Menu Monday with Some Peas and Thank You Love!


Today, I’m linking up with Organizing Junkie

Sometimes I fear that if I post any more about my unending love for Mama Pea or her cookbook, she will think I am officially insane. Or like, get a restraining order or something. But I’m not crazy obsessed, I’m just smitten by a book filled with vegan recipes that not only doesn’t require me to sprout oat groats (wait, what?) but also tastes amazing and rarely takes a whole lot of effort – though when there is a recipe that does require a lot of effort (hello Crazy Good Hummas) it’s totally worth it.

This week is a bad week to be cooking a lot because the Ravellenic Games 2012 are still kicking and I reeeeeally want to finish the Modular Relay by Wednesday so I can attempt a second event. Incidentally, for those following along, last night I passed out with a puff count of 44/100. Today will be a serious knitting day. Hopefully. So anyhoo, while this week is a bad week to be playing in the kitchen, I’m going to anyway because I fell off the clean eating wagon a few weeks ago and have felt really uncomfortable and generally just gross since. I’m already starting to feel better and it’s only been a couple of days back on the wagon! Most of that is thanks to Mama Pea’s book. It really is inspiring. <3 This Week’s Menu – August 6-12

Monday – Organic Beef Burgers for the fam, Pea’s Better Than Ever Black Bean Burgers for me with Baked Sweet Potato Fries and Pea’s Homestyle Chocolate Chip Cookies for dessert (I’m making my own vegan chocolate chips for this)

Tuesday – Chicken Pot Pie for the fam, Pea’s Falafels with Tzatziki Sauce for me and Pea’s Almond Joy Cookie Bars

Wednesday – Breaded Chicken with rice and corn for the fam, Pea’s Chickpea Strawberry Mango Salad for me and Mama Pea’s Balls for dessert

Thursday – Scratch Chicken Nuggets and Sweet Potato Chips for the fam, Peas’ Un-Toppable Black Bean Soup for me and Pea’s PB & J Filled Cupcakes for dessert

Friday – Pea’s Tired and True Whole Wheat Pizza Crust with spiced up Pea’s Homestyle Spaghetti Sauce for individual Pizzas or Calzones and Pea’s Cutout Sugar Cookies for dessert

Saturday – Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Organic Bacon Mashed Potatoes and Beans for the fam, Pea’s Mediterranean Lentil Meatballs for me and Pea’s Banana Chocolate Chip Millet Muffins for dessert

Sunday – Roasted Chicken with Root Veggies, Stuffing and Gravy for the fam, Vegetarian Pad Thai for me and Pea’s German Chocolate Cake for dessert

Here are a few photies of Mama Pea’s Baked Oatmeal Squares. Not because they’re on the menu this week, but because I’m snacking on one as I blog this morning.

Peas and Thank You's Baked Oatmeal Squares

Peas and Thank You's Baked Oatmeal Squares
Peas and Thank You's Baked Oatmeal Squares
Peas and Thank You's Baked Oatmeal Squares
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