Sunday Night Blues

Oh dear, Sunday night again . . . I don’t know about you, but Sunday night seriously bums me out.  I always feel like I need just one more weekend day. 

So how do you get rid of the Sunday night blues?  Make a fresh and delicious summer-inspired dinner, that’s how!

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Hello, veggies!

I went a little nuts in the produce department this afternoon, snagging some eggplant, zucchini, squash, tomato, and a pretty orange pepper!

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Fun, right? 

Also mandatory for preventing Sunday night blues:

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It doesn’t hurt!

I sliced up all my veggies, along with a few slices of onion

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Sprayed them with cooking spray and seasoned with garlic salt and pepper

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And put everything except the tomato onto a hot grill pan

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After about 5 minutes, I flipped the veggies and added the tomato

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Pretty, right?

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After about 5 more minutes, my veggies were ready to turn into a panini!

I layered them on top of a whole grain ciabatta roll with the insides scooped out to make room for the veggies.  I layered muenster cheese inside the roll to act as glue and add some delicious gooey-ness, plus a few basil leaves for freshness.

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Besides, fresh basil makes everything better, don’t you think?

Ready for the Griddler!

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Onto the hot Griddler she went for about 7 minutes, to really crisp up the bread.

Peek-a-boo!

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Time to dine!

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This definitely kicked my Sunday night blues in the facehole!

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Admittedly, it was a little slide-y to eat, but when you eat alone, you can make a total mess of yourself and no one minds! Open-mouthed smile

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And really, I don’t mind getting messy for some good grub!  This definitely met the criteria! 

Time to get ready for the week ahead  . . . Booooooooooooo! Sad smile

How do you deal with the Sunday night blues?