Monday, November 06, 2006
Whats for Dinner?
I am not someone who enjoys planning menus and cooking and therefore continually struggle with getting it done. Unfortunately for me, it is a necessary chore. Having a menu planned helps us to save money and also much frustration during the week. Years ago I came up with an outline that helped make the chore of menu planning easier and also provide a variety of foods during the week. For some reason I got away from using the outline and decided to try to go back to it. Here is the new outline that I just finished working on:
MONDAY: Fish: Salmon (2), Salmon Patties, Pizza Fish, Tuna Wedge, Tuna Melts, Tuna Noodle Casserole
TUESDAY: Beef: Meatloaf, Steak, Hamburger Patties, Spanish Rice
WEDNESDAY: Soup: canned or White Bean, Lentil, Minestrone, Vegetable, Chili
THURSDAY: New Recipe
FRIDAY: Chicken: Italian Parmesan Chicken, Chicken & Veggies (Prism pg 199), Chicken & Rice,
SATURDAY: Kids Favorites: Taco Bake, Sloppy Joes, Pasta & Meatballs, Frito Pie, Garlic Chicken, Ala mom
SUNDAY: (crockpot): Roast, Pork Chops, Creamy Chicken, Stew
Using the above outline for ideas and considering our activities for the week, here is this weeks Menu.
Monday: Tuna Melts with Peas
Tuesday: Spanish Rice with Green Beans
Wednesday: Chicken Soup, Canned and Rolls
Thursday: Salisbury Steak, Boiled Potatoes, Broccoli
Friday: Chicken & Rice, Carrots
Saturday: Youth Rally
Stop by Organizing Junkie's Blog for more Menu ideas.