Menu Planning is something (when I do it) that keeps me accountable for using the fresh fruits & vegetables we have on hand, makes sure I plan enough fruits & vegetables into each day, provides enough variety on the  menu from day to day, and helps me get supper on the table in a timely manner every evening.

That said. I think it’s high time I got back in that habit don’t you think? This week’s menu is centered largely around the produce that we received in last week’s organic produce co-op share, as well as the additional produce items I purchased at the store and the meats that I have on hand in the freezer.  This week we’ll be trying one new recipe (the ground turkey soup) and leaning heavily on many of our regular “safe” meals.


Breakfast – Bagels, cream cheese, fresh strawberries
Lunch – Nacho Supremes (from Sunday’s leftover chipotle burrito fixings.)
Snack – Sliced sweet peppers, broccoli & ranch
Supper- Spaghetti, salad, garlic toast


Breakfast – Scrambled eggs, bacon, fresh cantaloupe
Lunch – Sandwiches, chips, broccoli florets
Snack – Bananas, yogurt, granola
Supper – Ground Turkey Soup (w/potatoes, carrots & barley)


Breakfast – Bagels, cream cheese, oranges & apples
Lunch – Baked potatoes w/ cheese, turkey bacon, sour cream & green onions
Snack – Fruit Salad (apples, grapes, kiwi, bananas, oranges)
Supper – Salisbury Steaks, baked yams, salad


Breakfast – Cereal, bananas
Lunch – Sandwiches, chips, apple wedges
Snack – Cauliflower & carrot sticks w/ranch
Supper – Mini Meatloaves, steamed broccoli, red potatoes


Breakfast – Pancakes, turkey bacon, orange wedges
Lunch – Sandwiches, chips, carrot sticks & ranch
Snack – Peanut butter & crackers, apples
Supper- Grilled chicken salads, garlic bread


Breakfast – Biscuits, gravy, turkey bacon, fruit
Lunch – Leftovers
Snack – Jello & fruit
Supper – Tacos, fresh salsa


Breakfast – Oatmeal, toast, fruit
Lunch – Chili, Cornbread Muffins, veggies
Snack – Popcorn
Supper- Leftovers

Menu Plan Monday is hosted by Laura, the Organizing Junkie.

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Hey, y’all! I'm Amber, and I wear many hats: Pastor's wife, marriage advocate, eclectic homeschooler, mother of three, and domestically challenged homemaker--lovin’ life and livin’ deep in the heart of Texas.
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