Some years ago, I would religiously share weekly menu plan on my blog.
I thought of spending some time on this and doing it for the coming week.
Weekly Menu Plan – Healthy Vegetarian
B: Mung dal Chila, dahi, avocado
D: Matar Paneer, roti
B: Peanut butter toast, boiled egg
L: Eggplant gothsu, cucumber salad, rice
D: Pasta, bean-avocado salad salad
B: Mango chia avocado smoothie
L: Green tomato chutney, rice, sweet potato curry
D: Mung dal palak, roti, salad
B: Scrambled eggs, avocado toast
(Make the usual cabbage poriyal but with the addition of chana dal soaked for 2 hours and drained)
(this is a quick weeknight version)
(cook oats in microwave with water, top with milk, mixed seeds, nut butter, some granola)
(For sundal, use the dried peas instead of white beans in the recipe)
D: Japchae (korean noodles), cucumber salad
B: Semia upma, chutney
D: Ratatouille, quinoa
(use puffed rice instead of poha in the recipe)
Some notes regarding the menu plan for the week
- I have 8 ripened avocados in my fridge which is why the regular feature in this week’s breakfast.
- I also have Usili made and frozen as I made a double batch last week. Always do this for time consuming dishes like usili, masalas and gravies so you can make it 2-3 times with the effort of making it once.
- Avial kuzhambu is avial with a lot more liquid so it can be had mixed with rice.
You can also check out some of the weekly menu plans from the archives.
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