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Meal Plan Monday – w/c 11th Feb 2019

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Hola! Happy Monday. This meal plan post is going up far later in the day than I intended, due to a really crappy internet connection. It’s the curse of living in the middle of nowhere.

Last week’s meal plan was a big success – the three Slimming World recipes I tried went down really well. The Tandoori fish, in particular, was lovely and I will definitely make it again. The same goes for the Jerk Chicken (which is a recipe I’ve made before).

The Speedy Hoppin’ John, however, was nice but I’m not sure it’s something I will go out of my way again. If I do it will be because I’ve made a gammon joint one day and have some left over – I definitely wouldn’t make a point of buying ham hock specifically for it.

I had planned a chicken tray bake for Thursday but the kids fluttered their eyes at me and asked for Sausage and mash, and who am I to turn them down? And yesterday’s roast chicken with all the trimmings ended up being roast chicken with jacket potato and salad as I had quite a lot of salad bits in the fridge to use up.

This month I am taking part in the #FoodSavvy challenge in conjunction with Norfolk and Suffolk Councils and Hubbub – you can read all about it in this post – and this week we are focusing on leftovers.  I’d like to think I’m already quite good when it comes to using up leftovers – If we have anything left over from dinner I will invariably have it for my lunch the following day. I will be writing more about how the challenge is going later in the week, so be sure to check back for the update.

Meal plan monday - lamb cutlets and vegetables

Here’s this week’s meal plan:

Monday – this evening we had a curry using the chicken leftover from yesterday’s roast. 

Tuesday – Spaghetti and tomato pasta sauce.

Wednesday – Slow cooker gammon joint, potatoes and veggies

Thursday – Chicken and ham pot pies. This is a Slimming World recipe from the Comfort Collection* book. The recipe normally requires ham hock, but I’m going to use leftover gammon from Wednesday’s dinner instead.

Friday – Pizza Party! The kids are at a pizza party at school, and as I’m on the PTA I shall be there too. Dinner for me will either be a random slice of pizza, something I can rustle up quickly when I get home, or a large G & T. Probably the latter. 

Saturday – It’s our belated Valentines meal. Rob is cooking. I’m not sure what he is cooking but I know it will be lovely.

Sunday – We have family visiting on Sunday so I’m thinking a full on roast dinner is the order of the day. Most likely lamb. I might even make a pudding of some sort. 

So that’s it for this week. What have you got your meal plan for the week ahead?

Once again I am linking up with Katy Kicker as part of her weekly meal planning linky.

 

 

 

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4 Comments

  1. 12th February 2019 / 7:47 am

    I can’t remember the last time we had roast lamb – sounds delicious! I hope the pizza night goes well and you end up with something good to accompany your G&T! Thanks for linking up and have a fantastic week x

    • Catherine
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      15th February 2019 / 9:37 am

      Thanks, Katy. xxx

    • Catherine
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      15th February 2019 / 9:36 am

      Thank you. The gammon was very nice!

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