Monday, November 8, 2010

Meal Plan Monday ...

It's time for Meal Plan Monday! Don't worry- Casey's NICU Journey blog post will be up later today. We haven't forgotten, we've just been out of town this weekend and didn't have a chance to post on Friday.

Harris Teeter had amazing deals this week so most of the ingredients for this week's menu came from there or Trader Joe's. Also, like I said, we were out of town from Friday to Sunday night, so we ate out once and had dinners with family on Saturday and Sunday.

Anyway, let's get down to it...
Friday: Five Guy's Hamburgers (for free thanks to coupons Casey picked up at a charity golf tournament)
Saturday: Surprise birthday party for my mother- BBQ sandwiches, yum!
Sunday: Bakes spaghetti at Mom's (and a Starbuck's coffee on the road back home!)
Monday: Spicy beef stir-fry with carrots, mushrooms, zucchini, bell peppers and onion. We had this two weeks ago- but after all the non-veggies we had this weekend, Hubs and I both were craving something veggie-centric.
Tuesday: Oven-roasted whole chicken with veggies from the freezer (cooked of course). We were supposed to have this last week; but in the mayhem of making a three tiered birthday cake it got lost in the chocolate butter creme. So, we'll have it this week.
Wednesday: Chili (Cold nights just beg for a good pot of chili, don't they?)
Thursday: Homemade pizza with leftover veggies, pepperoni and whatever else we feel like adding in the moment.

That's it! Of course, for better other ideas, you can visit Org Junkie for a giant list of other Meal Plans. And, like I said earlier, Casey's version of our Labor and Delivery part of the NICU story should be up later today or tonight.

3 comments:

  1. I've been looking for some ideas for meals to cook and then put extra in my freezer. When I read "BBQ sandwiches" it occurred to me thats what I can do with the leftover roast beef from this week. Thanks for sharing!

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  2. This coming Saturday, I'm planning to cook several meals and put them away for later. I'll share ideas and recipes next week!!

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  3. Spicy beef stir fry sounds good..we are having homemade pizza too! and you can't go wrong with 5 Guys.. I'm glad there isn't one by my house I'd be there way too often. lol

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