Thursday, October 22, 2009

Monday's Meal Plan- the Thursday Edition

Due to our Electricity problem a few days back, I am just now getting a meal plan together for this week! Can't wait to start over on Monday! I don't usually plan through the weekend because things are usually super laid back.. and I like not having that part of the week planned out :)

I do want to mention that a friend of mine has an awesome blog with a daily recipe. If you are feeling stuck in a rut or just want some fresh, easy ideas, head over to Just-a-Spoonful!

  • Wednesday (yesterday)- Burgers, homemade buns (tried a new recipe and LOVE it), sweet potato fries (I rinsed and then parboiled them first before baking at 450 degrees- they turned out better than normal), Chard
  • Thursday- Tortilla soup, nachos
  • Friday- Steamed artichokes with lemon butter, Chicken and Rice (recipe below.. its the best!)

Chicken and Rice:
2 tbsp Butter
1 c. Rice
2 1/2 c. Chicken Broth
3/4 c. chopped chicken (grab it from your freezer! :)
1 tsp dried parsley
salt and pepper to taste

Melt butter in large frying pan w/ lid on medium heat. Add Rice and stir until it starts to brown. Add Chicken Broth, Chicken, Parsley and Salt/Pepper. Bring to a boil, turn heat down and cover until rice is tender. So yummy!

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