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  • Menu Plan Monday: Is this going to be my pattern?

    Two weeks ago, I didn’t follow my menu plan for the second half of the week, and the same thing happened last week. Again, I firmly believe that having a menu plan I don’t follow still helps me stay on track with cooking, as we didn’t eat out. BUT – it does seem silly to make a plan if I’m never going to follow it. 😛

    Monday – Roast Beef Hash (using beef leftover from last Friday, because I cooked the beef on Friday instead of Thursday), Salad, Buttermilk Biscuits

    Tuesday – Breakfast: Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs with Cabbage, Sausage

    Wednesday – Shoyu [Soy Sauce] Chicken in the Slow Cooker (I’ll write up a recipe for this soon), Rice, mystery veggie from the Farmer’s Market

    Thursday – Chicken Enchiladas (from the freezer), Refried Beans, Salad

    Friday – Japanese food (if i can find appropriate ingredients at a new, closer market)

    Saturday – leftovers

    See more weekly menus at I’m an Organizing Junkie.


    1. Gina @ MoneywiseMoms says:

      Cathy, give yourself a break! It takes a long time to stick with a new habit. Even on the weeks when we don't eat each meal on the plan, we still have those groceries on hand. I tend to just move the meals around depending on the schedule for that day. It all works out in the end. 🙂

    2. Anonymous says:

      Would LOVE that chicken recipe when you get a chance!!!

    3. Chief Family Officer says:

      @Gina – Thanks, that's what I'm discovering!

      @Anon – I'll definitely work on it!