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 low-fat 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 flat-out wraps or lettuce wraps with shredded cheese, tomato, mayo, spicy mustard, Annie’s Mac & Cheese, and fruit & veggie tray with light ranch as a 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