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hungerpots

Thai Peanut Hungerpot

Have you tried a “hungerpot” recipe yet? I think they’re pretty amazing: you just dump all the ingredients into a pot and turn on the heat. Ten to twenty minutes later it is all cooked and ready to eat! So cool!

I tried this pasta with peanut sauce recipe a few weeks ago and though it was pretty bland and unremarkable, I thought it had potential. A few tweaks later and it was delicious! Both kids loved it and Petey even had seconds! Continue Reading…

meal plans

Weekly Meal Plan #1

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Monday:
Twice baked Mexican sweet potatoes

Tuesday:
One pot Thai pasta with peanut sauce
[Hungermama version]

Wednesday:
Leftovers

Thursday:
“Grown up” grilled cheese sandwiches
[Hungermama version]

Friday:
Pizza

Every weekend I sit down with my iPhone and plan our meals for the week. I find inspiration from cookbooks and Pinterest (but truth be told, I mostly just use Pinterest!). As I choose our meals, I then go onto the Ocado app on my phone (which I’ve used for years and I LOVE!) and add all the ingredients to our weekly food order. That’s it! I am then all set for meals for the week. It takes about 15-30 minutes to find the recipes and put together a full food order, but that little bit of planning saves me a world of stress during the week.

As you can see above, I am only making three actual recipes this week (I’m counting the grilled cheese because it requires following a recipe). Sometimes I do more, and sometimes I do less depending on the week. I am singing a gig in town Monday night, so that needed to be easy for the sitter/Jason to throw together. The rest of the week is pretty low key, so I’m throwing in a new recipe, along with a recipe I want to tweak. Then Friday is pizza night!

Please let me know if you have any questions about this week’s meal plan! I’d love to chat!