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7-Day Menu Planner for Dummies

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Flavorful, nutritious meals that can be prepared quickly, easily, and economically

Are you looking for a structured, nutritional approach to meal planning? 7-Day Menu Planner For Dummies gives you a year's worth of weekly dinner ideas and recipes that take about 30 minutes to prepare, contain an average of 30 percent calories from fat, and use common ingredients to save time and money.

  • It's a plan! — discover the benefits of planning your meals in advance and get the know-how to take control of mealtime

  • Be healthy — learn how to make smart, health-conscious choices when shopping, deciphering food labels, and preparing meals

  • Stock up — fill your pantry with must-have ingredients, including herbs and spices, pasta, and other staples that will help make meal preparation a snap

  • 52 weeks of eats — get a year's worth of weekly menu plans that feature seven themes: family, kids, express, budget, heat and eat, meatless, and easy entertaining

Open the book and find:

  • 52 weeks of menus and recipes

  • Hints on navigating the grocery store

  • Advice on choosing foods low in fat and sodium

  • Lists of essential utensils

  • Pointers on organizing your kitchen

  • Special menus for holidays

  • Ways to save time in the kitchen

  • Tips for saving money on meals

  • Advice for serving foods that look and taste great together

  • Recipes to whip up when you're in a hurry

Learn to:

  • Make easy meals that are delicious and nutritious

  • Create your own menu plans

  • Prepare meals the whole family will enjoy in approximately 30 minutes

Synopsis:

Flavorful, nutritious meals that can be prepared quickly, easily, and economically

7-Day Menu Planner For Dummies is the perfect book for any family looking for a structured, nutritional approach to daily meal planning. It contains over a year’s worth of weekly dinner ideas and recipes that take an average of thirty minutes to prepare, contain an average of thirty percent calories from fat, and use common ingredients to save time and money.

  • Features budget-friendly family meals that are both quick and healthy

  • Dinner for each week of the night is associated with a theme—for example: Family Sunday, Kids Monday, Express Tuesday, Budget Wednesday, Heat and Eat Thursday, Meatless Friday, and Easy Entertaining Saturday

In this time of budget, time, and health consciousness, 7-Day Menu Planner For Dummies gives families just what they need to easily plan the right meals!

About the Author

Susan Nicholson, RD/LD, is a registered and licensed dietitian who writes the syndicated newspaper column 7-Day Menu Planner. She is a member of the American Dietetic Association and the International Association of Culinary Professionals.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: The Path to Quick, Healthy, Budget-Friendly Meals.

Chapter 1: The 7-Day Menu Planner: A Friend in the Kitchen.

Chapter 2: Choosing Healthy Foods.

Chapter 3: The 7-Day Menu Planner Users' Guide.

Chapter 4: Creating Your Own Two-Week Menu Plans.

Chapter 5: Preparing Your Kitchen for the Weeks Ahead.

Part II: A Year's Worth of Weekly Menu Plans.

Part III: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 6: Ten Timesaving Techniques.

Chapter 7: Ten (Plus One) Budget-Friendly Tips.

Chapter 8: Ten (and an Extra) Family-Friendly Foods for Better Health.

Chapter 9: Ten Meals for "One of Those Days" (Plus a Bonus).

Appendix: Metric Conversion Guide.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470878576
Author:
Nicholson, Susan
Publisher:
For Dummies
Author:
Susan Nicholson, RD/LD
Author:
Consumer Dummies
Author:
Nicholson
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
General Cooking
Subject:
Cooking
Subject:
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Subject:
Cooking and Food-Culinary Reference
Subject:
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Subject:
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Copyright:
Edition Description:
WebSite Associated w/Book
Publication Date:
20101019
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
360
Dimensions:
235.7 x 188 x 20.8 mm 19.52 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Flavorful, nutritious meals that can be prepared quickly, easily, and economically

7-Day Menu Planner For Dummies is the perfect book for any family looking for a structured, nutritional approach to daily meal planning. It contains over a year’s worth of weekly dinner ideas and recipes that take an average of thirty minutes to prepare, contain an average of thirty percent calories from fat, and use common ingredients to save time and money.

  • Features budget-friendly family meals that are both quick and healthy

  • Dinner for each week of the night is associated with a theme—for example: Family Sunday, Kids Monday, Express Tuesday, Budget Wednesday, Heat and Eat Thursday, Meatless Friday, and Easy Entertaining Saturday

In this time of budget, time, and health consciousness, 7-Day Menu Planner For Dummies gives families just what they need to easily plan the right meals!

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