12.29.14 Meal Plan

It’s the Christmas leftovers edition! Seriously, we came back from every Christmas celebration with a heap of leftovers. So, now I need to figure out what to do with all of them.  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 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 12/29/14

Monday: Ham and broccoli quiche 

Tuesday: Spaghetti and meatballs and salad

Wednesday: Carrot waffles (think carrot cake but not as sweet and in waffle form) apple sauce and sausage *I got a waffle maker for Christmas and I am pretty much in love

Thursday: Chicken dippers and rice with veggies

Friday: Puppy party with friends! *we’ll grab sandwiches and picnic it while the dogs play

Saturday: Homemade meatball pizza and salad

Sunday:  Ham melts, carrot chips and pickles

What are you serving up this week?

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