Happy Monday everyone! Turned out to be a pretty busy week last week. We had our last week of school, my oldest was home for 4 days with strep throat and I found out on Wednesday evening that I would be able to attend the BlogHer Food Conference here in Austin.
Luckily my mother was visiting, so I had childcare taken care of, but still had tons to do on Thursday to get ready for the conference. I drove downtown to the conference hotel very early on Friday morning, stayed Friday night at the hotel and got back home very late Saturday night.
Needless to say, it was a very whirlwind trip! (I am still recovering.) I had a great time, met lots of new people, learned a couple of things, found a few new blogs to follow, and came home with 2 huge bags full of swag from all the vendors. I even won a weber grill in a giveaway from Dole foods!
For the menu this week, you will see a couple of repeats, since I didn’t cook Thursday through Sunday. I just pushed that part of the menu over to this week. (You may also notice that most of the meals on this week’s menu are”skinny-fied” – I also brought home a couple of extra pounds from the BlogHer Food Conference.)
Monday: Lasagna Skillet (lightened up)
Tuesday: Quinoa and Turkey Taco Salad w/ Avocado “Dressing”
Wednesday: We are still doing gymnastics on Wednesday afternoon, so we will probably eat while we are out and about running errands
Thursday: Taco Stromboli
Friday: Skinny Parmesan Crusted Chicken
Saturday: Skinny Fettuccine Alfredo
Sunday: Hamburgers and Hotdogs and maybe some more Texas Caviar to go along with the burgers.
I’ll be linking up over at orgjunkie.com
About the Author
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.