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#1 of 21 Old 12-01-2008, 05:32 PM - Thread Starter
 
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OK here's our December thread. What are you planning? :

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So far I have just a little done...

Monday 1st
B- Blueberry Pancakes & Bacon
L- Leftovers
D- Homemade Pizza

Tuesday 2nd
B-Carmalized Pear Rice Pudding
L-Crockpot Quinoa Casserol
D- Veggie Coconut Curry

Wednesday 3rd
B-Cornmeal Waffles, Sausage & Citrus Salad
L- Egg Salad
D- Church

Thursday 4th
B-Cranberry/Orange Yogurt Muffins
L- Sandwiches
D-Beef Stroganoff w/egg noodles, greens, mushrooms

Friday 5th
B-Banana/Blueberry Oatmeal Pudding
L- Antipasto
D- Cuban Blackbeans & Rice, sauteed kale, sauerkraut

Saturday 6th
B- Out
L- Out
D- Crockpot Honey Ribs, Fries, broccoli, coleslaw

Sunday 7th
B- Quiche, Muffins & Fruit Salad
L- Leftovers & Marinated Cucumber Salad
D- Sausage Honey Baked Lentils, Sweet Potato coins, sauteed green beans

Monday 8th
B- Breakfast Sausage Casserol
L- Out
D- Reuben Mac-N-Cheese, Steamed Broccoli, Sauerkraut
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Dinners:

12/1: Italian pasta (penne tossed with sauce and sauteed eggplants and red peppers) and a mixed greens salad w Trader Joes Goddess dressing (if you haven't tried this dressing yet, you're missing out!).

For my second dinner tonight (I work 12 hour nights, so I'll be eating again around 11pm) it'll be the mixed greens salad with cranberries, crumbled gorgonzola and a few walnuts tossed in.

12/2: Chicken cutlet parm with sweet potato fries and ice cream sundaes for dessert

12/3: I'll be pretty tired, having worked 2 nights in a row, so we'll be having scrambled eggs with cheese and maybe bacon if I'm in the mood.

12/4: Curried lentils with buttered garlic naan to soak up the sauce (mmmm).

12/5: I'm thinking garlic mashed red potatoes with buttered sweet corn and maybe a teriyaki beef of some kind.

Saturday we'll be eating out--Thai, and Sunday my boyfriend has a christmas party for the Nat'l Guard, so we'll be eating there.

Lunch is usually determined the morning of, depending on mood. I have all the supplies to offer the following choices:

~Fresh honey turkey and organic cheddar on whole wheat
~Organic apple granola with orgaic vanilla cream yogurt
~Spicy tuna salad either on WW or with pita chips
~Snack-for-Lunch (ds *loves* this--it's great for grazers), which is any combination of small portions of the following: Toasted almonds, cheese stick, baggie of grapes, ww crackers, baby bell/gouda cheese ring, carrot sticks with ranch for dipping, sliced apples with pb or yogurt for dipping, rolled up turkey and cheese, etc
~Leftovers, of course!

We're not big morning eaters, thankfully, so a small cup of yogurt or sm. bowl of organic cereal is all we usually do.

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I'm trying to plan just a few days ahead instead of a week or two for now so here is what we're having for

Tonight- Baked Ziti with homemade roasted tomato sauce, sweet italian sausage and fresh mozz :
Tuesday- Shepherd's pie
Wednesday- Salmon with rice and baked squash
Thursday- Spinach bacon quiche
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I'm doing a VERY easy meal plan this week. I think I am all food-ed out after Thanksgiving!

1 - Pizza (Monday Night Football craving!), Green Salad
2 - Hamburgers, homemade Sweet Potato Fries, Green Salad
3 - Chicken Tetrazzini with Peas
4 - Roast Beef & Provolone Subs (we have some thinly sliced meat and cheese we need to use up) with onions & mushrooms, Green Salad
5 - Leftovers or Breakfast for dinner if we don't have any leftovers.
6 - Refried Blackbean & Cheese Quesadillas, Guacamole
7 - Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole (DH loves this and has been begging for it)

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Monday: L: chicken nuggets S: homemade mushroom pizza
Tuesday: L: quesidillas S: pasta bake
Wednesday: L: navy bean soup S: black bean enchiladas
Thursday: L: lentil rice bake S: spinach pizza
Friday: L: PB&J S: veggie stir fry with pasta
Saturday: L: minestrone and garlic bread S: lasagna with ground turkey
Sunday: L: empanadas S: leftover lasagna

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1-nachos
2-turkey noodle soup, bread
3-quesadillas
5-hot dogs, fries, apples
6-pasta carbonara, bread, salad
7-grilled ham steak, stir fried veggies, roasted potatoes

Breakfast on weekdays is oatmeal or bagels; eggs, waffles, french toast on weekends. Lunches are leftovers, sandwiches or soup.
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Ok, getting ready for next week:

Monday: L: Salad S: frito pie
Tuesday: L: Navy bean soup S: spinach pizza
Wednesday: L: Curry tomato soup S: Taco casserole
Thursday: L: ramen S: Vege chili
Friday: L: Mexican Rice bake S: Tortilla soup
Saturday: L: Vege chili S: Chicken sandwiches
Sunday: L: Chili dip with chips S: Black bean enchiladas

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8-grilled trout, pasta, some veggie
9-potato pancakes, bacon, toast
10-my work Christmas party so I'll eat there, the boys will have something
12-sausage and rice skillet, corn
13-ribs, mashed potatoes
14-split pea soup, bread, ham, crackers
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Most of the recipes are on my blog if you need one.

Monday, December 8th:
B - Yogurt with blueberries & granola
L - Leftover Lasagna
D - Chili with toppings & Cornbread


Tuesday, December 9th:
B - Banana Pancakes
L - Leftover Chili
D - Stroganoff over Rice with Broccoli


Wednesday, December 10th:
B - Oatmeal & Pears
L - Leftover Stroganoff, Rice, & Broccoli
D - Cobb Sandwiches with Green Salad


Thursday, December 11th:
B - Yogurt with Blueberries & Granola
L - Chicken Salad Sandwiches & Carrot Dippers
D - Spinach & Bacon Quiche with Green Salad


Friday, December 12th:
B - Eggs, Toast, Banana
L - "Chef" Salad with Chicken & Avocado, Carrot Dippers
D - Blueberry Pancakes, Turkey Sausage, Homefries


Saturday, December 13th:
B - Egg Sandwiches & Fruit
L - Chicken & Cheese Quesadillas with Guacamole
D - Baked Lemon Spaghetti, Broccoli, Caesar Salad, Garlic Bread


Sunday, December 14th:
B - Breakfast Casserole
L - Broccoli Cheese Soup & Turkey Sandwiches
D - Leftovers

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15-I don't know, its my bday and I'm not cooking
16-tacos
17-pasta carbonara, bread
19-sausage pizza, veggies
20-ham, mashed potatoes, green beans
21-paninis, chips, veggies
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Monday, December 15th
B - Pumpkin Muffins
L - Salad with Feta & Grapes
D - Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes, Cranberry Green Beans

Tuesday, December 16th
B - Yogurt with Blueberries & Granola
L - Meatloaf sandwiches, Salad
D - Baked Onion Chicken over Rice, Broccoli

Wednesday, December 17th
B - Eggs, Toast, & Banana
L - Chicken & Rice with Broccoli
D - Blackbean Burritos with Guacamole

Thursday, December 18th
B - Blueberry Pancakes
L - Tukey Sandwiches, Carrot Dippers, Grapes
D - Portobello Penne Pasta Casserole

Friday, December 19th
B - Oatmeal, Pears
L - Leftover Pasta Casserole
D - Broccoli Cheddar Soup, Turkey Melts

Saturday, December 20th
B - Yogurt, Blueberries, & Granola
L - Soup, Grilled Cheese, Grapes
D - Skillet Chicken Pot Pie

Sunday, December 21st
B - Veggie Omelets, Pears
L - Chicken Salad Sandwiches, Carrot Dippers, Grapes
D - Leftovers (Pumpkin Pancakes if there aren't leftovers)

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Monday: L: pasta S: Mile-high tortilla pie
Tuesday: L: chicken nuggets S: Black bean burritos
Wednesday: L: pasta with veggies S: black bean soup
Thursday: L: sandwiches and fruit S: Mexican pasta
Friday: L: Biscuit pizzas S: Turkey burgers
Saturday: L: White chili S: Lentil rice and veggie bake
Sunday: L: ? S: Taco soup

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I have to know... what are biscuit pizzas?
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Oh, super easy junk food. Bake the biscuits according to the package, then cut each in half. Spread with a little pizza sauce, add toppings and cheese, then bake until hot. Or top with a little butter, garlic salt, and mozz to make cheesy bread.

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I'm posting next weeks because we are on vacation until the 24th.

Wednesday 12/24: appetizers & dessert to take to my family Christmas -- french bread with olive dip, spinach, artichoke, & cheese dip with tortilla chips, and peanut butter pie

Thursday 12/25: turkey, green bean casserole, corn souffle, mashed potatoes & gravy, with red velvet cake for dessert

Friday 12/26: leftovers

Saturday 12/27: baked fish, steamed broccoli, corn on the cob

Sunday 12/28: pork chops made with rotel, worcestershire sauce, bell peppers and onions, macaroni & cheese & a vegetable casserole

Monday 12/29: shake n bake chicken, butterbeans

Tuesday 12/30: parmesan breaded chicken breast, fried green tomatoes, purple hull peas

Wednesday 12/31: leftovers

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22-panini's, chips, veggies
23-ham fried rice
24-clam chowder at my grandma's
25-prime rib, baked potatoes, bacon green beans, rolls
26-steak sandwiches, fries
27-fried potatoes
28-pork chops, mashed potatoes, corn
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29-fish, rice, potatoes
30-pork potato pie, mixed veggies
31-snacky, appetizer type stuff
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I haven't made mine! I need to. I should be able to work on it some tonight.

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Sunday: L: tuna and noodle casserole S: Texas Caviar with chips
Monday: L: Chicken nuggets S: Chicken and green chili enchiladas
Tuesday: L: Black-eyed peas in tortillas S: pizza buffet
Wednesday: L: Black bean soup S: Little smokies
Thursday: L: Taco and nacho bar S: leftovers
Friday: L: Vegan chili S: ?
Saturday: Lunch at IKEA!!:: S: leftovers

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January thread - http://www.mothering.com/discussions...7#post12895867

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