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post #221 of 327
Family of 4. DH and I both WOH. Girls and I eat Breakfast, snack, lunch at work/school/daycare.

1) baked turkey, pasta salad, green veggie
2) Applebees (will use $50 GC from Christmas)
3) turkey pot pie, salad
4) eggs and toast
5) cereal
6) spaghetti (sauce in crockpot), salad
7) fettuccine Alfredo with chicken
8) leftovers
9) leftovers again and probably PB&J for the girls
10) cheeseburgers and steak fries
11) Marlboro Man Sandwich, green salad
12) sesame noodles, grilled chicken breast
13) cheese quesadillas (homemade tortillas), steamed broccoli)
14) homemade mac and cheese
15) take out pizza
16) fast food lunch (), supper at my sister's house
17) MIL bringing meatballs, potatoes, etc
18) leftovers
19) ???
20) ???
post #222 of 327
We cook vegan...I'll write when not vegan

1. Lunch-leftover enchalada casserole w homemade tomatillo sauce(WICKED!)
Dinner-All you can eat veg sushi-G/C from xmas(I don't count it as eating out)
2. Chickpea potato curry w tossed salad and roasted eggplant
3. Homemade pizza w coleslaw and carrot sticks
4. New meal-chop suey w toasted almonds on rice, roasted eggplant, carrot sticks.
5. I mad a yummy soup based on this curry recipe http://theppk.com/recipes/dbrecipes/...ipeID=143..but changed quite a bit
6. Veggie stir fry with almonds on noodles
7 Homemade pizza AGAIN..ds is on a kick
8. Dh's night to cook-AND HE COOKED! Split pea/10 bean mix soup with tons of veggies. It was really a thick stew. Roasted potatoes, penne noodles(?why? no idea) and salad...he confused me with everything but the soup.
9. Leftover penne noodles w tomato egplant sauce/hemp seeds. With a salad of lettuce/onion/tom./peppers/olives/peas/corn and leftover potatoes
10.Take out veggie burgers
11.Falafel w roasted masala potatoes, roasted cauliflower, corn and tossed salad
12. Sicky mommy means take out daddy...which was a surprise. He did get me my fave soup in the world and clean up the dinner dishes
13. Had no energy to really cook. Ds had leftover thai, I made a quick vegetable soup using leftover chickpeas, leftover rice frm last night.
14. veggie/almond stirfry on millet
15. Dh snuck veggie dogs into the cart. For reasons unknown. So he made dinner of veggie dogs and coleslaw. I despise fake meat. We might do fake meat once every 2 months and we've just done it twice in one week
16. FFY
post #223 of 327
1. Chicken soup
2. Tuna and macaroni
3. Spinach soup and hardboiled eggs
4. Pasta bolognese
5. Lentil-kidney bean-carrot-curry soup
6. Change of plans, ate leftovers and bread. And chips. Made pea soup before bed.
7. Vegetarian pea soup, wonderful fresh italian lamb sausage, cabbage sauteed in the drippings
8. Stewed lamb and veggies, boiled botatoes, leftover sauteed cabbage
9. Leftover lamb and potatoes in lemon-dill sauce made from the stew broth, cabbage baked in butter
10. Dal and brown rice
11. Smoked salmon and rucola lightly sauteed, on fresh rye bread with butter
12. Creamy tuna tomato sauce and pasta
13. Leftovers, made more dal
14. Dal, frozen pizza, ffy
15. Ffy
16. Lamb sausage/cabbage/apple/onion in butter
post #224 of 327
I tried this last month, but didn't manage to stick with it too well. All meals are vegetarian.

1. Bean, rice & veggie meat burritos & gorditas
2. Black bean & corn chopped salads
3. Pizza, ice cream & cake to celebrate DS1's birthday.
4. Vegan sausages & gnocchi with broccoli in garlic & oil
5. Grilled chik'n patties, sauteed mushrooms & onions, and roasted sweet & white potatoes.
6. Pineapple & tofu fried rice and tofu massaman curry (yes this was actually take-out, but since I am doing this from a $ saving perspective & I didn't pay for it, I am not counting it )
7. Frozen lasagna, not exactly home cooked but it wasn't eating out either
8. Corn pancakes, bacon & fruit
9. Taking a lasagna to grandma's birthday potluck
10. Dinner at MIL's house
11. Spagetti & TJ's frozen meatless meatballs
12. Going to Ruby's for free kids meal night (planning this for weeks)
13. Potato soup & grilled cheese sandwiches
14. Fend for yourself night
15. Chik'n patties, roasted asparagus & pasta
16. Got a late start to running errands & the kids were starving so we ended up getting Chinese food, atleast we had a gc that paid for 1/2 the meal.
17. Dinner at MIL's house
post #225 of 327
1. dinner out with the inlaws. Their treat!
2. flatbread pizzas, leftovers
3. crockpot roast, peas, buckwheat pilaf
4. thai fish noodle dish (put in WAY too many rice noodles)
5. veggie soup with leftover roast/ sourdough toast with butter/salad
6. lentil and potato curry with sauteed swiss chard
7. leftovers
8. taco salads with homemade fermented cortido
9. date night with a gift card! Plus leftovers for lunch/my mom (the babysitter) ended up spending more than the card on appetizer and one more glass of wine (which I did NOT need)
10. Vietnamese roast chicken in the crockpot, chilean squash (from moosewood cookbook) and leftover coleslaw.
11. Leftover chicken, green beans and potatoes, maybe a pilaf
12. leftover chicken, squash casserole, pilaf
13. cauliflower cheese pie (moosewood), chicken, squash and two donuts from the grocery store
14. ravioli from a bag plus sauteed chard and mushrooms
15. mongolian grill with the inlaws (their treat!)
16. snacks at my sister plus dinner at a pub with a gift card that I"ve had for over a year. Spent an extra $5 on the tip.
17. probably salmon with a salad, maybe another cooked veggie.
18. I'd like to try some carne asada...we'll see how that goes
post #226 of 327
1-ate at my mom's *ds2 & I had lunch out
2-out for dh's work party
3-zesty grilled hamsteak, baked potatoes, stir fried veggies, berry cobbler for dessert
4-tomato soup, rolls
5-quesadillas *dh had lunch out
6-dinner at my mom's
7-fried potatoes and onions, eggs *we got takeout, long story
8-pizza
9-meatloaf, mashed potatoes, corn
10-potato and ham soup for dh and I, leftover tomato soup and quesadillas for the kids, french bread
11-fried potatoes and eggs we didn't have last week *we did panini's and roasted potatoes instead
12-out
13-leftover night
14-baked trout sandwiches, veggies, baked fries
15-ham and pineapple kabobs, roasted potatoes
16-hamburgers, fries
17-not sure yet, I'm thinking twice baked potatoes and sauteed cabbage
post #227 of 327
1/1 pancakes
1/2 spaghetti and meatballs, garlic bread
1/3 roasted chicken, potatoes, carrots
1/4 grilled cheese and tomato soup
1/5 parm. garlic chicken, pierogies, broccoli/cauliflour mix
1/6 broccoli cheese soup and breadsticks
1/7 Italian Pasta Bake
1/8 screwed up and went out
1/9 leftovers and snacks at sporting event
1/10 turkey, mashed taters, corn casserole, biscuits
1/11 leftovers
1/12 frozen pizza for kids, grilled pizza made from leftovers and the 2 remaining flat out bread from fridge
1/13 grilled cheese and tomato soup
1/14 packed and eaten on the road (going out of town)
1/15 out for pizza (out of town)
1/16 fend for yourself
1/17 nacho plate

PLANNED:
1/18 ??
1/19 chicken, rice, zuccini, carrots
1/20 spaghetti with meatballs
post #228 of 327
1/1 Chicken, rice, broccoli & rolls
1/2 spaghetti & garlic bread
1/3 migraine & was asleep during dinner..DH bought fast food for family
1/4 Chicken w/ Rosemary herb spice mix, sweet potato & mixed veg
1/5 Lunch planned eat out; Brinner (DH wasn't home) cereal & toast for me/ leftover french toast for DS
1/6 Mexican Lasagna Yummy--perhaps even better the next day!! But even cut in half, this makes a HUGE dish!
1/7 Chicken Spaghetti
1/8 Leftover Mexican Lasagna
1/9 Chicken & dumplings
1/10 French toast, Bacon & Pumpkin Muffins With cream cheese frosting for Brunch; DH & DS Planned Dinner out (friends paid! ) I had Leftovers
1/11 DH worked late—DS & I had leftovers
1/12 DH worked late—DS & I had leftovers
1/13 Homemade chicken nuggets & sweet potato fries
1/14 Dinner at Friend’s House after play date
1/15 DH worked late—Frozen Pizza for DS & I
1/16 DH worked late—Canned soup & grilled cheese sandwich—I’m sick
1/17 Frozen Chili Reheated—I’m sick
post #229 of 327
January 1 - Franks and beans. Exciting, I know.
January 2 - Cereal for lunch, pasta with sauce and garlic bread for dinner.
January 3 - DD asked for bean and cheese nachos.
January 4 - Fresh from the oven, homemade bread with butter, jelly, and peanut butter (not all together!) We ate so much, nobody was hungry for a 'real' dinner. Have black beans soaking for tomorrow.
January 5 - Turkey dogs wrapped in crescent rolls.
January 6 - The beans still haven't made it onto plates yet. I was planning on making sweet potato burritos with the black beans, but I napped with the kids, so we had a mishmash for dinner - yogurt, carrots, salad, random stuff.
January 7 - I don't even remember what we had last night, but I know we ate it here.
January 8 - Sweet potato burritos, finally! Hoping to use up the rest for taco soup sometime over the weekend.
January 9 - Scrambled eggs, bacon, english muffins = breakfast for dinner
January 10 - Red beans and rice with sausage
January 11 - The kids had pb&j's with apples (their choice); I had a salad.
January 12 - My dad took us out to dinner, so technically we ate out, but we didn't pay for it.
January 13 - Frozen pizza
January 14 - Maple glazed salmon filets with cheesy broccoli
January 15 - Grilled cheese for the kids, large salad for me
January 16 - Fish Sticks with Lima Beans
January 17 - Pasta with sauce
post #230 of 327
We cook vegan...I'll write when not vegan

1. Lunch-leftover enchalada casserole w homemade tomatillo sauce(WICKED!)
Dinner-All you can eat veg sushi-G/C from xmas(I don't count it as eating out)
2. Chickpea potato curry w tossed salad and roasted eggplant
3. Homemade pizza w coleslaw and carrot sticks
4. New meal-chop suey w toasted almonds on rice, roasted eggplant, carrot sticks.
5. I mad a yummy soup based on this curry recipe http://theppk.com/recipes/dbrecipes/...ipeID=143..but changed quite a bit
6. Veggie stir fry with almonds on noodles
7 Homemade pizza AGAIN..ds is on a kick
8. Dh's night to cook-AND HE COOKED! Split pea/10 bean mix soup with tons of veggies. It was really a thick stew. Roasted potatoes, penne noodles(?why? no idea) and salad...he confused me with everything but the soup.
9. Leftover penne noodles w tomato egplant sauce/hemp seeds. With a salad of lettuce/onion/tom./peppers/olives/peas/corn and leftover potatoes
10.Take out veggie burgers
11.Falafel w roasted masala potatoes, roasted cauliflower, corn and tossed salad
12. Sicky mommy means take out daddy...which was a surprise. He did get me my fave soup in the world and clean up the dinner dishes
13. Had no energy to really cook. Ds had leftover thai, I made a quick vegetable soup using leftover chickpeas, leftover rice frm last night.
14. veggie/almond stirfry on millet
15. Dh snuck veggie dogs into the cart. For reasons unknown. So he made dinner of veggie dogs and coleslaw. I despise fake meat. We might do fake meat once every 2 months and we've just done it twice in one week
16. FFY
17. Dd's first birthday party!!! We had a vegetarian fest- avocado/cuke sushi rolls, edamame, dumplings, egg rolls, 2 types of hummus/pita, peanut butter sandwiches, eggsalad sandwiches, cream cheese sandwiches, veggies, spinach dip, deviled eggs, cream cheese/red pepper jelly dip w crackers and vegan vanilla cupcakes to end it I missed out on most the food so Im eating leftovers now
post #231 of 327
Thread Starter 
Everything cooked at home is vegan & Lunch is usually FFY and/or leftovers

1. Creole Black Eyed Peas
2. Bombay Potatoes/Chickpeas and basmati rice
3. FFY
4. Pasta Della California
5. Sauteed Seitan with Mushrooms & Spinach over Quinoa & rutabagas on the side
6. Lemony spinach Potatoes & chickpeas with basmati rice
7. Lentils with Spinach and basmati rice
8. Lunch Out (Paid with Xmas gift card) Pasta Della California
9. Italian beans and rice
10. Lunch Out We were out and didn't bring snacks / Dinner: curried rice & chickpeas
11. (School night) FFY (tacos)
12. Garbanzo Goulash
13. (School night) tacos
14. (sick) Chickpea Noodle Soup
15. (sick) FFY
16. Frozen Pizza
17. Teriyaki Tofu/Veggies and rice

PLANNED:
Black Bean and Sweet Potato Enchilada Pie
Garam Masala Parnsip Soup
Homemade pizza with uncheese sauce
Wild Risotto & Roasted Potatoes


October's Challenge
November's Challenge
December's Challenge
(Keeping track so I remember some yummy recipes!)
post #232 of 327
1- homemade pizza, 1 pepperoni and 1 onion, red pepper, black olive. made a white bean soup
2- homemade biscuits and gravy with pot roast leftovers. made "healthy no-bake cookies"
3- chicken & pasta casserole (I had enough for two last week), yummy salad. whole wheat banana bread with flax & ground oatmeal.
4- FFY. linguine marinara for a late lunch...
5- I made my first whole chicken! in the crock, rubbed it with salt, pep & paprika, and set it up in the slow cooker with lemon, garlic and rosemary... kind of like here, but with paprika. - I saved the white bean soup! - Made medium grain brown rice & added frozen peas toward the end.
6- late snack- homemade pizza with roasted eggplant & goat cheese.. a little bit of leftover dough got made into a solitary cinnamon roll sort of thing, for which I even made icing.
7- I made the brown rice with peas again and used some strategic positioning to hide it in the fridge, since it got scarfed down so quickly last time :P leftover chicken, some zucchini... chips and salsa after the baby went to bed...
8- had a yummy salad for lunch, enchiladas with leftover chicken for dinner!
9- Mojadra- lentils and rice (a little salt) topped with seasoned carmelized onions (a little salt, cumin, coriander, pinch of cayenne) and yogurt mixed with dill.
10- pasta with shrimp, leeks, broccoli, and a little red pepper & olive oil. making a cake tonight so it will be ready to frost in the morning... finally baked some super sour sourdough I had in the works for a couple days.... also made banana bread.... as well as cheesecake-swirled brownies ....!
11- lunch out with my dad for my brother's birthday... leftovers, cake, etc.
12- leftovers all day long!!
13- Three Sisters Stew from FtWF- yum!!
14- lentils w/ spinach, roasted carrots
15- leftovers, my mom made a "pizza casserole"
16- made moroccan chicken, baked
17- spent the whole day in the city, still didn't buy a thing!
Used some of the moroccan chicken leftovers with eggs for breakfast, then decided to throw together a pizza before we had to leave. My mom vetoed using the chicken itself on the pizza, so I just put the whole chickpeas on as a topping- WIN! I will definitely make pizza with chickpeas in the future! So that was the perfect thing to take with us on our journey, and then DD's dad fed us a bit while we were at his place. Meanwhile my mom used up all the freezer veggie scraps (incl 1 gizzard) to make broth, and made that into a potato soup, using up all our new potatoes and leaving a few russets I'll need to work in soon.

crock pot chicken
w/ lemon & garlic quinoa salad (FtWF)
leftovers with different veggies
need 1 more ingredient for the parsnip soup with garam marsala- the current plan is to get the chives for this on Monday.
pot roast with parsnips[/QUOTE]
post #233 of 327
1-ate at my mom's *ds2 & I had lunch out
2-out for dh's work party
3-zesty grilled hamsteak, baked potatoes, stir fried veggies, berry cobbler for dessert
4-tomato soup, rolls
5-quesadillas *dh had lunch out
6-dinner at my mom's
7-fried potatoes and onions, eggs *we got takeout, long story
8-pizza
9-meatloaf, mashed potatoes, corn
10-potato and ham soup for dh and I, leftover tomato soup and quesadillas for the kids, french bread
11-fried potatoes and eggs we didn't have last week *we did panini's and roasted potatoes instead
12-out
13-leftover night
14-baked trout sandwiches, veggies, baked fries
15-ham and pineapple kabobs, roasted potatoes
16-hamburgers, fries
17-not sure yet, I'm thinking twice baked potatoes and sauteed cabbage
18-dinner at my mom's
post #234 of 327
1. everyone was some place else except ds2 and I, so we just snacked, nothing of note
2. roasted butternut squash with sesame oil and soy sauce over brown rice (spent $14 at the farmer's market on apples, broccoli, kale, and mandarins)
3. bean and cheese pupusas, pinto beans, green salad with walnuts, spinach, romaine, carrots, and broccoli
4. cheese tortollini for the kids and spaghetti for me, both with tomato sauce and steamed broccoli
5. potato tacos with sauteed onions, pintos, avocado, and cheese on flour tortillas. we'll also have some sort of green vegetable in there somewhere (spent $11 at the produce market on onions, avocado, apples, limes, and muesli)
6. chicken nuggets and sausages for the kids and dh, roasted fingerlings, roasted broccoli and cauliflower, rolls, brown rice, roasted butternut squash
7. potato and tomato soup, crackers, pupusas
8. veggie stir fry, ginger tofu, rice
9. I was so tired after dd's bday party we ordered pizza out
10. macaroni and cheese, carrots, sandwiches
11. refried pintos, fideo, tortillas, and vegan queso dip
12. yellow split pea soup with rice and spinach, green salad, dinner rolls
13. spaghetti primavera, dinner rolls
14. cheesy chickpea shepherd's pie from Vegan Dad
15. leftover night
16. worked late so ate there
17 went out to Mexican with dh and ds 2. Spent $36, but I have tons of leftovers.
post #235 of 327
1. Chicken makhani, and broccoli and potato curry
2. Out, my dinner plans fell through and I didn't have a back up plan, so we caved and went out.
3. My mom took us out to dinner (I only count meals out against us if we pay for them!)
4. Cashew chicken and broccoli over rice
5. FFY night to use up a bunch of misc leftovers before they went bad
6. Tamales and tacquitos (homemade, but not by me- they were from a friend of FIL)
7. Pasta alfredo with chicken apple sausage
8. Frozen pizza from TJs- not homemade, but so much better than eating out since I really didn't feel like cooking.
9. Chicken and cracked wheat
10. Carne asada, rice, and beans
11. Took MIL out to lunch for her bday dinner was FFY/leftovers
12. cheese tortellini
13. chili cheese dogs
14. breakfast casserole
15. Spaghetti
16. Out
17. Bean soup and cornbread
post #236 of 327
1-1 bean and cheese burritos
1-2 chicken and wild rice soup for lunch--leftovers for supper
1-3 guacomole burgers for lunch and more leftovers for supper
1-4 miso soup, green salad, edename,rice
1-5 squash, corn, and grilled lamb steak
1-6 DH and I had more burritos and the kids had more burgers
1-7 DH made beef roast, carrots, potatos and gravy
1-8 lentil and chard curry and fresh bread
1-9 spagetti and meatballs (with vension which I usually don't like but these were good), garlic toast
1-10 tandoor chicken with rice and some of the leftover curry as sides
1-11 leftovers
1-12 homemade frozen pizza (last time I made pizza I made an extra) and salad
1-13 potato soup and fresh bread
1-14 We ended up at Famous Dave's which would have been okay, but DH and DS2 went out for lunch too I sort of felt like I fell off the eat at home, flexatarian wagon.
1-15 pasta with a creamy sundried tomato sauce with some sundried tomatos that had been in the cupboard a very long time and bread and green salad.
1-16 I made French onion soup for lunch and DS1 made boxed mac and cheese and canned corn for supper (pretty good for only seven)
1-17 DH made stir fry for lunch and I made biscuits with sort of a beef pot pie filling for supper.
1-18
post #237 of 327
I only post dinners, and I'll noted if a meal is veggie only.

January

1 - Shrimp cocktail, leaf lettuce salad, N.Y. steaks, mashed potatoes & wilted spinach (Happy New Year!)
2 - Roasted Chicken, root veggies (squash, rutabaga, & green apple) with simple risotto
3 - Pot Roast with veggies (carrots, brussel sprouts, potato, green bean) & mashed potatoes
4 - Leftovers
5 - Speghetti w/ meatballs & spinach salad
6 - Leftover Jambalaya with extra shrimp from NY dinner.
7 - Beef Stew with rice
8 - Chicken Tikka Masala & sliced mango
9 - Dinner out - StoneFire Pizza for a birthday
10 - BBQ night/Football Sunday (Ribs, BBQ Chicken, Wings, Dips, Chips)
11- Leftovers of football sunday/bbq night with spinach salad.
12 - Brinner for Dinner
13 - Leftover Beef Stew & rice
14 - Leftover Chicken Tikka Masala w/ Rice and leftover honey baked lentils
15 - Take & Bake Pizza & spinach salad
16 - Pork Chops w/ asparagus & creamy rice
17 - Homemade Speghetti with Meatballs
18 - Leftovers (again )
post #238 of 327
We cook vegan...I'll write when not vegan

1. Lunch-leftover enchalada casserole w homemade tomatillo sauce(WICKED!)
Dinner-All you can eat veg sushi-G/C from xmas(I don't count it as eating out)
2. Chickpea potato curry w tossed salad and roasted eggplant
3. Homemade pizza w coleslaw and carrot sticks
4. New meal-chop suey w toasted almonds on rice, roasted eggplant, carrot sticks.
5. I mad a yummy soup based on this curry recipe http://theppk.com/recipes/dbrecipes/...ipeID=143..but changed quite a bit
6. Veggie stir fry with almonds on noodles
7 Homemade pizza AGAIN..ds is on a kick
8. Dh's night to cook-AND HE COOKED! Split pea/10 bean mix soup with tons of veggies. It was really a thick stew. Roasted potatoes, penne noodles(?why? no idea) and salad...he confused me with everything but the soup.
9. Leftover penne noodles w tomato egplant sauce/hemp seeds. With a salad of lettuce/onion/tom./peppers/olives/peas/corn and leftover potatoes
10.Take out veggie burgers
11.Falafel w roasted masala potatoes, roasted cauliflower, corn and tossed salad
12. Sicky mommy means take out daddy...which was a surprise. He did get me my fave soup in the world and clean up the dinner dishes
13. Had no energy to really cook. Ds had leftover thai, I made a quick vegetable soup using leftover chickpeas, leftover rice frm last night.
14. veggie/almond stirfry on millet
15. Dh snuck veggie dogs into the cart. For reasons unknown. So he made dinner of veggie dogs and coleslaw. I despise fake meat. We might do fake meat once every 2 months and we've just done it twice in one week
16. FFY
17. Dd's first birthday party!!! We had a vegetarian fest- avocado/cuke sushi rolls, edamame, dumplings, egg rolls, 2 types of hummus/pita, peanut butter sandwiches, eggsalad sandwiches, cream cheese sandwiches, veggies, spinach dip, deviled eggs, cream cheese/red pepper jelly dip w crackers and vegan vanilla cupcakes to end it I missed out on most the food so Im eating leftovers now
18. Leftovers frm the birthday party
post #239 of 327
I tried this last month, but didn't manage to stick with it too well. All meals are vegetarian.

1. Bean, rice & veggie meat burritos & gorditas
2. Black bean & corn chopped salads
3. Pizza, ice cream & cake to celebrate DS1's birthday.
4. Vegan sausages & gnocchi with broccoli in garlic & oil
5. Grilled chik'n patties, sauteed mushrooms & onions, and roasted sweet & white potatoes.
6. Pineapple & tofu fried rice and tofu massaman curry (yes this was actually take-out, but since I am doing this from a $ saving perspective & I didn't pay for it, I am not counting it )
7. Frozen lasagna, not exactly home cooked but it wasn't eating out either
8. Corn pancakes, bacon & fruit
9. Taking a lasagna to grandma's birthday potluck
10. Dinner at MIL's house
11. Spagetti & TJ's frozen meatless meatballs
12. Going to Ruby's for free kids meal night (planning this for weeks)
13. Potato soup & grilled cheese sandwiches
14. Fend for yourself night
15. Chik'n patties, roasted asparagus & pasta
16. Got a late start to running errands & the kids were starving so we ended up getting Chinese food, atleast we had a gc that paid for 1/2 the meal.
17. Dinner at MIL's house
18. Ginger sesame rice noodles with edamame
post #240 of 327
1. everyone was some place else except ds2 and I, so we just snacked, nothing of note
2. roasted butternut squash with sesame oil and soy sauce over brown rice (spent $14 at the farmer's market on apples, broccoli, kale, and mandarins)
3. bean and cheese pupusas, pinto beans, green salad with walnuts, spinach, romaine, carrots, and broccoli
4. cheese tortollini for the kids and spaghetti for me, both with tomato sauce and steamed broccoli
5. potato tacos with sauteed onions, pintos, avocado, and cheese on flour tortillas. we'll also have some sort of green vegetable in there somewhere (spent $11 at the produce market on onions, avocado, apples, limes, and muesli)
6. chicken nuggets and sausages for the kids and dh, roasted fingerlings, roasted broccoli and cauliflower, rolls, brown rice, roasted butternut squash
7. potato and tomato soup, crackers, pupusas
8. veggie stir fry, ginger tofu, rice
9. I was so tired after dd's bday party we ordered pizza out
10. macaroni and cheese, carrots, sandwiches
11. refried pintos, fideo, tortillas, and vegan queso dip
12. yellow split pea soup with rice and spinach, green salad, dinner rolls
13. spaghetti primavera, dinner rolls
14. cheesy chickpea shepherd's pie from Vegan Dad
15. leftover night
16. worked late so ate there
17 went out to Mexican with dh and ds 2. Spent $36, but I have tons of leftovers.
17. quinoa pilaf with almonds, sesame seed, and pickled onions, broccoli, carrot, and beet salad, hot dogs, spagetti-o's, and cranberry sauce (we were supposed to have roasted chicken, but dh put it in the oven half frozen!)
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