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Monthly Meal Plan 1

I have recently decided to make my meal plans a month at a time, instead of weekly, because I felt like I was make the same thing over and over again. Ever feel like that? Luckily, thanks to pinterest, I have found several successful & tasty recipes to add to my personal collection, and I am able to come up with a great monthly plan. Here is a list of what I made last month, with links included to their recipe. Good luck & happy cooking!

Enchiladas

Chicken Parmesan Wraps

Cauliflower & Sweet Potato Soup

Cafe Rio Sweet Pork

Chicken Pot Pie

Sloppy Joes

Zesty Crock Pot Chicken

Tacos

Vegetable Soup & Jiffy Cornbread

Fish Sticks (frozen)

Dirty Rice & Cabbage (boxed rice from ALDI called “New Orleans Dirty Rice” & add browned ground beef)

Orange Chicken & Fried Rice

Spaghetti

Homemade Chicken Nuggets

Pepperoni Roll

Black Bean Soup

Taco Ring

BBQ Chicken Salad

Griddle/Grilled Sandwiches (Ham & Cheese, Avocado & Cheese, Fried Egg, etc.)

Sweet & Spicy Chicken & Biscuits

There are 20 ideas here, so I know that’s not a whole months worth. But we do eat out a couple times a month, we eat a lot of leftovers, and have Brinner (breakfast for dinner) almost once a week. (It’s a great Sunday meal that my husband can be in charge of. He makes THE BEST french toast!)

Also, I didn’t include many side dishes because there are several options. I usually include a veggie, like roasted veggies or when I am short on time, canned veggies topped with butter, pepper, onion powder and garlic powder.

Stayed tuned for more monthly meal plans!

~Janna

 

 

 

 

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  • Erin December 3, 2012, 3:47 pm

    Janna,
    Does your husband eat leftovers for lunch or have you found another cost-effective plan for his lunches?

    • Janna December 3, 2012, 9:55 pm

      Erin, yes he does eat leftovers thankfully, and that has been the best thing for us. If there are no leftovers available, I send him with a can of soup or a lean cuisine that I stock up on when they go on sale for $2 or less. They have THE BEST fajita style spring rolls that are so delicious it will blow your mind. 😉

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