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Jane Maynard
Jane Maynard is a wife, mom, blogger & designer living in San Diego. A busy mom who loves good food & simplicity, Jane shares weekly menu planning ideas & other delicious inspiration on her food blog, This Week for Dinner™. Jane is also a writer for and a member of Martha's Circle. Above all, Jane loves reading with her daughters & eating chocolate chip cookies.

Entries by Jane Maynard

A Great Recipe for Kale Chips and Why I Will Never Use It!

(13) Comments | Posted April 23, 2014 | 5:19 PM

Kale is a great vegetable. It's super healthy and great in all kinds of dishes, from comforting warm dinners to salads to smoothies. Despite all its virtues, there is a dark side to kale: chips.


I don't know how many times in the...

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Bunny Bait! Or More Boringly Known as Sweet & Salty Holiday Popcorn

(2) Comments | Posted March 29, 2013 | 11:08 AM

I think holiday treats and goodies are wonderful, fun, pretty, cute, delicious... all of the above! But I am a lazybones when it comes to making them myself. When I discovered today's treat I was excited because it fit the bill of super cute and super easy. It's a recipe...

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Hummus Guacamole Dip -- Healthy and Delicious!

(0) Comments | Posted March 22, 2013 | 10:04 AM

When my mom first told me about her friend's Hummus Guacamole Bean Dip recipe, I must admit I was skeptical. Mixing avocados with hummus and throwing black beans into the mess? Well, as much as I love my mom, I wasn't so sure I would love her new favorite dip.

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Green Bean Casserole... From Scratch!

(8) Comments | Posted November 20, 2012 | 5:33 PM

What I am about to confess may be controversial. It might even more controversial than the 2012 presidential election. Are you ready?


I don't like green bean casserole. You know, the green bean casserole that practically everyone in America loves except me. The green...

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Chicken Tortilla Soup Extravaganza!

(0) Comments | Posted September 10, 2012 | 9:52 AM

My friend Lindsay is a fabulous cook. When we were neighbors, she made me feel guilty for having a food blog because, in all honesty, she was the one of the two of us who should have been sharing her culinary prowess with the world. Lucky for me when she...

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Murgh Makhani (Indian Butter Chicken)

(9) Comments | Posted August 9, 2012 | 11:38 AM

I am over the moon for today's recipe, murgh makhani, more commonly known as butter chicken. Our favorite Indian restaurant in Palo Alto, Darbar Indian Cuisine, has the BEST butter chicken. I can't get enough of it. I've been trying to find a recipe so that I can...

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