Menu: July 4-8

This menu starts on the Fourth of July and there will very likely be barbecues and fun stuff going on that day. It’s to be expected. So, the plan is to avoid eating junk food and focus on protein, fruit and veggies throughout the day.

Monday, July 4
Breakfast: Eggs in Purgatory (Sub bacon for pancetta, crushed tomatoes for diced, no toast)
Lunch: Salad With Grilled Chicken
BBQ Snacks: Fruit, Veggies, Hummus
Dinner: Bunless Burgers, Grilled Corn, Grilled Asparagus

Tuesday, July 5
Breakfast: 2 Bacon Egg Cups
Snack: Hummus & Veggies
Lunch: Tuna Stuffed Avocado
Snack: Yogurt & Berries
Dinner: Eggplant Stacks

Wednesday, July 6
Breakfast: 2 Hard Boiled Eggs
Snack: Popcorn (I like Halfpops)
Lunch: Salad With Grilled Chicken
Snack: Yogurt & Berries
Dinner: Pork Chops, Apple Slaw (leaving out peppers) & Potato Latkes (I’m using coconut flour instead)

Thursday, July 7
Breakfast: 2 Bacon Egg Cups
Snack: Hummus & Veggies
Lunch: Tuna Stuffed Avocado
Snack: Yogurt & Berries
Dinner: Roasted Chicken, Veggies (Zucchini and Yellow Squash) & Brown Rice

Friday, July 8
Breakfast: 2 Hard Boiled Eggs
Snack: Popcorn
Lunch: Salad With Grilled Chicken
Snack: Yogurt & Berries
Dinner: Beef Stir Fry Zoodles

 

SHOPPING LIST
* The shopping list is just a guide. Protein counts are per person. Veggies will likely serve two or more people. Buy more or less depending on the number of people you’re cooking for.
Protein
1/2 lb Ground Pork
4 Chicken Breasts
2 Cans Tuna
2 Pork Chops
1/2 lb Sirloin or Skirt Steak
1/2 lb Ground Beef
1/2 lb Bacon

Veggies
1 Bunch Asparagus
2 Ears Corn
1 Eggplant
2 Avocados
1 Bunch Scallions
1 Bag Baby Carrots
1 Bunch Celery
1 Head Cabbage
1 lb Persian Cucumbers
3 Bell Peppers (Multi-colored)
2 Bags Salad Mix
2 Potatoes
3 Zucchini
1 Yellow Squash
1 Large Can Crushed Tomato
1 Shallot

Fruit
4 Lemons
1 Pint Strawberries
1 Pint Raspberries
2 Apples

Herbs
Rosemary
Bay Leaves

Other
2 Dozen Eggs
1 Container Hummus
40 oz Greek Yogurt
Brown Rice
Coconut Flour
Lemon Pepper Seasoning
Salt
Pepper
Popcorn

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