Weekly Menu: Heat Wave

standard July 25, 2016 Leave a response

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With temperatures over 100 degrees every day this past week, the last thing I’ve been wanting to do is cook. Fresh, summer produce all the way! (And LOTS of smoothies to keep cool!) While I will be doing some cooking with this week’s menu, it is all pretty minimal, hands off, and features a rainbow bounty of summer goodness.

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CSA Ingredients

  • acorn squash
  • banana peppers
  • cantaloupe
  • figs
  • lettuce
  • tomatoes
  • zucchini
  • green beans

Recipes

Prep

  1. Wash and chop veggies.
  2. Bake tofu and sweet potatoes.
  3. Make dressings for salads.

Plan

Dinners:

  • Monday: Red Lentil Corn Chowder
  • Tuesday: Spiralized Sesame Noodle Salad
  • Wednesday: Roasted Corn Salad with Salsa Verde Vinaigrette and baked tofu
  • Thursday: Slow Cooker Two Lentil Chili with sweet potatoes and avocado
  • Friday: Corn, Cucumber, Peach, Avocado Salad

Lunches: Leftovers to keep it easy.

Breakfasts: Smoothies all the way. This Stress Release Smoothie, this Vanilla Fig Protein Smoothie, and a Cantaloupe Coconut Smoothie ( recipe coming soon!) on repeat.

Have a refreshing and cool week!

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