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Meal Plan for the week of February 22nd
I got a great deal on quick-dated milk at Aldi on Saturday, so I got a gallon of whole milk for $1.29. That is why I have a few meals that call for heavy cream or half and half – in the first part of the week! I am subbing in the whole milk, since that is what I have and it is a little healthier without a difference in taste!
(Lunch) PB&J, Apples, and TGIF Potato Skins!
(Dinner) Tomato Basil Soup (I omit sugar, saute a sliced white onion in olive oil first, use whole milk instead of cream and use dried basil), grilled cheese
Monday: Bowtie Pasta with Sausage, Tomato & Cream, homemade rolls
Tuesday: Black Bean Tostadas, green salad w/ tomatoes
Wednesday: Pasta e Fagioli Soup (I use canelleni or white northern beans, add 1/2 cup each of diced celery and carrots, and you can use any small pasta, I use ditalinni), homemade rolls or bread
Thursday: Apricot Pork (I put this in a slowcooker with pork loin or shoulder), brown rice, green giant veggie mix (from freezer), homemade rolls
Saturday: – I’m gone to a retreat, and will leave them with frozen pizza!
Turkey/Ham Sandwiches, fruit, chips
Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, sliced apples
Leftovers – Pasta, and Soups
breakfast burrito (egg, cheese, & salsa)
frozen sausage balls, frozen biscuits,
friendship bread, blueberry smoothie
cereal, sliced apples
homemade waffle sticks (freezer), bananas
egg sandwich w/ cheese
oatmeal, whole wheat toast, sliced apples
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What meals are you planning this week? Any tips on how to easily meal plan? Whether or not you posted your meal plan for the week, please take a moment to leave your ideas in a comment. Let’s help each other out in sticking to our budgets!
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