Meal Plan 10.27.14

It’s Ian’s birthday week! So I’m trying to plan things I know he likes (but yes, we still need to eat vegetables).  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 zucchini pumpkin 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 10/27/14

Monday: Chicken noodle soup (left over from this weekends cross country meet) and whole wheat dinner rolls

Tuesday: Pancakes and bacon with apple sauce

Wednesday: Birthday dinner for the Birthday boy (totally his choice, veggies optional)

Thursday: Sausage and veggie lasagna alfredo. 

Friday: Trick and eat (see what I did there?) with grandma and grandpa, or as Tilly calls both of them “gamma-gamma”

Saturday: Leftover lasagna

Sunday: Egg and cheese sandwiches with carrots and ranch dip. 

What are you serving up this week?

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