Monday, July 28, 2014

Menu Plan Monday



Monday: Chickpea Cutlets and Mustard Caper Sauce (Veganomicon), Green Beans and Potatoes, Watermelon

Tuesday: Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Feta, Oatmeal Raisin Cookies,

Wednesday: Chickpea and Feta Salad, Cucumber, Tomato with Basil

Thursday: Ratatouille, Roasted Mild Italian Sausages

Friday: BLT, Corn on the Cob, Fruit

Saturday: Sandwiches of Grilled Zucchini, Sundried Tomato Spread, Greens, and Balsamic Vinegar on Homemade Ciabatta

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Menu Plan Monday


Sunday: Italian Sausages, Ratatouille, Corn on the Cob

Monday: Vegan Cabbage and Mushroom Stir Fry

Tuesday: Italian Vegetable Soup

Wednesday: Chickpea Cutlets with Mustard Caper Sauce from the Veganomicon, Zucchini Potato Fritters

Thursday: Sandwiches of Grilled Zucchini, Sundried Tomato Spread, Greens, and Balsamic Vinegar on Homemade Ciabatta

Friday: BLTs, fresh tomatoes with balsamic and olive oil, sliced cucumbers

Saturday: Dinner out at the Winds!

Kitchen To-do List:
Make chickpeas from dried in slow cooker
Make Vegan Strawberry-Banana Ice Cream for kids' ice cream day at camp


Sunday, June 15, 2014

Menu Plan Monday

Sunday: Eggs and Toast, Salad

Monday: Tuscan Bread Soup made with veggie stock instead of chicken and leftover Bread Machine Focaccia

Tuesday: Vegan Leek and Potato Latkes, Roast Chickpeas and Cauliflower

Wednesday: Chickpea Cutlets with Mustard Caper Sauce from the Veganomicon, veggie depending on Wednesday CSA box

Thursday: Mujadarrah, Sliced Cucumber

Friday: BLTs, salad, fresh tomatoes

Saturday: TBD, depending on produce in farm box

Make ahead:
Homemade Freezer Bean and Cheese Burritos
Homemade Slow Cooker Veggie Stock

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Menu Plan Monday


Monday: Chickpea Cutlets from the Veganomicon (pictured above), with Mustard Caper Sauce from the same book, Roasted Balsamic Asparagus

Tuesday: Mushroom and Pea Risotto (subbing peas for asparagus)

Wednesday: One Pan Mexican Quinoa

Thursday: BLTs, Roasted Broccoli and Cauliflower

Friday: Deviled Eggs, Salad, Fresh Cut Veggies

Saturday: Making Alton Brown's Mac n Cheese, Scratch Brownies, and Strawberry Spinach Salad for a friend who had surgery

Feeding my family Capanata Panzanella with Fresh Rosemary Bread

Sunday: hunt and peck


Sunday, April 20, 2014

Menu Plan Monday


Monday: LOTS of Easter leftovers

Tuesday: Rustic Bread Vegan Eggplant Lasagna

Wednesday: Black Bean Sweet Potato Tortilla

Thursday: Grilling trial run: Burgers and Salads with oranges

Friday: BLTs, Cucumbers, Sunchokes

Saturday:
Throwing a Cookout Party for 30:
Providing Burgers and Fixings, Hot Dogs, bottled water (Sam's Club), juice boxes, beer
Homemade Dairy Free Brownies (at $0.30 per 9 x 9 pan)
Boston Baked Beans

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Menu Plan Monday


Monday: Slow Cooker Boston Baked Beans, Oven Roasted Cauliflower

Tuesday: Leftover Beans, Pan Fried Sunchokes

Wednesday: Spaghetti with Shredded Zucchini (from our frozen stash)

Thursday: Lentil Shepherds Pie, Salad

Friday: BLTs, Roasted Sweet Potato Cottage Fries

Saturday: May grill burgers/hot dogs, weather-dependent, Grilled Pineapple, Corn

Sunday: Easter with Grandma- no cooking

Lunches: Making huge batch of 20 Freezer Bean and Cheese Burritos  (calculated cost of $0.60/burrito, as mine are corn and yogurt free)

Grocery Trip 4/11/14

Happy Box from Fulton Farms: 2 heads lettuce, 1 head cauliflower, 1 bag carrots, 2 tomatoes, 9-10 sunchokes, 2 sweet potatoes, 1 bunch bananas, 2 oranges, 2 apples, large bunch green garlic,
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$20

Kroger:
2 boxes Earth's Best organic waffles: $7
3 half gallons Kroger chocolate almond milk: $8.37
Silk Vanilla Soy Milk: $2.99
3 Soy Dream Vanilla Soy Milks: $8.07
10 Silk Soy Yogurts: $12.90
Organic Apple Juice: $3.49
Kroger Cheese: $1.99
LaRosa's Spaghetti Sauce: $2.19
Frozen Organic Blueberries: $2.99
Kroger Cheerios: $1.99
Kashi Bars: $2.99
Toasted Crackers: $3.49
Wheat Pasta: $1.39
2 Wheat Tortillas 10 ct: $4.98
Kroger Salsa: $1.79
3 lb Apples: $2.99
Ginger Snaps, organic: $3.49
Cantaloupe; $1.99
Red Grapes: $5.86
Organic Bananas: $2.69
Kroger Fruit Only Jelly: $1.59
Organic Chocolate Chip Cookies: $3.99
3 lb navy beans, dried: $2.29
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$96.48


Dorothy Lane:
2 loaves 10 Grain bread: $10
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$10

Amazon Subscribe and Save Formula: $22.25/week (This will be half the cost next month, as I was given $50 in gift cards, and earned a $5 Swagbucks gift card, covering most of the $89/month we spend in formula. We also opted to get part of our tax return in Amazon gift cards. You can get the gift cards in $100 increments, and will get a 10% bonus in gift cards from Amazon for whatever amount you choose in gift cards. We opted to get enough to cover our formula needs for the remainder of the year.)
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$22.25

Total: $148.73



Total Items: 64
Organic Items: 31
% Organic: 48%