I’m heading out on vacation (when this publishes I’ll already be there!), so this week was about making simple, summer meals I could have in between rushing to get work done–and also that didn’t require too many ingredients so I would be able to have an empty fridge when I left! Where I’m going is… Read More Week 40: Pre-Vacation
This week was a short one – but I figured I would still share so you can get some more quick, summer meal ideas!
Ah! As I was writing this I didn’t think there was really any theme…but than realized the main meal elements all started with the letter “P”! Read on to see what I ate during my Pppppp week… Had in kitchen: Homemade tomato sauce, ricotta cheese, garlic spinach polenta, bay leaves, salt, pepper, olive oil, light… Read More Week 34: Pork, Parsnips and Polenta
Okay it wasn’t actually rent week for me, but I was trying to be on a rent week budget! If I go over budget one week, I try to supplement the week after, so that’s what I did this week. I’ve talked about how much I love Bon Appetit in the past, and I particularly… Read More Week 33: Rent Week Budget
This may sound like a weird combination – but this soup so flavorful, packed with veggies, and spicy Italian sausage adds a kick (and some fat)! It was supposed to be a leafy green (a riff on this recipe, but not creamy), but since I had a ton of leftover Napa cabbage in my fridge,… Read More Tortellini and Napa Cabbage Soup (…Stick with Me!)
I was shopping at a new grocery store this week that had amazing fresh, premade food (homemade on premises), so I decided to make things a little easier on myself with some cheats! I bought mini zucchini muffin pies that I had with sliced kiwi for breakfast, risotto balls that I had for Friday night’s… Read More Week 12: Premade Cheats
As I mentioned in my Norway Camping Soup post, I just returned from a trip to Norway last week so it was a bit of a struggle to get back into meal planning/the rest of normal life. Though with the amount of money I just spent, I knew I had to budget these next few… Read More Week 11: Post-Travel Blues
I just returned from an amazing trip to Norway (check out some photos here!) and of course while I was there, besides enjoying the amazing scenery and winter activities, I loved tasting all the food. I may do a food diary post (let me know if that is something you would like to see!), but in… Read More Norway Camping Soup
I was feeling a little off at the start of this week, and when I looked back at what I ate over the weekend it made sense–all carbs and fat! I tried to incorporate a lot of vegetables during the week and use up some random ingredients from last week. Read on for the details!
I almost didn’t do a post for this week because I had off for the holiday on Monday and then I went out to eat on Tuesday, so it wasn’t my typical spend-a-small-amount-of-money-for-five-days-of-meals week, but I really wanted to show how I use ingredients from week to week. You’ll recognize a lot of these ingredients… Read More Week 9: Short and Sweet