Wow, it’s been awhile since I did a Meal Plan Monday or even updated this blog.
Lets just say I got a little overwhelmed with life. I was out of town for about a week and then had lots of doctors appointments.
After going 3+ years without health insurance, I knew there might be some surprises when I finally got insurance and got a physical. Just didn’t think there would be so many of them.
I won’t go into detail of all the things the doctors found wrong with me, cos I know there is nothing more boring than to read about someone else’s health problems. Let’s just say it was a wake up call.
I’m now on a mission to eat better. Of course it isn’t always easy when you have a family that is perfectly happy eating the way they always have.
So I’m actively trying to find healthy AND good tasting meals to serve my family.
Mexican Chicken Soup
Crock-pot Cabbage Casserole
No Peek Casserole over Rice
Fast Food Friday
BBQ Chicken Sandwiches
My recipe is for for Crock pot Cabbage Casserole. I actually make this on the stove top sometimes too.
Crockpot Cabbage Casserole
6 cups bagged coleslaw mix
1 pound extra lean ground beef
1 cup onion, chopped
1 cup long grain or brown rice
26 ounces lite spaghetti sauce
1 1/2 cups water
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon seasoned salt
1/4 teaspoon basil
Brown and drain ground beef.
Place half of the coleslaw mix in a crockpot.
Put ground beef over the top.
Evenly distribute onion, then rice over all.
Top with remaining cabbage, salt and pepper.
Combine spaghetti sauce, water, basil, pepper and seasoned salt; pour over cabbage.
Cover and cook on high heat for 4-5 hours or until rice is tender.
Stir occasionally, and add water during cooking time, if it is too thick.
Serves 6; 1 1/4 cups heaping is 4 Weight Watchers points.
Hope y’all have a great week! I know I’ll be busy with several appointments (this time with my accountant and banker, not the doctor, thank God), watching my baby grand daughter and trying to catch up in my businesses.