After doing the cooking class with the kids, one of the tips was to use dried beans, so instead of buying the cans (with BPA lining in many), I started buying dried beans.
It is a long process, of which I’ve found great step by step directions here:
but it seems worth it in the end!
At first, I was storing in glass containers, but I see that she recommends plastic gallon bags, and that works so much better! Have you tried soaking dried beans? I think I have 12 cups of beans in the freezer!
Meal planning – week of January 8
Starting up the detox tomorrow! My meal plan is a little different from my recommended one but I’ll be jumping around trying to get the kids to eat some of the stuff that I’ll be making and eating.
Sunday – arugula soup – maybe? photo and recipe by Detoxinista
Or another go-to soup
Monday – Cauliflower rice and Hilary’s burgers. Quick dinner night with swimming!
Tuesday – Roasted Brussel Sprouts maybe with Tempeh? I am afraid of tofu because of how much soy I consumed during college and the ratings that it receives. Do you eat soy?
Tempeh is fermented soybeans.
recipe & Photo by Cookie & Kate
Wednesday – Crustless Quiche recipe and photo by Detoxinista
This looks good – except I’m not really into spaghetti squash so I might deviate a little!
Thursday – DIY Burrito Bowl, using my frozen cooked adzuki beans! with black rice!
photo and recipe Oh She Glows
Friday/Saturday – leftovers/out. What are you making this week?