planning to bring food along

Enjoying Cooking When You’re on Vacation: what we ate

September 3, 2015

We ate like royalty on our vacation. As promised, a run down. The kids ate everything! The marathon-training-husband needed lots of calories so we ate and ate and ate. It was so easy to cook and clean up with another adult around to play and be with the kids. Rocket science, right? When I devised our grocery list before going on the trip, I wanted foods that could do double duty and that I knew the kids would eat. They’re good eaters and eat just about everything we do so that wasn’t too terrible. When in doubt, oatmeal and yogurt and blueberries, right? I had to fuel up with chai every day because the baby took to sleeping like a newborn, literally. He had been sleeping through the night for over a month and night weaned. #regression. Ground turkey, organic pasta, chopped carrots, basil (ended up doing a lemon juice//sour cream//greek yogurt//diced garlic sauce). Mixed greens, pear, peach, salted & roasted sunflower seeds with a homemade vinaigrette. Mixed greens with hard boiled eggs, avocado, dried cherries, and pistachios with a homemade french dressing. Ground turkey, black beans, white rice, flour tortilla, topped with avocado, garden heirloom tomatoes, shredded colby, and a dollop of sour cream. All pork hot dogs, the avocado salad, my new fav dill cabbage dish, corn chips, and CORN on the cob! Snack: hardboiled eggs, garden fresh tomatoes, cottage cheese, and pepper. Big roasted chicken that still had a toe nail, much to the kids’ delight and…

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