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Simple Spring Meals for Four

Spring can be a busy time but with a little planning, you can easily prepare a week of budget-friendly and family-friendly meals and even have tasty leftovers for lunch. To find out how, just follow along: MONDAY: Veggie Monday Have breakfast for dinner by making a frittata loaded with sautéed spinach, asparagus and onions plus crumbled organic goat cheese. Serve with whole-grain toast. TUESDAY: Fast Fat Tuesday Warm a few cans of red beans with Cajun/Creole seasoning (and cooked sausage, optional) to ladle over heat-and-serve frozen brown rice, with 365 Everyday Value® frozen greens sautéed with garlic. Remember the hot sauce! WEDNESDAY: Street Food Savvy Enjoy traditional Greek flavors in Gyro-Style Lamb with Cucumber-Yogurt Sauce over Quinoa. Halve the recipe or pack the leftovers in lunches. THURSDAY: Simple Skillet Dinner Use tempeh, ground turkey or ground grass-fed beef in one of the quick-and-easy Simple Skillet Dinners for four. FRIDAY: Fish Friday Fix this Easy Matzo-Crusted Salmon with a side dish of shredded kale — raw or steamed — tossed with extra-virgin olive oil and lemon juice. WEEKEND: Organic Feast Roast a whole chicken with herbs and root vegetables; serve with a whole grain side and green salad. Finish with ice cream or cookies. Yes, all of these are available organic! What are some of your favorite sublime spring dishes? Fill us in!