Hey friendly folk! How are you this Monday?
One of my girlfriends who had gotten out of the habit of menu planning, recently got back into it. She came up to me this weekend so excited about all the money she is saving again on groceries. It really is so true. If you are wanting to save a few dollars this summer and haven’t experienced the difference having a menu plan can make, you’ve got to give it a try!! You will buy only what you need which means way less waste! Also you can cater your menu plan to what is on sale for the week. Love it!
Sweet Tea vs Iced Tea:
This week I’m all about finding a delicious iced tea recipe that is safe for me. Here in Canada if you go to a restaurant and order iced tea you will get a simulated tea with loads of sugar. It’s very popular but of course off limits to me due to all the sugar and whatever other not so good for you ingredients are in there. I’m looking for a refreshing recipe using real chilled tea which I think is more common for those of you living in the US, am I right? Is your Sweet Tea made using real tea? It’s all so very confusing sometimes between our countries isn’t it? :) If you have a recipe for something that you think might work for me (no sugar or Stevia, but honey is okay) I would love it if you could share it in the comments. Thanks! I’ll keep you posted!
Oh and this was my daily drink of choice last summer, it’s so yummy! Oh how I miss it, sniff :(
Apple Cider Vinegar:
So last week I made a Paleo Pulled Pork recipe that included a homemade BBQ sauce. My family ate it but I just couldn’t stomach it. I wanted to love it because I miss BBQ sauce but I just couldn’t handle the apple cider vinegar taste and smell. It just makes me gag. (As a side note, I’m also the same way with Balsamic Vinegar. Yuck!) So I think I’ll try making it again one of these days and just use regular vinegar and see if that works. Please tell me I’m not alone in this!!
My Weekly Menu Plan:
Monday: Tomato Mozzarella Basil Sandwiches / Tomato Basil Strawberry Spinach Salad for me
Tuesday: Paleo Smoky Grilled Pineapple Burgers with tossed salad
Thursday: Leftover buffet
Saturday: Smoked Sausage and Zucchini Skillet
Sunday: YOYO (you’re on your own)
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