Menu Plan Monday, 11/28 – 12/4

After the bigness of Thanksgiving last week, I’m keeping this week super-simple. Monday: Pepper (red, orange, yellow, and green) and onion fajitas, with sliced steak and whole wheat tortillas Tuesday: Spinach Lasagna Roll-Ups (from the freezer), garden salad Wednesday: Sauteed chicken & shredded Brussels sprouts over whole wheat spaghetti Thursday: Make your own pizza or …

Thanksgiving 2011 Recap, In Pictures

On the Wednesday afternoon before Thanksgiving, our power went out. I had 3 loaves of cornbread in the oven at the time, both the dishwasher and the washing machine running, and untold pounds of food for the next day in my fridge. Thankfully, there was a turkey looking out for me somewhere, and the electricity …

Menu Plan Monday, 11/14 – 11/20

Last Wednesday, A. ate two homemade meatballs in sauce, whole wheat pasta, steamed green beans, and an apple for dinner. That may seem like any day of the week to you and your kids, but as the mom of picky eaters, it was a night to be remembered. Sure it was a well-rounded and healthy …

Thanksgiving 2011: The Plan

J. smoked this turkey for our 2009 holiday. It kept the oven clear, which makes the rest of the meal prep easy. I’m counting down to Thanksgiving. Although we won’t be doing any cooking this week, I do need to order the turkey and lamb, so I wanted to get a head start on our …