Friday, August 28, 2009

Fun on Fridays and Early Menu Plan Monday...or late depending on how you look at it :)

I thought I would post a video of one of our favorite things to do as a family...dance around and listen to great music. We probably dance around before bed 3-4 nights a week... care to try it? I bet you'll like it :)..try to ignore me bossing everyone around...I know, I'm a control freak but I'm working on it... but the dancing really is fun, freeing almost! video

Here is the menu plan for the rest of this week since I was away, and I thought I would do next week as well to get ahead, or just to make sure I actually do it!


First, is the list of veggies we will be receiving from the Organic Bulk Buying Club along with our Fruit Share:
BroccoliCrowns
Carrots
Lacinato Kale

Spring Mix
Red Romaine Lettuce
Tomatoes
Zucchini

Fennel
Cucumber

White Mushrooms

Garlic
Flame Grapes
Barlett Pears

Donut Peaches
Red Plums
Fruit Share: Cantaloupes, Watermelon and Strawberries


Breakfasts: Waffles, Eggs and Toast, Pancakes, Scones, Oatmeal and Muesli


Lunch: Leftovers, Quesadillas and Chicken Salad


Snacks: Smoothies, Carrots, Raisins, Cashews, Yogurt, Crackers w/ Cheese


Friday: Chicken Angelina (Recipe Below) Recipe adapted from Publix Recipe Card

Saturday:
Stuffed Red Peppers

Sunday: Turkey Spaghetti w/ Zucchini and
Garlic Bread from Costco

Monday: Brown Rice and Black Bean Casserole except w/ out the diced chili's and using organic dark chicken

Tuesday: Snobby Joes on Whole Foods hamburger buns...mmmm (Vegetarian)

Wednesday:
Bean Soup w/ Kale to finish off our parsley and Kale from this past week!

Thursday: Asian Lettuce Wraps- so good!!

Friday:
Spicy Turkey Burgers w/ broccoli and quinoa

Saturday:
Curried Honey Mustard Chicken

Sunday:
Slow Cooker Pulled Pork CROCK POT MEAL!!! FOOT BALL SEASON IS HEEEEEEEERRRRREEE!!! Yay! w/ potato salad, regular salad and fruit


Chicken Angelina- Revised by me :)

8 iz multigrain thin spaghetti
2 1/2 c. water
1/3 c sun dried tomato garlic pesto
1 T. capers
2 T butter
4 Boneless skinless chicken breasts
3 oz baby spinach leaves
2 T. Dried Basil Leaves or 1/3 c. Fresh Basil Leaves chopped
4 Roma Tomatoes
2 T Olive Oil
Salt and Pepper to Taste

1. Heat Olive Oil in Large Pan on Med-High. Cut up chicken into slices and place in hot pan. Cook for about 8 minutes and add basil and tomatoes. Cook for another 3 min or until flavors are blended.

2. In another saucepan, break pasta in half and add water, tomato, pesto, capers and butter. Cover and bring to boil on med-high head stirring often. When water boils, reduce heat to med and simmer 6-9 minutes until most of the liquid is absorbed.

3. Stir in arugula and cook 1-2 more minutes until leaves are wilted. arrange pasta on plates and place slices of chicken on top. Sprinkle with parmesean if you like. Enjoy!
That's about it!! I am going to post this on Monday to the Orgjunkie's Menu Plan Monday!! Enjoy!



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2 comments:

  1. loved the video! So fun to 'see' your family.dancing with my girls is one of my favorites too! Stayed up WAY too late dancing to some 80's cover band last night.Girls weren't in bed till 9:30 yieks!! Tons of fun though. Maybe we all will have a dance party some day????

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  2. Hey Allison,
    Brian and I were just saying how all of our friends are now all over the country. If we could all just somehow get together, that would be great! We could have dance parties all the time :)

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