Happy New Year, I hope everyone had a wonderful Holiday! For me, it was really difficult to get up at 6:30 this morning. We went out of town this weekend to celebrate the New Year and my daughters birthday and I am still worn out, even after going to bed at 8pm…
One of the things I got for Christmas is a Costco Membership. I am excited to head over there later this week to check it out. I have gone to Costco before with family and friends, but I haven’t ever had the chance to take my time to browse and compare prices.
I am planning on doing a some big batch cooking this week to get some meals in the freezer for the kids. I have a hard time sticking to a light eating plan if I cook a lot of big meals. So my basic plan for the next couple of weeks is to cook a light recipe 3 to 4 times a week and on the other nights my husband and I will have Soup/Salad/sandwiches and I will feed the kids from my freezer meals.
Wednesday: Soup and salad for the adults and salad and quesadillas for the kids. I will be making a huge pot of soup for us to eat this week.
Thursday: Creamy Ham and Potato Casserole. We have lots of leftover ham and this is a low-cal recipe.
Friday: Rice, black bean, chicken and cheese burritos. I am going to make a large batch so I will be able to put several servings away in the freezer.
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Jamie Sanders is a wife and mom of 2, located in the heart of Texas. She founded Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom in 2011 as a place to share creative ideas and family friendly recipes. Her work has been featured on Martha Stewart, Woman’s World, HuffPost, TODAY, Pioneer Woman, HGTV, CNET, Good Housekeeping, Yahoo, Oprah Daily, and Redbook, plus many other publications. To date, she had given away just under a million free pdf sewing patterns.