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Meal Planning: Week # 1

I guess this should be part of the goals--better meal planning.  It is something that I've been better at the past 6 months or so,  Just trying to refine it some, and working out a bit of a system that works for US! (future post on that is coming!)

Please note, the Biggest Man made a trip to the bread store.  I'm not a mega fan of the processed foods and breakfasts that that creates, but I know they enjoy it and I'm ok to use that for no-thought breakfasts for a week or two.  Getting back on track one step at a time...progress towards goals, y'all.  Giving myself some grace.

**Breakfast:  These will be eggs and/or bagels and English muffins for the week.
**Lunches: I've almost never cooked lunches ever throughout our marriage--we always eat up leftovers!
  • Sunday Dinner: Leftovers from last week (Dan made homemade pizza!)
  • Monday Dinner: Waffles with our family favorite "shredded stuff" of carrots and apples--I get to try out this new purchase!
  • Tuesday Dinner: Baked Potato Bar with Spicy Greens (new recipe to try for us)
  • Wednesday Dinner: Sloppy Lentils (my notes) with Sweet Potato Fries
  • Thursday Dinner: Roasted Chicken and Garlic Roasted Cabbage
  • Friday Dinner: Home-made Salisbury Steak with Green Beans Almondine
  • Saturday Dinner: Lentil Hamburger Helper with Broccoli
Let me know if you need recipes for other things.  These are either family recipes, or things that I've made often enough that I don't have a recipe for them.


  1. Sounds yummy! Meal planning (actually cooking again) has been my priority this past week after the craziness of the holidays :)


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