Next comes our veggie. My parents brought me a bunch of veggies from their garden, so I looked for a recipe online that would use both zucchini and green beans, but wasn't a soup. There aren't that many, surprisingly. This Keeping up with the Beans salad was delicious, and uses tons of veggies, so we really liked it. We gave it a 9, and the dressing was great. I used less than it called for, especially less balsamic vinegar, because we're not huge fans of vinegar around here. Anyway, this is a great salad to make for all those veggies coming out of your ears days. The calories will vary based on what kinds of veggies you use, but for 10 servings, ours was 189 calories per serving, and they are big servings.
Last of all we had some garlic mashed potatoes. They are Guy Fieri's Johnny Garlic's Famous Garlic and Rosemary Mashed Potatoes. The boys and I really liked them, but Aaron said they had a funky flavor. Go figure. I'm not sure what was wrong. The boys and I gave them 8, and Aaron gave them a 4. Oh well. I cut the garlic down to 4 cloves rather than 4 tablespoons of garlic, and I only used 1 T olive oil, and only 6 potatoes, rather than 5 pounds of potatoes. We got six servings out of this, and each serving was 143 calories. Hopefully you'll like these as much as the boys and I did, and not like Aaron did :)
Tomorrow we're having shrimp fried rice and fried zucchini.