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Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Menu Plan Monday: No More Eating From The Pantry!

Oh man...Finally made it through Eat From The Pantry Challenge (I bet your sick of hearing about it by now, right?).

I spent all weekend doing some freezer cooking for the first time ever. I really enjoyed it, and plan on doing a separate post all about it in the next day or two. I made a lot of breads, some lunches for Kyle to have while working at home during the day, and a few meals to pull out whenever I don't feel like cooking.

Here is what I have planned for this week, though:

Monday - Black Bean Burritos (Had them tonight. Yum. I need to share this recipe with my tweaking -- quite different from the link).

Tuesday - Potato Cheddar Soup and Buttery Rolls (from freezer cooking session)

Wednesday - Fried Pasta (our favorite from when we were dating and this is literally the only thing I knew how to cook!), Salad, and French Bread (from freezer cooking session)

Thursday - Casamientos (Think Beans, Onion, Eggs, Rice, Salsa, Sour Cream, Corn Tortillas...More of a breakfast dish, but so delicious!!! Thanks to my friend Blake for this one!)

Friday - Santa Fe Chili (from freezer cooking session)

Saturday - Family Lunch/Dinner

Sunday - Kyle's Birthday (we'll probably go out somewhere with one of the restaurant gift cards we received for Christmas)

We do cook Vegetarian (although we eat seafood). To read more about how this affects our budget, check this post out.

As always, feel free to e-mail me if there is a recipe you would like that does not have a link. Also, I tweak the recipes quite a bit from the original. Feel free to e-mail me about that as well, if you have any questions about how I change each recipe to make it a little better (in my opinion)! =)

What About You: Got anything delicious planned for this week? Feel free to share recipes!

Want some more inspiration for menu planning? Visit Menu Plan Monday at Organizing Junkie's website! 400+ bloggers gather there every Monday to share their ideas!



Blogger Sara said...

Sounds like a yummy week. I would love to have your recipes for the "tweaked" black bean burritos and also the recipe from your friend blake (can't remember name of the dish). Have a great week!!

February 2, 2010 at 7:19 AM  
Blogger Julie said...

I just made my plans today:

Tuesday 2/2:
Reuben Sandwich and Chloe's Quick Fruit Salad

Wednesday 2/3:
Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff served over Rotini with Green Beans

Thursday 2/4:
Fruity Curry Chicken Salad with Pop Overs

Friday 2/5:
Waikiki Meatballs over Wheat Rice

Saturday 2/6:
Left Overs!!!

Sunday 2/7:
Egg Salad Sandwiches and Roquefort Pear Salad

Monday 2/8:
Ziti Chicken and Broccoli

February 2, 2010 at 12:12 PM  
Blogger Meagan said...

Sara - I'll definitely try to post the recipe for the burritos within the next couple of days/weeks. =) I have tons of recipes to post from freezer cooking!

Julie - Your menu sounds delish! =)

February 2, 2010 at 4:31 PM  

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