I don’t know about the rest of you but I am insanely curious when it comes to knowing what everyone else eats. Every time I go to a restaurant I must know what people are thinking about ordering and when I go to the supermarket I eye everyone else’s carts. I just love variety and wonder if there is something out there that I may be missing!
In case there is anyone else out there that shares this curiousity, I’m offering up a post of the menu I have planned for the week. This week I am working on reducing carbs (not too low) as I start my efforts to lose another 30 lbs. Last year I lost about 40 and another 15 earlier this year. Unfortunately I gained a few back over the summer but it is coming off rapidly. So this week I am cooking up a few of my go-to lower carb dinners and trying a few new things, as well as two new lower carb desserts.
Monday: Low carb shepherd’s pie – tried and tested, a family favorite!
Wednesday: Spaghetti squash carbonara – another tried and tested, family favorite!
Thursday: Southwest chicken salad with lowish carb quesadillas
Friday: Lowish carb breakfast burritos
Saturday: Breakfast for dinner (eggs, bacon, sausage, hash browns, pancakes) (SPLURGE DAY!!)
Sunday: Lowish carb Burrito supremes
- Low carb black bean brownies
- Lowish carb strawberry cream cheese chimichangas
- Sugar-free jello with sugar-free whipped topping
- Chicken salad wraps or roast beef and cheddar sandwiches
- Cherry tomatoes and cucumbers with sour cream dip
- Black bean corn chips
- Oranges and strawberries
- Mixed nuts
Other: We buy a big container of the vanilla Oikos triple zero greek yogurt. One of my kids eats a little for his breakfast, and I supplement my dinners with a little bit of the yogurt with collagen mixed in.
As you can see I go a little heavy on the southwest flavor (my favorite). But many weeks we also eat Indian or Asian dishes. Breakfast for dinner is a must almost every week. My kids look forward to it… okay, we all look forward to it.
I’d love to hear what your menu looks like this week!
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