Meal Plan Monday 1/1/18 – 1/7/18

Beginning today, January 1, I am going to be posting my meal plan for the week. Links (highlighted in red) are to the recipes I am making this week. The recipes I’m using come directly from my personal recipe book page on the Plan to Eat website.

Monday-Sunday Breakfast (I have the same thing for breakfast each day.)

Instant Pot Whole Milk Plain Yogurt
Honey
Granola

Monday-Sunday Lunch (I have a tossed chef salad each day. I vary the salad dressings and type of shredded cheese and beans I add.)

Choice of salad greens and raw vegetables
Canned beans, drained and rinsed
Boiled Eggs, peeled and diced
Freshly shredded or cubed cheese from various blocks of cheese
Ranch Dressing (my salad dressing choice this week)

Monday-Sunday Dinner

(M) Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, Whole Wheat Spaghetti, Steamed Frozen Green Beans

(T) Homemade Chicken Pot Pie with Whole Wheat Crust

(W) Navy Bean and Ham Soup, Whole Wheat Biscuits

(T) Pork Loin Roast with Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Steamed Frozen Peas

(F) Taco Meat, Corn Taco Shells, Freshly Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese, Sour Cream, Shredded Lettuce, Chopped Tomatoes, Steamed Frozen Corn

(S) Tikka Masala with Bread Machine Whole Wheat Naan Bread

(S) Whole Wheat Pancakes, Maple Syrup, Nitrite Free Oven Baked Bacon

Dessert for the Week:  Brownies

Grocery List 1/1/18 – 1/7/18

This is my Grocery List, that I used to shop online at Walmart Grocery.

Ingredients for Dinner Menu only:

Produce 
Carrots (total of 8)
Celery (total of 6 ribs)
Cilantro (bunch)
Parsley (bunch)
Garlic (1 head)
Ginger (small knob)
Jalapeno pepper (total of 1)
Onions (total of 5)
Baking potatoes (total of 2 pounds)

Prepared 
Chicken Broth or Chicken Stock from this recipe (total of 5 1/2 cups)
Crushed tomatoes (total of one 28-ounce can)
Tomato paste (total of one 6-ounce can)
Tube of Tomato paste (total of 2 tablespoons)
Tomato sauce (total of two 8-ounce cans)
Dry Navy beans (total of 1 pound)
Whole wheat spaghetti pasta (12 ounces – 16 ounces)
Corn Taco shells or Whole Wheat Tortillas (for tacos)
Whole Wheat Pastry Flour (for whole wheat biscuits)
White Whole Wheat Flour (for pancakes and Naan bread)
Baking Soda
Baking Powder
Active Dry Yeast
Canola or Grapeseed Oil
Low Sodium Soy Sauce
Turbinado Sugar
Jar of Unsweetened Applesauce

Spices
cayenne pepper
garlic powder
cardamom
ground coriander
garam masala or the spices to make this garam masala recipe
dry mustard
cumin
chili powder
bay leaves
basil
oregano
thyme
salt
pepper

Dairy
Unsalted Butter (total of 1 pound)
Buttermilk (total of cups)
Freshly grated Parmesan Reggiano cheese
Eggs (total of 4)
Whole Milk (total of 2 3/4 cups)
Heavy Cream (total of 1/2 cup)
Whole fat plain yogurt (total of 6 ounces)

Frozen Foods
Frozen Peas (total of 1/2 cup)
Frozen Broccoli Florets (total of one 12-16 ounce bag)
Frozen Corn (total of one 12-16 ounce bag)
Frozen Green Beans (total of on12-16 ounce bag)

Meat
Bacon (total of 12-16 ounces)
Lean Ground beef (total of 2 pounds)
Whole Chicken (total of 1 to yield 3 cups Chicken, cooked and diced from this recipe)
Boneless, Skinless, Chicken thighs (total of 2 pounds)
Hambone from Holiday Ham plus 8 ounces of diced ham
Boneless Pork Loin Roast (total of 3-4 pounds)

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