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Now, I'm not a super organised person (or even a vaguely organised person), but I do want to try my hand at weekly menu planning again. My pantry is full to bursting and my freezer could do with a good clear out, so my goal is to try and clear away as much food as I can over the coming weeks.
The last couple of nights we've eaten leftover meals I had frozen in the freezer - Garden Vegetable Soup on Friday night and leftover Asian Mince on Rice for the girls and Beef Stir-fry for me and Paul last night.
So already that's three containers we've cleared out of the freezer and the bonus is that we didn't have to spend much time preparing dinner, so I got to put that time to better use pruning and clearing weeds in our front yard.
Here's my attempt at a menu plan for this week.
To do: make Coconut Cocoa Date Balls (with chopped almonds instead of whole), make Cookie Dough Bites, thaw chicken, make glaze and soak rice for Monday night
Breakfast: Feijoa iceblocks, Tomato, Pineapple and Cheese Quesadillas
Dinner: Tuscan Lamb Forequarters, Mashed Potato, Steamed Broccoli and Carrot
To do: Make yoghurt and Grain-Free Chocolate Raspberry Muffins
Breakfast: Scrambled eggs and leftover mashed potato
L's lunchbox: Cookie Dough Bites, Cheese and marmite sandwhich, Feijoa and apple pieces
Lunch at home for S and Emma: Cheese and marmite sandwiches, fruit, Cookie Dough Balls, Kale Chips
Dinner: Crockpot Honey Mustard Chicken on Soaked Rice (with whole chicken) and Garden Salad
To do: blend pancake mixture for morning
Breakfast: Grain-Free Chocolate Raspberry Muffins
L's lunchbox: Yoghurt and frozen blueberries, popcorn, chopped fruit and vegetables
Lunch at home for S and Emma: Leftover honey mustard chicken and rice
Dinner: Butter chicken on rice (using leftover chicken)
To do: make dinner rolls, thaw sausages for Thursday
Breakfast: Blender oat pancakes with banana and maple syrup
Dinner: Vegetable soup (from freezer) with dinner rolls and sour cream
To do: thaw mince and chicken stock for Friday
Breakfast: Chocolate Breakfast Shakes
L's lunchbox: Dinner roll with butter and jam, Mini Plum Crumble, chopped vegetables
Lunch at home for S and Emma:
Dinner: Sausages, chips and garden salad with raspberry balsamic dressing
To do: thaw lamb and chicken stock for Saturday
Breakfast: Scrambled eggs on toast
Lunchboxes for L and S: Coconut Cocoa Date Balls, Grain-Free Chocolate Raspberry Muffins, chopped fruit and veges
Dinner: Asian Mince on Rice (cooked in chicken stock)
Breakfast: Fresh Carrot and Apple Juice, leftover mince on rice
Dinner: Roast Lamb with Jeweled Quinoa and Garden Salad