Monday, November 7, 2011
Menu Plan Mondays... Lets give this a try...
I've heard great things about MPM... It really is a great system... my problem, I am a very, very random person! I tried to give this a small go last week.. but things... as you can see, have been rather busy around my home.. I did make a handful of the meals but I didn't stick to my plan.. BUT I did save a lot on groceries! So this week I am going to give it a shot in earnest... Sense my time is ahead of most of yours by quite a bit... it is Monday night here... so lets start with Tuesday... I will plan till Monday of next week, but I just might over right it come Sunday... Hope you followed all that!
Tuesday- Grilled cheese, whole wheat bread and dipping it in the spaghetti sauce I opened tonight, unless I manage to find some Tomato soup while cleaning the store room.
Wednesday- Crock Pot Beef Stew... basically, throwing in some cooked, ground beef from my freezer ( Thanks Nony!) Toss in a bag of mixed veggies and some beef stock/broth or water with some bullion... let it cook... I have errands this day so I will already be tired and wont want a whole list of things to do when I get home.
Thursday- Quiche... I want to practice making the crust myself for when my hubby gets home, it's one of his ambrosia foods... tuna, spinach, cheddar cheese and your basic quiche egg mix.
Friday- Grilled Chicken, Corn, Brown rice... this is not one of my kids favorites... but I like it, and I'm trying to shed a few lbs!
Saturday- Pan fried fish ( not sure what kind it is in my freezer.. but it has been in there for quite some time) with some colored-buttered egg noodles ( or at least attempt to color...)
Sunday- Pasta spirals with tomato sauce and pre-made( store bought) meat balls... this has been a sort of a homemade version of a chef boyrdee kind of thing, the kids, husband and I all like it.
Monday- TBD or Fridge clean out... Pay day is on Tuesday so its a nice time to clean up left overs and random bits of ingredients. Perhaps take out if I need to catch up on things, hopefully not.
Lunches will primarily be left overs or throw together bits... breakfast is typically cereal here..
I am linking this to Menu Plan Mondays from "I'm an Organizing Junkie". Thank you Laura for such a great place to start the idea of getting my meals organized as I work on getting the rest of my house organized. Everyone... Her site has some GREAT tips.. on not only MPM but a LOT of things! Please take a look!