Nelly Elliott

Newcastle based blogger, mama, creative, coffee-only with my oxygen, vegan, plus-size fashion lover and feminist.

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Meal Planning Monday


I have submitted my post to the linky over at Mrs M's Blog

Like a lot of people nowadays money is getting pretty tight and we are searching for ways to cut costs and save a few pennies. I have noticed a few people doing "Meal Planning Monday" on their blogs and it made me stop and assess how I do my food shopping and cooking.
I am a little ashamed of just how much food gets wasted in my house through lack of planning and probably a healthy dose of laziness. This has got to stop.

So I am giving this meal planning schtick a go to see if it helps reduce my costs and stops the "whats for dinner?" questions filling me with dread.

Now I don't have any children so I am just cooking for two;

Monday
Leftover pie with boiled potatoes and sweetcorn
Tuesday
Breaded fish with homemade chunky chips
Wednesday
Quorn chilli with brown rice
Thursday
Tuna Pasta Bake
Friday
Lamb chops with garlic mash and greens

Weekend Baking
Valentines cupcakes and cookie pops

Luckily I have all of the ingredients already in the house so no shopping required this week. Will need to get planning next week to get an online shop sorted in time.

Do you meal plan? How do you stay organised and stop food waste?