Image of hands preparing guacamole

What we’re eating: June 8-14

Happy Friday! It’s going to be a gloomy+rainy weekend over here! I am not mad about it though, my garden needs it! ICYMI-I explain how I shop and plan out our meals for the week on this post. What we’re eating this week are some easy dinner ideas I recycled from earlier in the year. That is one reason I love my go-to dedicated grocery/meal notebook, it’s easy to go back and get some ideas!

 

Saturday

Greek salad and leftover green lentil pasta from last week because we ended up eating dinner with TEB’s mom one night!

Sunday

Bowls: crockpot honey mustard chicken on top of cauli rice with sautéed zucchini and squash

Monday

Spaghetti made with spaghetti squash, marinara, and roasted chickpeas plus a salad. Always greens!

I will make a fresh salad both nights because that is quick!

Tuesday

Tacos topped with all the veggies and guacamole+salsa. I will typically do a taco salad and make TEB siete tortillas

I will make fresh guacamole each night!

Wednesday

Leftover chicken bowls. Queen of bowls over here.

Thursday

Leftover spaghetti squash and salad

Friday

Leftover tacos and guacamole

 

If I happen to not feel like cooking a full meal on Monday or Tuesday, I will have leftovers sooner vs. later. I always adjust if needed. Having this planned out before I go to the grocery or ordering instacart helps make sure I don’t forget anything! Plus, I am sure it helps our budget not buying tons of random stuff. Basically, I’m saving money, right?!

Pro tip: throw your spaghetti squash in the crockpot! It is the EASIEST way to cook it! Pierce it with a knife all over and put the whole thing in the crock pot with an inch of water. When it’s done, you can cut it in half an use tongs to scoop out the inside.

Bowls: You can make almost anything into a bowl. Get creative, and don’t be scared to mix things up!

Productive Sunday: I love using the crockpot when I can. We often have a lot of other things going down on Sunday before the week starts, so the crockpot is an easy way to cook lots of different things! If you missed my post on 10 productive things to do on a Sunday, check it out here.  P.S. using the crock pot is one of them!

Save on Instacart: If you want to save $10 on instacart, click here!

Cheers to the weekend!

Share this post

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on print
Share on email

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Recent Comments

What we’re eating: March 20-27

Happy first day of spring, y’all! We’ve almost made it to warmer weather…at least here in KY! You may be struggling with what to eat or make because of Covid-19. I get it, times are weird right now.

Read More »

What we’re eating: March 14-20

Hello there! Happy weekend to you! As always, you’ve come to the right place if you need some fresh and easy meal ideas! 

I can see you now, you might be all gloom and doom because your store if out of TP. I get it. At least you can (hopefully) grab some food to have on hand and get through this! 

Still having a hate relationship with my Instant Pot because it’s not making things so instant. Most things I try end up needing more time. So, there’s that. Gonna give it another go next week. 

Read More »
What we're eating

What we’re eating: March 7-13

Woohoo, we are springing forward this week with the time! Super excited, obviously! That means more sunshine, so yay! 

Mixing things up a bit this week with an easy, yummy, and always healthy plan over here!

If you are new around here, our rule is always cook once, eat twice to minimize time spent cooking! It makes planning so much easier and minimizes food waste.

Read More »