Well some of you may recall that my family has started on a journey toward eating more ethically. As I had mentioned before it is not something to take lightly and it is not something to just jump into, it's a gradual process. So here are the steps we have taken so far...
1 - All dairy is organic and eggs are to be free run - looking into getting our eggs farm fresh
2 - I will be planning 2 meals a week that are meat free
3 - I am researching seasonally appropriate recipes and resources
4 - I am researching natural, organic and humanely treated protein sources and looking into getting our protein straight from local family producers.
5 - Start purchasing organic produce
It's a lot of ground work right now, but I feel wonderful with the steps we have achieved in only 2 short weeks. Once we get the steps above into our routine, we will look at cutting processed food out of our diet as much as possible.
One major hurdle that I have come across (and it's a great one to have) is that is we have too many choices in family run protein producers. Living in Alberta means having access to world class beef and it is so hard to choose the right fit. I did find a wonderful resource that has a huge database of farms in our region, check it out here.
Well enough blabbing from me... let's get to what you're really here for! This week's meal plan!
Tuesday ~ Mom out (Meal Assembly Session!) Boys have Leftovers
Wednesday ~ Family out for Grandma's birthday dinner
Thursday ~ Easy Ham Pot Pie served with Salad
Friday ~ Sweet Potato Mac and Cheese served with Salad
Saturday ~ Homemade Burgers (no recipe) served with Crispy Parm Potatoes and Steamed Broccoli
Sunday ~ Thai-Style Coconut Chicken served with Rice
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Have a fabulous week!
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