Welcome to my Week 9 and 10 wrap-up of the 2017 Minimalist Foodie Challenge! If you’re new, start here.
Still sort of struggling and sort of succeeding with the breakfast game. I’ll be grateful once spring makes her grand appearance and I have some berries to work with. Until then, lots and lots of eggs and leftover veggies, the occasional sweet potato or brussels sprout hash, and one very special breakfast polenta (look for the recipe tomorrow).
As always, lunches are leftovers.
Week 9 Dinners
Back in the saddle! After returning from Austin I got back in the kitchen and the MFC game.
Sunday, February 26, 2017
Dinner I was still in Austin and enjoyed a fabulous Indian meal with the ladies. The boys had Tacos.
Monday, February 27, 2017
Dinner Finally home! I had a long day of travel (3-hour layover, ugh) and grabbed a burger at the Atlanta airport. The boys had burgers too. Great minds and all.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Dinner Salmon and Quinoa Salad with Honey-Soy Vinaigrette
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Dinner Keema Beef Curry, Homemade Naan
Notes Whenever I made naan or pita, I make a double batch and then freeze individual portions in the freezer. The dough takes about a half an hour to defrost on the counter (or you can move from the freezer to the fridge in the morning). It then takes just a few minutes to bake up some fresh flatbread for dinner.
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Dinner Homemade Tomato Soup, Italian Sausage, Side Salad
Friday, March 3, 2017
Dinner Citrus Black Beans and Quinoa
Saturday, March 4, 2017
Week 10 Dinners
Sunday, March 5, 2017
Dinner Butternut Squash and White Bean Ragout over Polenta
Monday, March 6, 2017
Dinner Cameron and I had a client shoot in the morning. It made for delicious leftovers for lunch (Cinnamon Ancho Beef over Quinoa Salad) and dinner (Chicken Paella).
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Dinner Thyme Honey Mustard Spatchcock Chicken, Sweet Potato/Butternut Puree, and Sautéed Spinach
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Dinner Skillet Tamale Pie
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Dinner Breakfast for Dinner! Dippy Eggs and Toast with Fruit
Friday, March 10, 2017
Dinner My take on Hamburger Soup – ground beef, onions, carrots, celery, potatoes and green beans with bone broth, canned tomatoes, herbs, and a parmesan rind.
Notes This is a great “kitchen soup” meal that I love to make when I have nothing on hand and no plan. One of these days I’ll write up the recipe.
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Dinner No-Mayo Chicken Salad with Blood Orange Vinaigrette and Sweet Potato/Butternut Squash Soup.
Notes The ultimate reinvented “leftovers for dinner” meal. Recipe coming up this week.
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