Sunday, September 23, 2012
Menu Plan-September 24
Hey y'all! It's been awhile since I've posted my menu plan on our blog. I've continued on with menu planning and sticking to it but I also started something new with our menu.
I was inspired by Rachel's simplifying series and loved her thoughts on meal planning. I loved the idea about planning one week of meals and repeating that same menu the following week. What a concept! And I wish I would've thought about it. I also struggle with coming up with awesome meal plans each week. I mean I love planning but some months the task is daunting and I have a hard time coming up with meals. Even though we eat a lot of the same meals I try and be fun and plan new things but I get bogged down in that. Easier and familiar are better!
It's been a couple weeks since I've started planning our dinners like this and I love it! It's easier to plan our meals and surprisingly we don't mind eating the same things two weeks in a row. And I've found that our grocery budget is staying in check and somewhat lower. And that's something I didn't expect to come along with this new menu planning adventure.
Well, enough about that. Let's see what we're eating for the second week in a row.
Monday- America's Test Kitchen Taco's (these are really great!)
Tuesday- was going to be penne alla vodka but since I forgot I used all the heavy cream I have no idea what I'll be making. oops!
Wednesday- pulled chicken sandwiches and veggie chips
Friday- bbq chicken pizza
Saturday- leftovers or sandwiches
Sunday-leftovers or sandwiches
Are you looking for easier breakfast planning too? I wrote a blog about that not long ago. Check it out here! An update on that... we're still doing it! I love looking on the fridge and knowing what we're eating each morning without thinking about it too much.
This post is linked to:
Organizing Junkie's Menu Plan Monday
Stone Gable's On the Menu Monday