WHAT IS ON THE MENU AT OUR HOUSE THIS WEEK? 3/7

03/07/2011 2:50 pm · 5 comments

by Sarah A Thrifty Mom

What is on a the menu at our house?

I get an email at least once a week asking me what I feed my family. Most of them are  just wanting to learn how to cross over from the habit of shopping daily for that days menu plan.  While others are convinced we eat  nothing but processed food.  They see the photos of what I buy that week and can not seem to wrap their brain around the idea of cooking from that weeks promo items and your stockpile.

Some of you “type A” personality’s  are much more organized than me, and I am sure there is a rotation chart or something fancy that would make menu planning easier.  But I do what works for me, I plan my meals around the fresh promo items that I get that week.  As well as what I get in my Bountiful Basket that week.  I then use my food storage or stockpile items, as well as freezer items to plan my meals.

Being that I do not write my menu out a week in advance  I am sharing last weeks menu with you!  Hope it helps you understand that eating from your stockpile can be made a way of life,  is both rewarding and thrifty!

Sunday

  • late breakfast/ early lunch- Toast with fresh Strawberry’s and Bananas
  • Dinner-  Potatoes, Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots and pork chops

Monday

  • Breakfast- Scrambles eggs and carnation instant breakfast
  • Lunch- Yogurt and muffin
  • Dinner- Ritz cracker baked chicken strips, with asparagus and seasons potatoes wedges

Tuesday

  • Breakfast- Yogurt and Granola
  • Lunch- Left over  Chicken strips
  • Dinner-  Mac and Cheese with grilled ham sandwiches

Wednesday

  • Breakfast- Cold Cereal
  • Lunch- Peanut Butter ans Jelly sandwich, with Cantaloupe
  • Dinner- Chicken Salad sandwiches and chips

Thursday

Friday

  • Breakfast- Cold Cereal
  • Lunch- Left over Italian chicken and rice
  • Friday- Home Made Pizza

Saturday

  • late breakfast/ early lunch- Doughnuts with Papa and Granny
  • Dinner-  Sweet Shredded Pork Tacos ( Yes we made them again this week)

 

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