Last Weeks Plan and what was Eaten
Last weeks meal plan went okay although we may have swapped the days around. Thats not a problem though, so long as the meals get eaten and I don’t have to fork out on Take Outs…Yay, we managed no take out’s last week. With our holiday looming closer I’m looking to saving as much as possible and take outs for 7 are not cheap!
This week I have to budget in kids lunches, we’ve had a talk about this and some of the things we have come up with are, chicken dippers, fish fingers, pasta, noodles, enchiladas and savoury pancakes. Not a bad start, I’ll see how we get on. I’m treating them to a chip shop lunch tomorrow as I will be in hospital all day and their Dad is taking them to visit his mum. Our evening meal will have to be quick and easy because I can’t do much when I get home from hospital, so it’s probably going to be pizza.
This Weeks Meal Plan
- Saturday – Curry, rice and poppadoms
- Sunday – Meatballs and spaghetti
- Monday – Pizza
- Tuesday – Peri Peri Chicken (from a kit in our Degustabox)
- Wednesday – Tacos
- Thursday – pasta bake
- Friday – Fish and Chips
The Peri Peri Chicken is a 3 stage cooking kit from Simply Cook which we had in last weeks Degustabox. It looks quite interesting but I doubt I would buy it again unless it became available in my regular supermarkets. I guess we’ll see how it goes. I do like the Nando’s peri per sauce though.
I’m not sure what kind of pasta bake I will do yet. I need to finish my shopping first so I’ll be looking for inspiration.
Next Saturday is Boo’s birthday and she’s having some friends over for a tea party. I’m hoping to extend the food into something we can all have for dinner. My older kid’s complain about party food, just like they do about BBQs saying it’s not enough and doesn’t feel like a real meal! I believe we eat twice as much as we normally would. I mean when would you ever dish up a burger meal with more than two burgers, a hot dog, a kebab stick, corn on the cob and salad? (which is the average amount eaten by them at a BBQ)
I can’t wait to read what everyone else is cooking this week on Katy’s link up.
7 thoughts on “Weekly Meal Plan”
I often swap days the days that we eat things around. It doesn’t matter. I would rather swap things than resort to takeaways.
Great meal plan!
Yes, I thought it wouldn’t be worth doing a meal plan with all the swapping we do, but at least we have an idea of what to swap to instead of saying ‘oh let’s get a take away’ instead 🙂
I love the sound of your meal plan! I’m with you on the party food, mine always complain of being hungry even after stuffing their faces with party food.
It’s crazy isn’t it, they eat twice as much as normal, but it’s not ‘proper food’ so they are still hungry.
Great sounding meal plan. We swap days around in the week as my husband is becoming terribly fussy on what he wants.
Sounds like another delicious week! I used to love the Degustabox.