Saturday, August 23, 2014

This Week's Menu 8/22 - 8/28

Friday: Greek Pita Sandwiches (feta, red onion, tomatoes, cucumbers, bell peppers, hummus) + Fresh Mixed Berries
Saturday: Egg-in-a-hole + Veggie Sausage + Smoothies
Sunday: Spinach Ravioli (costco) topped with Tomatoes & Basil and Sauteed zucchini & squash + Fresh Fruit
Monday: [Neighborhood BBQ] Bring Veggie Burgers (Costco)+ Toffee Chocolate Chip Bars to share
Tuesday: Veggie Frittata + Veggie Sausage + Fruit
Wednesday: Caramelized Onion & Mushroom, Avocado, Spinach Quesadillas + Fresh Fruit
Thursday: Veggie Loaded Chili + Chips + Fresh Fruit

Breakfast Ideas:
Eggs + Toast
Smoothies + PB Toast
Fried Eggs + Veggie Sausage
Yogurt w/ Berries, Chia Seeds, Chopped Almonds

Snack Ideas:
Zucchini Muffins with Apples and Carrots
Energy Bites (these or these)
Popcorn
Hummus & Veggies
Chips & Salsa
Edamame
Apple Slices & Peanut Butter
Berries & Almonds

Saturday, August 16, 2014

This Week's Menu: 8/16 - 8/22

Saturday: Black Bean Chipotle Burgers with Caramelized Onions & Mushrooms & Feta + Fruit
Sunday: Slow Cooker White Bean Chili (minus the chicken) with avocado & cilantro + Fruit
Monday: Black Bean & Sweet Corn Quinoa Salad + Fruit
Tuesday: Greek Pita (or flatbread) Wraps (stuffed with Hummus, sprouts, Feta, red onion, tomatoes, bell peppers, cucumbers) + Fruit
Wednesday: Fried Eggs + Sweet Potato Hash + [Vegetarian] Sausage + Smoothie
Thursday: Spinach Ravioli with Tomatoes & Basil + Spinach Salad + Fruit
Friday: Pancakes or Easy

Quick Breakfast Ideas:
PB Toast & Smoothies
Eggs & Toast
Sausage + Fruit
Muffins + Fruit

School Snack Ideas:
Apple Slices
No-Bake Energy Bites
Zucchini Muffins with Apples & Carrots
Applesauce Oat Muffins







Saturday, August 9, 2014

This Week's Menu: 8/8 - 8/15

Photo of Sweet Potato & Black Bean Tacos with Avocado-Pepita Dipfrom Cookie and Kate
Friday: Date Night - OUT
Saturday: Spinach Ravioli + Pesto + Roasted Veggies + Fruit
Sunday: Sweet Potato & Black Bean Tacos with Avocado-Pepita Dip + Fruit
Monday: Greek Quinoa Salad + Fruit
Tuesday: Egg Frittata + [Vegetarian] Sausage
Wednesday: Stuffed Zucchini Boats + Fruit
Thursday: Avocado & Grilled Corn Salad + Chips + Roasted Sweet Potatoes + Pineapple
Friday: Pancakes or Easy

Snack Ideas:
Sara Snow's Energy Bars
Hummus + Veggies
Edamame
Almonds & Berries
Popcorn
Smoothie Pops (from freezer)
Chocolate Chia Pudding

Breakfast Ideas:
Smoothies
Steel Cut Oats w/ nuts & berries
Eggs with Salsa + Toast
Yogurt with Chia seeds, nuts & berries

Lunch Ideas:
Leftovers
Open-face Hummus & Veggie Sandwich
Spinach Salads (favorite lately: greens, nuts & seeds, feta cheese, diced bell peppers, avocado, crushed tortilla chips, salsa)
Black Bean & Feta Cucumber S

Saturday, August 2, 2014

This Week's Menu: 8/2 - 8/8

Saturday: Chipotle Black Bean Burgers (Costco) on top of greens, topped with sautéed mushrooms and onions & Feta cheese + Sweet Potato Fries + Fruit Salad
Sunday: Avocado & Grilled Corn Salad + Sweet Potato Fries (leftover) + Pineapple
Monday: Veggie Fritatta with Garden Salsa + Smoothies
Tuesday: Stuffed Zucchini Boats (sauté onions, yellow squash, peppers, tomatoes, feta cheese and bake in zucchini) + Fruit
Wednesday: Shroom & Bean Burgers + Brussel Sprouts + Fruit
Thursday: Sweet Potato & Black Bean Tacos with Avocado-Pepita Dip + Fruit
Friday: Pancakes + Eggs + Smoothies OR mac & cheese

Breakfast Ideas:
Green Smoothies (add spirulina, chia seeds, flax seeds, etc.)
Steel Cut Oats
Eggs with Salsa & Toast
Yogurt & Berries

Lunch Ideas:
Leftovers
Open-faced Hummus & Veggie Sandwich
Salad with Hard Boiled Eggs
Spinach Salad w/ fruit and or veggies, nuts, and lemon & salt

Snack Ideas:
Edamame
Sara Snow's Energy Bars (2.5 c. quick oats, 1/3 c. ground flax or chia seeds, 1/4 c. dark cocoa powder, 1/2 t. spirulina, 1/2 c. honey, up to 1/2-1 cup boiled water, 1/2 c. almond/peanut/sunflower seed butter)
Sara Snow's Chocolate Smoothie (2 c. Coconut or Almond Milk, 1 banana, 3+ T. chocolate [syrup, cacoa nibs, carob], 3 c. ice)
Veggies & Hummus
Almonds & Berries
Apples & Peanut Butter
Popcorn
Yogurt & Berries

Monday, July 28, 2014

This Week's Menu: 7/28 - 8/3

This week I am participating in a 7-Day Clean Eating Facebook Group that an old roommate invited me to. So I'm adding a few breakfast, lunch, and snack ideas -- for the times when I am stumped.

Monday: Chipotle Black Bean Burgers (Costco) w/ Tomato & Avocado relish + Sweet Potato Fries + Berries
Tuesday: Veggie & Pesto Mini Pizzas + Fruit
Wednesday: Fiesta Kale Salad with Avocado and Crispy Tortilla Strips + Fruit
Thursday: Stuffed Portabello Mushrooms + Sweet Potato Fries + Fruit
Friday: Veggie Omelets + Toast
Saturday: repeat - Mini Pizzas or Black Bean Burgers
Sunday: Shroom & Bean Burgers + Fruit

Breakfast Ideas:
Green Smoothies (add spirulina, chia seeds, flax seeds, etc.)
Steel Cut Oats
Eggs & Toast
Yogurt & Berries

Lunch Ideas:
Leftovers
Open-faced Hummus & Veggie Sandwich
Spinach Salad w/ fruit and or veggies, nuts, and lemon & salt

Snack Ideas:
Edamame
Sara Snow's Energy Bars (2.5 c. quick oats, 1/3 c. ground flax or chia seeds, 1/4 c. dark cocoa powder, 1/2 t. spirulina, 1/2 c. honey, up to 1/2-1 cup boiled water, 1/2 c. almond/peanut/sunflower seed butter)
Sara Snow's Chocolate Smoothie (2 c. Coconut or Almond Milk, 1 banana, 3+ T. chocolate [syrup, cacoa nibs, carob], 3 c. ice)
Veggies & Hummus
Almonds & Berries
Celery & Peanut Butter
Popcorn
Yogurt & Berries

Saturday, July 19, 2014

This Week's Menu: 7/19 - 7/25

Saturday: Veggie Pesto Pizzas + Fruit
Sunday: Roasted Veggie Tacos + Fruit
Tuesday: Greek Quinoa Salad (quinoa, cucumber, tomatoes, feta, parsley, lemon, olive oil, s&p) + Corn on the Cob + Fruit 
Wednesday: Camping
Thursday: Camping
Friday: Easy or Out

Other:
Sara Snow's Energy Bars (2.5 c. quick oats, 1/3 c. ground flax or chia seeds, 1/4 c. dark cocoa powder, 1/2 t. spirulina, 1/2 c. honey, up to 1/2-1 cup boiled water, 1/2 c. almond/peanut/sunflower seed butter)
Sara Snow's Chocolate Smoothie (2 c. Coconut or Almond Milk, 1 banana, 3+ T. chocolate [syrup, cacoa nibs, carob], 3 c. ice)

Monday, July 14, 2014

This Week's Menu: 7/12 - 7/18

Saturday: Family Picnic - bring hot dogs + chips and salsa
Sunday: Avocado & Grilled Corn Salad + Cherries
Monday: Roasted Zucchini & Yellow Squash + Homemade Marinara (leftover) + Fruit Salad
Tuesday: Green Kale Salad + Fruit
Wednesday: Roasted Zucchini, Squash, Sweet Potato, Kale, Red Onion, Mushrooms with Fried Eggs + Fruit
Thursday: Leftovers or Mac & Cheese (hosting an essential oil class: serve Caprese skewers / fruit plate / lemon cookies)
Friday: Banana Pancakes or easy picnic food

Other:
Sara Snow's Green Smoothie (1/2 c. green grapes, 1 c. honey dew, 1/2 orange, 2-3 cups greens, 1 T. chia seeds, 2 cups ice)
Sara Snow's Chocolate Smoothie (2 c. Coconut or Almond Milk, 1 banana, 3+ T. chocolate [syrup, cacoa nibs, carob], 3 c. ice)
Sara Snow's Energy Bars (2.5 c. quick oats, 1/3 c. ground flax or chia seeds, 1/4 c. dark cocoa powder, 1/2 t. spirulina, 1/2 c. honey, up to 1/2-1 cup boiled water, 1/2 c. almond/peanut/sunflower seed butter)