Here’s the menu for my family for Christmas week! As far as desserts go, we will be doing Christmas Baking Bonanza! I will be putting together gift baskets with the goodies and with my Whole Wheat Honey Oatmeal Bread.Pin It
Here’s the menu for my family for the week of December 6th. Wow. Is it really December already? Outside of my home in central Kentucky, the world is blanketed in snow, while inside my tree lights are quietly blinking – yet it’s hard to imagine how quickly the last year has gone. I will be putting together a Christmas menu, just like I did with my Thanksgiving Extravaganza, so be on the lookout for that.
This is a busy week – we have something almost every night. As such, my dinners are simplified and will be easier to make ahead of time so that we can eat as we have an opportunity. As far as desserts go, I still owe you a recipe for whole wheat chocolate chip cookies – and my cookie jar is nothing but crumbs. I hope to get to that this week!Pin It
Until I made this recipe, I had never made any kind of stuffing or dressing before, other than Stove Top. Working at the soup kitchen, I had seen the head cook there make it a few times, so I consulted her on how to make it on a scaled-down version. I was really pleased with the results.Pin It
Here’s the menu for my family for the week of September 20th. Wow! I can’t believe that Autumn is imminent. I love autumn cooking — rich stews made with root veggies, apples, squashes. YUM! As far as desserts go, I’m making an apple rosetta pie for my friend, Rose. I am mailing Gregg a box so I need to make some Oatmeal Raisin Cinnamon Chip Cookies. I am also going to attempt a Yummy Yellow Cake made with fresh ground whole wheat flour and see how that turns out taste and texturally.
Sunday I’ll be fasting completely, and next week I’ll be observing a Daniel Fast. I’ll write more about that later this week.Pin It
Here’s the menu for my family for the week of September 13th. This is my first week with my new schedule, so I will be doing all of my baking on Monday. My husband has requested Whole Wheat Oatmeal Raisin Cinnamon Chip Oatmeal Cookies. I also may try my hand at carrot cake – something I have never made before but something I’ve always wanted to try. A friend of mine posted on her Facebook a chocolate chip whole wheat pumpkin muffin recipe and said it was delicious. I have the rest of last year’s pumpkin in the freezer still, and pumpkins growing in the garden that will be used to replace the stash, so I need to do some pumpkin baking. I think chocolate chip pumpkin muffins is a brilliant use of my supply.Pin It
Here’s the menu for my family for the week of September 6th. As far as desserts go, my daughter is hungry for a pumpkin pie. I think I’ll also make some sort of cookie – but I haven’t decided what yet. Maybe chocolate chocolate chip.Pin It
Here’s the menu for my family for the week of August 30th. As far as desserts go, I’m going to make a chocolate pudding with fresh cream one night. I think that I’ll also make some DoodleRoo’s Scrumptious Snickerdoodles! We will be going to my nephew’s 3rd birthday, and I’m making some Lightning McQueen cupcakes for that.Pin It
Here’s the menu for my family for the week of July 19th. Gregg comes home Saturday morning (YAY!) and Scott’s birthday party is Sunday afternoon (FUN!) As far as desserts for the week go, I’m going to attempt to get the cookie jar filled, as it is very low, and I’m going to make a Heavenly Red Velvet Cake, which is Gregg’s favorite. But that may or may not happen because I also have to make Scott’s birthday cake (aka the Lightning McQueen birthday cake).Pin It
Here’s the menu for my family for the week of June 21st. As far as desserts go, I have a wedding cake to bake this week, so I’m not doing any desserts for my family. We still have some leftovers from the bakesale Saturday, so they’ll be fine.
If you read me regularly, you’ll notice I went back to my normal Menu Monday style. I am still doing the guidelines for the Abs Diet for Women, but I’m not posting it all. It’s basically a high protein breakfast (Delightful Spinach and Dill Eggs, etc.), a high protein snack (Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie), a light but well rounded lunch (Satisfying & Crunchy Mixed Green Salad with Blue Cheese), a light snack (cheese stick and a few crackers, etc.), a good dinner with protein and a vegetable or salad (Cornmeal Crusted Rainbow Trout), and a sweet snack (yogurt). With this diet, I walk a couple of miles a day, pushing the double stroller with about 65-70 pounds of toddler in it. And doing all of that, along with caving in to my love of all things cake and cheating here and there WAY more than I want to, I’ve lost about 10 pounds in 4 weeks. Not bad, and if I keep steady at it all summer, I should be well on my way to where I want to be.Pin It