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January 2011 Home Cooking Challenge - Page 11

post #201 of 235

22nd - Roasted vegetable and smoked gouda lasagna

23rd - Stuffed chayote

24th - My parents took the whole family out for sushi... they paid joy.gif

25th - Jerk pork, roasted breadfruit and salad

post #202 of 235

Well my meal plan went out the window for this week.  Got some cravings while in the grocery store! 

 

Last night was roasted eggplant and tomato penne with asiago cheese bread

tonight I am making pad thai, chicken sate and Asian inspired salad

no idea for tomorrow! lol.gif  spam me some ideas!  I have boneless/skinless chicken breasts in the freezer I would like to use center stage but other than that I have lots basics on hand. 

post #203 of 235

Dh ended up getting takeout last night.  I wasn't feeling good and he was being helpful.

 

1-26 b: egg sandwich

        l: sandwich and pasta salad I think

       d: tacos


Edited by Alyantavid - 1/26/11 at 4:00pm
post #204 of 235

1/9: Leftover pot pie filling for lunch, broccoli cheese soup for dinner

1/10: Soup for lunch, tuna melts and chocolate chip cookies for dinner

1/11: Bits and pieces for lunch (cheese sticks, dried fruit, fresh fruit, etc.--we were running around), Hopping John for dinner (this turned out SO good, even though I deviated from the recipe and used brown rice, cooked IN the pot--this recipe is definitely a keeper)

1/12: Leftover Hopping John for lunch, sandwiches after gymnastics for dinner

1/13: Dinner on my own tonight, which is easy, but that's because DH is taking the girls to his mom's, which always means spending $$$ on dinner there *sigh* (GAH!!! $50 on Applebee's! I had yogurt and blueberries and granola and picked at some leftover lunch meats at home)

1/14: Lunch at home (can't remember what!), broccoli cheese soup for dinner (big hit here!)

1/15: My parents called to take us out dinner, so we ate out but didn't pay. Awesome burger.

1/16: Baked buffalo wings and celery for dinner (found a recipe I really liked for this one, it's a keeper)

1/17: Lunch at home (can't remember what), white chicken chili for dinner

1/18: Leftover chili for lunch, spaghetti and meat sauce for dinner

1/19: Tuna and whole grain crackers and fruit for lunch, grilled ham and cheese sammiches for quick dinner after gymnastics

1/20: Burgers instead of meatloaf (ran out of time), DH's yummy cheesy cauliflower-potato mash, and salads

1/21: "Smorgasbord" (whole grain crackers, cheese, fruit, whatever else we can add) for lunch, broiled scallops for three of us, leftover pancakes for one, veggie brown rice risotto for all

1/22: Can't remember what we had for lunch (possibly cupcakes and fruit blush.gif), and then my parents took the kids out for dinner, so DH and I had burgers instead of meatloaf

1/23: Chicken apple sausage, cheese, and fruit for lunch, roasted chicken, peas, and honey mustard potatoes mentioned earlier in the thread (delicious!) for dinner

1/24: Meatloaf and broccoli for dinner (bad news is I found an entire of box of organic salad mix frozen in the back of the fridge bawling.gif)

1/25: Teriyaki sirloin with the last of our cheap sirloin beef, peas with goat cheese and balsamic vinegar

 

Planned:

 

1/26: Creamy chicken/veggie soup made with leftover chicken -- except that it's snowing YET AGAIN here, so that probably means no veggie box today, which means no carrots and potatoes for my soup!  bawling.gif I have to go through my produce drawers and see what I can find--I think I can salvage some carrots, but the last of my potatoes are more green than I'm comfortable with *sigh* Maybe I can add some rice instead...

post #205 of 235
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followed previous plan, except I didn't feel like going to friends house to have pizza on Saturday so I made myself a grilled cheese & veggie sandwhich while the rest of them went.

 

1/23 - fish sticks, mac & cheese from a box, roasted sw. potatoes (not gourmet, but will do once in a while)

1/24 - fried eggs, breakfast sausages, black beans & rice, pumpernickel bread (need to find a veggie too)

1/25 - pork chops, stuffed acorn squash


Skipped the squash and made the chops with sweet potato fries and roasted veggies.

 

1/26 was going to make homemade mac & cheese then serve it with the leftover chops, but my dh just ate the leftovers for his 2nd lunch so I need to see if we have more meat in the freezer to do a quick thaw to go with the mac & cheese

 

1/27 chili & cornbread

 

1/28 leftover chili for me (dh & kids out of town)

1/29 I am taking my dad out to dinner (dh & kids are out of town)

 

post #206 of 235
I've go a big pot of beans going for tonight. I'm also making tortillas we're going to have 'em with the beans, cheese, sauteed bell peppers, and avocado.eat.gif
post #207 of 235

Since coming to the Island to visit my parent's I've had very little control over the meals and the meal planning.  However, we have been eating at home and DH is eating over at his mom's place all week.  Only 4 more days here before I go back home and back to doing the cooking and shopping. (I'm actually really looking forward to it.)

post #208 of 235

26th - dinner at my parents house...

27th - fettuccine with arugula hazelnut pesto

post #209 of 235

1-27 b: pumpkin muffin and a piece of toast

        l: potato soup, bread

       d: eggs and toast for the boys; fish, rice and tomato soup (weird combo I know) for dh and I


Edited by Alyantavid - 1/27/11 at 4:00pm
post #210 of 235
I've got some lamb stew going in the crock pot.
post #211 of 235

1/9: Leftover pot pie filling for lunch, broccoli cheese soup for dinner

1/10: Soup for lunch, tuna melts and chocolate chip cookies for dinner

1/11: Bits and pieces for lunch (cheese sticks, dried fruit, fresh fruit, etc.--we were running around), Hopping John for dinner (this turned out SO good, even though I deviated from the recipe and used brown rice, cooked IN the pot--this recipe is definitely a keeper)

1/12: Leftover Hopping John for lunch, sandwiches after gymnastics for dinner

1/13: Dinner on my own tonight, which is easy, but that's because DH is taking the girls to his mom's, which always means spending $$$ on dinner there *sigh* (GAH!!! $50 on Applebee's! I had yogurt and blueberries and granola and picked at some leftover lunch meats at home)

1/14: Lunch at home (can't remember what!), broccoli cheese soup for dinner (big hit here!)

1/15: My parents called to take us out dinner, so we ate out but didn't pay. Awesome burger.

1/16: Baked buffalo wings and celery for dinner (found a recipe I really liked for this one, it's a keeper)

1/17: Lunch at home (can't remember what), white chicken chili for dinner

1/18: Leftover chili for lunch, spaghetti and meat sauce for dinner

1/19: Tuna and whole grain crackers and fruit for lunch, grilled ham and cheese sammiches for quick dinner after gymnastics

1/20: Burgers instead of meatloaf (ran out of time), DH's yummy cheesy cauliflower-potato mash, and salads

1/21: "Smorgasbord" (whole grain crackers, cheese, fruit, whatever else we can add) for lunch, broiled scallops for three of us, leftover pancakes for one, veggie brown rice risotto for all

1/22: Can't remember what we had for lunch (possibly cupcakes and fruit blush.gif), and then my parents took the kids out for dinner, so DH and I had burgers instead of meatloaf

1/23: Chicken apple sausage, cheese, and fruit for lunch, roasted chicken, peas, and honey mustard potatoes mentioned earlier in the thread (delicious!) for dinner

1/24: Meatloaf and broccoli for dinner (bad news is I found an entire of box of organic salad mix frozen in the back of the fridge bawling.gif)

1/25: Teriyaki sirloin with the last of our cheap sirloin beef, peas with goat cheese and balsamic vinegar

1/26: Creamy chicken/veggie soup made with leftover chicken (got two quarts of broth out of that thing too!)

 

Planned:

1/27: Leftover soup and a bunch of random roasted veggies--beets, cauliflower, a random carrot, maybe some squash

1/28: Baked buffalo chicken fingers, because they turned out SOOOO yummy last time

post #212 of 235

Not on MDC a lot lately, but I'll chime in with recent home cooking activity:

 

1/27: Quiche with leftover vegetables

Tonight: ??? off to my recipe collection....

post #213 of 235
I'd like to join this thread! I'd just like to start with dinners for now, but as DD is approaching the age where she'll begin solids, I really want to put in more of an effort to cook healthy meals from scratch. I've been really good this week! So far we've got:

Sunday: potato leek soup with homemade baguette
Mon: tilapia with creamy white wine sauce, leeks and rice
Tues: Salad with roast beets, baked chicken tenders and goats cheese
Wednesday: Same salad again
Thurs: Slow cooker Italian wedding soup and homemade bread

Planned:
Fri: homemade pizza with mushrooms
Sat: some kind of pasta
post #214 of 235

1-28 b: burrito

        l: salad with hardboiled eggs, cheese and leftover ham

       d: pizza for the boys; steak and random veggies for dh and I

post #215 of 235
I haven't posted in awhile, but I have been cooking at home for the most part. Same old. Same old. Stuffed peppers, lasagna, chili, salads, etc. We did cheat a couple of times in the last week. DS had an appointment in a city 45 minutes from us, so we went out to eat for lunch with money my mom had given us from her big winnings at the slots. wink1.gif And we had some fries and a beer the other day when shopping for new running sneakers. Other than that, all homecooked meals this month!
post #216 of 235
Tonight we had pizza & guava smoothies. smile.gif
post #217 of 235

1/9: Leftover pot pie filling for lunch, broccoli cheese soup for dinner

1/10: Soup for lunch, tuna melts and chocolate chip cookies for dinner

1/11: Bits and pieces for lunch (cheese sticks, dried fruit, fresh fruit, etc.--we were running around), Hopping John for dinner (this turned out SO good, even though I deviated from the recipe and used brown rice, cooked IN the pot--this recipe is definitely a keeper)

1/12: Leftover Hopping John for lunch, sandwiches after gymnastics for dinner

1/13: Dinner on my own tonight, which is easy, but that's because DH is taking the girls to his mom's, which always means spending $$$ on dinner there *sigh* (GAH!!! $50 on Applebee's! I had yogurt and blueberries and granola and picked at some leftover lunch meats at home)

1/14: Lunch at home (can't remember what!), broccoli cheese soup for dinner (big hit here!)

1/15: My parents called to take us out dinner, so we ate out but didn't pay. Awesome burger.

1/16: Baked buffalo wings and celery for dinner (found a recipe I really liked for this one, it's a keeper)

1/17: Lunch at home (can't remember what), white chicken chili for dinner

1/18: Leftover chili for lunch, spaghetti and meat sauce for dinner

1/19: Tuna and whole grain crackers and fruit for lunch, grilled ham and cheese sammiches for quick dinner after gymnastics

1/20: Burgers instead of meatloaf (ran out of time), DH's yummy cheesy cauliflower-potato mash, and salads

1/21: "Smorgasbord" (whole grain crackers, cheese, fruit, whatever else we can add) for lunch, broiled scallops for three of us, leftover pancakes for one, veggie brown rice risotto for all

1/22: Can't remember what we had for lunch (possibly cupcakes and fruit blush.gif), and then my parents took the kids out for dinner, so DH and I had burgers instead of meatloaf

1/23: Chicken apple sausage, cheese, and fruit for lunch, roasted chicken, peas, and honey mustard potatoes mentioned earlier in the thread (delicious!) for dinner

1/24: Meatloaf and broccoli for dinner (bad news is I found an entire of box of organic salad mix frozen in the back of the fridge bawling.gif)

1/25: Teriyaki sirloin with the last of our cheap sirloin beef, peas with goat cheese and balsamic vinegar

1/26: Creamy chicken/veggie soup made with leftover chicken (got two quarts of broth out of that thing too!)

1/27: Leftover soup and a bunch of random roasted veggies--beets, cauliflower, a random carrot, maybe some squash

1/28: Nachos (did have to get a few things from the grocery store while I was there stocking up with coupons, but still cheaper than going out)

 

Planned:

 

1/29: Baked buffalo chicken fingers, because they turned out SOOOO yummy last time

1/30: Burgers, blue potato and sweet potato fries

1/31:

post #218 of 235

1-28 b: egg sandwiches

        l: we had lunch out at an auction

       d: fries, hot dogs, quesadillas - I asked what the kids wanted and that was the answer I got :)


Edited by Alyantavid - 1/29/11 at 4:00pm
post #219 of 235

Can I join?  We have five kids, and since I had the youngest in December, we have eating out/getting take out way too much.  DH works 3-11 five nights a week and it is way too easy to order pizza for dinner.  The kids love it and I'm way too tired to care.

post #220 of 235

1-30 b: cereal, cinnamon toast

        l: pizza

       d: quesadillas

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