Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Meal Prep

I have some more food prep ideas for you! This week I wanted to keep things simple, mostly because I knew it was going to be a busy week and sometimes keeping it simple is the best way to stay on track. So, B and I decided it was going to be a "chicken and rice" kind of week but I did spice it up a little. I found this new spice packet (or maybe it isn't new but it's new to me) called Just Add Juice and basically they recommend a juice to add to the spices that come in the packet and you let it all marinate overnight and then grill. The one I tried (chicken pictured in the middle photo below) was garlic and herb marinated in 1/2 cup lemon juice. It's SO good. We bought a couple other flavors to try but I think this may be my new go-to seasoning. 


I also did taco meat and a green chili salsa chicken. For that I just used a can of green chills and a can of jalapenos in the crock pot. It's a nice change from regular salsa chicken and tastes really good on top of brown rice. I also cooked up some begins this week and much to my surprise we have almost eaten them all! Go us! Lastly I baked a bunch of red potatoes to switch up our breakfast a little. We were both getting burnt out on toast and egg whites so we are doing scrambles this week; potato, turkey sausage, spinach, and egg whites. Hope these blog posts are helpful for you guys! :)

4 comments:

  1. Everything looks delish! I'll have to try a spice packet. I'm sick of my bland chicken! Thanks, good idea :)

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  2. Totally helpful! I love meal prep ideas because mine are always so "simple" to me but might be new to others!! I'd love to see what that spice package looks like so I can find in a grocery store near me!! I'm in Texas so feel like we have similar stores compared to AZ!

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  3. When you make your chili in the crock pot, do you brown the turkey on the stove first or put the raw meet right in the crock? Thanks!

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    1. Definitely brown first, Ive made that mistake before!

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