Mostly Homemade Mondays - Week 151 +URBAN HOMESTEAD MEAL PLAN!

What a wonderful weekend. 

We were able to watch our nephew play football, I attended a professional development seminar with fellow Young Living colleagues, we took in a play at our favorite little theater, bummed around the house with friends, and I cooked my heart out on Sunday. 

Like, seriously cooked my heart out.

I made two loaves of homemade bread. Kale chips. Yogurt and kefir. A slow cooker of stewed tomatoes. Tuna salad. And a bacon-wrapped pork tenderloin which we devoured for Sunday dinner. After being sick nearly the last two weeks, I am slowly turning the corner. Each day I get a little more energy back, and Carpe Diem-ed the hell out of this weekend

Anyway, in this week's meal plan, you'll find some items are bolded, which indicates a homegrown or local item from our urban homestead. Of course, there will be a few repeats throughout the week since we try to eat in-season.

Note: Lunches are always leftovers, and we rarely have dessert. On weekends, we usually have some sort of brunch featuring eggs from the ladies instead of a leftover lunch. Dinners are listed below: 
  • Monday - Brat burgers with green beans and a piece of buttered homemade bread (Amen.)
  • Tuesday - Meatless lasagna with homemade marinara sauce and a kale salad
  • Wednesday - BLTs, but with kale instead of lettuce and buttered broccoli 
  • Thursday - Dinner out with teacher friends. John also has plans with friends. 
  • Friday - Pork egg rolls from the freezer and seasoned rice
  • Saturday - Something in the slow cooker, like a soup? Chili? A roast? 
  • Sunday - Breakfast for dinner, and other snacks. 
Anyway, on to the party:



Mostly Homemade Mondays is a series for people that are on a journey to better living, via healthier eating and a more natural lifestyle. We realize that there are different paths that we all take to get to that place, and this bloghop celebrates that. Whether you’re a seasoned raw foodist who has banned all things unnatural, or a rookie who is starting out by cutting out junk food, we’d love to hear from you! Link up with your favorite recipes, projects, crafts, or rants and raves.

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1 comment:

  1. Wow--that really is a packed weekend. But now I bet you've got a stash of food waiting.

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