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I like to keep recipes real simple. If it takes more than 30 minutes to prep, chances are you won’t find me cooking it. I’m a busy Mom and spending my time cooking isn’t #1 on my to do list. I do like eating though. So you can count on some tasty family friendly dishes made from real ingredients.
If you are new here. Firstly – Welcome! You may want to take a look at how I go about stocking my pantry and also a little on how I do meal planning for the week. If you are already rockin’ and rollin’ the Real Food thing, well then, you know it all works: Here is our Real Food Meal Plan for the week:
Wholewheat Blueberry Pancakes Topped with Vanilla Yogurt and maple syrup
Sweet Potato Nachos I made two trays – one with sweet potato and the other with plain potato nachos)
Roast chicken, Roast Potatoes, Peas, Mashed Butternut pumpkin, broccoli and cauliflower with cheese sauce.
Dessert: Chocolate Brownies, Hot Chocolate Sauce and dollop of cream
Extra: I roasted two chickens (one for dinner and one for next week)
Extra: I baked a double batch of Chocolate Brownies. One for school lunches for the week.
Snacks: Popcorn and fruit
Scrambled Egg on wholewheat Toast with sliced orange pieces
Chicken (leftover), lettuce and sour cream on wholewheat tortilla
Macaroni and cheese, quick green salad (lettuce, cucumber, carrots, cherry tomatoes) and balsamic dressing, Wholewheat garlic bread
Snacks: Fruit Slices, Wholewheat crackers and hummus
Granola (from pantry), Almond milk, Fruit Smoothie
Wholewheat wraps with tuna, lettuce grated carrot and mayonnaise
Quick Chicken Parmy , Mashed Potato
Snacks: Veggie sticks, cheese, popcorn.
Extra: I made a batch of Spinach and Cheese Muffins for Thurs/Fri school lunches.
Wholewheat toast with peanut butter, Apple Slices
Spinach and Cheese Muffins , Salad (sliced carrot, celery, cherry tomatoes)
Slow Cooker Vegetable and noodle soup with Wholewheat bread
Snacks: Chocolate brownie (from freezer), Banana, Hard Boiled Egg (had to use some of these up – hens laying in overdrive at the moment)
Homemade Granola (from pantry), Almond milk, Sliced Banana
Cheese and tomato wholewheat sandwiches
Pita Pocket Hamburgers (100% Beef Minced meat shaped into patties and seasoned with salt and pepper, toasted wholewheat pita pocket, lettuce, tomato and mushroom sauce)
Snacks: Peanut Butter Biscuits, Carrot Sticks and hummus
French Toast, maple syrup and cinnamon and Chocolate Thick Shake
Leftover Vegetable soup, Toasted Wholewheat breadsticks for dipping in soup (Toast cut into long pieces and buttered)
Snacks: It’s movie night so Caramel popcorn and buttered popcorn (regular air popped popcorn with melted butter and sea salt)