Menu Plan Monday

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I guess I have a bad case of mommy brain because I didn’t realize until now that I never posted Menu Plan Monday for last week!  Trust me, we ate and we ate well.  That was evidenced by our $120 grocery bill.  It may not seem like a lot to some of you but for a family of three, I think I went overboard.  My biggest obstacle is finding reasonably priced organic meats and produce.  There are a few things I refuse to skimp on and organic milk and chicken happen to be on the top of the list.  I’ve threatened to get a cow and a couple of hens.  If prices keep going up, I just may do that. 🙂

Monday – Baked Prosciutto Egg Cups 

Image Credit: Kate Sears

Tuesday – Whole Wheat Pita Pizzas from The Picky Eater

Image Credit: The Picky Eater


Wednesday – Chicken Salad served on the leftover whole wheat pitas

Thursday – Asian Lettuce Wraps

Image Credit: Cooking Light

Friday – Caprese Grilled Cheese  – this will also be my entry for the Crazy Cooking Challenge.  Come back for my version of the recipe next Monday.

Saturday – Cinco de Mayo Fiesta!  We’ll be serving guacamole, jalapeno popper dip and these un-fried, refried beans!  It’s going to be appetizers and Coronas for everyone. 🙂

Sunday – Leftovers!

My goal this week is to keep my grocery bill under $100.  I’ve actually clipped a few coupons and who knows?  I may just use them!

How much do you spend weekly on groceries?

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  1. Menu plans are very important and this looks interesting and perfect one for my whole family.. Thanks for the idea!

  2. I have been wanting to create some sort of weekly meal plan, just afraid I won’t stick to it.

    • I usually don’t make things on the day I say I’m going to because I forget to defrost something or I run out of time and need to make the quickest item but so far, we’ve pretty much stuck with it. Trust me though, there are nights that I just want to order pizza!

  3. The Prosciutto egg cups…OMG!
    Whirlwind of Surprises

  4. Sounds good, especially the Fiesta!

  5. I wish we only have a $120 grocery bill although we are a family of 5 but still! Teach me your tricks!

    • Really? I thought my bill was high! I used to only spend $70-80/week when I bought mainly processed, convenience foods.

  6. I’m amazed you can plan that far in advance. I can barely plan each night’s dinner on that day.

    They look great too! Thanks for sharing. I might have to come back every Monday and get ideas…. 🙂

  7. Those look delicious! Can’t wait for Cinco de Mayo! My all time fav food is mexican food! ‘Specially green chili!

  8. Ashleigh Walls

    Wow what a yummy week of meals!

  9. what time do you want me over! yummy! 🙂

  10. looks like a yummy week of meals! Ooops, I may have to change 5/5 to a great mexican dish!

  11. My brother in law got chickens…now we have free eggs for life! Not kidding! Every week he comes back with a dozen of (green) eggs! You guys should seriously do it!

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