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post #41 of 120

3/1 - coconut curry rice (had lots of garbanzo beans and veggies in it...wasn't just rice!), broccoli

3/2 - tempeh burgers w/ spuds (all homemade)

3/3 - homemade pizza

3/4 - general tao's tofu, brown basmati, broccoli

post #42 of 120

3/1 - coconut curry rice (had lots of garbanzo beans and veggies in it...wasn't just rice!), broccoli

3/2 - tempeh burgers w/ spuds (all homemade)

3/3 - homemade pizza

3/4 - general tao's tofu, brown basmati, broccoli 

3/5 - tempeh fajitas

3/6 - Tamarind BBQ Tempeh & Sweet potatoes

 

 

...anyone else still cooking? eat.gif

post #43 of 120

 

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Originally Posted by beansmama View Post

 

...anyone else still cooking? eat.gif

 

I'm still here!

 

3/1 Breakfast casserole

3/2 Cheesy chicken and rice casserole

3/3 Lunch out with DH (planned ahead so DS and I could get a little tour of DH's new work)

      Dinner was Chicken and cheese quesadillas

3/4 Pizza Party night

3/5 Family BBQ- Burgers, salad

3/6 Spaghetti, french bread (homemade!) and a veggie or two...not sure what yet


 

 

 

 

post #44 of 120
Originally Posted by MaryElizabeth View Post

I want to join! Trying so hard to ground myself from eating out eat.gif...

03/01- Toast, oatmeal, grapefruit
- Left over tuna casserole and mixed fruit -- hubby took leftover pizza for lunch!
- Salad for Mommy, tuna casserole for Daddy, pizza and oranges for DD

03/02- Ham and cheese omelette, toast
- Tuna casserole ( this stuff lasts forever!)
*** going grocery shopping today!
- Beef and bean burritos with guacamole

03/03- Oatmeal, cereal, banana, yogurt
- leftovers
- Tuna steak and quinoa

03/04- Oatmeal for DD, Egg and cheese bagel for Mommy
- Cookout cheeseburgers and hushpuppies with Banana Pudding Milkshakes!!!!
- Leftovers!

***Hubby brought home lunch so that was a nice surprise :)...but it messed up my whole month of not eating outshy.gif

 

 

 0330303/05- Cereal, oatmeal, yogurt, fruit

- Lunch out with FIL... his treat!! :)

- Sandwiches and soup---> We were out in town and I resisted my DH's suggestion to grab dinner out! yay yay yay yay!!!

 

03/06- Blackberry pancakes and eggs

-Mac and cheese, guacamole

-Frozen pizza

 

03/07- Oatmeal, muffins

-Sandwiches and hummus

-Crockpot bbq pulled pork, potato salad, baked beans, corn muffins!

 * have to go to the store today to pick up a few random items such as eggs, milk, and non-fruit juice for DD


Edited by MaryElizabeth - 3/7/11 at 5:19am
post #45 of 120
Thread Starter 

3-1 pancakes (and eggs after wrestling practice )

3-2 steak, pasta

3-3 baked trout, roasted veggies alfredo, garlic bread, roasted veggies; kids had pancakes and the usual egg sandwich after wrestling

3-4 pizza night

3-5 paninis, onion rings

3-6 potato soup, fresh bread; panini's again for the kids (they LOVE them so it's not exactly a punishment!)
3-5 

post #46 of 120

A lot of eating out over a span of a couple days: yesterday got the girls lunch while out shopping (on the plus side financially, got most of their clothes at a thrift shop), ate dinner out with DH (gift certificate, so spent $5), will have lunch today w/ sister and mom (planned a while ago), then dinner out tomorrow (planned girls' night w/friends). Back on track this week!

post #47 of 120
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3/1 family dinner out to help celebrate good friend's birthday

3/2 bb & sweet potato chili

3/3 family dinner out with grandpa

3/4 coconut shrimp, maple glazed squash, roasted asparagus

3/5 couple's dinner out with friends

3/6 pasta with pancetta, roasted cauliflower w/paremesan

 

Please don't kick me off this thread! I do see that we will be eating dinner out 3x this week. BUT, they have been planned for some time now. Next week will be better!


My week in review: Pretty much stuck to the plan. Moved the pasta with pancetta to 3/4 and served it with roasted asparagus and some toasted semolina bread. Never got around to making the coconut shrimp, maple glazed squash or roasted cauliflower. Should fit them in next week. Broke down last night & picked up italian beef & hot dog for ds & dh. I was heading out to a friends house for dinner and was running late.

 


 

 

post #48 of 120

Next weeks menu:

 

3/7 baked chicken with buffalo sauce, baked sweet potato, caesar salad

3/8 mexican casserole, green salad with ranch dressing

3/9 slow cooker pulled pork with carmelized onions, coleslaw, maple glazed squash

3/10 dinner at IL's house

3/11 pulled pork torta (sides TBD - based on fridge clean out)

3/12 some sort of seafood (actual menu TBD)

3/13 Irish stew, bread, fruit

 

Really starting to look again at how often we eat red meat. We tend to lean toward it, so I am trying to be sure to mix it up enough during the week. Working to add more fish to our diet as well. Not my favorite, but the rest of the family loves it. Next week we will be eating out several times (planned). Trying to keep things at home all week.

post #49 of 120
Thread Starter 

3-1 pancakes (and eggs after wrestling practice )

3-2 steak, pasta

3-3 baked trout, roasted veggies alfredo, garlic bread, roasted veggies; kids had pancakes and the usual egg sandwich after wrestling

3-4 pizza night

3-5 paninis, onion rings

3-6 potato soup, fresh bread; panini's again for the kids (they LOVE them so it's not exactly a punishment!

3-7 dinner at my mom's tonight *out for lunch

 

I'm trying to finish out my meal plan for March and I need something for St Patty's Day.  We're not corned beef fans but I'll definitely have cabbage.  Any ideas?
 


Edited by Alyantavid - 3/7/11 at 10:30am
post #50 of 120
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Originally Posted by Alyantavid View Post

3-1 pancakes (and eggs after wrestling practice )

3-2 steak, pasta

3-3 baked trout, roasted veggies alfredo, garlic bread, roasted veggies; kids had pancakes and the usual egg sandwich after wrestling

3-4 pizza night

3-5 paninis, onion rings

3-6 potato soup, fresh bread; panini's again for the kids (they LOVE them so it's not exactly a punishment!

3-7 dinner at my mom's tonight

 

I'm trying to finish out my meal plan for March and I need something for St Patty's Day.  We're not corned beef fans but I'll definitely have cabbage.  Any ideas?
 



Irish stew or sheppards pie?

 

post #51 of 120

Quoting myself to keep me honest, LOL and to track....

 

Saturday 3/5: soy and sesame glazed salmon, basmati rice and roasted asparagus

Sunday: dinner at my brothers

Monday: hamburgers, roasted garlic potato wedges and steamed broccoli

 

Menu for the rest of the week

Tuesday: sandwiches on the run (hockey game)

Weds: meatloaf, mashed potato and peas

Thursday: either nacho or burritos, dirty rice and for veggie: salsa and guac

Friday: homemade pizza 

Saturday: TBD

 

 

 

Quote:

Breakfast and lunch continue to be non issues.  We always eat breakfast at home, for lunch my son eats at the school cafeteria and my husband brings leftovers.

 

Tuesday 3/1: spaghetti and meatballs, salad and cheesy garlic bread

Wed 3/2: spaghetti pie made with Tuesdays leftovers, salad and garlic bread

Thurs 3/3: Crispy chicken, sweet potato fries and ginger glazed sugar snap

Friday: homemade pizza and Caesar salad

Saturday: can someone spam me with ideas? I have chicken breasts, ground beef and wild salmon in the freezer!

 

 

post #52 of 120


This is one of my favorite Irish beef stews!

http://simplyrecipes.com/recipes/irish_beef_stew/

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3-1 pancakes (and eggs after wrestling practice )

3-2 steak, pasta

3-3 baked trout, roasted veggies alfredo, garlic bread, roasted veggies; kids had pancakes and the usual egg sandwich after wrestling

3-4 pizza night

3-5 paninis, onion rings

3-6 potato soup, fresh bread; panini's again for the kids (they LOVE them so it's not exactly a punishment!

3-7 dinner at my mom's tonight *out for lunch

 

I'm trying to finish out my meal plan for March and I need something for St Patty's Day.  We're not corned beef fans but I'll definitely have cabbage.  Any ideas?
 



 

post #53 of 120

I want to join in! We are trying to keep eating out to about 3x a month. We used to eat out about 3x a week. (I hate cooking!!) Lately has been 1x a week so we still need to cut back a bit.

 

I can only rember as far back as Saturday so...

 

Sat 3/5- Big salads with chik'n patties

Sun 3/6- (Dinner at MIL's) Gorditas, rice, and potato salad

Mon 3/6- Kale, potato, white bean, and sausage soup

post #54 of 120

3/1 - coconut curry rice (had lots of garbanzo beans and veggies in it...wasn't just rice!), broccoli

3/2 - tempeh burgers w/ spuds (all homemade)

3/3 - homemade pizza

3/4 - general tao's tofu, brown basmati, broccoli 

3/5 - tempeh fajitas

3/6 - ? WOW! I actually forgot what I made...but we didn't eat out, lol!

3/7 - Soupy beans and tortillas

post #55 of 120

 

3/1 Chicken Ratatouille

3/2 Rendag Daging with homemade pita bread and cucumber-yogurt salad

3/3 Spinach Curry over rice

3/4 Spiced Salmon with quinoa and green salad

3/7 Minestrone with garlic bread

3/8 Chicken Pot Pie

 

3/9 Garlicky Spinach-Parmesan Pierogies topped with caramelized onions, green salad

3/10 Bison Fried Rice with snow peas

3/11 Cheddar-Broccoli Soup

3/14 Mushroom-Leek Quiche

3/15 Steak, mushroom/wine sauce, baked acorn squash

3/16 Pesto Pasta, green salad

post #56 of 120
Thread Starter 

Thanks for the St Patty's day ideas!  I'll have to look into those.

 

3-1 pancakes (and eggs after wrestling practice )

3-2 steak, pasta

3-3 baked trout, roasted veggies alfredo, garlic bread, roasted veggies; kids had pancakes and the usual egg sandwich after wrestling

3-4 pizza night

3-5 paninis, onion rings

3-6 potato soup, fresh bread; panini's again for the kids (they LOVE them so it's not exactly a punishment!

3-7 dinner at my mom's tonight *out for lunch 

3-8 french toast, leftovers for dh and I

post #57 of 120

3/1 Breakfast casserole

3/2 Cheesy chicken and rice casserole

3/3 Lunch out with DH (planned ahead so DS and I could get a little tour of DH's new work)

      Dinner was Chicken and cheese quesadillas

3/4 Pizza Party night

3/5 Family BBQ- Burgers, salad

3/6 Spaghetti, french bread (homemade!)

3/7 Chili and cornbread

 

post #58 of 120
Thread Starter 

  

3-1 pancakes (and eggs after wrestling practice )

3-2 steak, pasta

3-3 baked trout, roasted veggies alfredo, garlic bread, roasted veggies; kids had pancakes and the usual egg sandwich after wrestling

3-4 pizza night

3-5 paninis, onion rings

3-6 potato soup, fresh bread; panini's again for the kids (they LOVE them so it's not exactly a punishment!

3-7 dinner at my mom's tonight *out for lunch 

3-8 french toast, leftovers for dh and I; egg sandwich

3-9 spaghetti, no knead bread, broccoli

post #59 of 120

I want to join! Trying so hard to ground myself from eating out eat.gif...

03/01- Toast, oatmeal, grapefruit
- Left over tuna casserole and mixed fruit -- hubby took leftover pizza for lunch!
- Salad for Mommy, tuna casserole for Daddy, pizza and oranges for DD

03/02- Ham and cheese omelette, toast
- Tuna casserole ( this stuff lasts forever!)
*** going grocery shopping today!
- Beef and bean burritos with guacamole

03/03- Oatmeal, cereal, banana, yogurt
- leftovers
- Tuna steak and quinoa

03/04- Oatmeal for DD, Egg and cheese bagel for Mommy
- Cookout cheeseburgers and hushpuppies with Banana Pudding Milkshakes!!!!

- Leftovers!

***Hubby brought home lunch so that was a nice surprise :)...but it messed up my whole month of not eating outshy.gif

 

 

03/05- Cereal, oatmeal, yogurt, fruit

- Lunch out with FIL... his treat!! :)

- Sandwiches and soup---> We were out in town and I resisted my DH's suggestion to grab dinner out! yay yay yay yay!!!

 

03/06- Blackberry pancakes and eggs

-Mac and cheese, guacamole

-Frozen pizza

 

03/07- Oatmeal, muffins

-Sandwiches and hummus

-Crockpot bbq pulled pork, potato salad, baked beans, corn muffins!

 * have to go to the store today to pick up a few random items such as eggs, milk, and non-fruit juice for DD

 

03/08- Oatmeal and egg/cheese bagels

-Leftovers, hotdog for DD

-Chicken Tikka Masala and Jasmine Rice

 

03/09-Oatmeal and cereal

-Leftovers--this pork bbq lasts forever!

-Leftovers (hubby won't be home until late)...after this the bbq had better be GONE!

 

03/10-

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-?? I need something easy and quick

 

03/11-

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- Spaghetti and meatballs, salad, garlic bread ---the in-laws are coming! eeek!

 

03/12- eggs, bacon, biscuits, fruit, muffins

-frozen pizza

-dinner out-- in laws treat!!

 

03/13-pancakes and bacon/eggs

- something light...hopefully!

- DH's bday dinner!!!! -- probably in-laws treat as well :)


 

post #60 of 120

3/1 - coconut curry rice (had lots of garbanzo beans and veggies in it...wasn't just rice!), broccoli

3/2 - tempeh burgers w/ spuds (all homemade)

3/3 - homemade pizza

3/4 - general tao's tofu, brown basmati, broccoli 

3/5 - tempeh fajitas

3/6 - fend for yourself night.

3/7 - Soupy beans and tortillas 

3/8 - Homemade pizza w/ tempeh sausage and olived :)

3/9 - tempeh helper. that's it. I'm lazy today!


Edited by beansmama - 3/9/11 at 6:06pm
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