What’s the worst part of lovingly spending an hour plus in the kitchen each night to put a high quality, freshly made meal on the table for your family? Knowing that tomorrow they’ll be hungry all over again. And the next day. And the next. Keeping a family nourished takes time and effort, but with some planning and preparation, wholesome, home cooked meals can be much easier to come by. This year, make your time in the kitchen about quality instead of quantity. The first step is menu planning.