Monday, November 21, 2016

140.4...Spinach Lasagna

Though all my Thanksgiving prep work today, I somehow found time to make a delicious Spinach Lasagna. It really wasn’t too much of a struggle…the recipe is really simple and easy! Perfect for a cold night!

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Spinach Lasagna (Serves 9)

Recipe from Kraft Foods

Ingredients:

2 eggs, beaten

1 container (16 oz.) regular or low fat cottage cheese

1 package (10 oz.) frozen chopped spinach, thawed, well drained

3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided use

1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

26 oz. marinara (homemade or store bought)

9 lasagna noodles, cooked

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. Mix eggs, cottage cheese, spinach, 2 cups mozzarella and 1/4 cup Parmesan in a bowl.

3. Layer 1 cup pasta sauce, 3 lasagna noodles and half the cottage cheese mixture in a 13x9 inch baking dish. Repeat layers. Top with remaining noodles, sauce and cheeses.

4. Bake 45 minutes or until heated through. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. 

Printable Recipe

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Thursday night I decided to make another taco salad with the “Taco Tuesday” leftovers:

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Breakfast Friday:

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After I took the kids to school, I went to the gym. I helped out in my daughter’s class  then went to Urban Plates for lunch.

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Seared albacore, roasted Brussels sprouts and sesame broccolini. So good!

For dinner, we went to Benihana with Alicia and her family. Onion soup and salad:

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We shared some yellowtail and salmon nigiri:

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I had the steak and shrimp with fried rice. Epic. Love this meal!

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I went to bed full and happy. 

I happily slept in a bit on Saturday. Breakfast was a tad bit different. I decided to scramble my eggs instead of poached. 

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Yes, that’s a giant bottle of Cholula hot sauce. It has a pump!

I got some stuff done around the house. Lunch was tuna salad, crackers and pickles:

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I took my daughter to a friend’s house and then I went to the gym. 

My son and I went to PF Chang’s for dinner. I had the Ginger Chicken and Broccoli with brown rice. 

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Since Thanksgiving is fast approaching, I need to clean out my fridge. I had some leftover refried beans so I had them with scrambled eggs, green onions and cheddar cheese for breakfast. 

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Really delicious and filling!

I went to Cathi’s cookie party, then came home for lunch. More tuna and pickles. 

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I put up our tree:

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Dinner was Burger Night! 

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Turkey burger with cheddar cheese, lettuce wrapped with jalapeños, tomatoes, red onion, garlic aioli and sweet potato fries.

Today’s breakfast:

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I went to Orange Theory, then ran a ton of errands. I picked up some White Bean Chicken Chili at the store so that was lunch. It was perfect on this rainy day!

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I cooked and prepped the rest of the day in preparation for Thanksgiving. Dinner was the Spinach Lasagna and Caesar salad:

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I’m officially exhausted!

Have you made anything for Thanksgiving yet?

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1 comments:

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I'll have to remember the refried beans with the eggs - maybe some tortilla chips for scooping?

Doing my grocery shopping tonight - the latest I've ever waited - hopefully I'll still be able to find a fresh turkey breast!

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