Monday, September 15, 2008

MONDAY: Menu Plan Monday - Sept 15, 2008


Busy, busy, busy. In addition to home schooling, home keeping and our activities for the boys, we are starting to box up our things and prep the house for the move. Here's the menu plan for our busy week.

Breakfasts (to be served with milk and fruit):

Cold cereal
Baked Oatmeal
Banana Nut Pancakes
French Toast

Lunch (served with a fruit and a veggie):

PB & honey
Grilled Cheese
Homemade "Lunchables" (cheese, crackers and turkey)
Broccoli cheese soup

Snacks

Hummus and pita
homemade brownies (with spinach and blueberry puree)
Chocolate Chip cookies
biscuits with butter and honey
strawberries
peaches
carrots and cucumber with ranch dip
homemade salsa with chips

Supper

Tex-Mex Bowls (black beans with brown rices layered under seasoned meat (ground turkey) with cheese, lettuce, tomato and sour cream) with cubed melon

Chicken Alfredo Florentine Pizza (homemade crust with homemade Alfredo sauce chicken, cooked spinach, garlic and sliced whole milk Mozzarella) with Asian Broccoli Slaw (Broccoli Slaw mix - found in the produce dept of most grocery stores and mega marts - with Asian Style Salad Dressing, chow mien noodles and cashew halves and pieces). Be Sure to visit the link in the title to see how my friend Melanie grills her pizzas - great idea! We love this!

Yakisoba Chicken

Pan Fried (in olive oil) Chicken Strips (with wheat germ, flour and ground almonds to coat - tasty and healthy, and the kids love it), pan smothered sweet potatoes (brown in butter with a little salt), broccoli, cornbread

Tuna Burgers, dressed bun, oven roasted veggies (squash, zucchini, red peppers, asparagus, broccoli), Tater Tots (special treat for our oldest who loves these).

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2 comments:

Melanie said...

I love reading your menu plan every week! thanks for sharing it. I was also wondering about your homemade "lunchables" Do you have special containers you use? I think my boys love the lunchables in part BECAUSE of the compartments and have been on the lookout for something similar that is re-usable.

The Book Lady Online said...

Hi Melanie,

I have some tupperware containers that we use for "lunchables", especially if we are going to be out. You can see them here:

http://order.tupperware.com/coe/app/tup_show_item.show_item_detail?fv_item_category_code=6000&fv_item_number=P10055361000

They are quite pricey, but I got them when I was invited to a Tupperware party. We've enjoyed them. You could also use ice cube trays or muffin tins.

Thanks for your comment :o)
~Lori