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Meal Planning: Weeks 9 & 10

Yay!  I'm actually getting this up and going early!  Headed back to work at the end of next week, so I've gotta be organized so I can spend my extra time sleeping--not wracking my brain trying to work around a grocery shortage!
  • Breakfasts: Again, we're alternating scrambled eggs with real-food protein shakes as our morning protein.  We have a new rooster to add to the flock!  I can't wait for October(ish)!!!  Shredded stuff and a "carb of choice"--english muffins, bagels, cereal, or fried baked potatoes.
  • Lunch: Leftovers and/or sandwiches depending on leftover status.
Dinner Menu, Week # 9
  • Sunday: Leftovers.  I've decided to start "compensating" for leftover day by making it DESSERT day!  Going to try homemade Larabars (new recipe) and make my ever-popular Joy Bars.  One good thing about this heat is that my coconut oil is already pre-melted, making this SO easy to make!
  • Monday: Baked Potato Bar with Broccoli.  Load those up all the good stuff: sour cream, cheese, green onions, bacon, sausage--whatever you like!
  • Tuesday: Taco Salad.  I use my own seasoning mix (very easy) to avoid extra fillers, colorings, and junk.
  • Wednesday: Crock-pot roasted chicken with Green Beans and Rice (roasting two birds! One to eat, and the other to pick clean for other recipes--toss in the freezer!)  Also, I'll be making stock from the carcass.  Stock is great for adding flavor to soup, stews, beans, rice, etc.
  • Thursday: Cocktail Shrimp with Broccoli
  • Friday: (Leftovers) No-Bake Nutella Cheesecake
  • Saturday: Crock-pot Pulled Pork and Baked Beans
Dinner Menu, Week # 10
  • Sunday: (Leftovers) Cherry Tarts
  • Monday: Grilled Cheese with Bacon Lime Sweet Potato Salad (new recipe)
  • Tuesday: Crockpot Chipotle (pull some of that saved chicken from last week out of my freezer) 
  • Wednesday: Egg Fried Rice with Peas
  • Thursday: French Toast
  • Friday: (Leftovers)  Beet Chocolate Cake and Homemade Ice Cream
  • Saturday:  Santa Fe Chicken (use more frozen leftover chicken)


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