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.
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