Menu Plan Monday: September 7th

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September 7 – September 12, 2010 (Late Edition)

Meals last week that were well received were the following:

Tilapia Almandine/ Veggie Mix – (P-337)
Grilled Shrimp Teriyaki

The school year has started and it is even more important for us to have a menu.  It saves us time and money!  We have more things to do each evening, so saving time on supper is a must.  

This week’s menu is a pantry challenge!!  I decided to delay getting groceries by one week.  I am planning my meals around just what we have on hand.  Truthfully, I could probably do this for two weeks.  We have only gone to the gas station for milk.  This is a great way to build up your grocery budget and save money!   I only needed to spend less than $5 of our budgeted $100 this week, so I can bank this week’s money to stock up on meat when I find it on sale.  I try to plan a pantry challenge menu at least every other month. 

Here is what is on the menu this week at our house. 

Tues – Roasted Chicken/ Angel Hair Pasta/Brussell Sprouts

Wed – Baked Potato bar

Thursday – Ham/Mac and Cheese/ Corn

Friday – Cheese Beef and Bean Tacos

Saturday – Lemon Honey Chicken/ Twice Baked Potatoes/Veggie

Sunday – Apricot Pork Chops/Buttered Noodles/ Veggie

Hope you all had a wonderful weekend!!  Just remember that a bit of planning will sure make your week go smoother, giving you more free time and saving you money!  For more Menu Planning inspiration stop by and visit Laura at Organizing Junkie and participate in Menu Plan Monday.  Weekly over 400 bloggers share what they have on their menu. 

Happy Eating!!!

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