Pinning and Planning – September 16

Last week, my husband went for a check-up and the doctor informed Allan that his cholesterol was low, but his good cholesterol was low too.  She told him he needs to eat more protein and healthy fats like more nuts and avocado and less carbs.

When my husband reported these findings, I scoffed at him.  With all the healthy and balanced meals I plan, I don’t understand how our bodies can be so messed up.  With my high cholesterol and his low cholesterol, we’re like Jack Sprat and his wife.

Jack Sprat could eat no fat.
His wife could eat no lean.
And so between the two of them
They licked the platter clean.

Anyway, this week I’ve incorporated more protein and heart healthy foods into our menu and of course, they coordinate with this week’s Publix sale ad.  With this week’s selection of protein-packed meals, hopefully things will balance out a bit.   Plus, this week is also a busy one with our kids’ open house Tuesday evening and other school events, so our menu is also full of quick and easy meals.

S – Grilled Flank Steak with Chimichurri and Garlic Mashed Potatoes

M – Honey Lime Tilapia

T – Crock Pot Pad Thai Peanut Chicken

W – Creamy Avocado Fettuccine

Th – Spinach and Feta Stuffed Chicken Breasts served with Greek Salad

F -Pizza

Do you plan your dinners for the week?  What quick and easy meals are you pinning and planning? 

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  1. LizForADay says:

    I like that poem. 🙂 Believe it or not, my doctor told me the same thing. The only flesh I eat is fish otherwise it is all veggies. I just ignored the doctor and kept eating the way I normally eat. I am hard headed. That was about two years ago and I am feeling better than ever these days. 🙂

  2. dalettre says:

    I really wish I could get into the meal-planning-thing because it makes total sense. This week is going to be yummy in your house, D!

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