Monday, August 10, 2009
Menu Plan: Aug. 10-16
I am ashamed to say that it has been way too long since I made a menu plan. A written menu goes a long way toward making our household more organized and efficient. And the fact that I'm not frantically looking through the pantry at 5 p.m. every evening goes a long way toward reducing my stress. And, last but not least, with a menu plan I can make a grocery list that is specific to exactly what I need. Therefore, I end up spending more on groceries when I am without a menu.
So why has it been so long since I took a few minutes to make a weekly menu? Life has been so harried and stressed lately that I haven' had time. But if I don't take time it makes life even more harried and stressed. See the vicious cycle?
With all this in mind, here is my menu for the week.
MONDAY - tacos
TUESDAY - spaghetti and garlic bread
WEDNESDAY - squash casserole, broccoli supreme and whatever else I can make from our garden gleanings
THURSDAY - chicken and dumplings
FRIDAY - chicken penne rigate
SATURDAY - breakfast for dinner (scrambled eggs, grits, liver mush, biscuits)
SUNDAY - roasted slow cooker chicken