Weekly Meal Plan, Link Love, Happy Things + What’s Important in Life

Weekly Meal Plan march 31, 2014 // The Spicy RDAfter a week off from meal planning, I’m excited for this weeks deliciousness, in my latest weekly meal plan! This Mad Greek Quinoa Dinner Omelet with Feta and Tzatziki looks amazing for Meatless Monday, plus don’t you love the name??? You can never go wrong with Chicken Tortilla Soup, so I’m excited to try out this recipe in my slow cooker for an easy make ahead meal.  Samosa Patties? I spied these at the last Recipe ReDux round-up-yum! Plus I’ve got two easy veggie dishes, Pesto Broccoli and Roasted Balsamic Asparagus w/ Goat Cheese & Toasted Walnuts, to round-out two simple family favorite meals~Spaghetti w/ Meat Sauce, and Grilled Steak w/ Potatoes.  Who’s joining me???

Want more {mostly} healthy weekly meal plan ideas? I’ve got you covered with over 300 delicious ideas on my Weekly Dinner Meal Plan Pinterest Board.  All are gluten-free {or can be adapted to gluten-free}, and many are vegetarian as well.  Bon Appetit!

And now moving on to a few of my latest happy things…

My Happy Things…

Berry Lemonade + a Lunch Date w/ my DaughterLOVE that Miss SiSi asked me for a mother-daughter lunch date this weekend!  We had lunch on the patio at Piatti’s in La Jolla, Ravioli w/ Tomato Sauce and this Berry Lemonade for her, and Warm Salmon and Lentil Salad plus a Cucumber Basil Spritzer for me. We talked about the latest and greatest movies coming out this year, what’s happening at school, and, shhh…don’t tell Mr. Spicy, but the topic of cute boys might have come up as well :-) Ahhhh….to be 12 again!!!

TextSpeaking of my 12 year old daughter, this is the text she sent me when I asked her what she wanted from the grocery store.  Not sure if it’s a happy thing {maybe if more fruits and veggies had been on her list!} but I thought it was pretty funny, and for those of you who think dietitians’ kids are super healthy eaters all the time…Well, maybe not so much, but at least she asked for avocados :-)

Exercise + Fun + Friendship = Tennis!SO excited to play tennis again last week after a 2 month hiatus. When was the last time you played? Grab a friend, or 3, and just do it!!!

Gingerberry Kombucha // The Spicy RDLove feeling all fancy schmancy with my Friday afternoon Gingerberry Kombucha.  Raise your hand if you think it’s a lot more fun to drink mocktails in fancy glasses!

And now for a little link love…

Weekly Link Love

What’s on your meal plan for this week?  What’s making you happy lately? How do you make time for what’s important in your life???

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  1. 1. The berry lemonade looks superb.
    2. That text conversation looks too familiar. But add “brussels” to mine.
    3. Last tennis match? Two days ago. LOVE the game.
    4. Aww…thanks for the kind words + shout-out, dear girl :)

  2. Those samosa patties look so good! I love your happy things, your little reminders to seek pleasure in life are utterly charming. You have one classy 12year old; sourdough and avocado, nice! Xx

  3. I love the idea of a mother-daughter lunch date :) And the text exchange made me laugh – something I have to look forward to! ;)

  4. That is so cute. Kids and their carbs. ;) What a delicious sounding meal plan too!

  5. Now I’m curious what the special mac n cheese is ;). Yay for avocados! I’m raising my hand to the fancy glasses. I eat throughout the day, and the new research study def caught my attention.

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