Well, I wasn’t going to write a post today but I’ve been awake since 2am so thought I might as well! The last 10 days or so have been pretty horrendous. Q started off with a cough, which turned into a cold, which turned into Bronchiolitis and an admission to the children’s ward at our local hospital. He’s back home now and much better than he was, but now hubs and O have come down with a cold. Hence, my reason for getting up so early as hubs snores terribly when he’s poorly…
That’s pretty much what our life has been like this last week… Trying to get everybody better – although I can almost guarantee that I’ll fall down with the illness once everyone else is past the worst. I think my body knows when it can’t fail! However, I did make this delicious Chocolate Orange Dipping Sauce which was divine – definitely check that out!
This weekend, hubs made a delicious batch of Chilli con Carne with homemade guacamole which was so yummy! We have leftovers that I’ll probably heat up and have with a baked potato for lunch. I made a scrumptious Sunday dinner of roasted pork with crackling, Yorkshire puddings and vegetables, followed by Jam Roly Poly and Black Forest Cake. Nom! It went down a treat and Q enjoyed getting messy with food (and actually eating some) for the first time in 5 or 6 days. Score.
So this week, we’ve got a fairly good plan I think. I’m trying to make sure there’s a side portion of vegetables on our plates every day this week, as it’s something I’m usually not great at. Also, it makes for a good baby led weaning experience for Q! Here’s our menu:
Monday – Spanish Chicken bake
Tuesday – Sausages with mashed potatoes and vegetables
Wednesday – Pork steak with mashed potatoes and vegetables
Thursday – Slow cooker chicken curry with rice and naan bread
Friday – Gammon steak with egg, mashed potatoes and beans/peas
Linking up with the meal planning blog hop!