Monday, 2 April 2012

Meal Planning Monday - 2nd April

I have had a couple of weeks off meal planning and I have definitely missed it. These last two weeks have reaffirmed my love for meal planning and made me realise how vital it is. I haven't done a big supermarket shop for those two weeks, instead nipping to the shop almost every day for little bits, and spending far too much money on take-away.

I am drawing a line under the last two weeks and moving on, getting back on track, and both my purse and waistline are grateful for the relief.

Monday: Turkey escalopes, boiled new potatoes, fried mushrooms

Tuesday: Beef Chilli tacos with brown rice

Wednesday: Homemade macaroni cheese/ tuna pasta (after Zumba)

Thursday: Chicken Kiev with garlic mash and veg

Friday: Rabbit pie (Good Friday)

Weekend: as it is a 4 day weekend I will be doing a fair bit of baking, pretty excited!

This weeks online shop came to £45 including delivery, as I hadn't done a big shop for a while we were pretty low on basics, so this includes stocking up on baking essentials and spices, pasta, rice etc...

Feels good to be back in control!

As always I have included this post in Mrs M's linky.



  1. Welcome back! You'll definitely feel the benefits soon. Enjoy the baking this weekend!

  2. It's amazing how all those little midweek trips to the shop can add up, isn't it?

    Lovely sounding meals this week - I'm a huuuuge fan of rabbit pie!


    1. I've never made rabbit pie but been meaning to for a while. Quite excited for it.

  3. I am new to meal planning but toally in love with it! Makes life so much simpler and i am saving money too which is a bonus! : )

    1. Having this break from it had renewed my love for it, makes life so much easier and cheaper for sure.

  4. I've just started blogging my meal plans last week. The Tacos are floating my boat right now :)

  5. Oooh chicken kiev my favourite, I still haven't had tacos so really need to give them a try! All sounds very yummy!


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