This is How We Do: Meal Planning

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In today’s episode, we’re chatting about all things meal planning! Can you guess who geeks out over meal planning, who couldn’t get dinner on the table without her kitchen gadgets, and who would rather just serve cereal for dinner?! You’ll also hear Indiana show off her French skills and break down what on earth ‘sous-vide’ means, while April describes her “old school” meal planning techniques. Plus, Ashlee shares about that one time she went to McDonalds in the middle of the night while she was pregnant and destroyed the evidence before crawling back into bed. Whether you’re a meal planning pro or cereal enthusiast, we hope you find laughter and grace in our “fed is best” motto for this episode.


Show Notes

Thank you to our episode sponsor: 

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Mentioned in this episode:

Ashlee's foray into and success with Whole30

Alton Brown's scrambled eggs

Ashlee's Pinterest discovery / family favorite: Peach and Roasted Vegetable Salad.  | "I add chicken and skip the beets."

What the heck is sous vide? This video answers that

Essay: In Defense of Eating Cereal for Dinner by Ashlee Gadd for Upwrite Magazine

If you also regularly eat cereal for dinner, Ashlee would love to feel some solidarity. Tag her on Instagram

Look at Ashlee's gorgeous leaf wall (plus a how-to)!

Recommendations:

Coffee + Crumbs recipes by Sarah Hauser

C+ C Essay: I Cannot Make Dinner On Thursday Night And Other Tasks I’m Incapable Of Completing by Anna Jordan

Some of April's favorite cook books: Barefoot Contessa's How Easy is That?Bread and Wine: A Love Letter to Life Around the Table with Recipes by Shauna Niequist | Rachael Ray's 365 No Repeats

April's go-to recipes:

Katie's crowd pleaser pasta | "This recipe is literally called “crowd pleaser pasta” because everyone loves it. Except my daughter - the daughter who once went on hunger strike for 48 hours (no lie) over eating a piece of cheese pizza. So she doesn’t count." 

Indiana's favorite kitchen gadgets: Instant Pot | Anova Sous Vide | Spiralizer

Indiana's starter tips: 


Show credits: 

Hosted by Indiana Adams, Ashlee Gadd, and April Hoss, produced by Katie Leipprandt, edited by Kyle Cummings.


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