How’s the Fruit and Vegetable Challenge going for you? I’ll post an official check-in tonight, but in the meantime, I thought I’d share that my goal for this week’s menu is to plan at least two veggies and/or fruits for each lunch and dinner. We always have fruit with breakfast and more fruit and veggies for snacks. But if I’m intentional about scheduling plenty in for meals too, we should be getting all kinds of goodness. What’s fun is that many of my soups and casseroles have veggies in them already, so if I plan two more, we’re getting three to five servings of vegetables and fruits in one meal!
On an unrelated note (well, still on the topic of food, of course) – my jars of Instant Oatmeal are officially empty. Making more has been on my to-do list as I’ve watched my supply getting lower and lower, but I just haven’t found the ten minutes to get some made. This week, it will happen! If you haven’t taken the time to make Instant Oatmeal yet, do it! It’s such a great food to have on hand for healthy breakfasts and snacks.
I’m also completely out of Whole Wheat Quick Mix. While I’ve got out my big mixing bowls, I plan to get a double batch of that made too!
Here’s what we’re eating this week:
Sunday, February 9
Grape nuts cereal, blueberries
Hamburger potato casserole (from Healthy Make-Ahead Meals and Snacks eBook), tossed salad, green beans
Small group – Crock pot barbecue chicken breasts, plus sides others are bringing
Saturday, February 15
Justus’ 14th birthday! He’s still thinking through his meal choices. All we know for sure is that Cheesy Turkey Sausage Stromboli is definitely on the list. :)