Monday, March 9, 2009

Monday Menu Plan


Quite some time ago I realized that by planning out my meals for the week, and shopping only for those items (with the random jar of salsa thrown in for good measure), I would save money and waste less food. I used to dread getting groceries, and it's still not my favorite task, but I enjoy it infinitely more now that I'm on a mission, rather than aimlessly wandering around and throwing things into the cart.

Here's what we're eating this week:

Monday: Chicken Florentine Artichoke Bake. I made a double batch to share with friends from church who just brought home a brand new baby. (He's so super tiny and cute!)
Tuesday: Baked tilapia, brown rice and orange soy-glazed green beans. I found the bean recipe on one of those random, free recipe cards in the produce section at Meijer and
they have been a favorite ever since.
Wednesday: Stuffed Pepper Soup and biscuits. A staple.
Thursday: Reuben Bake, salad and Fruit Pizza. Of all of the foods on this fine earth, my husband requested this for his birthday meal.
Friday: Frozen Pizza. I won't be here to cook! Hooray!!

For the record, I am always on the hunt for new, yummy recipes. If you've got a good one, be sure to send it my way!

4 comments:

  1. I've always been curious to see what this weekly list looked like for you. Of course, it all looks delish to me. I wish, I wish my hubby and kid weren't so picky. Will Calvin and Ruby eat all of these?

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  2. Bingo! It must be an internet explorer issue here at work. I'm on Foxfire now....So, wish I was coming to dinner this week. YUM!

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  3. Shannan, thanks for visiting me today over at Inspired R. I'm so happy to read that you are a lover of people and entertaining! Bless you!

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