Monthly Meal Plan – September 2010

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 1, 2010


We’ll be starting the September Meal Plan after Labor Day…mostly because I already know what we are having this week.  And I have no idea what we’ll be having this weekend…other than Rehearsal Dinner Food, Wedding Reception Food, and Cake! Yum!!! :)

7- BBQ Chicken with Mini Corn Muffins
8- Out with Family
9- Black Bean and Salsa Chicken
10- Pasta E Fagioli
11-  Sandwiches or Leftovers
12- Grill Burgers

Gonna be a little heavy on the carbs this next week…as Steve will be running in the Air Force Marathon on Saturday…

13- Pasta with Corn and Bacon
14- Adobe Chili and Apricot Chicken - Get Green, Be Well…thanks Kimberly!!!
15- Emeril’s Essence Chicken
16- Pasta with Italian Sausage (Warning:  This will not be a $5 Dinner!)
17- Spaghetti – Carbo Load Night
18- Sandwiches or Leftovers (or whatever the marathon runner wants!!!)
19- Grill Burgers

20- Turkey Pumpkin Chili
21- Mini Cheesy Salsa Meatloaves - A Southern Fairytale…thanks Rachel!!!
22- Chorizo Breakfast Tacos
23- Lentils and Rice of some sort
24- We’ll see what’s on sale this week and make a “bargain meal!”
25- Sandwiches or Leftovers
26- Birthday Dinner!!! I’ll be celebrating the 8th anniversary of my 25th birthday! ;)

I’m off to NYC this next week…but I’ll be leaving behind some favorites!

27- Chicken of some sort
28- Meatloaf
29- Spaghetti
30- Out on a Daddy Date!
1- Pork Roast with Apples and Pears
2- Chicken Sliders
3-  Will we still be grilling?!  I hope so!

Want to know more about why I plan my menus out each month? Read more here

Want to give monthly meal planning a try?!?…check out all the printable planners and templates that will help with your weekly and monthly meal planning!

{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

Latoniya Jones September 1, 2010 at 11:37 am

We will definitely share this idea/resource with our … Thinking Green Family Math Affairs: Math & Nutrition participants.


Bethany September 1, 2010 at 12:49 pm

What size pork roast do you use for your Pork Roast with Apples & Pears? It sounds yummy!


Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom September 1, 2010 at 2:33 pm

About 2 lbs.


Maren September 20, 2010 at 11:44 am

The 26th of September is a great day to be born. I’ll be celebrating my 11th anniversary of my 25th birthday on that date this year.


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