What’s for Dinner Doc? A Weekly Menu

I can’t believe that December is upon us. I’m watching snow videos sent from Nevada while enjoying mild temperatures in Baja. I do miss a good blizzard but only if I don’t have to go anywhere.

I hope my menu gives you a few ideas to try this week. Planning is everything when you’re committed to eating a varied and healthy diet. I’ve included 3 vegetarian meals, one fish taco recipe and some lean beef meals.

Buen provecho, enjoy your meal and get outside for some fresh air and exercise.

Recipe Ideas:

Zucchini Tomato Flat Bread
I haven’t seen ricotta in Loreto but it’s easy to make with whole milk, don’t use ultra pasteurized milk. Homemade Ricotta
Baja Fish Tacos  in beer batter with spicy slaw: She uses cod but cabrilla, sea bass or red snapper would work well. Serve with pinto beans and rice.

Meat loaf with poblanos:
Combine 1 pound of ground beef, 2 eggs, 1/2 cup bread crumbs, 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro, 1/2 teaspoon of salt and 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper. Microwave 1/2 cup chopped green onion, 1 diced poblano pepper, 1 cup finely sliced Swiss chard for 2 minutes. Drain any liquid. Add to the meat mixture and combine. Top with ketchup and sliced peppers.

Bake in an oiled loaf pan at 350 degrees for 1 hour until the internal temperature is 160 degrees. The poblanos were delicious in this Mexican meatloaf.
Serve with roasted asparagus.

Baked Mexican Falafel: Serve with tzatziki: yogurt, garlic, cucumber, mint and cilantro.

Carne Asada Tacos:  Beef marinated in citrus and chilies. I use thinly sliced beef sirloin which cooks in 5-7 minutes on the grill.

Looking for vegetable side dishes? Check out my popular Pinterest Boards.

Vegetable Side Dishes Pinterest Board
Vegetarian/Vegan Dinner Ideas.


One Comment Add yours

  1. Dale says:

    These look wonderful! Definitely will be trying a few of these!


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