Things a working girl should always do to set herself up for successful for weekly meals: Roasts
I've posted about Boston Butt Roasts and even my Marinara Recipe as some of the recipes you make that will allow you to make other easy recipes during the week. The fact of the matter is this: If you work you have limited time (or patience/strength for that matter) during the week to make meals. Which then prompts take-out or fast food and it becomes a vicious cycle.
I should know...I'm still working off that vicious cycle at the gym...And hoisting extra weight in step class is no fun...Take it from me.
Anyways, I found that if you make one big thing like a Roast or if you have Marinara on hand not only do you reap the financial benefits in leftovers or remixes but it makes life easy.
For instance if you have Marinara on hand all you have do to is boil pasta add some chicken sausage or regular sausage, meat, etc.
If you make a Pot Roast you can use it as leftovers for sandwiches (lunches), chop up the meat with pasta and sauce, put it in a stir fry, etc...
It set's you up for success. Now my husband not liking Pot Roast was another thing (that was too easy right? Heaven forbid we save the world with one recipe)...He had had the dried out Pot Roast as a child and as such did not want it again.
So I thought about it and tried to find a recipe that incorporated my husbands favorite flavor: Teriyaki Sauce. Interestingly enough I found one on Cooks.com. Add 1/2 tsp Cayenne pepper to it and your golden...