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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #50 on: May 24, 2021, 04:11:30 PM »
Also out of town for an extra long weekend so the meal plan is abbreviated and focused on cleaning out the fridge.

S - (L) BBQ chicken quesadilla (D) Homemade Pizza
M - (L) Turkey Meatloaf & Roasted Veggies (D) BBQ pulled chicken sandwich & salad
T - (L) Turkey Meatloaf & Roasted Veggies (D) Quesadilla & salad
W - (L) Egg Roll in a Bowl (D) Quesadilla & salad
Th - (L) Egg Roll in a Bowl (D) Out of Town
F - (L) Out of Town (D) Out of Town
S - (L) Out of Town  (D) Out of Town

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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #51 on: June 06, 2021, 04:18:50 PM »
We're back in town, so back to meal planning!

Sat: Stuffed peppers (Onions, mushrooms, tempeh with a faux cheese sauce) and chipotle yam fries
Sun: Lemon Zucchini noodles, farro, and shrimp medley
Mon: Spinach stuffed yams and asparagus
Tues: Southwest veggie scramble over hashbrowns
Weds: Shrimp fajita bake and cilantro-lime cauliflower "rice"
Thurs: Okonomiyaki and cucumber-radish salad
Fri: veggie burgers and salad

Lunch prep: spinach potato salad with sliced cantaloupe

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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #52 on: June 06, 2021, 06:11:22 PM »
We plan Friday to Friday, but are going to be out of town starting on Sunday next week, so I'll include Saturday as well. I had ribs for the first time in 20+ years. My husband & I both decided they were too heavy for us, so that was an experiment that won't be repeated. We do have leftovers, so it will be on the menu this week.

Friday - wings, chicken & salad
Saturday - ribs & potato salad
Sunday - barbecued chicken & potato salad
Monday - burgers, salad
Tuesday -  ribs & fruit
Wednesday - chicken salad
Thursday - burgers & coleslaw
Friday - tacos
Saturday - veggie curry, or any leftovers.

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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #53 on: June 14, 2021, 07:41:05 AM »
S - (L) Leftover pasta & salad (D) Homemade Pizza
M - (L) Chickpea Tikka Masala (D) Black Bean Burger & Roasted Veggies
T - (L) Chickpea Tikka Masala (D) Black Bean Burger & Roasted Veggies
W - (L) Tofu Stir-fry (D) Grilled chicken thighs & salad
Th - (L) Tofu Stir-fry (D) Grilled chicken thighs & salad
F - (L) Chicken Salad (D) Fish & Veggies
S - (L) Fathers' Day Cookout with Family  (D) Leftovers from Cookout

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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #54 on: June 14, 2021, 11:18:48 AM »

Sat: Southwest scramble hash

Sun: Sweet potato curry faro

Mon: Spicy Thai Peanut spaghetti squash & salad

Tuesday: Mediterranean tuna salad & Asparagus

Wednesday: Briam (similar to ratatouille) & salad

Thursday: Okonomiyaki & radish-cucumber salad

Friday: Veggie burger wraps & salad

Lunch prep: Watermelon and Eggroll salad

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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #55 on: June 21, 2021, 10:27:30 AM »
S - (L) Father's Day Lunch with in-laws (D) Homemade Pizza
M - (L) Leftover Pizza (D) Roasted Chicken Thighs & Veggies
T - (L) Lentil Curry (D) Thai Peanut Chicken Salad
W - (L) Lentil Curry (D) Thai Peanut Chicken Salad
Th - (L) Dragon Noodle Stir Fry (D) Pasta
F - (L) Dragon Noodle Stir Fry (D) Pasta
S - (L) Tailgating @ MLB game with friends (D) TBD

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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #56 on: June 21, 2021, 10:36:31 AM »
I love meal planning!  I do most of it on Friday and grocery shop for what is needed on Saturday.

This week's plan:
My lunches: Swiss chard pie (subbed my typical spinach for chard as that is what came in my CSA bag)
9 yo's lunches & snacks that he takes to his all-day sports camp: Ham & cheese sandwiches, grapes, strawberries, carrot sticks, pretzel sticks, dried apple rings, KIND bar, sports drink

Dinners:
Monday- grilled chicken kababs with mushrooms and zucchini, coucous, lettuce, Cesar dressing
Tuesday- sausages (Weisswurst) with cucumber salad, left over couscous
Wednesday- grilled pork loin, peas, cucumber slices, air-fried potatoes
Thursday- left overs
Friday- WILD CARD (either leftovers, a frozen meal, or take out)
Saturday and Sunday I  don't typically plan this far in advance, as it is largely driven by what's in my CSA bag that I get on Thursday.

Back up meals: Tortilla Espanola, Turkey & bean chili (These I have the ingredients in the pantry or freezer and can cook quickly)

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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #57 on: June 28, 2021, 08:16:11 AM »
S - (L) Salad (D) Homemade Pizza
M - (L) Sweet Potato Tortilla Sop (D) Honey Mustard Chicken & Salad
T - (L) Sweet Potato Tortilla Soup (D) Honey Mustard Chicken & Roasted Veggies
W - (L) Roasted Veggie Bowl (D) Turkey Tacos
Th - (L) Black Bean Quesadilla (D) Turkey Tacos
F - (L) Black Bean Quesadilla (D) TBD - Family Visiting for the weekend
S - (L) TBD - Family Visiting for the weekend  (D) TBD - Family Visiting for the weekend

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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #58 on: June 28, 2021, 10:19:57 AM »
Me breakfasts: plain yogurt and fruit with hazelnuts
Me lunches: broccoli salad with grilled chicken, whatever is left over from dinner

Dinners:
- chicken, zucchini, and yellow squash kabobs, side salad
- broccoli cheddar soup
- chicken thigh and veg tagine, side salad

Misc dinners:
- Bavarian sausage, salad, potato
- Orange chicken with rice
- turkey chili

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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #59 on: July 06, 2021, 09:08:09 AM »
Thrown off with the holiday - here is the Tue-Sat plan.

T - (L) Lentil Soup (D) Grilled Chicken Thighs
W - (L) Lentil Soup (D) Chicken sandwich
Th - (L) Lemon caper pasta (D) Instant Pot Salmon
F - (L) Lemon caper pasta (D) Shrimp tacos
S - (L) Salad + use up any leftovers (D) Cookout with friends

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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #60 on: July 06, 2021, 12:02:53 PM »
This week's plan:
breakfasts: yogurt with frozen berries

lunch: turmeric lentils and tomatoes, left overs from dinner when that runs out
lunch for kid at camp: refried bean burritos, carrot sticks, cherries, clementines, pretzel twists
lunch for toddler at home: also lentils, scrambled eggs with cheese, broccoli, might make cauliflower mac n cheese later in the week for her

Dinners
Yesterday was fried branzino fillets, roasted potatoes and steamed broccoli with popsicles for dessert.
Tonight: Grilled sausage with Moroccan roasted vegetables
Some other night: Turkey chili with sweet potatoes
Some other night: Loaded baked potatoes

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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #61 on: July 12, 2021, 08:25:37 AM »
S - (L) Tuna Sandwich (D) Grilled chicken
M - (L) Chicken Burrito Bowl (D) Cheeseburger
T - (L) Chicken Burrito Bowl (D) Cheeseburger
W - (L) Roasted Veggie Buddha Bowl  (D) Chicken & Black Bean Quesadilla
Th - (L) Roasted Veggie Buddha Bowl (D) Ravioli
F - (L) Ravioli (D) Chicken Salad
S - Out of Town - no meal plan

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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #62 on: July 12, 2021, 08:30:21 AM »
Here's what we have been eating/will eat:
Friday - we went out, as the kids are with my parents. Greek food
Saturday - zucchini fritters & caprese salad (most ingredients of both from our garden)
Sunday - steak, caprese salad
Monday - salmon & coleslaw
Tuesday - barbecued chicken + caesar salad
Wednesday - leftovers
Thursday - chicken curry over cauliflower rice
Friday - out

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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #63 on: July 19, 2021, 10:35:35 AM »
M - (L) Egg Roll in a bowl (D) Pulled chicken sandwich & sides
T - (L) Egg Roll in a bowl (D) Pulled chicken sandwich & sides
W - (L) Belated Birthday lunch with Sister (D) Baby back ribs
Th - (L) Tofu stir fry (D) Baby back ribs
F - (L) Tofu stir fry (D) Salmon & rice
S - Start of a week long family vacation - no meal plan

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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #64 on: July 19, 2021, 01:55:03 PM »
Things have been busy with traveling & other stuff, but I need a menu for this week & need to use up a bunch of garden stuff
Monday - salmon & cauliflower rice
Tuesday - Korean chicken & caprese salad
Wednesday - Italian chicken sausages & caprese salad
Thursday - Korean chicken & sauteed zucchini
Friday - Leftovers
Saturday - likely out to dinner
Sunday - Zucchini fritters & caprese salad

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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #65 on: July 23, 2021, 10:23:49 AM »
Now that the move is complete, we are back to regular menu planning. This upcoming week:

Sat: Veggie-pesto flatbread and fresh corn on the cob
Sun: Southwest scramble and veggie hash
Mon: Polenta bowl with mustard tofu and string beans
Tues: Veggie frittata with apples & onions (yes, this is the Little House recipe from the book Farmer boy, I'm a nerd!)
Weds: Creamy pesto farro and sliced tomatoes
Thurs: Okonomiyaki with radish-cucumber salad
Fri: Veggie burgers and a side salad

Lunch this week is fresh melon with a carrot-tofu spread on homemade bread rolls.

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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #66 on: July 23, 2021, 11:45:27 AM »
The past weeks have been unusual, as we have family in town so many meals at my in-law's house. 
But for next week I have the following dinners planned:

- sloppy joes, tater tots, other veg
- bbq chicken with cauliflower mac n cheese, some sort of veg on the side
- spaghetti with meatballs
- turkey burgers, green salad

lunches for me: "mezze" bowl: stuffed grape leaves, tabbouleh, grilled zucchini, hardboiled egg, cherry tomatoes, feta cheese
lunches for 9 year old: bean burrito with fruit, snack box of pretzels, Dukes (which are sort of like slim jims), fig newtons

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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #67 on: August 02, 2021, 08:08:12 AM »
Spent the last week on vacation so the meal plan starts today:

M - (L) Ham & Salami sandwich (D) BBQ spare ribs, potatoes & asparagus
T - (L) Ham & Salami sandwich (D) BBQ spare ribs, potatoes & asparagus
W - (L) Ham & Salami sandwich (D) Chicken Tacos
Th - (L) Cheese quesadilla & Salad (D) Chicken Tacos
F - (L) Cheese quesadilla & Salad (D) Sardine pasta
S - Out of town for a wedding

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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #68 on: August 02, 2021, 10:58:31 AM »
I'm getting a late start, as I was out of town this weekend. We have a very busy couple of weeks ahead, so time to get organized.

Sunday - we had cheeseburgers, coleslaw & salad
Monday - we're having hot dogs, likely with spicy cauliflower rice. I'm taking people to/from camp & soccer practice
Tuesday - leftover burgers & coleslaw
Wednesday - tacos
Thursday - hot dogs & quesadillas
Friday - wings & zucchini fritters

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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #69 on: August 02, 2021, 12:19:58 PM »

Sun: Biscuits and vegan sausage gravy, roast veggies on the side
Mon: Lentil burritos and tomato salad
Tues:Veggie frittata with a side of fried apples n' onions
Weds: Greek farro salad
Thurs: Okonomiyaki  with radish salad
Fri:Veggie burgers and salad
Sat: Veggie and Nettle pesto topped flatbread

Lunches:Open face tomato sandwiches with tofu "cheese" spread, edamame pods, and cherries

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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #70 on: August 09, 2021, 05:53:49 PM »
DH is out of town so the meal prep will last most of the week:

M - (L) Italian Sausage and Bean Soup (D) Turkey Meatloaf
T - (L) Italian Sausage and Bean Soup (D) Turkey Meatloaf
W - (L) Burrito Bowl (D) Italian Sausage and Bean Soup
Th - (L) Burrito Bowl (D) Italian Sausage and Bean Soup
F - (L) Burrito Bowl (D) Grocery Store Sushi -- reprieve from the meal plan ;)
S - (L) Quesadilla (D) Out for dinner

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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #71 on: August 10, 2021, 10:18:59 AM »
Forgot to post this week's plan:

S: Lentil taco soup using up all the random vegetables I've been tossing in the freezer. Served with popovers.
M: Sundried tomato Fettuccine, with asparagus. First try with the pasta maker - delicious but cut the noodles a bit too thick!
T: Green chili casserole served with a tomato-avocado salad
W: Tomato pie served with apples n' onions
Th: Okonomiyaki, radish-cucumber salad
F: Veggie burgers and salad
Sa: Leftovers, as we leave the next morning for a week-long camping trip.

Lunches: I made a roasted red pepper spread and a soft potato bread loaf for this week's lunch sandwiches. Edamame and fruit on the side.

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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #72 on: August 16, 2021, 06:54:24 AM »
DH will be gone for 1/2 the week again.

M - (L) Chickpea Tikka Masala (D) Leftover Pizza & Salad
T - (L) Chickpea Tikka Masala (D) Grilled chicken thighs & veggies
W - (L) Chicken thighs & veggies (D) Dinner with a friend
Th - (L) Sandwich (D) Chicken thigh & veggies
F - (L) Sandwich (D) Pasta
S - (L) Quesadilla (D) Pasta

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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #73 on: August 16, 2021, 07:46:16 AM »
Here's what we're having:

M - spaghetti & meatballs (soy noodles for husband)
T - salmon (husband) & tacos for everyone else
W - grilled chicken, mozzarella/peach/basil salad
Th - spaghetti & meatballs
F - tacos or grilled chicken leftovers
S - chicken enchilada rice
Su - curry

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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #74 on: August 16, 2021, 10:23:57 AM »
PLANZ:
tonight: Using up leftover shrimp and making shrimp with rice and peas; also tonight I want to make apple muffins using some leftover homemade apple sauce. I may make cherry compote, too, with a bag of wrinkling cherries I found in my fridge yesterday.  Good on top of yogurt for breakfast or I may make jam tarts this week.

Tomorrow: mac n cheese with vegetables (need to use up some leftover cauliflower and broccoli)
Wednesday: French bread pizzas with side veg (prob green salad, carrot sticks)
Thursday: sandwiches or turkey burgers with some side veg (possibly calabacitas) and/or leftovers
Friday: MISC - either leftovers, or pasta with meatballs, or Italian sausage stuffed squash, or pinto bean bowls

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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #75 on: August 24, 2021, 08:07:08 AM »
DH was traveling until yesterday, and we're both gone this F-S so this is a very abbreviated meal schedule:

T - (L) Sandwiches with chopped veggies and hummus (D) Roasted chicken salad & corn on the cobb
W - (L) Quesadilla salad (D) Turkey meatloaf with roasted veggies
Th - (L) Quesadillas salad (D) Turkey meatloaf with roasted veggies
F - OOT
S - OOT
Sun - (L) OOT (D) Homemade pizza


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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #76 on: August 24, 2021, 08:21:24 AM »

Sun: Southwest veggie scramble
Mon: Garlic asparagus and shrimp with cilantro-lime rice
Tues: Tofu bahn mi wraps and chile corn on the cob
Weds: Briam (Greek ratatouille) and farro salad
Thurs: Cabbage pancakes (okonomiyaki) and radish salad
Fri: Veggie burgers and a side salad
Sat: Pesto flatbread and sliced tomatoes

Lunches: Avocado and tomatoes on honey wheat bread, edamame or fruit on the side.

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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #77 on: August 30, 2021, 01:53:26 PM »
This week:

Last night: Italian sausage stromboli with salad
Tonight:black bean burgers with something on the side (chips, potatoes, corn?)
Tomorrow: Giant Pizza with mushrooms, green salad
Wednesday: black beans & sweet potato bowls with cheese and corn chips
Thursday & Friday: Left overs/WILDCARD (which is usually dinner with a family member or something from the pantry/freezer such as pasta or something rice-based)

My lunches: Southwest turkey skillet (adapted from SkinnyTaste), jam tart
Kid snacks: molasses cookies (from Run Fast Cook Fast Eat Slow -- excellent cook book!), fruit

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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #78 on: September 07, 2021, 09:00:16 AM »
Later start with the holiday, but here is the rest of the week:

T - (L) Leftover grilled chicken thighs and veggies (D) Turkey Meatloaf
W - (L) Turkey Meatloaf (D) Sandwich & Salad
Th - (L) Sandwich & chopped veggies (D) White chicken chili
F - (L) White Chicken Chili (D) Sandwich & Salad
S - (L) Quesadilla (D) Cookout

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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #79 on: September 07, 2021, 10:25:39 AM »
M - we had chicken curry & rice
T - grilled chicken, pasta salad
W - beef & cauliflower rice taco skillet
Th - leftover curry
F - TBD, but likely wings & salad

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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #80 on: September 10, 2021, 01:51:14 PM »
I guess I forgot to post last week's menu, but for the upcoming week I have planned:

Dinners:
1. Mushroom pizza - probably this weekend
2. Stirfry with noodles, possibly teriyaki chicken, too
3. Lebanese lentil soup, possibly a loaf of freshly baked bread if I'm very motivated - leftovers of this will be my lunches for the week
4. Taco soup (Sounds suspect, but it is actually really good.  Recipe from skinnytaste if anyone's interested)

Emergency meal: either cauliflower mac n cheese or spaghetti with meatballs

Kids' lunches: cheese buns (will make small rolls this weekend), fruit, carrot sticks/broccoli florets, oatmeal choc chip cookies

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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #81 on: September 11, 2021, 08:10:47 AM »
Dinners-

Sun- tomato soup and grilled cheese
M- Mash potatoes, mustard tofu, and brussel sprouts
T- Pea risotto with apples n' onions
W- Green chili casserole with tomato-avocado salad
Th- Tofu stirfry
F- Veggie burgers and salad
Sa-Pesto flatbread and sliced tomatoes

Lunches- Avocado sammies with edamame/fresh fruit

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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #82 on: September 13, 2021, 07:02:29 AM »
S - (L) White Chicken Chili (D) Homemade Pizza
M - (L) Lentil Soup (D) BBQ chicken sandwich
T - (L) Work Lunch (D) BBQ chicken sandwich
W - (L) Lentil Soup (D) Tacos
Th - (L) Tofu Stir Fry (D) Tacos
F - (L) Tofu Stir Fry (D) Dinner out with weekend house guest
S - (L) Lunch out with weekend house guest (D) Cookout

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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #83 on: September 13, 2021, 08:14:10 AM »
White chicken chili sounds so good. I may have to add that to the menu, @redhead84

Here's what we're having:
-Beef & cauliflower rice taco skillet
-Grilled burgers & Mediterranean coleslaw
-Baked chicken & pasta
-Spaghetti & meatballs
-Leftovers of all of the above

We're a little more casual with lunch, and the adults typically fast (no breakfast). The kids get free lunch & brunch at school during the week. We either do leftovers for lunch, or heat up a quick freezer option.

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Re: Meal Plan Sunday
« Reply #84 on: September 21, 2021, 10:48:08 AM »
Almost forgot to post this week:

S - (L) Leftovers (D) Homemade Pizza
M - (L) Chicken Salad (D) Sushi ($5 sushi night at the grocery store when I was picking up groceries; I couldn't resist)
T - (L) Thai Curry Soup (D) Grilled Chicken & Veggies
W - (L) Thai Curry Soup (D) Sardine Pasta
Th - (L) Lunch out - On the road for work (D) Tofu Stir Fry
F - (L) Sardine Pasta (D) Tofu Stir Fry
S - (L) Quesadillas (D) Dinner with the in-laws