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Granola (p. 92), Aloha Muffins (p.99), Chocolate Zucchini Muffins (p. 114), peanut butter toast, blueberry clafouti
Monday: Cabbage and Beef Soup (p. 167)
Tuesday: Chickpeas with Potatoes and Peas (p. 138)
Wednesday: Italian-Style Baked Pasta (p. 172), peas
Thursday: Leftover Buffet
Friday: Breakfast for Dinner (bacon, scrambled eggs, toast)
Saturday: Spicy Chicken White Pizza
Sunday: Hamburgers, Easy Oven Fries (p. 194), peach crisp
In keeping with my local and organic challenge, I'd also like to note the local and/or organic items on this week's menu:
Organic: coconut (in granola), coconut oil (in granola), canola oil, raisins (in granola), sunflower and pumpkin seeds (in granola)
Local: potatoes, carrots, onions, zucchini, peaches, pears, sweet peppers, ground beef (from VG Meats), honey (unpasteurized), milk, eggs, sour cream
Local AND organic: sesame seeds (used to top bread loaves), oats (in granola), cornmeal, green beans, green onions, herbs and cherry tomatoes from our backyard garden
For more great meal ideas, check out Menu Plan Monday at orgjunkie.com.
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