Dinner Plan Week 2

Last weeks dinner plan went surprisingly well. I cheated on Saturday, but that was it. I normally have a lot going on on weekends so I think I’ll just do the weekdays from now on. Then we can eat leftovers or something simple on Saturdays. I’ll be happy as long as I get 5 decent meals in every week – and then I can take the weekend off.

Here is what last week looked like. But I didn’t eat the rice, of course. That was for Andy.

And here’s my plan for this week. I also have a couple of lunch/snack recipes that I’m planning on trying out, so that should be fun. I just bought a whole pack of smoked salmon that is making my fridge smell delicious! (If you like smoked salmon as much as me, that is.)

  • Monday: Zucchini Lasagna
  • Tuesday: Smoked Salmon Scrambled Eggs with Vegetables
  • Wednesday: Creamy Baked Chicken
  • Thursday: Tacos (Taco Salad for me)
  • Friday: Fried Sausages and Mushrooms with Vegetables

Back To A Healthy Diet

Being back from vacation means going back to better habits. No candy and no more eating out. I really haven’t kept it up at all this year after several weeks of being sick, but now I have no more excuses! I’m going back on a low carb diet (lchf). I did it for about a month and a half back in November, along with regular workouts, and I felt ten times better. I started with filling up our empty fridge, and right now I feel more motivated than ever before.
I really can’t remember the last time we had this many vegetables in the house. But I am loving it! (And, yes, I do know that bananas and tomatoes are fruit. But still.)
I’ve always thought structure is the key behind keeping up with a diet, a workout regime, or any other lifestyle changes, so I’m writing down this weeks dinner plan. Hopefully I will stick to it and make another one next week. Although I’m leaving one day open for each week – this time It’s Sunday.

Today’s dinner was a success. I haven’t tried this recipe since I posted it on the blog, so I had forgotten how delicious it is. This time we also added fresh cilantro, which really hit the spot!

A Healthy Diet

We came home to a completely empty fridge yesterday, so grocery shopping was the first thing on our agenda. Now that Christmas is over and we’re back home I need to get back to eating healthy again (which for me means being back on a lchf diet). Even though I tried, last year wasn’t half as healthy as I wanted it to be. Snacks, candy, and alcohol found it’s way into my system a bit too often. So I’m working on some new resolutions for 2013, which will include more workout and healthy, delicious food.
To start out I wanted to make a couple of things that would stay fresh in the fridge for a few days. It’s so much easier to keep myself from snacking when I have a prepared dish waiting for me. First I made a vegetable salad and a smoked salmon dip, and tomorrow I’m going to whip up a big batch of curry chicken salad. They are all great for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
Ah, I really do love this salad. You should try it out if you’re looking for a healthy side dish.