Meal Planning Friday

For this week's menu, I'm keeping it very simple. I have all items on hand and will only need to pick up the fresh fruit and produce. Breakfasts: Homemade Granola with fruit and soy milk Lunches: All-American Quinoa Chili with salsa, guacamole and tortilla chips Dinners: Salad, topped with Quinoa Taco Meat, roasted red peppers, … Continue reading Meal Planning Friday

Meal Planning (the Lazy Edition)

TGIF y'all! This is how easy meal planning can be when you tend to eat the same things on a regular basis. No need to bother with instructions/directions or any kind of specifics. I just jot down the ingredients needed so I can compare them to my pantry and make my list. I do change/alter … Continue reading Meal Planning (the Lazy Edition)

Meatless Monday (the Tuesday edition) – Mexican Crockpot Casserole

Mexican Crockpot Casserole (Please excuse the horrible pictures) Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked brown rice 1 cup vegetable broth 2 cups water 8-oz can tomato sauce 1 tsp onion powder 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp coriander (Mexican oregano) 1 Tbsp chili powder 1 Tbsp cumin 1 Tbsp chipotle chili in adobo, diced well 1 tsp … Continue reading Meatless Monday (the Tuesday edition) – Mexican Crockpot Casserole

Menu Planning Monday has Moved to Friday

Because I do my batch cooking over the weekend, I've changed grocery day from Monday to Friday. It's already saved quite a bit of money from wasted produce. ┬áNothing is worse than grabbing cilantro or scallions for a recipe, only to discover they've gone bad :( Here's what I've got planned for the next several … Continue reading Menu Planning Monday has Moved to Friday

Meatless (Meal Planning) Monday

This week's recipes are from Happy Herbivore and Forks over Knives, with my own modifications, of course. I'm still up a few pounds and still (sometimes uncomfortably) bloated, but I do feel like I'm on the mend, finally. I was even able to run for just under an hour yesterday with no tummy issues! I'm … Continue reading Meatless (Meal Planning) Monday

Meatless (Meal Planning) Monday

Here's what I have on the menu for this week: Because of my latest round of stomach and bowel issues, I am trying to ease into a low FODMAP diet. This is not going to be easy considering that most of my favorite foods are considered high FODMAP (onions, garlic, mushrooms, beans, soy, wheat, cauliflower, … Continue reading Meatless (Meal Planning) Monday