During the Weekend Surprise Getaway that I planned for my husband, I created an entire hobbit menu complete with all the important meal times:
- Second Breakfast
- Afternoon Tea
Here was the menu I created, with help from a little Google to know what hobbits like to eat:
If you missed the post about how I created the crisped edges on the parchment paper in the picture above, please click here.
My husband really got a kick out of having an entire hobbit meal plan, so much so that I plan to reuse this for a Hobbit movie marathon sometime with our friends. I spent 3-4 evenings before our getaway cooking everything on this menu, except for the meat pie and the dinner rolls.
Without further ado, here is the meal plan!
Breakfast was Lavender Lemon Muffins with coffee. The lavender lemon muffins were easy to make, other than finding cooking lavender, which I eventually ordered off of Amazon.
Also, I just love the atmosphere in the hobbit hole! A small fireplace, a chess table/dining table, all the coffee and tea you could want and a “barrel” of water up on the wall. So cute. So quaint. So much craftsmanship and love.
Second Breakfast (10 AM):
We moved outside to continue drinking our coffee while I used the camp stove to heat up the sausage. Second breakfast included the coffee, sausage and nonfat Greek yogurt with blueberries. There wasn’t a lot to prep here, but I wanted to make sure we got some good protein for the day, since it seems that hobbits love baked goods!
Elevensies (11 AM):
Of course elevensies is at 11 AM. Our elevensies snack was Elven Lembas Bread. While this is an Elvish snack and not 100% perfect for a hobbit menu… I couldn’t resist! I found many different recipes online and tried the one that looked the most appealing. In reality, Elven Lembas Bread is supposed to be a food that a single bit will sustain you for an entire day. In our world, we can’t quite match that with a baked good! Instead, I went for a sweet option.
My husband LOVED these, so I know I’ll be making them again sometime soon… but perhaps a no sugar version, since these are full of sugar!
Lunch (1 PM):
Again, since we were having a lot of sugary/baked goods, I wanted to make sure that we had a balanced, nutritional meal plan for the day. I made a “Forest Salad” with a lot of different ingredients. This was our main source of veggies for the day, so we ate quite a bit!
Afternoon Tea (3 PM):
For afternoon tea, I baked Bilbo’s Tea Cake. I cut two slices off of this and wrapped them up to take with us into the town of Chelan. We got some chai tea lattes at a coffee shop and sat outside on a bench to munch on the tea cake.
Definitely delicious, but also super dense food. A single slice is more than filling, especially when you feel like you’ve been eating nonstop all day long!
Dinner (6 PM):
I sauteed green beans with garlic for dinner along with “Rosie’s Shire Pie.” I didn’t make this pie. Instead, I bought it from a local pie shop that delivers on Amazon Fresh. It was a lamb pie. I did have to cook it before leaving for this getaway, or else it would have taken forever to cook while here. It still took nearly 30 minutes to heat up in a dutch oven!
Supper (8 PM):
I wanted to keep things light for supper, so I made a homemade cream of mushroom soup and paired it with a dinner roll. Hobbits apparently love mushrooms, so I had to put something with mushrooms on the hobbit menu. It was a great end to a full day. Ha!
What would you put on the menu for your hobbit menu?
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