It’s no secret that I like lazy, easy, healthy meals. I don’t mess around with recipes that call for 947 ingredients, and I certainly don’t want to extend my time in the kitchen any longer than I have to since I’m pretty much there for hours a day already. I’m not saying eating real whole food made from scratch isn’t worth it, because it totally is, I’m just saying Can I Live?***
If you’re here, chances are you relate. You want to be able to prepare a meal of real whole food quickly, without hassle. Weekday, Weekend, it’s all the same to us, right? In and out, baby. Let’s get this food to the table, let the kids decide if it’s a “This is the best dinner ever! Thank you Mommy!” night or a “I know this is my favorite food ever, but not tonight!” night, so we can wash the dishes for the twelfth time today. Am I right?
I know I’m not alone, so for all two of you who read this blog my gift to you is “What Are We Eating This Week?”
I’ll share links when needed, but feel free to reach out if you have any questions!
These are for my husband, so I use hot ground sausage. Aldi, my second favorite place on earth right behind the whole state of Alaska, has it for super cheap.
Breakfast Salad Spinach, cucumbers, avocado, cherry tomatoes with fried eggs on top.
(My friend Jaci at Chasing A Hundred once said that anything is better with a fried egg on top. She’s right. She should also start blogging again! Ahem!) I literally eat this every day. It’s my favorite meal. There’s something about using the egg yolk kind of like a dressing that’s extra amazing. Add in the creamy avocado, and bacon, and it’s making me drool all over myself just thinking about it.
Salads with Rotisserie Chicken
Tuna Salad Wraps with homemade mayo, carrots, cucumbers, and olives
Egg Salad Wraps (also with homemade mayo)
Zoodles and Meatballs
Featuring Home Made BBQ Sauce from Happy Wife Style It’s really the star of the show!
Salmon, Sweet Potatoes, and Broccoli
Rotisserie Chicken with Kale Chips and Salad
Bangers and Mash (Have I mentioned that Aldi carries ground sausage for cheap?)
Slow Cooker Sausage, Peppers and Onions
Slow Cooker Balsamic Roast Beef with Swiss Chard, and Cauliflower
Slow Cooker BBQ Shredded Chicken in Boston Lettuce Wraps with olives and raw veggies
(Have I mentioned how good that BBQ Sauce is?)
The kids love helping, and their favorite thing to make is Kale Chips. They’re pretty much experts at this point. I just pull up their Learning Tower, give them a bowl and watch them skillfully rip the leaves into pieces and throw the stems on the floor. (I’m not kidding, they totally do that every time!)
Kale is serious business!
***Yes, I did link you to an Urban Dictionary entry because I’m super hip. Don’t hate. I’m actually fairly certain that none of these things I’ve said in this line are still cool. Please don’t go. I’ll try my best to not be so, um, uncool?
I’d love to hear what’s on your menu this week! What’s your go-to easy meal? Do your kids insist on throwing food items on the ground even if you’re standing six inches away with your hands extended?