We do a month at a time (just dinners). Breakfast and lunch I just wing it.
W-crispy cheddar chicken, noodles, veggie
S-Turkey burgers, fries, corn on the cob
Quoting jwhit8791:We do a month at a time (just dinners). Breakfast and lunch I just wing it.W-crispy cheddar chicken, noodles, veggieTH-shepherd's pieF-leftoversS-Turkey burgers, fries, corn on the cob
I do it without the sauce (although I have done it with also, but trying to keep the calorie intake down with this pregnancy) and still yummy! We have it like twice a month.
I usually just plan dinners. I will include breakfasts and lunches if there is something unusual going on - like a special occasion, french toast breakfast for a birthday or father's day, or picnic foods for eating lunch with friends one day - so I have the right things on hand. Otherwise, just dinners. I used to try to do 2 weeks at a time but our produce went bad and we ran out of milk, and I had to go back to the store after a week anyway, so now I just do a week at a time.
Sunday - crock pot chicken curry, basmati rice, naan
Monday - parmesan crusted tilapia, homegrown green beans & potatoes (ice cream for dessert)
Tuesday - shrimp and (homegrown) tomato & garlic pasta, bread salad (with homegrown tomatoes, onions, and cucumbers)
Wednesday - grilled turkey burgers and chicken breasts
Thursday - roasted veggies, baked penne with mozzarella on top
Friday - we usually get pizza or make homemade pizza on Fridays & have movie night
Saturday - church potluck social, not sure what I'll bring yet (they provide burgers & hot dogs)
I try to plan a week's worth of dinners at a time. Sometimes, like this week, it doesn't work out too well.
Breakfast and lunch are whatever we have on hand.
Sunday I made a Cassoulet that actually fed us for 3 dinners.
Wed - I put a pork roast in the crockpot, so that'll probably turn into carnitas with rice and a veg.
Thu - leftovers.
I still don't have a plan for Fri-Sun. It's not been one of our more stellar weeks.
I am typically a fly by the seat of my pants person for breakfast and lunch. I meal plan approximately 20 dinners a month and then shop for those ingredients. I have nothing for this week planned as we have been out of the house alot in the evening and I have been winging it. I knew this week was going to be bad b/c of our schedule.
I will start to meal plan this weekend for the next 4 weeks.
With the addition of a new food allergy....that we didn't know existed in my youngest, meal planning has become more complicated as I have to scrutinize ALL ingredients and now add a new store to my route (this one isn't even close to home).
i plan out meals for 2 weeks at a time
and its only dinner that i plan
heres one that i use ever other month and it just happens to be this weeks menu! MondayCrab and Ricotta CannelloniFresh Green Salad w/ My Dressing
Strawberry Shortcake TuesdayChili reanosEnchilladas
Fried Ice Cream
WednesdayChinese Chicken Salad
French breadLeftover dessertsThursdaySushi
HomeMade choc. Ice cream
FridayKula Pig w/ potatoes, cabbage and carrots
Fresh green salad
Haipia pieSaturdayLeft oversSundayRibs marinated w/ brown sugar and Hawaiian salt
M= Turkey spaghetti with garlic breadT= Chicken Tartines with sweet potato friesW- Chicken ceaser salad with baked potatoTH- Sweet and Sour chicken with riceF= Chicken wings, celery, We just got back from vacation so im just making quick easy things :)
Nope, I should I think it would make things easier but I am the kind of person that wants to be in the mood for the food & not just eat from a list!
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