This can be a season of decision overload! What to wear, what time to leave, do we have the gift, who grabbed the tickets, has everyone gone potty before we load up…
To help you feed your crew just a little faster in this season - I’m sharing one of my easy weeknight food hacks - 1 protein (make it once), used across 3 meals.
But what are we going to eat? (1 protein, 3 meals)
Start with this easy Italian Beef recipe. Make it in your slow cooker Sunday afternoon or pop it in Monday morning before work. Make enough for the whole week. I grab a chuck roast from Costco - they’re 4-6 pounds. To make it a little more lean - I pour all the juice off into a glass bowl and put it in the fridge for like an hour (or overnight). All the fat rises to the top and you can skim it off. Allows you to keep the flavor without all the goo.
Monday: Classic Italian Beef Sandwiches
Pile Italian beef on a crusty Italian roll.
Add giardiniera or sweet peppers.
Melt provolone or mozzarella cheese on top.
Tuesday: Italian Beef Stuffed Peppers
Hollow out bell peppers.
Stuff them with Italian beef, cooked rice, and tomato sauce.
Bake until peppers are tender.
Wednesday: Italian Beef and Pasta Skillet
Mix Italian beef with cooked pasta - use a fun pasta like pappardelle to make it feel special
Add pesto, parmesan and your favorite Italian herbs.
Thursday: Leftover Night
Everyone chooses their favorite from the week or puts together their own thing if they prefer. If they won’t eat it again, the Kirkland Pepperoni pizza can save dinner.
Friday: Eat Out
You made it through the week – take the fam out for dinner or order in!
Reflection & Anticipation
I meet monthly with the smartest group of business owners trying to squeeze every ounce out of life. Here are the questions we used in our last meeting. Thought it might get your brain going as you think towards 2024.
3 Questions In Reflection:
What is something 2023 taught you that you will take forward?
Where did life have a spirit of adventure or surprise for you in the past year?
I'm proud of myself for...
3 Questions in Anticipation:
I hope to be better for myself in the next year by...
What habits are distracting you from who you are becoming?
What action can you take in the next 2 weeks to free yourself in 2024 for your plans and goals?
On the Pod: Live solving session for challenges in two-career homes
What if you were able to solve your biggest issue in less than an hour? I recently asked a two-career couple to come on Scared Confident for a live coaching session - and we did just that.
I had them complete this worksheet 3 minutes prior to the interview and then we worked through the questions together, solving in real time the issues they were experiencing. Listen in and download the worksheet – it’ll help you get your arms around the things that are making your brain heavy.
With all people, doing all the things, going all the places… don’t forget to chill out and have some fun,
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