Sunday, March 19, 2017

2016 Week 12

We had such a fun week last week with lots of celebratory fun,
This is the cutest 15 day old baby giraffe ever, meet Dobby!
great St Patrick's day food and fun too.

Dinner this week:
Sunday - Leftover corned beef, with roasted beets and butternut squash and goat cheese, and a fruit salad.
Monday - Black bean casserole with chips and fruit.
Tuesday - Chicken and rice with veggies.
Wednesday - Pasta with shrimp in tomato cream.
Thursday - Broccoli, cheddar, and brown rice cakes with carrots and peas and grilled chicken.
Friday - Homemade pizza night!
Saturday - Fish sandwiches with baked fries and greens.  

Many recipes this week are from this month's Cooking Light.

Sunday, March 12, 2017

2017 Week 11

Our sweet little girl had a playground injury this week. 
It's so sad seeing your kids hurt.
We're hoping she's on the mend and won't need surgery.

This is a fun week coming up with Pi Day, our little girl's 1/2 birthday, and St Patty's day.
Lot's of reasons to celebrate!

Dinners this week:
Sunday - BBQ chicken and fish, sauteed greens, quinoa salad, and home fries.
Monday - Huevos rancheros with fruit and spanish rice.
Tuesday - Pi Day! Veggie pot pie with s'more pie for dessert, yay! (And a salad, for veggies!)
Wednesday - Leftovers.
Thursday - Leek and potato soup, with homemade bread and fruit salad. And 1/2 a birthday cake!
Friday - St Patty's day happy hour with friends.
Saturday - Pizza day!

Sunday, March 5, 2017

2017 Week 10

We had a great week playing with friends,
and playing outside in the good weather,
we are pooped!
Time for a Sunday nap!

Dinners this week:
Sunday - Breakfast for dinner! Everyone's favorite! Eggs, sausage, veggie smoothies, and english muffins.
Monday - Pesto pasta with grilled chicken and fruit salad.
Tuesday - Taco Tuesday
Wednesday - It's our anniversary! I'm making grilled lime salmon with mango and avocado salsa and  coconut rice. I think I'll make a key lime mousse or coconut flan for dessert. We were married in St Maartin, so I'm going for an island theme!
Thursday - Scott and I are out on the town, kids are having kid food with the sitter.
Friday - Homemade pizza night.
Saturday - Dinner with friends. 

Sunday, February 26, 2017

2017 Week 9

We are looking forward to a fun week.
I'm trying a few new recipes from a new vegan cookbook I found called Thug Kitchen.
It has some naughty words, but is really funny and I love the focus on veggies.

Dinners this week:
Sunday- Scott's smoking meat and salmon, with salad and fresh bread.
Monday - Pasta primavera with tempeh sausage
Tuesday - Red beans and rice, with a king cake for dessert.
Wednesday - Enchiladas
Thursday - Broccoli cheve soup with pesto potatoes
Friday - Pizza
Saturday - Chickpeas and dumplings soup.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

2017 Week 8

We're trying something new this week.
I've never made homemade pasta, 
but we're giving it a go!

Dinners this week:
Sunday- Chicken, mashed potatoes, asparagus, and fruit.
Monday - Grilling out with friends.
Tuesday - Homemade noodles with homemade marinara sauce. First time making noodles, I hope it works!
Wednesday - Leftovers.
Thursday - Taco Thursday. 
Friday - Pizza night after the science fair at school.
Saturday - Dinner with my mom.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

2017 Week 7

We had some great weather this week, 
and I was able to get out on a hike with friends.
The tops of these mountains are my happy place these days!
(And thanks Dad for the new hiking boots!)

Dinners this week:
Sunday - Polenta with beets and veggies (this was so delicious, the kids all hated it, but I LOVED it and sometimes that's all that matters). Scott had steak with his portion.
Monday - Creamy black bean taquitos with salsa and avocado to dip, served with sauteed kale and strawberries. 
Tuesday - Happy Valentine's Day! We're making heart shaped pizzas and chocolate mousse for dessert. Scott is making us a yummy shrimp, mushroom and asparagus risotto. 
Wednesday - Easy noodles for the kids with veggies and leftovers for us.
Thursday - Stir fry.
Friday - Ice cream for dinner.
Saturday -Dinner with my mom after a play at her school.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

2017 Week 6

We're just flying through the week!

Dinners this week:
Sunday - Sliders with home friend and fun toppings.
Monday - Fridge and freezer leftovers, ended up making butternut squash mac and cheese, meatballs, and sauteed zucchini. Something for everyone!
Tuesday - Grilled cheese and tomato soup.
Wednesday - Chicken and rice, with veggies (and yummy salmon for me).
Thursday - Breakfast for dinner, everyone's favorite. Frittata, waffles, potatoes and bacon, with fruit.
Friday - Homemade pizza, kids version and adult version.
Saturday - Shrimp ramen, everyone loves this.