Monday, November 19, 2012
Weekly Menu Retrospective #88
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Granola (p. 92), Aloha Muffins (p. 99), Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes, peanut butter toast
leftovers, sandwiches, pizza
Monday: Smothered Meatballs (p. 143), mashed potatoes, carrots and green beans
Tuesday: Thai-Style Peanutty Pasta (p. 147)
Wednesday: Apple and Bacon Baked Beans (p.177), Cornbread (p. 212)
Thursday: Potato and Sausage Hash (variation of Make-It-Your-Way Potato Hash, p. 140)
Friday: Leftover Buffet
Saturday: Sausage, Millet, and White Bean Soup
Sunday: Crispy Parmesan Pork (variation of the recipe on p. 186), Colourful Cabbage Salad (p. 207), roasted mini yellow potatoes, Apple Crisp (p. 220)
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), coconut milk, canola oil, raisins (in granola), sunflower and pumpkin seeds (in granola), bananas, pineapple, coffee (locally roasted and delivered by bike!)
Local: potatoes, carrots, onions, apples, cabbage, cucumbers, garlic, salsa (home-canned), ground beef, sausage and pork (from VG Meats), honey (unpasteurized), milk, eggs, sour cream
Local AND organic: peanut butter, sesame seeds (used to top bread loaves), oats (in granola and baked oatmeal), cornmeal, apple cider vinegar, millet, popcorn
For more great meal ideas, check out Menu Plan Monday at orgjunkie.com.
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