I have made a list of some goals I would like to accomplish this year but rather than share them all now I will just share them as we go. I've tried both yearly and monthly goals, but this year I am taking things a week at a time (and some things even a day at a time).
One thing we are working on now is how we eat. We fell off of the healthy eating wagon back in November. I blame too many family gatherings & my lack of self-control, but never-the-less it affected us all. We have all agreed we are sick of sweets & junk for awhile. They need to be occasional treats instead of daily treats! In honor of getting back to healthy eating..... I plan on posting our menu plans. I figure sharing our menu will hold me accountable to actually make what's on the list. I am so guilty of planning for healthy snacks & meals, forgetting they require some preparation, and then I end up not making them. No longer! Today is a fresh start, remember?!
Our menu for 1/2- 1/10:
Italian meatball soup w/ crusty french bread- this will feed us at least 2 dinners & 1 lunch
Homemade pizza w/ veggies & fruit (family movie/game night)
Breakfast for Supper- This is a typical Saturday night meal & includes eggs, some kind of bread (biscuits, pancakes, waffles, muffins, etc), and sometimes turkey bacon or sausage.
Creamy tomato soup & grilled cheese
Baked (whole) chicken w/ steamed veggies & rice
Chili or vegetable soup & cornbread
Taco salad w/ chips & salsa, fruit
Our breakfasts include: cereal, toast, eggs, homemade yogurt & granola, muffins, etc.
Lunch consists of: leftovers, sandwiches, snack-y type foods (veggie sticks, fruit, cheese, crackers)
Snacks: fruit, applesauce, yogurt, cheese & crackers, popcorn, homemade granola bars/cookies (healthy versions- of course!)
Time to get in the kitchen & get busy!