Menus this week

If anyone cares...! I forgot to put up this week's menus. Here are our dinners for this week. I won't post the recipes for all of them, but I will for those that are particularly nice!

WED: Turkey & Mushroom Ragout. I posted the recipe, but added some frozen spinach and a diced courgette for extra veggies. Quite nice. Very filling with rice - though I did use a lot for both of us.
THURSDAY: Courgette & Pasta Gratin (using half a mozzarella ball)
FRIDAY: Pork & apple burgers, salad and potato wedges.
SATURDAY: Penne Arrabiata with the other 1/2 mozzarella ball.
SUNDAY: Chicken Saltimbocca, courgettes and carrots, jacket potato (or maybe SW chips. I've not decided yet)
MONDAY: ratatouille, with spicy potato wedges, and 30g grated cheese.
TUESDAY: Steamed coconut salmon (ooh, I wonder if I've used up the coconut milk in the soup today?! I'll have to check!) and rice

Most of my lunches are 2 small sandwiches (Laughing Cow cheese spread, or ham, or chicken. Maybe an egg mayo) with cherry tomatoes, a Peach Pot, an apple and my regulation 4 mini Jaffa Cakes. If I suck them, rather than chew, they last a bit longer! If I've made a soup, I'll take a big thermos of that as well. I'm actually surprised how much this fills me up: I used to take 4 sandwiches, plus crisps, and I'd eat maybe half a pack of the Jaffa cakes.No wonder I'm the size I am!!!


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