The Monday Menu 11/4/2013

The Monday Menu 11/4/2013 // The Live-In Kitchen

Welcome to The Monday Menu! I really need to make an effort to be eating better. It’s not that I’m doing terribly, I’ve just slidden into a habit of expecting dessert after lunch, snacks in the evening, and cheese on all the things. Thankfully I’m currently obsessed with all things squash/sweet potato which helps inspire me to healthier meals. My friend Gillian has also been on a very inspiring healthy eating journey (make sure to check out her Weight Loss Wednesdays/What We Ate for the details!), which has been great for motivation.

I don’t usually include a meal for the weekend because I like have some flexibility there, but I’ve been running out of food lately thanks to my ever growing children. I’m going to try planning an easy Saturday meal that can happen any time we need it.

I’m also looking to experiment with some vegetarian Thanksgiving ideas. Hopefully I’ll be able to share the winners with you soon!

Speaking of winners, don’t forget to enter my second blogiversary giveaway! I’m going to be hand-picking a prize for the winner and I couldn’t be more excited about it.

Here’s the plan for the week:

Monday – Orange Chik’n with brown rice and sesame ginger carrots
Tuesday – Angel Hair Pasta with Lemon and Arugula
Wednesday – Vegetarian “Meatloaf” with twice baked potatoes
Thursday – Butternut Squash and Sage Pasta with grilled shrimp and garlic bread
Friday – Black Bean Tacos
Saturday – Pita Pizzas

What’s on your menu this week?


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