Here you will find weekly menu created using the EasyMenu application. It also contains a summary of calorie intake and nutritional content of each meal as well as a shopping list.
It is hard to cook every day for a family, especially if one wants balanced, tasty and not overly expensive meals. One has to think of what to cook, then remember to buy all required ingredients, at the same time making sure that the food does not end up unused and thrown out. To achieve all these points planning is of immeasurable help. In our family we use EasyMenu application to plan our meals and help with the shopping for food. Creating a menu for a week and using a shopping list markedly saves effort, time and money.
The average calorie intake and nutritional content, recommended for an adult for daily consumption for 2500 calories diet should be:
Note The amounts also depend on the age and how active one is, and should therefore be taken into account as guidelines only!
Below is the menu which has been created using the principles above using the EasyMenu application.
This menu can be opened directly here.
Note The amounts are calculated from the assumption that 1 person eats 2 servings of a meal and average serving size calculated from the all recipes from this menu is 261 g.
The portion size varies depending on the amount of liquids, proteins, carbohydrates and other ingredients. When using the EasyMenu application one can manually set the portion size for each recipe. Below are the portion sizes for each recipe in the menu, calorie count per 100 g and serving.
Another useful feature of EasyMenu application is the shopping list. The application creates a shopping list automatically. One can edit it if needed, then open it in a smartphone using MenuViewer mobile application and use it during shopping, marking the ingredients one has already bought.
Below the shopping list for the menu above. The amount of food has been calculated for a family of 2 (4 servings per every meal). If you change the number of portions, the application automatically recalculates the required amounts.
This shopping list can be opened here:
The graph below shows the average calorie intake for breakfast, lunch and dinner for each day of the week.Note Such graph is available only for the registered EasyMenu users.
The nutrition information for this menu is presented below. It shows average nutritions consumptions for 1 person (2 servings) per day.
The ready menu can be downloaded as a file (615 Kb) and opened in the EasyMenu application (select "File" - "Open" - "Open menu"). After you have opened a menu, you can save all recipes it contains (in the "cookbook" tab select "menu" tab, which shows all recipes in the menu).
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