat pita, refried beans, spicy pork noodles, and chile rellenos…

Meal Prep 3/25-3/31

I spent two hours in the kitchen prepping for this week like a whirling dervish, but this Monday morning I’m genuinely not stressed about dinner this week. Or lunches. And y’all, I’m notoriously bad about packing a lunch for work, and then I end up overindulging on carbs while I make dinner. That needs to…

Shorba

There’s something incredibly comforting about a good soup, and this soup is one of our stalwarts. Red lentils are widely available in most grocery stores, but especially cheap at Trader Joe’s – plus, it’s a no guilt meal. Skip the pita if you’re trying to skimp on carbs, but I made a mess of whole…

Falafel Bowls

Originally I’d planned to make sweet potato and farro bowls for a couple of weekday lunches, but my husband helpfully pointed out that I still had soaked chickpeas sitting in the fridge, so I called an audible and here we are.