Monday, June 27, 2011

Weekly Menu Retrospective #41

Welcome to my weekly roundup of the past week's eats. I prefer to report what we ate in the last week, rather than what we're planning to eat in the coming week. Why? The reason is pretty simple: although I usually have a general idea of what we're going to eat in the next week or so, life often unfolds a little differently than planned, and I adjust my menu plan on a near-daily basis to accommodate leftovers and other not-possible-to-plan-ahead circumstances. I find this is the easiest way to ensure that I minimize our family's food waste. I'm also willing to admit that I'm a rather spontaneous cook, given to preparing foods that strike me as the most appealing thing to eat right here and now!

Breakfasts: rhubarb streusel muffins, granola, bagels, breakfast puffs (a quiche-like topping baked onto an English muffin)

Lunches: bagel sandwiches, tuna melts, leftovers, pizza


Monday: Barbecued chicken, coconut rice, tossed salad

Tuesday: Sausage & cheddar pasta salad, Build a Cucumber & Bean Salad (with chickpeas and feta)

Wednesday: Potato, Bacon & Egg Hash

Thursday: Leftover chicken, sauteed asparagus, honey roasted carrots, garlic and cheddar biscuits, strawberries (the local ones are finally here - hurray!)

Friday: Spaghetti, leftover carrots and biscuits

Saturday: Leftover Buffet

Sunday: Buttermilk & Herb Chicken, hush puppies, tossed salad, butter tart squares

For more great meal ideas, check out Menu Plan Monday at

1 comment:

  1. I am trying the garlic and cheddar biscuits as soon as I can=)


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