Monday, December 9, 2013

Menu Plan Monday

Menu Plan Monday linkup

You may notice that I only provide lunch menus for two days. This is because there is often so many leftovers from the day before that is what we eat. Same reason that there is only one dessert recipe. Because that is all we can manage to eat within a week lol.

Monday: Lunch: English Sausage Rolls

                      Dinner: Collard Greens, Ricotta, and Walnut Stuffed Chicken Breast
Beet and Carrot Salad

Tuesday: Quinoa Casserole
Quail with Polenta

Wednesday: Cilantro Lentils

Thursday: Cote de Boeuf with Bearnaise and Fries
       Green Beans sauteed with onions and topped with creme fraiche
Roasted Acorn Squash

Friday: Lunch: Chicken Nuggets (I often use ground chicken and mix with a bit of applesauce)
Dinner: Pizza Night

Dessert: Hazelnut Chip Shortbread Cookies

Beet and Carrot Salad
Roast beets and carrot with thyme, red wine vinegar, and olive oil. Drizzle parmesean dressing on top with watercress and chopped pistachios or hazelnuts.

Hazelnut Chip Shortbread Cookies
-Pulse 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips. Add 1 1/2 cup flour, 1/2 cup powdered sugar, 1/2 cup cornstarch, 1 cup soft and diced butter. Pulse until throughly mixed. Stir in 1/2 cup hazelnuts. Bake 325 18-20 minutes.

Quinoa Casserole
Soak 2 cups quinoa in 6 cups of water and 2 tablespoons buttermilk overnight. Drain. Add sauteed annetto seeds, onions, and garlic. Cook in 4 cups warm stock. Stir in 2 sliced potatoes, cilantro, and 1/2 cup creme fraiche.

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