Wednesday, 26 March 2014

What's on the Menu Today? 12 Tips for Menu Planning

Asalamolikum/Good Morning:

What's on the Menu Today?
What's for Dinner?

KABABS with CURRY on the MENU
These are the Most popular inquiries in every home.
Mums like me have been haunted for years by them. There is no cupboard where I can hide to avoid these questions.
To avoid the harassing looks of the kids, we should effort to prepare an effective menu plan which is not only rewarding for the tummy but also to the pocket. It not only save us from the last minute frenzy but a healthy menu encourages Healthy Eating Habits.
Here are few simple tips to keep your loved ones Happy and Hearty.
 
  1. Preparing the menu list beforehand is the best strategy from the many options available.A  Fortnightly meal plan, a Weekly Plan, a Night before meal plan. I personally like the last one because it gives us the clear picture of what I have at hand and appropriately I can arrange.
    DAILY MENU LIST
  2. Asking your family especially Kids about their Favorites makes
     
    it a lot more easier otherwise all effort will land in a trash. 
  3. Plan to suit your Lifestyle, I prefer once cooked eat twice type.
  4. The menu should be wholesome and nutrient wise. It should include every portion of the nutrients like proteins, carbs, fats, fiber etc to strike a balance diet.
    PUMPKIN VEGETABLE BHAJEE
     
  5. Asses the stuff available at the Fridge and Pantry.
  6. The sensitive food should top the list like FISH
  7. Be smart and flexible to visit the bazaars. Rush only when the fresh stock arrives,
  8.  Sides like Salads and sandwiches increases the value of the Meal and also add energy rich nutrients.
    SALAD OPTIONS
  9. Don't go extreme with the planning. Spontaneity and listening to the stomach cramps is a healthy habit.
  10. Don't forget to take the reviews from the family. From this a list of likes could be evolved  and helps to become a better cook.
  11. Always keep an eye on the clock. Never overindulge yourself.
  12. Always allow yourself to take rest and make any restaurant chef take your turn .
     
Have a Wonderful Day.
EAT HEALTHY AND STAY HEALTHY.