16 Jul 2012

{Meal Planning Monday}

Back in June I confessed to you lovely readers about my dis-organised life. Its true I am very disorganised however I do TRY to be organised. As stated back in that blog post, I meal plan in attempt to be somewhat organised. I have seen about blog land and twitter talk of Mrs M Meal Planning Mondays link up - and I shall be playing along this week.
Me this morning, notebook, calendar, cookbooks. (a little projeclife planning also!)


Now usually I do the food shopping online so I sit down on Thursday or Friday of the week to plan meals for the following week. The food shopping comes on a Monday. However this week I was not with it (busy busy busy!) and I forgot to book my slot. Which meant I had to take the boy with me and off to Asda I went.

Our plan for this week is as follows.

Monday - Roast chicken, mash and carrots. (I picked up the chicken last week in the M&S dine in for £10 deal!!)

Tuesday - Chicken, bacon and pasta bake (plan to use leftover chicken from Monday!)

Wednesday - Soy Salmon & Noodles (plan to cook a little extra for lunch the following day!)

Thursday - Steak and rice - (One of the hubbys fave combos!)

Friday - Sausage tray bake with sweet potatoes. (a family fave)

I don't usually plan meals for the weekend as we are usually busy (this weekend no exception a wedding and a birthday party)

Anyhoo - that's the plan.

Do you meal plan? Any suggestions for meals you like?

Happy days

L

9 comments:

  1. steak and rice is a new one on me, is it just plain steak and boiled rice? Love the sound of the sausage and sweet potato.

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    1. Hi, thanks for stopping by!
      Yes its plain rice - but the steak I cook slowly in some soy sauce, oxo cube, water, onions and seasoning. Then there is a little 'gravy' to add to the rice.

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  2. I have been known to meal plan and find our week works better when I do. Less junk food and waste! I love the sound of the sausage and sweet potato tray bake. What do you usually serve with it?

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    1. Hi dawn, Thanks for commenting.

      Yes much less wastage and Junk when I plan - can only be a good thing. The sausage traybake I add potato wedges and other veg and bake it all. Think I will blog the reciepe as had some interest on it.

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  3. We've just started to use the same menu every week - Monday Stir fry, Tuesday Pizza, Wednesday Spag Bol, Thursday Jkt Potato, beens, cheese and gammon. Weekends to to be free like yours. It makes it so much easier to shop

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  4. I like the sound of the sausage tray bake :) The sight of all those notebooks had me giddy!

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