1. Dinner to go
We had three soccer games this week, which threw a wrench in dinner plans. I’m sharing a post tomorrow about how to alter your meal plans during sports season.
One of our meals was egg salad. We have plenty of eggs, thanks to Jim’s sister and her husband. Well – thanks to their chickens, anyway! I used part mayo and part Greek yogurt to make the egg salad, which turned out great.
We live just 5 or so minutes from Costco. The more I shop there, the more I love it. Their produce is especially nice. This week I bought oranges, spinach, patty pan squashes, green beans, and grape tomatoes. The oranges and spinach get used in our morning green smoothies. The tomatoes are fantastic eaten in a salad or roasted with other veggies. I haven’t tried the squash yet, but I’m looking forward to roasting them alongside some pork chops.
3. Orange Carrot Ginger Juice
When Jim gave me the Vitamix for Christmas, I really wondered how much use it would get. Answer – a lot! We use it every morning for green smoothies. And lately, I’ve been making orange, carrot, ginger juice in the afternoon.
A little apple or orange juice, 1 orange, 1 carrot, a piece of fresh ginger and some ice all go in the blender. It tastes sunny and healthy. The ginger gives it a little flavor kick that helps ward off the afternoon sleepy feeling.