1.26.15 Meal Plan

I guess winter is finally ready to get started.  We’re forecasted to get quite the snowstorm the beginning of this week, so we better run to the store for bread and milk (ha! you can learn about how we prepare for bad weather here)  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 01/26/15
 
Monday: Baked macaroni and cheese (as requested by Tilly) and mixed veggies
 
Tuesday:  Salmon patties with rice and veggies
 
Wednesday: Homemade pizza and salad

Thursday:  Apple cider pulled chicken sandwiches, home canned pickles, and corn
 
Friday: Puppy party with friends! *we’ll grab sandwiches and picnic it while the dogs play

Saturday: Pumpkin waffles, sausage and homemade yogurt

Sunday:  Chicken dippers and smashed potatoes *didn’t get to this last week

What are you serving up this week?
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