Friday, May 31, 2013

Food Waste Friday and True Food Confessions--May 31, 2013

It's time for Food Waste Friday, when the Frugalgirl encourages us to post pictures from the previous week of wasted food from our household. This accountability hopefully will help us to be more careful with our food and maybe save some money. Also, I am using this public forum to encourage us to eat out less which includes better meal planning. You can follow how we are doing in this endeavor by reading True Food Confessions.

This Week's Food Waste


This Week's True Food Confessions

Baked chicken, spinach pie, kale, asparagus, fruit tray, steak sandwiches, Shepard's Pie...hearty and tasty

 Okay, if you really want True Food Confessions, it's the weekends that fall apart for us. Everyone's home (returning from school, etc.) and trying to accomplish a lot on the weekend. No one wants to cook and everyone wants to eat out. The perfect storm for the pizza we love so much along with whatever we pass by during our travels. The difference this past weekend was that we went to a cook out and we celebrated Theodore's birthday with grilled steaks. Theo, one of the Carnivores, made the rest of them very happy with this choice for his birthday meal. He also chose grilled asparagus and sauteed kale which made the non-carnivore happy. To top it all off, we sang Happy Birthday to him around a very rich cheesecake. Let's just say that everyone went away happy that night.

We did a little better on the week nights. Two days I got the food ready before I went to work and then put it in the oven when I arrived home. We were also able to have leftovers a couple of times. However, it seems that some of the leftovers disappeared during the middle of the night. Apparently sleeping makes some of us hungry. No new recipes for this week, but I have one that I want to try this weekend.

Until next time...