Meal Plan

12:07 PM

That's right folks, I'm planning ahead! I'm making a meal plan this week for us in an attempt to actually stick to eating at home for dinner ALL week, so here goes!

Monday -  Beef Stew (yum!) with this current snowy weather (yuck!) will fit perfectly! Some stew beef, red skin potatoes, carrots, celery, pearl onions, and a little secret sauce. I'll actually probably freeze some of these left overs for us, or save it in the fridge for in case I decide to change up the plan this week.

Tuesday - Left overs from our Sunday Sauce. Sunday sauce, an regular in Italian family homes, is several kinds of meat in a home made tomato sauce cooked for a couple hours...yum! Now, I'm not Italian, but my FIL is and he loved it! I made homemade meatballs (healthy version kids!), chicken sausage, beef braciola, and a few pieces of lamb for flavor. All of that cooked in some organic tomatoes, garlic, basil, and onion for a few hours served over whole grain brown rice penne.

Wednesday - Chicken breast with Dijon herb potatoes and small side salad.

Thursday - Mahi Mahi with fresh steamed veggies, simple and fantastic!

Friday or Saturday - Balsamic chicken breast with broccoli over brown rice. The other night will be date night :)

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5 comments

  1. I think you should move here so that I can mooch off of your cooking. Seriously, that sounds amazing. Eric can never read this...I like his expectations right where they are.

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  2. Haha, they're all simple and super budget friendly, don't be fooled by the fancy descriptions! Seriously I think we should move there too, and i can mooch off of your decorating abilities :)

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  3. gosh I envy amazing planning people like you. Every time I try to plan something like this it just slips right through the cracks and we end up with the usual spaghetti. Please give me your skills:)
    Wearing It On My Sleeves

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