I am so excited to start working on my meal plans again. They are a key way to organize my week, my grocery list, and my family is on the same page. Taking a month off from meal planning was perfect. It gave me a little more time to find some new recipes and realize how much I need this in my life.
I’m in Whole Foods withdrawl so my meal plan is structured around their sale items. There are no Whole Foods near Gloucester so I haven’t been in six weeks. I am totally out of their amazing fresh, ground peanut butter so I will be heading there tomorrow.
Monday~ American Chop Suey. (Fancy way of saying ground beef, pasta and veggies.)
Tuesday~ Grilled sweet sausages, corn on the cob and salad from the garden.
Wednesday~ Baked eggplant using the first eggplant I have ever grown. Quinoa salad on the side.
Thursday~ Spicy salmon steaks with black bean and corn.
Friday~ Pizza night. We have tons of sweet peppers and they are perfect for our homemade pizza night.
|Spicy Salmon from Skinnytaste.com|
I also have some new breakfast recipes I plan to test out. The first is this easy overnight oatmeal recipe. I am partly attracted to it because of the mason jar presentation. How beautiful! Plus I’ll test out some oatmeal-on-the-go, which may either become breakfast or a snack.
|Overnight Oats from Pepper Lynn|
Thanks for sticking around during my blog break in July. After spending time with my family, and also attending the Blogher Conference, I feel even more connected to this blog and sharing healthy living stories with all of you.
What are you making this week?
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About Emily Roach
Live your healthiest life, even when life gets busy. Discover how food can make you feel awesome. Boston ex-Pat in Toronto. Find free meal plan here every week.