After a long week of being sick and pretty much on a liquid diet – I am looking forward to a week of real food!
Here is how I do my meal planning.
1) I grab the calendar and see where we are for the week and what we are doing so I don’t plan a meal for a night we are at a friend’s party or working.
2) I grab the freezer list so I know what ** and *** items need to be used.
3) I look at the last 2 weeks so I don’t feed my family the same thing, week after week.
Here is my plan of attack:
Breakfast is usually the same:
French toast, fruit crepes, Breakfast Cookies, cold cereal* or oatmeal* with a piece of fresh fruit (apple, strawberries, grapes or banana) or homemade cereal bars as we have a LOT of cereal right now.
Lunch is either:
leftovers, peanut butter* & jelly sandwiches, quesidillas, or cold plate with sausage or diced chicken – cheese* – crackers* & fresh fruit or yogurt.
Monday – Team award dinner, some kind of steak I’d bet!
Tuesday – Grilled dinner: smoked pork tenderloin, herbed rice and creamed peas, cracked wheat rolls
Wednesday – Meatless Night: spaghetti bake!
Thursday – BBQ Chicken Pizza…yum!
Friday – Eating at my Mom’s, unknown menu. This is the day I have a bunch of pre-surgery tests done so I won’t really be “with it”.
Saturday – Lasagna Rolls with garlic bread
Sunday – Dinner party ala BBQ style! (I am catching up on team recognition!)
I–> challenge you to grab your calendar, check your stockpile and create your menu for your family this week!