Even though I gave up blogging for a while, I never stopped menu planning. Menu planning just makes life so much easier. For a while I was planning breakfasts and lunches too, but I was having trouble sticking to it, so I gave that up. But I’ll never give up planning dinner. There’s nothing as stressful as coming home from a long day at work and not having anything ready to cook for dinner. And I’ve found that menu planning saves me money and time at the grocery store. So I’ll always be an advocate for menu planning.
I’ve been trying to eat better lately. I noticed that I’ve gained some of the weight back that I lost before and after my gallbladder surgery (more on that later!). Some of it I definitely needed to gain, but now my clothes are getting a little tight, so I figured I should probably start eating healthier. I’ve been using MyFitnessPal to help me stay on track. If you’re on there, I’m LibrarianLizy; come say hi!
For breakfasts I made a batch of orange-oatmeal muffins and I’ll probably have leftovers or a sandwich. I bought apples and cheese for snacks. Below is my plan for this week’s dinners.
Sunday: hamburgers at my parents’
Monday: leftovers after yoga class (this baked pasta dish with quinoa in place of the pasta)
Tuesday: pasta florentine
Thursday: steak with black bean, corn, and avocado salad, sauteed zucchini
Friday: breakfast for dinner
What’s on your menu for this week?
This post is linked to Menu Plan Monday