What’s Ta Eat next week? Why, sushi, green smoothies and BACON

Saturday was a lazy day for me! I even bought some wine that fit my mood for the day!

I needed it, because Friday was busy, and I have to be up early to work for my boss on Sunday morning — and then work my shift on Sunday night — so I’m feeling busy, and wanted to rest up a bit!

I rolled out of bed at some point in the afternoon, and got ready — and Hatchet and I brought dinner to the boyfriend and his crew at work, giving them a puppy break since they have to work all weekend 😦

hatchet lunchTHANKFULLY, the heat wave has FINALLY been broken, and our A/Cs were turned off Saturday evening, and the windows are back open!

Hallelujah!

Grocery shopping was done late Saturday evening, and I was in a rush. I chose (poorly) to head to Trader Joe’s because I NEEDED more of this Hummus (Dairy Free!!!) Salad Dressing I tried out this weekend.

hummus dressingSadly, the intersection that leads me directly to Trader Joe’s from my house (one road involved) has been closed down — and will remain closed down through the end of the month!!!

Thus, I had to take a detour.

Then, I got lost, in the city I live in trying to find the second grocery store I needed to stop at!

But alas, it all got done, as it does!

Preps for next week’s meals began later than I would have liked on Saturday night.

I’m keeping things simple for next week. I’ve decided I need to eat more greens — and have decided to make a green smoothie for lunch — eating that with some black forest bacon from Trader Joe’s and some raw/grass-fed cheese.

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The green smoothie will contain fruit (I have banana, blueberries, apples, Valencia oranges), spinach, avocado?, and Greek yogurt — with some cinnamon if I have enough!

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On Saturday night, I baked the black forest bacon in the oven.

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It’s black forest bacon, and I like mine a little crispier than most — so if this looks burnt to you, remember that it’s still bacon 🙂

The green smoothie will be made the morning of.

For dinner next week, I’m making a giant salad. I got bagged salad from Trader Joe’s, containing spinach, pecans, blue cheese — and I will be adding sun dried tomatoes and some green onions that I have on hand. I will be serving this up with Trader Joe’s Hummus Dressing, which is my new obsession!

It will look like THIS salad from Friday night!

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For dinner, I’m also planning on rolling up some veggie sushi! This will be PALEO SUSHI, because instead of rice, I’m using roasted red pepper hummus! Brilliant right?

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It would’ve been better had I made my own, homemade hummus, BUT I am still without a food processor 😦

Saturday night, I chopped up some cucumber and carrots. I also plan on stuffing the sushi with avocado, wrapping it in Nori wraps.

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Yum!

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A nice, healthy week of meals planned with minimal cooking! After this hot week, it was nice to have a relatively low cooking and easy prep meal plan for next week!

Here’s to a great week filled with delicious meals!

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