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Monday's Menu Plan

I hope you all caught my segment on Talk of the Town last week on Cost Effective Family Meal Planning. If not, click HERE to check it out!

This week, I’ve decided to feature some “One Dish Dinners” as highlighted on Food Network. Time saved is money saved…not to mention less time in the kitchen afterwards cleaning up! I’ve also been encouraged by Woman’s Day; every month they feature a day-by-day menu complete with shopping list. They also subscribe to what I’ve been trying to accomplish with my family: one meatless day, a day of leftovers, and turning one meal early in the week into something else later in the week. Click HERE to see their menu plan/shopping list archives.

Week of 9/14BREAKFAST LUNCH DINNER
MondayCereal & Yogurt Dill Chicken salad with crackers Vegetable Paella
TuesdayFruit Oatmeal Turkey & cheese Grilled Sandwiches Skillet Lasagna & garlic bread
WednesdayCereal & Yogurt Tuna salad in tomato bowls Steak Fajitas & refried beans
ThursdayOatmeal with honey & raisins Veggie Pasta Salad Carribean Rice & Peas
FridayCereal & Yogurt Ham & Cheese sandwich stackers BBQ Chicken, Corn & Asparagus Salad, Homemade Mac & cheese
SaturdayBiscuits & Eggs Leftovers Baked Potato Soup & Wheat rolls
SundayFrench Crepes with berries BLT’s & Chips Fish Tacos with pico 

*P.S. Crepes have always been what I’ve known as pancakes. My mom’s from England and she taught me her recipe from an early age, but it’s always been hard for me to write it down for someone else! I think Alton Brown’s recipe above comes pretty close!