Food for Jan. collage

Happy New Year! I hope you all had a blessed holiday, ours was just great. The holidays are a great time to reflect on years gone by and look to the new year.

Have you set some goals for 2010? I have quite a few, one of them is to continue to meal plan. For many years, I have planned our meals for the whole month, while this may sound really crazy and overwhelming, it really isn’t. It does takes a little time in the beginning, but after you get a few months done, you can just repeat. I know many families, our family included, eat mostly the same food, we have our favorites that I always include and throw in a few new dishes here and there.

Many of my blogging friends are taking part in “Eating from the Pantry” Challenge in January. Although I don’t have a pantry or freezer that is bulging with extra food, I do have a few items that need to be used. I have planned our meals this week to use up those items.

Meals for January

3 ~ Lasagne, Parmesan Knots and Salad

4 ~ Chicken N’ Noodles (using stock & chicken in freezer), Mashed Potatoes, Corn (freezer)

5 ~ Tex Mex Chicken (can of Mexi-corn from Pantry)

6 ~ Spaghetti & Meatballs, Garlic Bread (using hot dog buns in freezer) and Salad (spaghetti from Pantry)

7 ~ Taco Ring, Spanish Rice (box of rice from Pantry)

8 ~ BBQ Meatballs and Swedish Meatballs for Doug

9 ~ Baked Potato Bar and Appetizers

10 ~ Taco Soup (Tomato Juice in Pantry)

11 ~ Breakfast

12 ~ Mostacolli, Red Lobster Biscuits, Salad

13 ~ Soup & Sandwich

14 ~ Loaded Tostadas, Nacho Bar

15 ~ Hot Dogs, Macaroni & Cheese

16 ~ Pizza

17 ~ Whole Chicken (make 2), Mashed Potatoes and Veggie

18 ~ Tuna Casserole

19 ~ Chicken Pot Pie (use leftover chicken, make 2, 1 for freezer)

20 ~ Spaghetti and Alfredo Sauce, Parmesan Knots, Salad

21 ~ Ham and Potatoes

22 ~ Chicken Quesadillas, Nachos

23 ~ Honey BBQ Chicken Wings, Oven Fries

24 ~ Roast, Potatoes, Carrots

25 ~ Chicken Stir-Fry, Rice

26 ~ Beef N’ Noodles (leftover roast), Mashed Potatoes

27 ~ Breakfast

28 ~ Vegetable Soup, Corn Bread

29 ~ Enchilladas

30 ~ Corn Dogs, Onion Rings

31 ~ Shanghai Wings, Rice

 And I will be baking from the freezer this month too. I have some cranberries and zucchini that need to be used.

Cranberry Bread

Cranberry Bread baked.fixed.2.

Zucchini Bread

Zucchini Bread.fixed

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Chocolate Zucc Cake.fixed

 

This post linked to:

~Mommy’s Kitchen

~I’m an Organizing Junkie

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