Menu Plan Monday - Eating from the Pantry Part 1

Homemade Pizza, Breadsticks, Salad, and Fruit

Since I accepted Crystal and FishMama's Pantry challenge, I started my menu plan this week on January 1. Weird for me? Yes. It works anyway. :)

I did splurge and buy John crab legs for dinner last night since it was his birthday but since that comes out of our 'gifts' budget, I officially haven't spent any of my $50 monthly allotment yet. I do need to stop and buy a gallon of milk tomorrow but everything else can wait until our usual Saturday errands run.

So, here's the menus: January 1 to January 9, 2010.

January 1, Friday:
Brunch: Homemade Cinnamon Rolls, Oranges, Grapefruit and Grapes
Dinner: Snacky dinner (fruit, crackers, etc.) for the kids, Out for the parents

January 2, Saturday:
Brunch: Out for all (Bible Study)
Dinner: Macaroni and Cheese with Sliced Apples for the kids, Leftover for the parents

January 3, Sunday:
Brunch: Waffles with Strawberries and Raspberries
Dinner: Crab Legs, Baked Butternut Squash, Mango, Orange and Banana Salad

January 4, Monday:
Breakfast: Oatmeal
Lunch: Leftovers
Dinner: Homemade Chicken and Veggie Pizza, Homemade Bread sticks, Lettuce Salad, Grape, Apple and Pear Salad.

January 5, Tuesday:
Breakfast: Oatmeal
Lunch: Leftovers
Dinner: Black Bean Soup, Cornbread, Sliced Apples
Bible Study Snack: Homemade Tortilla Chips and Homemade Salsa, Popcorn, Hot Cocoa

January 6, Wednesday:
Breakfast: Homemade Cinnamon Rolls (Leftover and re-heated), Bananas
Lunch: Leftovers
Dinner: Beef and Veggie Stir Fry, Rice, Orange and Grapefruit Wedges

January 7, Thursday:
Breakfast: Oatmeal
Lunch: Leftovers
Dinner: Cracker Baked Chicken, Roasted Potatoes, Eggplant and Carrots, Pear, Apple and Banana Salad

January 8, Friday:
Breakfast: Oatmeal
Lunch: Leftovers
Dinner: Leftovers or Salad with Baked Chicken Strips and Diced Apples

January 9, Saturday:
Breakfast: Oatmeal Muffins, Banana/Strawberry Smoothies
Lunch: Canned Vegetable Soup, Homemade Bread, Sliced Apples and Pears
Dinner: Broiled Beef Steaks, Baked Potatoes, Steamed Carrots, Orange and Grapefruit Wedges

I'll need to buy 2 baking potatoes on Saturday but I have everything else on this menu.

What are you cooking from your pantry this week? Check out I'm an Organizing Junkie for more menu inspiration!

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