Meal Plan Monday – August 17th

What? Is it seriously the 17th already? Woah, that took me a little by surprise. I suppose I should get our school supplies soon! :-O

Any ways, on to our meal plan. I’ve decided to throw in some breakfasts, lunches and snack ideas this week to give you some more to go on. ๐Ÿ™‚
{Anything with brackets around it means that it has come from my freezer}

Breakfasts:
Oatmeal & Fruit
Muffins & Eggs
Pancakes & Eggs
Smoothies

Lunches (usually served with raw veggies):
Sandwiches
Tortillas with Cheese (and some times w/ leftovers thrown in there)
Rice Cooker Mac & Cheese (my new favorite recipe!) with hot dogs
Pancake sandwiches
{Pintos Beans} & Rice (for me and my hubby that a dear friend made for us) ๐Ÿ™‚

Dinner:
M – Lasagna Toss w/ Herbed Broccoli
Tu – Brinner: Pancakes, Eggs, Sausage, & Fruit
W – {Honey Lime Chicken} w/ Rice and Green Beans
Th – {Mini Meat loaves} w/ carrots and broccoli
I already made my meat loaves, but really want to try THIS recipe. ๐Ÿ™‚
F – Leftovers or Burgers
Sa – Spaghetti Sauce & MB (Time to make the big batch!)
Su – Grill something

Snack Ideas:
Lots of fruit!
Popcorn
Corn Muffins or Corn Cakes
Ants on a log
PB crackers
(would love to hear some of your favorites)

I also pick 1 room to focus on each day, to clean and declutter. I’m not always the best at this, but it does seem to help. ๐Ÿ™‚ I also do at least 1, if not 2, loads of laundry a day. That way I hardly ever feel “behind”.

M – Kitchen
Tu – Living Room/Entry Way
W – Bathrooms
Th – Family Room
F – Bedrooms (can carry over into Saturday)
Sa – Mop/Vacuum, wash windows, & dust

Favorite Food Network episode this week: Sandra Lee’s Semi-Homemade menu on Friday. Click HERE for the links. Although Guy Big Bite on Friday was a close 2nd. Click HERE if you want to see his recipes.

And please go to I‘m an Organization Junkie for hundreds of other menu ideas!
Thanks for stopping by today, and please leave a comment if you end up trying any of these recipes. I’d love to know your reaction! ๐Ÿ™‚
Antoinette

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4 thoughts on “Meal Plan Monday – August 17th

  1. The rice cooker mac & cheese sounds intriguing! I have 2 small kids and they LOVE mac & cheese, so we’ll have to try it out! The honey lime chicken sounds good, too. I’ve had honey lime pork, but haven’t tried it with chicken.

  2. Antoinette

    The Honey Lime Chicken is a meal that I swapped with a friend (so not even my recipe). You can easily throw together a couple of bags of these and stick them in the freezer for later in the month. ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. Not only do your meals sound great (yum!) but I love your cleaning philosophy – I’m definitely going to start trying something like that, I always find myself getting overwhelmed at the thought of cleaning – but that makes it sound so simple! If you’re looking for a way to simplify your meal planning, you should check out springpad’s weekly meal planner, it’s a great way to organize all of your menus and recipes (like this one, yum! http://bit.ly/3D6top) and I think you’d really like it.

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