Menu Plan Monday – June 7th

So I’m *almost* finished with recipe testing for The $5 Dinner Mom’s Breakfast and Lunch Cookbook. *Almost*

I can’t wait for the recipe testing to be over…and to feel a little less dizzy.  My mind has been swirling with recipes, ingredients, ideas, tweaks, etc. for the past 4 months.  And I’m SO ready for a little more “white matter” peace!

Having a plan in place certainly helps me maintain said brain peace…

Batch Cooking

This Week’s Dinners

  • Monday – Taco Burgers
  • Tuesday – Teriyaki Chicken Kebabs
  • Wednesday – Red Quinoa with Black Beans and Corn
  • Thursday – Breakfast for Dinner (freeze extras)
  • Friday – Coconut Rice and Beans
  • Saturday – Leftovers
  • Sunday – Burgers

Other Goodies & Experiments

  • Pina Colada Popsicles
  • Lasagna for Steve’s lunches

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!

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  1. says

    Breakfast for dinner is how I’ve been managing the breakfast foods. It can’t be beat! If we are running low on a breakfast freezer food, then we have it for dinner!

    Good luck on finishing up the taste testing!

  2. says

    I think we are going to have coconut rice and beans this week too. I think I recenly saw this recipe on 365 days of crockpot cooking. It sounds so good!

    And cooking 15 chicken breasts at once… so smart!!!!!

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