Jessica's Jottings:

On faith, food, family and frugality

Family Meal Plan, 12/28 – 1/4. Happy New Year!

on December 29, 2013

Saturday, December 28 

Breakfast: Pancakes or waffles, Chef’s Choice
Lunch: Hot dogs
Turkey Basmati Rice Pilaf and Thalipeeth

Tasks: Soak pintos, black-eyed peas and chickpeas during the day; cook overnight. Make chicken broth in the stock pot. Thaw out the creamer in the freezer and make more creamer ice cubes. Thaw out 1 pkg. of frozen grated cucumber.

Sunday, December 29 – Birthday boy’s menu! And the birthday boy has requested an orange cake with chocolate frosting. Wait, strawberry frosting! Wait, both! (I talked him down to a chocolate cake with orange frosting on one side and strawberry on the other. :p )

Breakfast: Eggs and toast
Lunch: Chicken soup with carrots and chicken and broccoli that’s  melted down like the broccoli soup we had that had bread in it. (His words, people, his words.) And strawberries.
Dinner: Mushroom and onion pizza and cake

Tasks: Bag up and freeze the cooked beans.

Monday, December 30

Breakfast: Leftover waffles
Lunch: Christmas with family
Christmas with family

Tasks: Get on the road as quickly as possible.

Tuesday, December 31

Breakfast: Scrambled eggs
Lunch: Spaghetti and meatballs
Dinner: Okra Raita, Every Day Yellow Dal, and Black-eyed pea Salad

Tasks: Thaw out a pound of ground beef and okra in the morning. Soak oats for breakfast. Thaw out and use some of the liver cubes in the meatballs.

Wednesday, January 1

Breakfast: Baked Oatmeal
Lunch: Leftovers
Baked Tilapia and broccoli

Tasks: Thaw out chili. Pack N’s lunch.

Thursday, January 2 – get a birthday card in the mail to Poppa W.

Breakfast: Paleo Pumpkin, Lemon Poppyseed, Banana, and Cherry Muffins
Lunch: Leftovers
Chili and cornbread, Peach ice cream for dessert

Tasks: Pack N’s lunch. Freeze half of the leftover muffins. Thaw out chicken.

Friday, January 3

Breakfast: Breakfast rice with raisins
Lunch: Leftovers or sandwiches
Dinner: Roasted Chicken, sweet potatoes, and Brussels spouts


Saturday, January 4

Breakfast: Pancakes or Waffles, Chef’s Choice
Lunch: Leftovers
Cheeseburger Pie and salad

Tasks: Make new meal plan/go grocery shopping.

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