Mom’s vs. Kids’ Lunch

I’ve been trying to fight a nasty cold that has been getting the better of me for the past four days. I pretty much never call in sick, especially not for a class of seniors preparing for a portfolio review this Saturday. However, I did use my misery as an excuse to skip out of my office hours today and to come home and prepare myself a proper lunch. You have to feed a cold, don’t you?

rice with kale, shredded pork, pineapple, coconut milk and Sriracha

rice with kale, shredded pork, pineapple, coconut milk and Sriracha

Luckily, I have a fridge full of leftovers from our Mother’s Day feast of Hawaiian-style tacos with pulled pork, coconut rice, and pineapple slaw. For my lunch, I sauteéd up a mess of kale, rice, pork and pineapple chunks in coconut milk combined with glorious pork roasting juices. I squeezed on a ton of Sriracha in a futile effort to open up my nasal passages.

lunch on 9 May 2016: strawberry jam and butter on bread, fruit salad and parmesan Goldfish

lunch on 9 May 2016: strawberry jam and butter on bread, fruit salad and parmesan Goldfish

The kids’ lunches were cobbled together in a hurry this morning: jam and butter on bread, a fruit salad with strawberries, pineapple and apricots, and a baggie of Goldfish.

 

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