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What we ate: Peanuty Kale Salad and Tom Kha soup

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Dinner in five: minimalist salad + freezer soup

After getting off to a cool start, August slowly heated up. It’s only a few days in, but September seems to be maintaining the trend. One result? We’re both less inclined to want a big meal in the evenings (it just feels too heavy). Fortunately, we have a nice little stash of soups still squirreled away in the freezer, so dinners most nights involve throwing together something vegetable-y and reheating whatever our soup of the moment happens to be.
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Our weekend: August batch cook

As I mentioned in my last post, our Saturday morning was spent immersed in the kitchen. The goal? Fill our freezer with the basis for many of the awesome meals that we hope to eat over the next month or two.
Our freezer, post batch cook!
One freezer, fully stocked
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what we ate: Tom kha soup with peanut vegetables and broccoli

Soup is clearly one of our go-to meals. Every 6-8 weeks, we spend a Saturday morning doing a large “batch cook”, where we make 5 or 6 different dishes to freeze and eat throughout the coming weeks. It makes putting a good dinner on the table so much easier and less stressful! Because it freezes so well, our batch cooking usually involves at least one kind of soup, like Tom kkha:
 
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Tom Kha soup, mixed vegetables with peanut sauce, broccoli
 
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