Friday, December 20, 2013

Meal Plan: December 29 - January 4

It feels really good to be back! The last three weeks of the year are really crunches for me.  I am trying to finish strong at work while executing a whole month of Christmas activities (not including shopping) for our family.  I also, inevitably, get sick and this year I got REALLY sick.  I won't go into it.  You've probably heard the story anyway.  Oh, whatever, send me a personal message and I'll tell you if you really want to know.  The point is that ironically, when I would most benefit from creating a meal plan, I abandon the process.  Luckily, Scott stepped in some really amazing Thai-inspired recipes that were just want this patient needed and it took dinner off my plate.. har har.

Along with setting the stage for a much healthier 2014 I am toying with the idea of resolving to post all 52 meal plans this year.  Here's to giving it the old college try!

One last dinner at Grimmy and Grumpy's

Quinoa Burgers and an Amazing Kale Salad
Kale Salad:

Tuesday:  New Year's Eve
Buffalo Cauliflower Wings and Blue Cheeze Dip that we brought to a party

Wednesday:  New Year's Day
Hoppin' John with Rice with Corn Breadand Rice Pudding for Dessert.  
(I always bake muffins or a quick bread with a dried bean inside the corn bread.  Whoever finds it gets..... to say they found the bean.)

Hoppin' John:

Corn Bread:

Rice Pudding:

Butternut Squash and Red Pepper Lasagna (a version of my butternut squash and red pepper stuffed shells.)
Recipe to follow

Friday:  Taco Night
Cilantro Lime Chicpea Salad


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