Dinners w/o 9/26:

Sunday – Relishing in the last decent weather w/ a BBQ menu
BBQ pork baby back ribs (we use Trader Joe’s BBQ sauce)
Jalapeno Cheese Grits – http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/boy-meets-grill/jalapeno-cheese-grits-recipe/index.html
Cesar salad

Monday –
Salsa Verde Chicken tacos in the crockpot
Thrown a couple chicken breasts in the crock pot
Rub with cumin
Pour a jar of green salsa and add ¼ cup of water to keep things from drying out
Cook on low for 4-6 hours
Serve with your favorite topping (must do lime crema! – low fat sour cream with fresh lime juice squeezed in – mix together and serve), and warm tortillas

Tuesday –
Chicken lettuce wraps (so good – make them if you haven’t tried it yet!) http://overcocktails.blogspot.com/2009/10/healthy-lettuce-wraps.html
Asparagus with soy and butter – http://overcocktails.blogspot.com/2009/04/asparagus-has-arrived.html
Cabbage with hot sauce (I use siracha verses sambal) http://orangette.blogspot.com/2009/01/best-we-can-hope-for.html  

Wednesday –
Fish fillet with black olive salsa (thanks, Lisa!)
trout, sea bass, lemon sole or tilapia fillets
Olive oil
Juice of 1 lemon
Salt & pepper

1 cup pitted black olives
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
Handful of chopped basil & dill
Juice of 1 lemon
½ red chili, seeded and chopped
¼ cup olive oil
1 lemon sliced, rind and pith removed to garnish

Marinate the filets in a mixture of olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper for 20 minutes. In a mixing bowl, mix the olives, tomatoes, basil, dill, lemon juice, red chili and olive oil. Set aside. Pan-fry the fish in some hot olive oil. Add the fish to the plates and top with salsa; sprinkle with extra dill and lemon slices.
Brown rice

Thursday –
Parents out – Anchovies & Olives

Friday –
Chicken piccata (I have been using raw chicken tenderloins so no need to pound out the chicken) http://overcocktails.blogspot.com/2009/03/chicken-piccata-all-time-fave.html
Steamed green beans
White rice

Saturday –
Roasted shrimp and broccoli http://www.amateurgourmet.com/2009/02/roasted_shrimp.html
Brown rice


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