As I mentioned in my previous post, every week I make a meal plan consisting of 3-4 new dinner recipes to try and 1-2 old favorites, depending on how often I anticipate eating out or having leftovers for dinner during the week. At the end of each week, I decide which new recipes were good enough for me to want to make again, and they get saved. Check out my Pinterest board of Recipes I Love to see my successful recipes from the past few months.
Saturday: TBD Leftover Pasta & Veggies with some sort of Cashew Cream sauce
As you can see, I often like to add extra veggies to dishes, especially pasta dishes and chili. I am constantly trying to increase the amount of fruit and veggies I eat every day. I probably average about 6-8 servings per day, but 10 or more would be ideal. In particular, the more veggies that I eat daily, the better I feel. Let’s see how I do with that this week.
I’ll be back at the end of the week to report on the new dishes I cook up!
Hello everyone! Despite my intention to start blogging regularly again, it’s been a month since my last post. I haven’t felt like I really had much to share with you all, but that doesn’t mean that I haven’t been cooking!
I’ve been consistently cooking dinner about 5 nights a week, trying out 3-4 new dishes and 1 or 2 old favorites. I’ve found this allows me to balance making reliably delicious food (the old favorites) and experimenting with new dishes, most of which end up well, while others are just ok. I make a meal plan for the week every Friday or Saturday, so I’ll try to share this on the blog in the future, and then follow up with how I liked the recipes.
Meanwhile, here are some of my favorite meals that I’ve eaten in the past month or so. Click the pictures for links to the recipes!