Asparagus with Garlic and meal plan for the week


I thought I would go ahead and start this post off with a recipe. Depending on my level of organization I’m going to try and do this every week ๐Ÿ™‚

Today’s Recipe: Asparagus with Garlic
It’s super simple, and one of our favorite ways to serve asparagus.

1lb of asparagus
2-3 cloves of garlic (or more or less, your preference, we like a lot)
1 Tbsp Dijon mustard
Olive oil

Cut off ends of asparagus, place in frying pan on the stove.
Finely chop the garlic (I do mine in my garlic press), add to asparagus, add the mustard and drizzle with olive oil. Let it marinate for 15-20 min (if you’re short on time, this step can totally be skipped, I just think the flavors mingle better with the marinade).
Right before you’re ready to serve turn on pan and cook until desired tenderness. I usually do about 4-5 min.


Menu for the week:
Sunday Dinner of
– Roast with potatoes and carrots
– Rice
– Asparagus (*see above)
We’re also doing Karl’s birthday party, so cupcakes for dessert ๐Ÿ™‚

Taco enchiladas. Basically using some leftover taco meat to make some enchiladas.

Butter Chicken, Rice and green beans


Potatoes Soup

Date night-in
Steak of some kind (Jared’s cooking! Yay!!!).

Linking up with Nell at Whole Parentingย and Try A New Recipe Tuesday