The Weekly Round-Up: 8/27 – 8/31

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Sunday: Black Bean Edamame Burgers 
Black Bean Edamame Burgers

Ingredients for Black Bean Edamame Burgers:
1/2 cup farro
1 yellow onion
3 medium carrots
2 garlic cloves
16oz cremini mushrooms
(2) 15oz cans black beans
1.5 cups bread crumbs
1 cup edamame
1/4 cup cilantro
1/4 cup parsley
2 eggs
Dijon mustard
Hamburger buns
Preferred burger fixings

Monday: Pasta Caprese
Pasta Caprese

2 pints cherry tomatoes (I shortcut the first part of the recipe)
Balsamic vinegar
1 lb. whole-wheat ziti or rigatoni
Bunch of fresh basil
8 ounces mozzarella

Tuesday: Avocado Pesto Chickpea Salad Sandwich
Avocado Pesto Chickpea Salad Sandwich

1/4 cup roasted pistachios
2 avocados
1 1/2 cups basil
1 can of chickpeas
Sandwich bread of your choice
Desired sandwich fixins’

Wednesday: Green Goddess Bowl
Like-Life Alive’s Green Goddess Bowl

Ingredients for the Bowl:
14 oz firm tofu
4 cups fresh kale
4 cups broccoli florets
3 cups brown rice
2 avocados

Ingredients for the Sauce:
2 tablespoons minced garlic
40 grams grated ginger (2 inches ginger root)
2 lemons
3 tbsps soy sauce
2 tbsps tahini

Thursday: Pizza Night
My husband makes exceptional pizza — which will be perfect on my first late Thursday night of the school year!


P.S. Don’t miss the recipe for the PB breakfast bars — so, so good!

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