February 19, 2012

Trying Something New...

We are attempting to implement a more vegetarian lifestyle at our house.  We have been on board with Meatless Mondays for several years now & my husband really wanted to stretch the practice out longer.  The idea is smaller, meatless dinners Sunday through Friday night.  Saturday is a free day - you have to have one! I have a feeling proper planning will be the key.
Here is our menu for the week:
Sunday - Roasted Cauliflower and Spinach Pizza with Fruit Salad for dessert
Monday - Broccoli & Goat Cheese Souffles with Red Lettuce Salad
Tuesday - Bean Burritos with Tex Mex Quinoa Salad
Wednesday - Orecchiette Pasta with Brocolli Rabe & Chickpeas
Thursday - Southwestern Cheese Paninis with Raw Veggies
Friday - Caramelized Onion and Spinach Lasagna

Wish us Luck! I will be sharing the yummy dishes. 

Of course we came to this decision after a ridiculously decadent weekend in New York.  Italian and French food galore, 2 shows (Sleep No More & Venus in Fur), long walks through the Metropolitan Museum and the city, and beautiful snow.

Union Square Farmers Market on Friday Afternoon

Babbo

The Freedom Tower from our Hotel
 
Ancient Roman Tile Floor
 
Oceanic Collection
 
Faberge Lilies

The Knights

The Egyptian Gallery is amazing

Lunch at Grottoa Azzura 

Cheesecake & Canollies at Ferrara


Ferrara's Treats

Brooklyn Bridge in chocolate with skyline of gingerbread buildings

Happy to come home to the pups- Walter is huge Westminster fan


5 comments:

StephenC said...

I admire you for making this decision and planning carefully to implement it.

Lara B Knight said...

Thank you Stephen!

Sam @ My Carolina Kitchen said...

Looks like you had a wonderful weekend in the city and hit all of the hot spots. Two shows - you were busy.

I admire your desire to eat more vegetables and it's one that we aspire to also. We're big meat lovers, so I doubt we'll ever change that though. But including more vegetables and having vegetarian meals is definitely the way to go.
Sam

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Velva said...

It's always easier to go vegetarian after eating ones way through NYC. We are trying to eat better at our house too. Too much dinging of the microwave(laugh).

Velva