We had such a great week! We just wrapped up Chloe’s baptism and are winding down our time in Ohio. It was so fun to have friends and family in town for the baptism and was such a great excuse to have some of our favorite Dayton food! We mostly stuck to the menu plan for the week. Yay!
Sunday: Butter chicken with rice and salad. This was a great quick meal. I usually like to have it with a kale and mango salad but we just whipped it together so had a normal salad.
Monday: Meatballs in the slow cooker with spaghetti and spaghetti squash. We used up the turkey meatballs from our freezer and the last of the spaghetti squash from our CSA from the past Fall. I like to mix the spaghetti squash with normal spaghetti and some parmesan cheese. The kiddos end up not even noticing it and getting in a ton of veggies. Love when that happens!
Tuesday: Sloppy cubanos. This is a Rachael Ray recipe (love her!) and has such great flavor. I love that it takes a simple meal and elevates it to something that feels fancy but accessible. Our kids are nuts for pickles so they ate a ton! We had pickle slices on the side and called them pickle chips. It is a low-cal swap for other chips and has about the same amount of sodium. We will definitely keep making this again and again!
Wednesday: Happy Earth Day! Slow cooker veggie chili. So we sort of ran out of leftovers and I just didn’t mention to hubs that it was a veggie chili when we were setting the table for dinner. We all really liked it…and he said he did see the veggie crumbles on the counter so he knew it was a vegetarian meal and still liked it. He is even open to eating it again! This was so easy to prepare and can cook in just a few hours in the slow cooker so it is a perfect one to keep as a staple meal with all ingredients on hand for those days that I forget to pull meat from the freezer or forget to start the slow cooker in the morning (that never happens to me, right? 🙂 ).
Thursday: Chicken with chorizo and tomato sauce with salad and either rice or potatoes. Hubby bubby was not feeling well and wanted Chipotle. Who could argue with a sad hubby bubby that just wants something comforting?
Friday: Breakfast for dinner for kiddos and kids and I went to Pappadeaux! Hubby made the kids scrambled eggs with tomatoes, an English muffin, and fruit. They loved it and it is so inexpensive! I think we will do breakfast for dinner more often! Hubby bubby and I went to Pappadeaux. I. Die. I love that place! Everything on the menu is amazing and the servers are all so personable but not schticky. I had trout with shrimp and a scallop and a lemon butter sauce with a barley, tomato and arugula salad. Shut the front door. It was SOOO good. I even ate the leftovers for breakfast and it was still fabulous. I am definitely going to miss that place!
Saturday: Dewey’s pizza and salads. Friends and fam made it to town so we got pizza from our fave pizza place and I made a salad with fruit and blackberry basil vinaigrette. It worked out perfectly since my sister’s main squeeze had mentioned that he hadn’t gotten in enough fruit for the day.
Sunday: Shish Wraps for Chloe’s Baptism. There is nothing quite like Shish Wraps. Everyone loved it and we had just enough extra to give us some leftovers. I think we’ll still visit Simon a few more times before we go…healthy and delicious? Gotta eat it!
How did your week go? What are some of your places to go out to eat? Thanks for reading. I hope you have a wonderful and delicious week!Connect with Radishes Are Pink on social media: