This is something I've been meaning to get back into the habit of doing. I used to make weekly meal plans faithfully, but around the Super Bowl, Zach's schedule gets so messed up that I finally just gave up. Never knowing when he was going to be awake, at work, hungry or asleep made it very difficult to plan anything. So, I am getting back into the habit, I hope!
Zach is home for lunch Monday-Wednesday but then Thursday and Friday he works 3rd shift and isn't up in time to share any meals with me (he is eating his breakfast while I am eating my lunch) so those days I will just post what I am having for dinner. He also isn't here for dinner on Wednesday. On days that he works I usually just have leftovers for lunch.
Sunday dinner: black bean and rice casserole- this was a new recipe and, although I needed to add some more seasonings, we were quite pleased with it. I want to make it once more before posting the recipe so I can actually measure the extra seasonings I put in as I just kinda eye balled it last night. :o) We also had ice cream cookies using a new cookie recipe that I will also post in the coming future.
Monday lunch: green bean/sausage/potato stuff, buttered bread, tea and lemonade
Monday dinner: Chili sausage bake- new recipe, if it turns out good, I will post it!
(Just realized we are having sausage twice in one day. Will have to watch out more closely for that in the future!)
Tuesday Lunch: baked potatoes, light salad
Tuesday dinner: Lemon chicken, garlic and onion potatoes, and sweet peas
Wednesday lunch: toasted tuna salad sandwiches, deviled eggs, fruit
Wednesday dinner: Leftovers
Thursday: baked potato and soup
Saturday: we will be gone all day on a local farm tour! Yeah! We are so excited about this! It should prove to be lots of fun and packed with information! For dinner I will probably plan a crock pot meal that can be left at home all day to cook while we are gone.
I usually do my meal planning on Friday morning and my grocery shopping Friday afternoon or Saturday with the hubby.
I would really like to get back in the habit of this! It saves us money, saves me time and keeps us from hitting fast food places for the convenience.