After two weeks with no menu plan, I am dying for a little structure. Last night I almost had a meltdown over how much work it was to chop up a salad. This is what happens to me when I don’t have a plan.
Garrett was in the bay area last weekend, and for half of this week has been in Nashville, TN for a bachelor party. I’m always less inclined to cook just for one, but Garrett comes back tonight! It will be so nice to get back to business as usual next week, and I’m basically positive Garrett has put nothing nutritionally redeeming in his mouth all weekend so I’m excited to craft a delicious menu that we will both enjoy.
Plus it will just be nice to sit down for dinner together this week. Oh routine! I want to kiss you on the mouth! (Ok maybe Garrett too a little bit.) I’m experimenting with some fall recipes and perhaps using my oven a little more than I have in the past few months. It should be nice!
Lunch: Grilled Fiesta Chicken Salad
Dinner: Spaghetti Squash Bolognese + Salad — I recently bought Trader Joe’s Pear Champagne Vinaigrette with Gorgonzola and CRIMONY I want to bathe in it.
Lunch: Leftover Soup
Dinner: Southwest Turkey Burgers + Garlic Sauteed Brussels Sprouts
Lunch: Leftover Chili or Turkey Burgers + Salad
Dinner: Shepherd’s Pie (I use this recipe and substitute cauliflower for potatoes) Super easy and SO DELISH!
Lunch: Leftover Shepherd’s Pie
Dinner: Chorizo Mini Meatloaves + Sauteed Green Beans + Cauli Mash
Lunch: Birthday Party for my cutie cousin Chelsea!
Dinner: Play it by ear. Maybe we will go out.
What’s cooking in your neck of the woods this week?