Monday, 11 March 2013

Meal Planning Monday

I'm very into meal planning...it saves me time, money *and* takes a lot of the stress & hassle out of dinner time each day.  When I don't get round to planning, I always end up spending more as I pick things up as I go through the week, and dinners are chaotic!  

I usually plan my meals for the week on a Sunday evening so when I stumbled across Mrs M's Meal Planning Monday link-up, I thought I'd join in!

With only a few weeks until I have to bare all in a swimsuit on holiday, I'm trying to be as good as possible :(  So here goes...this is what will be on this week's menu for us:

Monday
Seafood pilaf 



Tuesday
Spaghetti Squash Casserole (assuming I can find a spaghetti squash somewhere...none in Tesco's this morning!)

Wednesday
Butter bean & chorizo stew
Kids: Pasta with pesto

Thursday
Pork & sweet potato casserole

Friday
Grown-ups: Fish & chips at the school quiz!
Kids: Fish fingers & homemade chips

I try most of the time to make one meal we can all eat but hubby & I do quite like spice so I tend to sit the kids out of those meals.  I don't plan for the weekend meals as we're never sure what we're doing so I just wing it with my store cupboard staples!


3 comments:

Mama Owl said...

Sounds like a great week!

Lauren - Big Eejit said...

Welcome to MPM.... what is a spaghetti squash?!

ThreeCounties Mum said...

I'm beginning to wonder the same thing - I can't find it anywhere! But this recipe I have calls for it and it sounds really good so my hunt continues :)