come share your weekly meal plan with me..(15 Posts)
I usually meal plan, but lately I've fallen off the wagon and have already noticed how much I waste without having a plan.
A good old meal plan thread never fails to inspire me, so please tell me what your eating this week (and next if you know) help me get out of my rut
Trying to save money this week, but also like to eat healthy meals, so is a bit of a balancing act. Using stuff up in freezer/cupboards.
Mon - chicken with spicy rub, salad (kids had cucumber/pepper sticks, I had rocket & parmesan salad, cherry tomatoes, baked garlicky mushrooms) and part baked baguettes.
Tues - dh out, probably a chicken and chorizo paella for me and the kids as I have some chorizo and peppers to use up. Or I'll do a chicken tagine.
Wed - homemade pepperoni pizza (pasta and sauce for ds who hates pizza) with salad
Thur - gammon, potato wedges, pineapple, sweetcorn and possibly poached eggs if I have enough.
Fri - Fishfingers and potato wedges for kids as we are going out to eat. SIL and her dh coming to babysit and I offered them dinner so will use up the chilli in the freezer and get in some sour cream as I know they like it.
Sat - burgers in buns with salad.
Sun - beef and carrot stew with yorkshire puddings. Usually have friends over for dinner so may end up making another pizza so don't have to go shopping.
using up stuff:
mon - poached egg on toast or leftover turkey stew
tues - home made ham and pineapple pitza
wed - chicken and mushroom rissotto
thurs - sausages, maybe as they are or pasta dish with tinned toms etc
fri - something in slow cooker, maybe meat balls
sat - something in slow cooker - maybe lamb shank
sun - something in slow cooker - maybe beef stew
monday - pizza
tuesday - leek and cheese pasta
wednesday - squash and lentil curry, rice
thursday - potato and onion pie, peas, carrots
friday - slow braised cabbage pasta
saturday - sweet potato quesadillas, salad leaves, pepper and carrot sticks
sunday - split pea and veg soup, soda bread
lunches - peanut butter and apple wraps, eggy rice, pasta salad, toast with hummus and tomato, pepperonata with rice, cauliflower and broccoli cheese, quorn sausages in rolls.
Monday - Chickpea and squash Curry
Tuesday - Slow cooked Pork Chops
Wednesday - Fishcakes
Thursday - Sweet potato and squash casserole
Friday - Friends for dinner, not decided what to cook yet, maybe pork tenderloin.
Saturday - Homemade Pizza
Sunday - Roast beef and Yorkshires
Spag bol with ciabatta
Roast turkey with roast potatos in goose fat, peas and stuffing and york pud
Roast chicken, with same.
Roast pork with same.
Fishfingers, chips and beans.
Homemade cottage pie with veg, york pud etc.
Apple with sugar free custard on two nights.
Monday- chicken chow mein
Tuesday - slow-cooked beef madras with basmati rice
Wednesday - sausage, chips n beans!
Thursday - out for wedding anniversary dinner, frozen lasagne for DS
Friday - pasta Bolognese with some cheeky garlic bread
Saturday - Chinese lemon chicken, egg fried rice
Sunday - trip to cafe rouge with the old tesco vouchers.
I don't usually look at the food topic, but I'm a keen meal planner and hate food waste so I came looking for inspiration!
Monday - Homemade tomato soup with toast
Tuesday - Steak, braised greens (peas, spinach, leeks)
Wednesday - Big tuna salad
Thursday - Roasted chicken legs with roasted parsnips
Friday - eating out
Saturday - Pizza
Sunday - Ratatouille
Monday - stew and crusty bread
Tuesday - spag Bol
Wednesday - chicken goujons and chips
Thursday - ready meal
Friday - take away
Saturday - dunno, M&S meal deal if its on
Sunday - roast dinner
Monday: chorizo and chickpea stew, salad
Tuesday: spicy chicken wraps
Wednesday: beef stew and green beans
Thursday: chicken pie and veggies
Friday: hopefully a take-away, kids eat at child-minders!
Saturday: lasagne and veggies
Sunday: not shopped for Sunday yet but will probably do a roast, perhaps lamb?
mon: spinach, pine nuts, pasta
tues: smoked mackeral baked with flageolet beans, cream & mustard
weds: stir fry veg, rice noodles & salmon satay
thurs: pasta with broccoli, chill & anchovies
fri: veg tagine & couscous
sun: veggie lasagne
Love these threads
Monday - fish pie
Tuesday - pea soup with ham (leftover from gammon in cola which was as amazing as everyone here promised)
Wednesday - prawn noodle soup
Thursday - salmon with pasta (ready marinated and pesto, I'm 37 weeks pregnant and need a break )
Friday - lamb kofta with flatbread and raita
Saturday - roast jerk chicken thighs with coleslaw and cornbread
Sunday - jamie oliver beef stew in slow cooker www.jamieoliver.com/recipes/beef-recipes/jools-s-favourite-beef-stew
Tempus- prawn noodle soup sounds lovely. And I have just defeated the object of meal planning by going to buy the ingredients to the Jamie stew. Making it for tonight, sounds delightful, can't wait.
So with the resulting leftover parsnips carrots I will plan the rest of the week.
Thursday- chicken and chorizo stew or paella as I really fancy it now
Friday- chicken laksa/something Thai or Chinese, dc away and its my favourite cuisine to experiment with
when if it fails takeaway
Sunday- mustard glazed slow cooked pork with mash, roasted parsnips and yorkshires.
Monday- leftover pork ,onion and potato pasties
Tuesday- roasted pumpkin with chunky tomato sauce and maybe melted mozzarella if I'm feeling flash.
This week was/is as follows:
Monday - Pork chops with apples and sage in a cream sauce
Tuesday - Lamb Casserole with regular and sweet potato wedges
Wednesday - Chicken and broccoli bake
Thursday - Steak pie and chips (neither home made!) for an easy dinner
Friday - Tacos with a homemade chili filling and all the accompaniments
Saturday - maybe meatloaf (new recipe to try)
Sunday - no diea yet
Monday - pasta with meatballs & hm spicy tomato sauce
Tuesday - DSes chicken fingers, jacket & baked beans , DH & I pie & mash
Wednesday - chicken casserole with leftover veg from fridge
Thursday - DSes eat with my DM, DH will probably get takeaway, I will have Domino's as am poll clerking for PCC elections & they deliver to where we are so we will share a pizza
Friday - chicken curry
Saturday - maybe egg & chippy chips?
Sunday - roast beef, roast spuds, yorkies, mixed veg
Next week - many meals involving leftover roast beef!
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