Menu Plan Monday – August 9th
Hi my wonderful readers! I hope you stayed cool today, I didn’t even think about going outside until after 8:30 pm. My car said it was still 84 degrees. YIKES! It is a scorcher in the Twin Cities this week, so avoid using the oven if you can!
Meal planning is one of my favorite ways to wind down on a Sunday evening. I like to take stock of what I already have and “shop my pantry” for the week. I take note of what I don’t have and what I need when compiling my shopping list. This the first part of the week is fresh produce heavy since we joined a CSA this summer delivering on Fridays.
Here is what we will be eating for dinner this week:
Monday: Meatless Monday Pineapple Black Bean Enchiladas (using my freezer preserved farmer’s market green peppers, frozen corn, parsley from the CSA instead of cilantro, and homemade soaked whole grain tortillas.)
Tuesday: Mixed Greens Salad w/ Rotisserie Chicken ($5.99 Whole Foods Tuesday Special + side of quinoa
Wednesday: Spaghetti Primavera w/ Rotisserie Chicken (I pretty much throw in any veggies left over from the yummy CSA.This week it looks like green beans, kale, carrots, tomatoes, and zucchini. YUM!)
Thursday: Garlic Chickpea Pasta. I use my homemade chicken stock (stay tuned for a post on this). This recipe is VERY versatile, I just stir in whatever veggiesI have on hand in the freezer and from our CSA. This week, carrots, peas, and kale.
Friday: Homemade pizza / or leftovers.
Sat./Sun.: I don’t plan these days as we end up out with family or out in general.