Today I'm setting myself some goals - Motivation Monday ! Three things that I keep getting put off!
This week I'm going to:
- Buy two more Christmas presents left on my list
- Weed the front garden
- Work out what from our bedroom, goes in the Garage Sale (girls rooms done just us to go!)
Now, as far as Monday goes, I also like to get a backlog of washing done usually and also get some school baking done. I like to have a cheat dinner - i.e. 30 minutes of less dinner and although it seems like a busy day - it energises me for the week - I don't really mind Monday!
Today you might want to do some school baking or a quick dinner, this one is great to have with a salad - a good favourite with the kids too.
1 cup macaroni, uncooked (makes about 2.5 cups cooked)
250g tub ricotta
10 baby spinach leaves, roughly chopped
1 cup grated sweet potato
1 rasher bacon, finely diced (Omit if you want a vegetarian option)
2 sprigs continental parsley, chopped
small sprig oregano, finely chopped
1 cup shredded tasty cheese
3 tb grated parmesan cheese
After cooking the pasta, preheat oven to 200 degrees c
Mix in a bowl with all the ingredients, adding in the order shown above.
Pour into greased baking tin and bake and press into the edges of the pan and compact on top. Bake for 30 minutes.
Allow to cool for 10 minutes before turning out, cutting up and serving.
This is in Eloise's school lunchbox today and the little frills and I will have it with fruit for lunch - easy peasy and a great change from sandwiches!
Don't forget to come back after lunch today - there's something new to add to the stocking! xx
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