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January 14th, 2007 at 07:54 am

The last few days I was on a roll cooking! I eat well when I cook ahead - healthy low fat dishes and I save money. I'm not tempted to buy crap when I have all this good food! I love having this made-ahead food in the freezer in single serving portions - that way I can take one to work easily and on nights when I don't want to cook I can just take one out of the freezer.

Made in the last few days:

*vegetarian chili (about 6 servings)
*Beef and Barley stroganoff (4 servings)
*Pea Soup (6 servings)
*Low Fat Hummus (for snacking)

I also bought a large large package of mesculun mix on sale and a veggie bowl with a $5 off coupon that came on it! So I have fresh veggies too!

Today I'm going to hard boil some eggs to add to the salads and for snacks. I've got the makings for parmeson white beans and brussel sprouts that I may make tonight. I estimate that will be 2-3 meals worth once it is made.

I should spend some time surfing to figure out what I can make later this week. I want to get in the habit of making 2 crockpot meals a week. That will bet me a nice variety of meals, keep me eating healthy, ensure variety in my diet and help the ole budget!

2 Responses to “Cooking Blitz”

  1. pjmama Says:

    I've been cooking a lot lately as well! It's kept me out of the restaurants... a weak spot of mine. I just have to stop spending so much on more groceries and eat up what I have! Is there any way you could post your recipe for low fat hummus? Sounds wonderful Smile

  2. veronak Says:

    Way to go, you just inspired me to bet back on the band wagon, but what are Hummus ?

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