Meal Plan 7.28.14

I feel like every time I write a meal plan it starts with “we’re so busy!” but honestly, we are.  Thats how summer works right? come winter we can just lay around by the wood stove and crochet…ha! who am I kidding?  I’ll try and link up recipes when I have them and you can check out my Pinterest boards for more ideas and inspiration.
Breakfasts: We have a variety of breakfast items kicking around the house and pick and choose as we go.  This week we have yogurt, cereal, and english muffins.

Lunches: I typically pack our lunches the night before.  Most of the time it is leftovers from dinners but some of our other favorites include, english muffin pizzas, quesadillas, crackers and hummus, and sandwiches. For toddler lunch ideas, check this out.

Dinners: I plan these out one for each night.  Typically we’ll have a “breakfast for dinner” night once a week and at least one “meatless meal”.  I try to stick to traditional real food (no food dyes, artificial coloring, flavoring, or sweeteners)  I also try to make as much from scratch as possible, it is cheaper that way and I can control the type and source of my ingredients.

Note: Tilly eats the same things we do because 1. I don’t want to make extra work for myself and 2. I want her to be exposed to lots of different flavors and textures.  I just make sure things are cut into pieces she can handle.

Week of 7/28/14

Monday: Beef with tomato gravy over brown rice (sound fancy, really isn’t)

Tuesday: Pancakes and bacon

Wednesday: Grillin’ up some burgers and mixing up some salad

Thursday: Chicken corn chowder (thank you crock pot!)

Friday: Puppy play date with some friends (We grab sandwiches on the way there)

Saturday: Leftover chowder cause my crock pot is huge

Sunday: Egg and cheese sandwiches

What are you serving up this week?


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