Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Weekly Meal Planning, Week of 5.30.11
I hope you all had nice Memorial Day weekends. It was really hot here in central Ohio, which unfortunately kept us inside for most of the day. My little boys play hard, and after just half an hour in the sun their faces were beet-red. Joe’s aunt’s pool isn’t quite swim-ready yet, which was a shame, because yesterday would have been the perfect day to spend in the water. As it was, after a feast of hamburgers and fresh fruit and homemade ice cream and peanut butter pie, we retreated inside to watch movies and nap. It was a lovely day, all in all.
I didn’t cook dinner last night because we were all stuffed from our afternoon cookout, so I’m posting the week’s meal plan today. Most of these meals are quick ones that won’t heat up the kitchen too much – which is just the kind of cooking I like to do when the weather starts to warm up.
Tuesday: Black bean tortilla pie, Mexican sour cream rice. This meal is carrying over from last weekend – I can’t remember why I didn’t make it.
Wednesday: Rosemary ranch chicken, foil packet potatoes. I’m going to try adding ranch dressing mix to my usual version of these potatoes (thanks, Jessie, for the idea!).
Thursday: Bacon and egg quesadillas, leftover Mexican sour cream rice
Friday: Chicken tender melts and fries
Saturday: Spicy bacon spaghetti
Sunday: Pizza ring. I didn’t get the chance to make this when it was on our meal plan a couple of weeks ago, and I really can’t wait to try it – I think the boys (especially Andrew) are going to love it.