This week I got a good deal on Lundberg rice (BOGOF at Kroger plus I had two $1.00 off coupons Lundberg sent me in the mail. Made them $1.25 a bag!!). I also have some organic chicken and organic fruit that I need to use up. Here are my plans:
MONDAY- Grilled chicken and:
July Jubilee Rice Salad
Recipe from: Lundberg Family Farms
1 cup uncooked Lundberg Jubilee rice, cooked according to package directions.
1/4 cup bottled lowfat Italian vinaigrette (or 3 tbsp. olive oil and 2 tbsp. wine vinegar)
1/2 cup parsley, minced
1 large tomato, seeded and diced (1 cup)
2 stalks celery, diced (1 cup)
1 tbsp. fresh basil, chopped (or 1 tsp. dry)
salt and pepper to taste
1 bunch green onions, minced (3/4 cup)
4 oz. cheddar cheese, cut into small cubes
1 can (2.25 oz.) sliced olives, drained (1/4 cup)
Add vinaigrette, salt and pepper to cooked, cooled rice. Toss lightly. Add remainder of ingredients and toss. If desired, add more vinaigrette to taste. Chill. Serve on a bed of lettuce and garnish with parsley.
TUESDAY- Hamburgers on whole grain buns, corn on the cob and watermelon salad WEDNESDAY- shredded chicken flatout wraps or lettuce wraps with shredded cheese, tomato, mayo, spicy mustard, Annie’s Mac & Cheese, and fruit & veggie tray with light ranch as dip
THURSDAY- Dreamfields spaghetti and meatballs and green salad
FRIDAY- HOLIDAY WEEKEND!! No cooking for mama!!!!!
BREAKFASTS: Cascadian Farm granola bars, hard boiled eggs and turkey bacon or pancakes and maple syrup
LUNCHES: PB&J; or turkey sandwiches, Annie’s Mac & Cheese, baby carrots and celery, fruit salad
SNACKS: string cheese, grapes, strawberries, Power Of Fruit frozen treats