Menu Plan Monday

Good morning! It’s a bit rainy and cloudy here today…not a fun start to the week, but at least I’ve got my menu plan all done, so it’s one less thing to think about ๐Ÿ™‚

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

I think my kids must be going through growth spurts right now, because it seems I can’t keep enough food in the house for them. I always do my grocery shopping on Saturdays, but last week, I had to take an extra trip to Aldi on Thursday to get some more snack and staples because our fridge looked pretty bare.

I’ve also been making really big portions at dinner so that we have lots of leftovers for lunches, which has been great. It’s nice to have something already prepped to heat up quickly at lunchtime.

My fridge is so packed right now that I will be super surprised if it’s completely empty at the end of the week!

As usual, my menu plan is Trim Healthy Mama-friendly. If you aren’t familiar with Trim Healthy Mama, head over to read all about how I became a Trim Healthy Mama and lost 35 pounds in 7 months.

Here’s what’s on the menu this week:

Breakfasts
Eggs, berries (S)
Oatmeal, Triple 000 yogurt, half nectarine (E)
Scrambled Eggs with cheese, bacon, berries (S)

Lunches
Leftovers most days
Turkey and cheese in low-carb wrap (S)

Dinners
Burgers on the grill, sweet potato fries (XO)
Ridiculous Meatballs and Spaghetti (spaghetti squash for hubby and me, regular pasta for kids), salad (S)
Beef Stroganoff, rice, green beans (E)
Cajun Cream Chicken, salad (S)
Salisbury Steak, mashed cauliflower, asparagus (S)
Leftovers
Eat Out (S)

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 few months 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?

4 thoughts on “Menu Plan Monday”

  1. It was really rainy here over the weekend which was a bummer since I wanted to get more painting done. Maybe there will be a break in the weather this week.

    This week on our menu, we’ll be having spaghetti with meat sauce, pan-fried pork chops, and a dish we haven’t had in a while chili cornbread.

    Beef stroganoff sounds really good, I’ll have to add it to our menu plan soon. I haven’t made it in a while.

    I hope you have a great week!

    1. Hopefully you will get some time to finish painting soon. We had a little bit of rain early in the week, and it’s been cooler, but not that really nice fall weather that I’ve been looking forward to.

      Hope your family enjoys the chili cornbread!

  2. I can totally relate to having kids with big appetites right now. I have several of my own, and it seems like I’m constantly feeding someone. LOL

    Your menu sounds delicious, Erin! I hope you and your family have a wonderful week! ๐Ÿ™‚

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