Monday, October 1, 2012
Weekly Menu Retrospective #82
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Granola (p. 92), Chocolate Zucchini Muffins (p. 114), cinnamon apple pancakes, scrambled eggs and toast, peanut butter toast
Monday: Taco Platters
Tuesday: Indian-Spiced Honey Garlic Chicken (p. 188), Coconut Rice (p. 199), peas and carrots
Wednesday: Pork & Apple Stew (p. 156)
Thursday: Spicy Peanut and Tomato Soup (p. 163)
Friday: Apple and Bacon Baked Beans (p. 177), Cornbread (p. 212)
Saturday: Out at a family party
Sunday: Spinach, Sausage and Mozzarella Egg Puff (variation of recipe on p. 181)
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), coconut milk, tortilla chips
Local: potatoes, carrots, onions, apples, broccoli, zucchini, ground beef, chicken, pork and sausage (from VG Meats), honey (unpasteurized), milk, eggs, sour cream
Local AND organic: sesame seeds (used to top bread loaves), oats (in granola), cornmeal, red peppers, 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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