Welcome to the first week of the Lenten Meal Plan Monday Link-Up! Feel free to grab the link-up badge to use on your own post!
Lent doesn’t start until Wednesday but this week we have double duty with meatless meals on both Wednesday and Friday. I always tend to suffer with major headaches the first week of lent from lack of protein. I am going to try to not make that happen this year!
Each week I am going to post several different types of recipes. Many of these recipes are ones I have found online via google searches or Pinterest and have not tried (but look simple enough) so try them at your own risk! I am hoping to also gather information about restaurants that are having specials for Lent.
Since the first week of Lent we have to double up due to Ash Wednesday and Friday being meatless I am going to share this awesome website I found that has TONS of recipes for 1 year of vegetarian cooking!
Another one of my favorite Lenten traditions is to serve Soup and Grilled Cheese. This is often called a “Simple Lenten Meal.” When I was in college at St. Mary’s University every Tuesday evening the brothers hosted dinner for the students and all through LENT they hosted simple Lenten meals of soup and sandwiches. Many consider this comforting food and anyone that knows me knows I LOVE soup! I literally have soup almost everyday (there the secret is out)! I’m also the only person I know that still eats ramen and isn’t in college. I grew up on the stuff and don’t think I’ll ever tire of it.
P.S. you can also eat ramen on Friday’s during Lent if you eat the seafood variety (Oriental, Shrimp, etc.) and for extra Protein you can add Egg to it but that is another post 🙂
Remember to Link-up your own recipes at the bottom of this post! I look forward to seeing what other awesome recipes everyone else shares as well! I will leave the linky opened all week and have the post Stick to the top of my blog so join in on whichever day fits your schedule best!