Hi friends, happy Monday to you! So how did your menu plan turn out last week? Any successes to share with us? Any fantastic recipes tried that you’d like to share with us?
I not only tried a new recipe last week but a new food as well. I grew up hating brussels sprouts. I mean Yuck with a capital Y. So here we are 25 years later and I haven’t tried them since. But now that I have to eat veggies all the good long day (this has taken some getting use to for me) I thought I’d better line up some new options before I really went crazy with veggie boredom. My husband picked up some brussels sprouts and every time I opened the fridge I would just stare at them and then shut the fridge again. Just.couldn’t.do.it. So he got on the Google and found a recipe and made them for me. I can’t even begin to tell you how scared I was. I was gagging before even taking my first bite.
But guess what? They were good, really good. No joke. No one was more surprised than me. I couldn’t believe it. My hubbie used this recipe for Brussels Sprouts with Toasted Almonds only without the almonds because I can’t eat those (also he used olive oil in place of butter). He says the trick is to not overcook them. Has anyone else learned to like brussels sprouts later in life or have you always liked them for as long as you can remember?
Then wouldn’t you know it, just this week this post with 15 Brussels Sprouts Recipes popped up in my blog feed reader. I thought I’d share it with you in case you were also looking for a new take on this veggie.
I hope you all have a deliciously organized week. If there is anything I can do to help you or resources you need please let me know in the comments.
My Weekly Menu Plan:
Monday: Cast Iron Chicken (without the potatoes and red pepper flakes)
Tuesday: One Pot Cheeseburger Macaroni
Thursday: Leftover buffet
Sunday: YOYO (you’re on your own!)
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