Sunday, November 9, 2008

Dinner Diva menu week of 11/9

Sunday: Beef-Broccoli Lo Mein, egg rolls, fortune cookies

Monday: Grilled Orange Roughy, steamed brown rice, salad

Tuesday: Vegetable Soup, fresh bread

Vegetable Soup (from Beachbody's P90X Nutrition Guide):
10 cups chicken broth
4 red potatoes, cut into 1 inch cubes
4 onions, quartered
1 cup carrots, sliced 1 inch thick
3 cups celery, sliced 1 inch thick
2 cups zucchini, sliced 1 inch thick
8 oz tomato sauce
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 bunch parsley, chopped
1/4 bunch cilantro, chopped
dash black pepper

In large stockpot, combine broth and next 4 ingredients. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium, and simmer until the potatoes are tender, about 30 minutes.

Add the Zucchini, tomato sauce, garlic, parsley, and cilantro. Reduce heat to med-low and cook for 10-15 minutes or until the zucchini is just tender. Season to taste with black pepper and serve.

If desired, add protein powder just before serving.

Yield 18 1 cup servings.

Wednesday: grilled salmon, steamed broccoli, Wheat Pilaf (boxed)

Thursday: Creamy Chicken and Rice Casserole

Friday: grilled steak topped with sauteed mushrooms, baked sweet potatoes, salad

Saturday: (my cheat day) pizza, fresh carrots

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