Sunday, January 24, 2010

Week 4.

Monday: Roasted vegetable and sausage over wheat penne*. No-kneed bread. Carmelized bananas and tangy-sweet cream sauce*.

Tuesday: Bible study! Someone else gets to feed us :)

Wednesday: Chicken and wild rice casserole with green beans on the side (and salad for me).

Thursday: Another Battalion sponsored evening-- at least we think! If this changes I'll update.

Friday: Beef and Stout Stew (basically Guinness stew)

Saturday: Matthew has requested delivery pizza. I suppose my hands are tied and I'll leave it to Papa John.

Sunday: I have pork chops in the freezer, so I'll be doing something with those boys!

And there you have it! This week we'll be eating out left over ham from last week in omelets and various breakfast items, and Matthew will have it for lunch too. I'm polishing off our spinach from last week in omelets and scrambled eggs this week too.

We've also remembered smoothies and are reincorporating those. I make easy and pretty cheap and healthy smoothies using frozen fruit, fat free plain yogurt, a tsp. or brown sugar, and a 1/4 or less of milk. Tonight we had strawberries and peaches (thawed) and a half of a banana with those, and it was nice and tasty! Good to have some fruit that is out of season, but for cheapies!

And there you have it! The cinnamon rolls turned out pretty well last week, and tonight we had chicken marsala with mashed potatoes-- not bad for a last minute decision on what to do with the chicken!

Hope you all have a great week-- don't forget to tell me what you're eating!


Laura said...

We tried that one last night and it turned out fabulously. :) Josh isn't really a fan of pork, but I like it, so we wanted to try a recipe that he would like enough for me to make it when he's home. :) And it won!

amishwolf said...

I don't know how you feel about soymilk, but vanilla soy milk can add a certain something to smoothies.

Glad the cinnamon rolls turned out; I made a batch myself a couple of weeks ago, only I was out of cinnamon so I used nutmeg and cloves in the filling. Those actually turned out pretty good....

Tomorrow night, for when I have some students over: lasagne with ground chicken, tofu, spinach, eggplant, and green peppers. (Cheese is really expensive here, so I use tofu for the filling and cheese on top only).

Lynzi said...

I have a fantastic recipe for stuffing those porkchops with feta and pesto. It is super easy but looks and tastes fancy. Let me know if you are interested.

Lynzi said...

I love that you are doing this. I am trying so hard to cook more. I got a subscription to food network magazine for christmas that has helped a lot. You have been a great encouragement to me and your food always sounds delic.

KToth said...

Kevin's gone this week, so we are eating a variety of leftovers. Each meal will feature, however, fresh steamed broccoli or carrots.
Also, I used to be a big Papa John's fan, but I've now converted to Papa Murphy's. The delivery is never late (because you pick it up earlier in the day), the toppings are better and there are more of them. And the stuffed pizza is awesome. Nutritionally terrible for you, but awesome.