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Weekly Menu

(Courtesy of Org. Junkie)

Weekly Menu for the week of 2/1-2/7 – Now that the days are getting longer and it’s time to come out of hibernation, I want to eat more protein, fewer carbs, and slightly less fat.  My goal is to gently make that change by eating more protein at lunch and dinner, and instead of using granola with my yogurt & fruit, I will use nuts & seeds.  In exchange for the added nuts, I will reduce my almond butter consumption and use a little bit less olive oil in my cooking. I will also add whey protein shakes here and there.

  • Monday
    • Lunch & snacks – Leftover 10-minute broccoli dish, orange, hard-boiled egg, sliced apple & almond butter
    • Dinner – Butternut squash risotto, crumbled turkey burger patties on fresh spinach, broccoli
  • Tuesday
    • Lunch – Salmon salad w/ carrots & Wasa crackers, orange, yogurt w/ apples and nuts, hard-boiled egg
    • Dinner – Butternut squash risotto, broiled steak, broccoli (note to self: soak beans overnight)
  • Wednesday
    • Lunch – Leftover salmon salad w/ carrots & Wasa crackers, low fat cheese stick, banana, orange
    • Dinner – Large pot of mixed bean soup
  • Thursday
    • Lunch – Leftover bean soup, yogurt with apples & nuts, carrots, hard-boiled egg
    • Dinner – Leftover bean soup
  • Friday
    • Lunch – Standing Friday lunch with friends
    • Dinner – Leftover bean soup
  • Saturday
    • Dinner – Veggie scrambled egg sandwich
  • Sunday
    • Dinner – Super Bowl Sunday – pizza with friends

One Response

  1. the risotto sounds good! I’m trying a sweet potato one this week for the first time.

    have a great week.

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