Monday, April 29, 2013

Back to work week and meal planning!

Here we go, my first week back to work and our first with with our nanny (in order to protect her privacy, I'll just refer to her as Nanny or the nanny on here).  Today, our nanny starts and tomorrow I'm back to work.  I hear a shortened work week is the way to go and it's best to ease back into things, we will see!  Meal planning is even more important now that my time is limited so I spent a few hours planning and prepping this weekend, thanks to a 3 hour nap, to ensure success during the week.

Prep work:
Paleo fudge-added toasted coconut as inspired by Danielle and these things are amazing now!
No bake energy bites
Paleo blueberry muffins

Meal Plan:
Sunday-Burgers on the grill with guac and bacon, green beans, strawberries
Monday-Roasted Chicken in tomatillo sauce (crock-pot) and butternut squash risotto (carry over from last week)
Tuesday-quesadillas with left-over chicken
Wednesday-Bratwurst on the grill, spinach salad
Thursday-left overs
Friday-Out to dinner/take-out?

I'm a little nervous about returning to work so let's see how thing week goes!


Megan said...

Good luck! The hardest part was balancing time at night because I really just wanted to play with Reagan till it was time for her to go to bed. Having a great sitter made going to back to work for me easier though since I knew she was in good hands.

Sonya Kimmet said...

Thanks Megan, I anticipate it being a balancing act :) I'm really happy we are having a nanny come to the house because that will make it so much easier. Glad you find someone you love to watch Reagan!

Danielle said...

Good luck with your first week back! You'll be fine, but I know how hard it is at first to get your schedule figured out, so hang in there! It really is great to not to have to take Henry to a sitter, having him at your house is awesome!!! Also, glad to see you liked the coconut in the fudge, it's hard to keep my hands off of it!! Good luck with it all!