This week, I am cooking with some of the different grains and legumes from my co-op order. (To read more about this month’s groceries & meal preparation for our family, go here.) Here is this week’s menu plan:
Dinner: Chicken & Vegetable Stir Fry, with leftover Brown Rice and Homemade Teriyaki Sauce
To Do: Soak Porridge, Lentils, Muffin Batter, and Cornmeal Batter for Tuesday. Start Sprouting Sunflower Seeds
Breakfast: Orange Smoothies (substitute a fresh orange and homemade yogurt; reduce sugar), Nourishing Traditions Porridge (with Steel-Cut Oats), Turkey Bacon
Lunch: Spinach & Cheese Omelets, Blueberry Coconut Muffins
To Do: Soak Muffin Batter for Wednesday.
Breakfast: Bran Muffins, Eggs, Fresh Carrot/Fruit Juice
To Do: Soak Waffle Batter, Baby Porridge Grains, and Brown Rice for Thursday. Start thawing Chicken for Saturday. Make Oatmeal Wheat Germ Crackers (from Super Baby Food), and Butter
Breakfast: Waffles, Eggs, Fresh Carrot/Fruit Juice
Lunch: Curried Carrot Soup (from Simply in Season), Homemade Yogurt, Green Salad with Nourishing Traditions Balsamic Dressing & Sprouted Sunflower Seeds, Homemade Bread & Butter
Dinner: Stroganoff (with ground turkey), Brown Rice, Green Beans
To Do: Bake Bread, Make Mayonnaise and Super Baby Porridge, Soak Muffin Batter, Lentils, and Tortilla Batter for Friday
Breakfast: Nourishing Traditions Basic Muffins, Eggs, Fresh Carrot/Fruit Juice
Lunch: Turkey BLT’s on homemade bread, Orange Slices, Carrot Sticks
Dinner: Lentil Tacos on Homemade Tortillas, Green Salad with “Summer Night Dressing” (from More With Less) & Sprouted Sunflower Seeds
To Do: Make Cereal Flakes (from Super Baby Food). Soak Barley for Saturday.
Dinner: Roast Chicken, Carrots, Barley Salad
To Do: Soak Brown Rice and Muesli for Sunday
Breakfast: Nourishing Traditions Muesli, Eggs, Fresh Carrot/Fruit Juice
Lunch: Chicken Salad & Sprouted Sunflower Seed Sandwiches on homemade bread, Apricot Glazed Carrots, Orange Slices
Dinner: Meatballs (with ground turkey), Homemade Sweet & Sour Sauce, Brown Rice, Green Salad
To Do: Make stock from roast chicken carcass, Make Yogurt
For more great Menu Plan Monday ideas, go to Organizing Junkie!
Join me on Thursday for Part 5 of my Simple Living series!