For the past few weeks I have been prepping food for the week on Sunday. While I have always wanted to do this, I just never got around to it (Procrastination Queen right here).
But recently I’ve definitely been inspired by Lindsay’s Sunday Food Prep posts – and I love having food ready for the week! I would much rather get it all done on Sunday and have more time to relax after getting out of work Mon-Fri. Prepping food on Sunday has also helped me eat breakfast in the morning. I used to be a religious oatmeal breakfast eater but since starting my full-time job, I have been slacking. I feel like I am always rushing to get out the door that I either forget to eat breakfast or just don’t have the time. Since I have started making either breakfast bars, hardboiled eggs and quinoa bakes on Sundays – all I need to do is pull it out of the fridge and I am good to go!
Here are some of the things I prepped for this week:
(clockwise from top left: Spinach burger mix, spinach burgers on the grill, baked sweet potatoes, hardboiled eggs, list of recipes, sweet and spicy cucumbers, Thai Curry soup, grocery list – not all ingredients for every recipe are included in grocery list) Not pictured: Healthy Quinoa Egg Bake, Quinoa Energy bars, cut up celery and made large batch of quinoa.
We had the Thai Curry soup tonight for dinner. It is one of my favorite recipes. So easy and super flavorful. I actually substituted hashbrowns for the potatoes this time around and I found it really bulked up the soup. Try it out if you have a Trader Joe’s in your area and you like curry!
Quick Weekend Update:
This weekend went way too fast…but don’t they all.
I met up with BLC and Brittany’s fiance at a bar down the street when every one dispersed. Overall, a very nice night.
On Saturday BLC and I laid around for a while. We watched about 40 episodes of Dexter and took a nap. & it was glorious.
When we finally got up and started moving, we decided to go into the city for dinner and dessert. We got pizza in SoHo which was good, but nothing to write home about. The dessert was definitely the highlight.
Chobani Soho! I have been wanting to try this place out for-ev-er! & it did not disappoint! BLC got the Peanut Butter and Jelly which was sweet and salty – plus I am a sucker for Chobani and PB. I got the Fig and Walnut which was delicious. I love figs!! I definitely want to go back and try some of the savory flavors. & the best part? We got to take home the adorable little glass bowls. Love them!
After our great experience at Chobani SoHo – we headed up to Trader Joe’s Wine Shop for a few bottles of wine and the Trader Joe’s next door for dog food and a few other items. Even though the line was long (as usual) it went pretty fast and we were headed home in about 45 minutes.
We got home around 8PM, drank some wine, watched some more Dexter (addicted – we are almost done the 7th season and I am soooo sad) and passed out. Nice little relaxing Saturday.
So that’s my weekend! Hope you all had great weekends…too bad it is Monday tomorrow. Wah.