It’s hump day. We’ve made it! Boy, this week feels long. Maybe because it gets dark at an ungodly hour (like moments after lunchtime). I woke up hoping today was Thursday but alas, it’s only Wednesday. At least we are getting closer to the weekend.
Anyways, I’m sharing a WIAW this week because I actually remembered to take pictures of some of my meals (dinner fail) and because I love to creep on what others each to get ideas.
Breakfast – Taco Lasagna Casserole
I baked up this casserole on Sunday and knew I could use it for breakfasts, lunches or dinners. It’s something both SL and I like so I will probably be making it often.
AM Snack – I made a mix of roasted chickpeas, pumpkin seeds and plantain chips (learn more below). This mix satisfies my hunger and my crunchy tooth (<– yeah, that’s a thing).
Lunch – Leftovers from Monday’s dinner – Eggplant, ground sausage (from Butcher Box…their sausage is so good!), homemade tomato sauce and chickpea pasta all over arugula.
I used this recipe as a guide but changed pretty much everything. Haha.
PM Snack – Pretzel chips to the face. I was in back to back meetings yesterday afternoon and when I got out at 5:00 pm, I needed a little something to hold me over before dinner.
Dinner – Greek Beef Kebabs. Sorry, no pictures. I must have been starving.
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- Juice of 1 lemon
- 1 Tablespoon Primal Palate Super Gyro Blend
I marinated my tips for 15-20 minutes then grilled them on a cast iron grill pan. With the tips, we had roasted Brussels sprouts which I seasoned with a mix of paprika, garlic powder, onion powder and celery salt. This was a super easy meal that I’ve made before and will absolutely make again.
Now onto the fun stuff!
My Favorite Thrive Market Finds
Thrive Market is amazing and I place an order with them at least monthly. If you are unfamiliar with Thrive, read about them here. Here are my current favorite Thrive Market finds.
Until I found this tuna, I was never a big tuna fan. Safe Catch changed my tune. Safe Catch uses only sustainable sources and tests for mercury before selling. They season their tuna with normal spices and nothing you can’t pronounce.
I mix a can of tuna with 1/2 of a mashed avocado and make a wrap out of it with greens or eat it open-faced on an English muffin.
These savory and crunchy snacks are a household favorite. They are perfect to snack on any time of day and I love crushing them and putting them on top of the Taco Lasagna Casserole. So good!
is was the conundrum, I don’t like butter or ghee and SL doesn’t like coconut oil. Enter cooking with duck fat. This alternative isn’t cheap up both of us like it and a little goes a long way.
I’ve tried a few different coconut aminos brands and keep coming back to Thrive’s brand. I use coconut aminos for everything you would normally use soy sauce or tamari for.