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It’s been a fairly typical week so far, crazy busy days at work followed by relaxing nights at home. As the wedding gets closer, the weeks (and definitely the weekends) are going to get busier so we’re trying to enjoy some relaxing nights while we can! I’ve had plenty of leftovers stocked up in my freezer, thanks to Mom’s generous donations and Super Bowl chili leftovers, but I’ve still veered towards my typical weekday eats to mix it up a little. A girl can only eat so much chili (and tolerate a fiance eating so much chili 🙂 )

Just another Monday night meal: Salmon with sweet potatoes and corn and broccoli veggie mix

I like to bake my salmon at 425 for about 20 minutes, throw some tomatoes on top to keep the salmon juicy.

Pierce the potatoes and microwave for 3 minutes on each side then throw them in the oven to bake away with the salmon. Walk all the way over to the fridge and take out a bag of frozen veggies to top off a delicious well-balanced, meatless Monday meal.

Tuesday: Shrimp Stir-Fry. Pretty much bound to be incorporated into our meal plan at least once every two weeks. It’s easy, yummy, healthy, and filling. Not much more I can ask for after 10 hours of craziness at work!

If you’re using frozen shrimp, thaw them under running water for about 10 minutes. Remove the tails then cook over medium heat, sprinkle with salt, pepper, and cayenne to give it some nice flavor. Cook for about 7 minutes then set aside in a covered bowl. In the same skillet, add the veggies (the oriental blend or sugar snap-pea stiry fry are great frozen choices). Cook on medium for about 5 minutes then simmer. Meanwhile, cook rice according to package directions

Add the shrimp back to the pan, add the sauce. Bring to a boil then let it simmer for about 5 minutes. Shlop over rice and ENJOY!

The water is boiling for our pasta dinner and a new episode of New Girl is on my horizon, happy almost Hump day!

What are you typical weeknight eats?

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