Sunday funday? Sunday prep day? How do you organise your week? This week I’m doing the meal planning for you… for the 16th week in a row! Now if only I’d offer to do your shopping rather than only writing the lists – so selfish of me 😉
Who doesn’t love a good sausage roll? We do these so well in Australia and I’ve been branching out occasionally recently and doing something I never thought I would. Eating vego sausage rolls. Sorry, ‘sausage’ rolls. I’m still calling them that as they’re the right shape and the same idea but just filled with veggies! Super nourishing and filling and all encased in flaky puff pastry.
This week I have some ridiculously yummy things in store for you. From pasta bake, to noodles, to grilled chicken salads there’s even a burger. It’s meal planning Sunday time and I’ve tried to take the difficult part out of it for you.
I don’t eat burgers as often as I would secretly like to, so when I do I want them to be really worthwhile. Full of flavour and super satisfying. This burger has all of that and is also full of wholesome ingredients.
Baked sweet potatoes make for such a good lunch or dinner! You can make these ahead of time and just reheat things when you’re ready to eat. They take a little bit of time in the oven but you’re just waiting for most of that time – there’s not lots you need to do to make them delicious. You can read a book, dance round the kitchen, have a glass of wine etc while you wait for the oven to do it’s thing.
Meal prep Sunday! There’s actually a roast recipe this week so if you’re thinking of doing a Sunday roast, or if the idea of a week day roast is ridiculous to you, then you could easily make that the recipe for Day 1. It’s a roast chicken though so achievable for a week day… as long as you’re not someone who gets home at 8, in that case roasts are definitely not for you on a week night.
This is a super adaptable recipe, it’s one of my favourite fridge clean out meals and you really can use the basic ‘technique’ and simple flavours to make fried rice out of whatever you have leftover. It’s really simple comfort food at its best! This combination is so tasty though, especially with build your own toppings I like to serve on the side.
The whole point of these noodles is to be quick, easy and full of some goodness. I’m not sure about you but sometimes the celebrations get away with me and it only takes one glass too many of wine and I am not feeling my healthiest the next day. I like to avoid the potful of hangovers, eating all the fried food and drinking sugary things, as often as possible. I mean, we’re all human but there’s no need to stack on the punishment for your body right? These noodles are your saviour.
It’s that meal planning time of the week again! I’m not big on the whole spending my Sunday’s prepping food thing but I do like to take 15 minutes to sort out what I’m eating for the week ahead. I sometimes don’t actually get past the planning stage, actually the shopping part usually happens on Monday after work. That said, if I spend a few minutes planning, writing a shopping list and making some delicious choices on Sunday then it makes my Monday go far easier.