Monday, November 1, 2010

Fit Meals Monday!

So I am attempting to plan my meals once again. And what better day to start, then the day after Halloween! I am really excited about this new blog hop Fit Meals Monday.   This blog hop is for us mom's to share our family’s healthy food meal plan for the week!  so here I go!

Monday - Black Bean Burgers with a side salad.
Tuesday - Butternut Squash Soup
Wednesday - Roast Beef, roasted potatoes and veggies!
Thursday - Beef Fajita's (to use up leftover roast)
Friday - Thai Peanut Noodles
Not sure of the weekend yet...just baby steps for me  :)


Annett/Fit Moms Fit Kids Club said...

Sounds GREAT! The black bean burger sounds yummy! I'll have to try that on one of my Meatless Monday's! I love connecting with others. It really opens your horizons. Thanks for opening mine this morning!

Liz said...

We love black beans, and usually make a big batch in our crock pot (using dried beans).

I was wondering how you make yours?

Angie said...

Hi Liz,
I use dry beans too. I soak em, and cook em. I think I will try using my crock pot too. How long do they take in a crock? Can you skip the soaking? I am always looking for easier ways to get things done :)

Liz said...

I haven't ever tried skipping the soaking (because i am scared of having crunchy beans!)...

We usually put them in the crock pot, and leave them to cook all day 6-8 hours.

Then we put them into small ziplock bags - 15oz per bag and freeze. that way if we come across a recipe that calls for a "can of black beans" we generally have the right amount... it's so easy to defrost a bag or two to use.

Michelle said...

Your menu plan sounds awesome, and I'm so glad I stumbled here to discover a new blog hop. I love finding other blogs with an eye to healthy eating. Thanks!

adrienne said...

I saw this blog hop and really wanted to participate but since I cook for one I end up eating the same thing 3-4 days a week.

I love black beans and may try the burger.

The weekends are the hardest.

Dana aka Budget Dietitian said...

I am also so excited to hear of a healthy menu planning linky!! I am a dietitian who has just started a blog this week.

I LOVE butternut squash soup. Sounds great.

Dana @ Budget Dietitian

Pretend Chef said...

Planning meals a week out is not my strong suit. I tend to take it one day at a time and planning the night before. Being a stay at home mama makes this very doable. I'm sure that will have to change once the kid is school age and I possibly go back to work. I'd love to sit around the table every one of those nights!

Rachel said...

Good for you! I really want to start planning. I'm horrible at it but I'm glad that I have so much healthy stuff at my fingertips. I think it's amazing that my kids eat a legume at least once a day if not twice. Hoping to make fruits and veggies the same.

One thing I do for fruits is smoothies. It's huge in Rio to make them. The fav in my house is banana and papaya. Throw in a little oatmeal and it's a good start to the day.

Anonymous said...

I'm coming over to your house for dinner. MmmmMmmmm

Anonymous said...

I'm coming over to your house for dinner. MmmmMmmmm

Kristen said...

Your menu sounds delicious!