Menu Plan Monday -August 10

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on August 9, 2009

Menu Plan Monday

Breakfasts
Rice Krispies with Honey, Banana
Cinnamon Toast with Fruit Salad
Eggs and Toast, Juice
Cream of Rice with Blueberries and Honey
Rice Krispies or other Cereal
Pancakes with Strawberry/Honey Syrup

Lunches
Egg Salad, Fruit
PB and Honey on Bagels
Leftovers
PBJ Roll Ups with Banana Smoothies
Tuna Sandwiches with Pretzels and Fruit
PB/Banana Slices with Pumpkin Applesauce

Dinners

Monday - Grilled Mojito Chicken with Cornbread

Tuesday – Spicy Bean Cakes

Wednesday – Spaghetti

Thursday – Pork Chops with Peach Salsa (I’m thinking I might croak when I see the price of peach salsa at the store this week…so I might make up my own salsa using the peaches that I bought last week!)

Friday – Chicken Fajitas

Saturday – Out

Sunday - Sandwiches and Fruit

I will post the recipes each night after I make the meal. If you see a meal you are interested in, please check back for the recipe later in the week!

Thanks to Andrea at Mommy Snacks and Marcy at Stretching a Buck for posting the best deals and coupon matchups at my stores each week!

Be sure to check in at Bargain Meal of the Week for more great and inexpensive meal ideas for what’s on sale at your store!!!

All the BEST menu plans can be found every week at OrgJunkie.com!

{ 9 comments… read them below or add one }

LaShae August 9, 2009 at 9:48 pm

what is your PBJ roll ups…I am always looking for new quick and easy lunches, my 4 year old started school and so its just me and my 19 mth old who we can’t ever get to eat ( doctor has her on 3 pediasures a day) so I am always looking for creative ideas to get her to eat…she loves PB..

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Jamie August 9, 2009 at 9:55 pm

I’m just curious about the pumpkin applesauce. Do you buy that made already or make it yourself? If you make it, is it just adding pumpkin to applesauce? I’m always looking for ways to add more pumpkin to our diet as we all love it’s flavor! Thanks!!

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Erin August 9, 2009 at 10:21 pm

I make it…mix a little pumpkin in with the applesauce, with some cinnamon sprinkles! Just a fun twist to applesauce…plus sneaks in a veggie! I do this a LOT in the fall when pumpkin is on sale and there are more coupons for it!

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Carrie August 9, 2009 at 10:32 pm

Hi Erin, I don’t know if you have a Safeway in your area but they have the BEST Peach/Pineapple salsa and it’s usually 2.00 a jar.

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Erin August 10, 2009 at 6:49 am

Oh…that’s not too bad. But no Safeway here. Will see what my Kroger has! Thanks for the tip!

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anna August 10, 2009 at 7:12 am

Erin,

With peaches in season and on sale right now, it’d be a shame not to make your own. If you have a farmer’s market nearby, extra savings (and any extra ingredients would freeze well). I can usually find jalapenos for less than $.10 each, a bunch of cilantro would run you less than $1 at the farmers market and a red onion is…well…something I assume you already have on hand? Add a squeeze of lime and waaatchout! Nice salsa w/ freezable extra ingredients. Freeze the cilantro, the extra peaches, the extra lime juice, use the red onion in another meal, etc.

(on an unrelated note – if your kids need pens for school, walgreens has them on sale 2 for $1 and the red plum has a coupon for $1 off of 2. That equals free!)

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Erin August 10, 2009 at 7:35 am

I think I’ll be making my own! And thanks for the Wags suggestion…I picked some pens up last night…will share details later today!

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Susie's Homemade August 10, 2009 at 8:00 am

What a yummy plan:-)

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Amy August 10, 2009 at 9:29 am

I will be checking back for the grilled mojito chicken and cornbread. Thanks.

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