The Weekly Menu

No fanfare. Nothing special to say this week. Simply put, here’s our menu for the week.

Breakfast: Audrey’s Coffee Cake
Lunch: Turkey and cheese sandwiches and chips after church. We’ll take a huge platter of Dani’s BIG chocolate chip cookies to share.
Dinner: Wild Dinner! (Our son’s term for our Sunday evening, every-man-for-himself snack & left over feast.)

Breakfast: Waffles
Lunch: Tostadas
Dinner: Salisbury Steak, Basmati Brown Rice, Green Salad

Breakfast: Cereal
Lunch: Guys on their own (Dani and I will be out most of the day. With my project now behind us, it’s time to work on her project.)
Dinner: Taco Tuesday

Breakfast: Scrambled Egg Omelets, Toast
Lunch: Meat Sandwiches, Chips
Dinner: Rotisserie Chicken, Golden Mashed Potatoes, Green Salad (Golden Mashed Potatoes from Sue Gregg’sMain Dish cookbook) We love our our Rotisserie, which was gifted to us, second-hand. I’m looking forward to experimenting with it in the coming weeks.

Breakfast: Rolled 5-Grain (a cooked cereal, similar to oatmeal)
Lunch: Taco Salad
Dinner: Cheesy Bacon Burger Meatloaf, Fajita Fries, Green Beans (I’m still cooking through this meatloaf cookbook from Gooseberry Patch. It’s not available for free any longer, but it’s still a steal at just $0.89.  If you’ve joined me in cooking through the meatloaf cookbook, or if you want to, please post your results on my facebook discussion board. I’m keeping track of our favorites and not-so-favorites there, too.)

Thursday Goodie: Grandma’s Tea Cookies

Breakfast: Pancakes
Lunch: Left over meatloaf or ? (Boys on their own as we’re in town for the Fortnightly Marketing Peregrination.)
Dinner: Sub Sandwich from the grocery store deli.

Breakfast: Cereal
Lunch: Chef Dani’s Choice
Dinner: Nachos! (Our Saturday night tradition)

Be sure to check out Laura’s Menu Plan Monday for more menu planning inspiration.

What’s on the menu at your house this week? Trying anything new?


Be Sociable, Share!

8 comments to The Weekly Menu

  • I have started planning my menu by the month. It saves me a lot of time. I also make a weekly grocery list for perishables that I have to pick up each Monday for that week. Have I told you I love your place? I only found you last week and I have been reading as much as I can to get to know you! LOVE, Love it here! Blessing!

  • I need to get back in this useful habit. When I worked full time, I planned by the month. We have five kids at home and it was a life saver. Now that all five are grown and gone and it’s only hubby, me and our 2 year old son and I’m a stay at home mom I have been very lax in keeping a schedule for anything.

  • Monica – Wow! Menu planning a month at a time is fabulous! Good for you!

    Thanks for your encouraging words about the site. Good to have you here!

  • tammy

    Why is menu planning intimidating to me? It does not make sense. When did you start menu planning?? I shop big bi-weekly, so that means i actually should make menus for 2 weeks?? I do menu plan for guests and weekend company so i do not undersstand why it seems i can not do it for my fam for 2 weeks. Any wisdom for me? Thank ya! 🙂

    • Oh, Tammy! Menu planning should be a useful tool, not something that brings you grief or causes you more work. I’ll try to blog about this soon.

  • tammy

    Thank you dear sweet lady. I will look forward to this help!:-)