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post #41 of 211
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Originally Posted by SophieAnn View Post
Oh! Spatzle! How did you/your dh make it? That sounds like a really yummy meal.
It was totally DH's project. I think he just looked up spatzle on the Food Network site. It cooks almost instantly and it was final step in his meal prep.
post #42 of 211
February 1 - Pasta with sauce from the freezer
February 2 - Leftover roast beef stir fried with leftover brown rice and onions
February 3 - Leftover pasta and sauce

Dh is out of town so I am using up the stuff in the fridge

I am also keeping running total of the days I bring my lunch to work: 3/18 days
post #43 of 211
I'm in again this month! I'm pretty happy, Jan we only ate out around 4 times I'm hoping to do even better this month

1. Tofu green curry on rice noodles
2. Black bean soup w masa dumplings/corn/avocado
post #44 of 211
I'm back for this month. We did fairly well last month but I slacked on updating this thread.

2/1- fast food lunch, homemade pizza for supper
2/2- ILs brought Subway for girls, snacks for me (had a class)
2/3- pork roast (crockpot), rice, green beans
post #45 of 211
Goal - eat out 1x dinner this month.


February

1 - Flank Steak with sauteed asparagus and mashed potatoes
2 - Speghetti with Meatballs & homemade garlic cheese bread
post #46 of 211
Does anyone do gf meals? I'm looking for inspiration for possible recipes as I'm working to eliminate this from my diet without necessarily impacting the rest of my family.

TIA!
post #47 of 211
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Does anyone do gf meals? I'm looking for inspiration for possible recipes as I'm working to eliminate this from my diet without necessarily impacting the rest of my family.

TIA!
The black bean soup I made last night was gf...based on this recipe and its YUMMY

http://operabuffo.blogspot.com/2009/...not-vegan.html

I usually add more spices/corn/avocado on top. You could add chunks of chicken if you eat meat..we don't and the soup is so thick and filling I don't know if you really would need to
post #48 of 211
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Originally Posted by cody'smomma View Post
Me too! Now let's just keep it up for the rest of the year...

Ok, not the "no spend" thread, but the "getting out of debt thread"...but still...
I totally knew what you meant, but at first I was like oh woah no spending ... what would DR do about this

Caiesmommy - oooh that soup sounds yummy especially right now in frigid WI. especially with the added avocado, corn too...mmmm adding to my menu
post #49 of 211
1 - sloppy joe mixture poured over cornbread
2 - baked chicken, oven fries, salad
3- planned out to eat night (and hopefully the only one of the month!)
post #50 of 211
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Originally Posted by painefaria View Post
Ok I am in... We have a house full of food and never make it
So far -
1 Left over chicken chili and chips (I didn't even have to make it, a friend dropped it off Thanks Angel!)
2 Homemade Moo Shu Chicken and it was quite excellent
3 Roast with onions and mushroom with mashed potatoes and mixed vegetables
I can't believe it we are cooking out of the pantry!!!

Caiesmammy we are gluten free/dairy free and usually grain/starch free
post #51 of 211
I'm in again this month! I'm pretty happy, Jan we only ate out around 4 times I'm hoping to do even better this month

1. Tofu green curry on rice noodles
2. Black bean soup w masa dumplings/corn/avocado
3. Roasted eggplant/hemp seed tomato sauce with kamut pasta w peas/carrot
sticks/cukes on the side

ktg-Im glad that soup might come in handy, It really does need things added(the corn and such) but its a great starter soup!

painefaria-we're not fully gluten free, we were for awhile when ds was going through celiac's testing. He doesnt have it but we still limit it. We're dairy free/mostly egg free(dc and dh eat eggs and dh and I eat dairy if we go to someones house and they make us something). Im really thinking of going yeast-free as well.
post #52 of 211
2/1 $27 spent on papa johns pizza
2/2 spaghetti and a salad
2/3 pulled pork sandwiches and french fries

PLANNED:
2/4 slow-cooker salsa chicken over rice
post #53 of 211
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Originally Posted by painefaria View Post
I can't believe it we are cooking out of the pantry!!!

Caiesmammy we are gluten free/dairy free and usually grain/starch free
painefaria - OOOOOH I will be stalking your menu for the month now for inspiration
post #54 of 211
1. Quesadillas, beans and rice
2. Spaghetti and meatballs, Caesar salad
3. I had leftovers, kids had chix nuggets, cheese pasta and peas
post #55 of 211
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1. Stir-fry made from left over chicken, cabbage and rice plus some soy sauce, toasted sesame seeds, and a chopped carrot.
2. Red lentil-curry-kidney bean soup
3. Leftovers
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post #56 of 211
1-dinner at my mom's *dh and ds2 had lunch out
2-stir fry for dh and I, taquitos for the kids
3-bacon, waffles, applesauce
4-steak, baked potatoes, salad
post #57 of 211
Feb 1--German night! DH made schnitzel and spatzle and green peas. Very good for never having made anything like it before.
Feb 2-- ended up with pork tacos
Feb 3-- had sweet and sour pork with lots of veggies and rice
Feb 4--not pork, maybe something Thai since we have fresh bean mung bean sprouts ready to go.
post #58 of 211
Goal - eat out 1x dinner this month.


February

1 - Flank Steak with sauteed asparagus and mashed potatoes
2 - Speghetti with Meatballs & homemade garlic cheese bread]
3 - Grilled Cheese & Tomato Soup
post #59 of 211
Posting some lunches from time to time to keep me accountable as lunches are tempting for me, too

2/1 - lunch: leftover corn bread w/ honey and a small salad
dinner: leftover spaghetti from Sunday, salad, and ice cream for dessert

2/2 - lunch: cottage cheese, pb'n'j's, apple slices
dinner: homemade pizza (purposefully made extra to have for lunch tomorrow)

2/3 - lunch: leftover pizza
dinner: quesadillas for the grown ups, kids had a "tea party" of little sandwiches and baby carrots sticks w/ hummus for dipping

2/4 - lunch:
dinner:

It is getting to the end of the week and dh and I are both super busy, so it is getting more and more tempting to eat out ... really had to talk self out of it last night
post #60 of 211
Everything cooked at home is vegan... lunch is usually leftovers or FFY

1. (School night) Macaroni and cheeze & peas
2. Chickpea Cutlets, Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, Brussels sprouts.
3. (School night) Babah Ganoush, hummus, pita, stuffed grape leaves.
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January's Challenge
(Keeping track so I remember some yummy recipes!)
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