Monday, September 13, 2010

Menu Plan Monday - Week of September 12

Wow, it's another whole week today.  Sheesh, I think the time flies faster as I get older (or something like that anyway!).  I did a 'freeze cooking' grocery run this weekend and then a trip to the farmer's market to round out what I needed.  I got a great deal on flour - 99 cents for a bag with coupon (limit 1) and then $1.50 for the next.  So I got my 2 bags of flour for about $2.50!  Hurray!  That means I have enough for all my freezer cooking this week.

Since time is at a premium for me, I built my freezer cooking into this menu plan.  Here it is:

Sunday, September 12:
Breakfast: Cereal with milk
Lunch: At Church (Fall Kickoff)
Dinner: Birthday Party
Baking: Cookies and Dry Mixes

Monday, September 13:
Breakfast: Oatmeal with pecans and cinnamon
Bag Lunches: PB&J Wraps, Applesauce or Mandarin Oranges, Carrot Sticks, Goldfish Crackers, Juice Box
Snack for Mom: Yogurt with granola and fruit
Dinner: Chicken Noodle Soup (from freezer), Bread, Fruit
Freezer Cooking: Chicken Stock in the Crock pot

Tuesday, September 14:
Breakfast: Oatmeal Muffins and Apple Slices
Dinner: Crab Cakes, Rice, Broccoli, Fruit
Freezer Cooking: Ham Stock in Crock pot; Stir Fry Packets (chop veggies for pizza too)

Wednesday, September 15:
Breakfast: Oatmeal with Apples
Bag Lunch: Apples with Peanut Butter, Cheese Stick, Carrots or Tomatoes, Cookie, Juice Box
Snack for Mom: Cheese Stick, Peanut-Butter-Banana Smoothie
Dinner; Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, Lettuce Salad, Fruit (Cook Tomato Sauce in Crock Pot during the day)
Freezer Cooking: Soak Beans for Thursday

Thursday, September 16:
Breakfast: Pancakes with Almonds and Apples
Dinner: 16 Bean Soup, Bread, Cut Veggies, Fruit
Freezer Cooking: Pizza and Calzones

Friday, September 17:
Breakfast: Oatmeal with Bananas and Pecans
Bag Lunches: Ham Wrap Sandwiches, Cheese Stick, Applesauce or Mandarin Oranges, Juice Box
Snack for Mom: Yogurt with Granola and Fruit
Dinner: Chicken-Onion-Tomato-Potato Kabobs, Lettuce Salad, Fruit (Grill Extra Chicken)

Saturday, September 18:
Breakfast: Out for All
Lunch: Turkey Tortilla Soup, Bread, Fruit
Dinner: Pork Loin, Roasted Potatoes, Carrots, Fruit

Yes, that's a lot of soup this week, but that's okay - it's amost fall and cool outside here already.  Perfect soup weather!

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