Menu Plan Monday

Good morning and happy Monday! We are on the home stretch now…Christmas in only 4 short days! Can I confess that I have zero presents wrapped yet?

Get a jump start on your week by making a menu plan!

Luckily, I will have some extra time this week, as the kids will be at school for a few days…I’m hoping to do all my wrapping while they’re out ๐Ÿ™‚ I’m just glad that all my meals are planned out for this week, so I don’t have to worry about what we are going to eat.

We have some family coming to stay with us for a week or so for the holidays, so I had to include in my meal plan some foods that are not Trim Healthy Mama-friendly.

You might remember that my husband and I are doing the THM plan, which cuts out high-glycemic carbs like potatoes and pasta and sugars. I’ll be making some mashed potatoes a few times this week, but I won’t eat them…I’ll be fine with the main dish and vegetable side, but I’m sure my kids will be happy to eat them.

A Trim Healthy Mama cheesecake is on the menu for Christmas dessert, and I can’t wait to try it…it looks so decadent, that everyone will be happy to eat it!

If losing weight is going on your list of New Year’s resolutions again in 2016, you might want to consider THM. I’m planning to write more about it soon, so if you’ve not subscribed to my free blog update emails, you can do that now (and you’ll get a free copy of my DeStressing Motherhood eBook!)

Here’s what’s on the menu this week:

Breakfasts
Eggs with sausage (S)
Sprouted wheat toast with cottage cheese and fruit (E)
Oatmeal with Oikos 000 yogurt (E)

Lunches
Leftovers most days
Tuna salad in a low-carb wrap (S)
Strawberry Big Boy Smoothie (FP)

Dinners
Pan Fried Pork Chops, mashed potatoes, broccoli
Lazy Lasagna, salad
Salisbury Steak, mashed potatoes, green beans
Snacky Dinner-Sausage Balls, French Onion Dip, chips, olives, salami, cookies
Christmas Dinner-Ham, mashed potatoes, brussels sprouts with bacon, THM cheesecake
Eat out (2)

I’ve taken most of my dinners from the Trim Healthy Mama Cookbook (affiliate link). We’ve been using this cookbook for practically all our meals for the past 12 weeks and we love everything we’ve tried so far.

If you need some inspiration for your own menu plan, check out my past menu plans and the Menu Plan Monday link-up over at Org Junkie. Be sure to grab your free menu planning printable to help make your planning easy.

What’s on your menu this week?

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