What I Ate This Week | Lots of Cooking Means Lots of Leftovers

By Kiersten | Last Updated: December 24, 2011

Bowl of Pomegranate Seeds

I hate to be one of those people who always talks about how busy she is, but I guess I am one of those people. I am busy, y’all! One of the things I’ve been doing lately to help manage my schedule and still eat good, homemade meals is to plan for leftovers the next day. Maybe it’s not super exciting to eat the same meal two days in a row, but if I like it the first day, I look forward to having it the second day.

So anyway, here’s what I ate this week.

Mushroom Lentil Soup
Mushroom & Lentil Soup // This was from Everyday Food, but it doesn’t look like it’s up on the Martha Stewart website yet. I love lentil soup and the addition of mushrooms makes this recipe even heartier. Delicious!

Roasted Butternut Squash Fries
Roasted Butternut Squash Fries // We had these with veggie burgers. They’re a really simple side dish–the hardest part is cutting the butternut squash.

Baby Bella and Kale Casserole
Baby Bella and Kale Casserole // I just wrote about this one, so there’s not too much to add.

Whole Wheat Penne with Butternut Squash Sauce
Whole Wheat Penne with Butternut Squash Sauce and Roasted Cauliflower + Crispy Parmesan Circles // Longest recipe title ev-ah. I’ll be posting this one next week. It’s a keeper for sure.

Chocolate Pomegranate Granola Bites
Chocolate Pomegranate Granola Bites // This recipe makes 40 cookies. I froze all but two of them and I’ve been eating one or two each day. They’re surprisingly satisfying for such small cookies.

Roasted Veggie Sandwich
Roasted Vegetable Sandwiches// This has been my lunch for most of the week–roasted red peppers and zucchini, lettuce from the garden, and those deli flat bread thingies spread with edamame hummus. In case you couldn’t guess, the inspiration is the Edamame Pate sandwiches from last week.

Bowl of pomegranate seeds
Pomegranates // I wait all year for pomegranate season. My husband doesn’t get why I like them–“so much work, for what?” he says. But the seeds are tart little jewels of tastiness.

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Mmmm! I love lentil soup so much, but never thought to add mushrooms. Awesome. And, I’m with you all the way in the pomegranates. I absolutely LOVE THEM!!

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