Friday, August 14, 2009

Friday menu planning

Sat: B: pancakes with blueberries (make extra pancakes and freeze)
L: a BBQ at SIL’s house- I’ll be making some salads, including potato and pasta
D: tilapia, crusted with pistachios over mango salsa, rice pilaf (make extra rice for Mon.)
Sun: (cooking day) B: shirred eggs Florentine, bacon.
L: sandwiches, fruit salad. Bake bread for this week, extra dough in freezer for Thurs. pizzas
D: pork chops with apples and gravy, mashed potatoes
Mon: (crockpot day) sweet and sour pork (from Sun. leftovers) serve over rice (Sat.)
Tues: chicken “fried” steak (I bake it instead) with cream gravy, salad, biscuits
Wed: homemade chicken nuggets (also baked), broccoli slaw
Thurs: (fridge day) clean out refrigerator day- grilled pizzas
Fri: (veggie day- no meat) pasta primavera
On Tuesday and Friday, I’ll be making use of my easy “béchamel” sauce- a simple white sauce. I make mine without cream to reduce fat- check in on Tuesday for the recipe.

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