Posts Tagged ‘menu’

One Week Meal Plan

Friday, January 7th, 2011
Roast Chicken

Roast Chicken

Below is a lunch and dinner meal plan for one week, for two people.  If you are cooking for more you can easily double the ingredients/recipes.   Leftovers are utilized for lunch.  The chicken leftovers cooked on Sunday are used in the taco recipe later in the week.  Links to the recipes are included.
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Start Simple

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Wooden Spoon

If you are just learning to cook start simple. Make only one cooking habit change, or try one new recipe, the first week. The next week, try another new change or recipe.

When I first began to truly cook from scratch, I started with simple dishes. I didn’t go out and buy an entire pantry’s worth of ingredients.
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Plan Ahead

Sunday, May 30th, 2010
road ahead

road ahead

Why?

Planning ahead is the first step to saving time and money in the kitchen because:

-you buy only what you need at the grocery store or farmer’s market

-you are more likely to eat homemade meals.

-it is less likely the food you do buy will go bad.

I’ve even noticed, just by having an answer for my husband when he asks, “What’s for dinner?” we don’t order out or go out as often.  If I already have a plan to make something he likes, he quickly forgets about takeout.
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