Menu of the Week – 2016 – week 2

In October 2014, I signed up for my first marathon, started following a rigorous training schedule, and started taking better care of my nutrition.  Inspired by this video, I started cooking most of my meals. Since I usually don’t have time to cook during the week, I use each weekend to prepare 18 microwave-ready meals (12 for me and 6 for my wife). Each meal consists of 1 protein, 1 carb and 1 veggie.

This week, I only made 12 portions because my mother-in-law is in town and she will be doing some cooking. Here is what we are eating this week.

Broiled lime chicken / red rice / rajas with cream

My most common meal consists of: grilled chicken breasts, boiled broccoli, and white rice. This week I made some adjustments.


Grilling chicken inside the house releases a lot of smoke. Instead, I decided to try broiling this week. I marinated the thin sliced chicken breast cutlets in a mixture of lime juice, sparkling white wine (new year’s eve leftover), parsley, rosemary, minced garlic, salt and pepper. Then, I placed it on an iron cast grill and broiled it in the oven (7 min each side).

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