July 18, 2014

Cooking with M: What's for Dinner?

It's time again to do the menu planning for the upcoming week. You might notice a theme for Tuesdays--this day I try to have a green salad as a meatless veggie meal. I also have pasta once a week (usually without meat but this week is an exception) to have another meatless meal and because M2 loves her pasta. It's also easy and makes leftovers for A.

We also keep fresh fruit in the house for breakfasts, snacks and lunches throughout the week. M2 has fruit for breakfast every day. I base the fruit on what is on sale and looks good at the store. There's also a stash of frozen fruit and some can fruit in case we get in a fruit pinch.

This week's fruit
Apples, oranges, bananas, green and black grapes, peaches and nectarines
Saturday
Spaghetti and meatballs with side salad
Sunday
Whole roast chicken, parsley buttered potatoes and mixed veggies (I picked up a whole chicken when they were on sale, froze it and it's now defrosting)
Monday
Chicken and dumplings (I've been craving this and the whole chicken leftovers are great for this)
Tuesday
Green salad
Wednesday
Grilled cheese and soup
Thursday
Steak, baked potatoes and green beans
Friday
Leftovers

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