We're back! A week of sun & water therapy at the lake was terrific :) Amazing, really. Did ya miss me? I've got some stuff to share, but first, the groceries and plan for the week.
It can be difficult to get excited about cooking this time a year. I remarked to my husband on the way home that I didn't want to think about food; I was tempted to just go to Trader Joe's and buy a bunch of frozen food. Unfortunately (or fortunately for my wallet), TJ's is not that convenient for us.
Yesterday (Saturday), I went shopping.
Once again, I bought a large box of small peaches from the local orchard for $15.
And, I drove to Aldi and got some basics to partially fill the EMPTY fridge for $53.
Super crappy phone pic - Instagrammed in an attempt to improve it, but didn't so much achieve that :)
We have been without our raw milk for nearly 2 weeks, due to vacation... I didn't notice any difference one way or the other. We still ate some good cheese. I bought a few atypical (for me) dairy items this week at Aldi... because cottage cheese & fresh peaches just sound good.
eggs and fruit
paleo waffles - the best! (from Eat Like a Dinosaur)
apple slice & cheese sandwiches
(just stick cheese slices between apple slices, no bread of course, - not that novel, but my daughter loves it)
cottage cheese & peaches
cold shrimp & dip
carrots & celery
Saturday - ground turkey & vegetable goulash
Sunday (today) - zucchini pizzas
Monday - shawarma chicken salad
Tuesday - zucchini pizzas
Wednesday - hawaiian chicken kabobs (omit sugar)
Thursday - chicken & green bean stir fry, with cashews
Friday - meatloaf? or TBD
...Now I gotta go get used to doing a strictly land-based workout again! Boo!
More meal ideas at Musings of a Housewife.