So…. Last week’s meal plan… what can I say? It was all a bit hit and miss if I am truthful!
- Monday – Slow Cooker chicken casserole with dauphinoise potatoes – recipe from mumsnet
- Tuesday – Shepherds Pie and Vege Shepherds Pie – I intend to make enough to freeze in preparation for the baby’s arrival
- Wednesday – Cheese and Onion pie with new potatoes and veg
- Thursday – Fajitas with sweet potato wedges and homemade dips
- Friday – Fish and chips
Monday’s was a disaster and won’t be one to try again. The chicken was dry and poor Daniel looked disgusted at what I was serving up. The left overs were blended with some added stock into a soup, so hopefully that will be a little nicer for the boys to eat. I was really disappointed with this one
I swapped Tuesday and Wednesday around again as my husband was at the football Tuesday so Daniel and I had cheese and onion pie – enough frozen for two more servings which I am sure will come in useful once the new baby is here. I wasn’t really too hungry that day, having been at the hospital so didn’t eat much at all.
The vege shepherds pie I made on Wednesday…. well…. the recipe made a mountain of it! I have about six more servings in my freezer! Madness. I also have a portion of the meat shepherds pie in the freezer too. I perhaps should have paid more attention the quantities I was putting in….
I haven’t meal planned this week for a few reasons…. firstly as I’m now 37 weeks pregnant I’m finding I hit a tiredness slump around 3-4pm – which is when I would usually be getting dinner ready and I have been struggling to get motivated. My husband is possibly booking some annual leave this week, if he does we will probably go out for a bite to eat in the evening; whilst we can before the new addition arrives. We are also having some work start in the loft tomorrow which means that as there will be workmen here, Daniel and I will spend most of the week out and about; again reducing the time I have at home to prepare a meal.
Bit of an excuse I guess… however across the week we are likely to have:
Pasta with sauce
Pizza and wedges night – not had a pizza for a while so looking forward to this!
Sausage casserole (slow cooker)
As ever, I have joined in with the Mrs M’s Meal Planning Monday Linky – click the image below to see other great meal plans for this week.