Sunday, February 8, 2009

Menu Plan Monday

Last week's menu planning went fairly well. I spent less money on food and had an easier time getting dinner on the table. I did end up switching out a few meals because of unforeseen time constraints.

So here is my menu for the week:
  • Monday -- Thai Red Curry, rice, veggies.
  • Tuesday -- Tuna Melts, veggies or green salad.
  • Wednesday -- Chicken and White Bean Chili (crock pot), green salad. We didn't have a chance to try this last week.
  • Thursday -- Nachos, green salad.
  • Friday -- Pav Bhaji (traditional Indian fare), veggies.
  • Saturday -- Taco Bar
  • Sunday -- Kale & Tofu Stew (crock pot). This is a new recipe; I am experimenting with more tofu in my cooking
Happy Monday!

2 comments:

  1. Great menu!! I am not sure if I could do the tofu, curry, or tuna. I guess we don't have much of a taste for those things. Have you always or are you trying to make yourself "branch out"?? (I don't mean for this to sound negative against you...just curious!!)

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  2. We are big thai food fans. I'm using a Trader Joe's sauce this week for the curry (making it from scratch never turns out right).

    The tuna is also a regular; my family loves it. I am not a tuna fan, but I do like albacore tuna, so I splurge a little.

    The tofu is new. I have been exploring ways to use it in my cooking for the the health value. It is a less expensive protein, so I use to to make my meat go further.

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