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Monday, November 28, 2011

11/28/11 Menu Plan Monday: Underwood Family Farms CSA Small Box

Hello Everyone! I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! I'm getting back into the swing of meal planning and am excited to see what's in our box this week!

Small Box

1 White Cauliflower
1 bunch Tatsoi
1 bunch Mizuna
1 bunch Purple Kale
1 pound Broccoli
1 Celebrity Tomato
1 bulb Fennel
1 Romaine Lettuce
1 bunch Round Carrots
3 Artichokes
1 bunch French Radish

*A salad for lunches will be made with some Lettuce, some Mizuna, some tomato, carrots and radishes.
*Lettuce & tomato will also be used for sandwiches.
*Fennel will be roasted with some olive oil, salt & pepper for a yummy snack.
*Some Kale will be made into Kale Chips.

Tuesday, November 29th

Pasta with Lentils and Kale

Wednesday, November 30th
*I need something super quick this night!
Leftover Pasta & Salad

Thursday, December 1st
Cheesy Mushroom & Broccoli Casserole

Friday, December 2nd

Artichokes - Check out How to Cook Artichokes in the Microwave
Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Casserole

Saturday, December 3rd
Eat Out!

Sunday, December 4th
Warm Roasted Mushroom & Feta Salad (using Mizuna & Tatsoi)
Vegetarian Sausage

Monday, December 5th

Cauliflower Soup

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

11/16/11 Menu Plan: Underwood Farms CSA Small Box

Small Box

1 Iceburg Lettuce
1 bunch Purple Kale
1 Fennel Bulb
1 bunch Beets
1 Colored Cauliflower
1 bunch French Radish
1 purple Carrots
1 bunch Mizuna
1 bunch bok Choy
1 Napa Cabbage
1 Butternut Squash

*Iceburg Lettuce, Radish, Carrots, & some Mizuna will be used to make a salad for lunches.
*Fennel will be roasted in the oven with a little oil, salt, pepper & parmesan for a snack.
*Also using some lettuce for sandwiches, and some carrots the kids will gobble up.
*I will be juicing the Kale with some frozen fruit.


Wednesday, November 17th

Amish Slaw
To accompany the slaw I am throwing some chicken breasts in the crock pot. Save some cabbage for tomorrow night.

Thursday, November 18th

Rainbow Stir Fry - You can sub the beef with chicken, shrimp, or just go vegeatarian.

Friday, November 19th

Bok Choy Beef Soup & Rice

Saturday, November 20th
Eat Out!

Sunday, November 21st
Roasted Beets with Feta
Pasta with Mizuna

Monday, November 22nd

Black Bean Butternut Squash Chilli

Thursday, November 10, 2011

11/9/11 Menu Plan Monday (Thursday!): Underwood Farms CSA Small Box

Small Box

2 Artichokes
1 Green Leaf Lettuce
1 Broccoflower
1 bunch Japanese Turnips
1 Red Bell Pepper
2 Leeks
1 Celebrity Tomato
1 bunch Yellow Carrots
1 large Fuyu Persimmon
1 pound Fuji Apples
1 Accorn Squash

So, I'm a lot behind this week & have had some things come up & still have a ton of veggies to use up! Supercook to the rescue! I entered all the CSA Box ingredients and a few staple ingredients I always have. Here are some links to some great recipes Supercook returned to utilize a bunch of the veggies in a more condensed time period. Enjoy!

Cauliflower-Leek Bake (using the Broccoflower)

Roast Chicken with Fall Vegetables

Grandma's Turnips & Carrots

Prociutto with Persommons


Artichokes