Sunday, 1 September 2013

Back to Normality....Of Some Kind with Meal Planner

With today being the first of September, that can only mean one thing...back to school! 
Whilst I almost relish the fact that normal service will resume and we will get back to some kind of normality I have to admit I am not looking forward to the amount of organisation that goes into just one weekday.

With study books at the ready, new uniforms all ironed hanging in the wardrobes, the term time diary completed with all dates noted the only thing left for me to do is wait for 5th September. 
Even though I may seem quite organised I am always trying to think of things that is going to make back to school just that bit easier, especially as this September brings the eldest off to high school and the youngest starting full time 'big boy' school!

One thing that I believe will help keep us on track is a weekly meal planner/ We have tried many a time to get one organised but it has never happened but this time I am determined to make it work.

Every Sunday I will post our weekly meal planner, with links to some of the recipes and tutorials. So whether your after some midweek meal inspiration or just want to try something different then feel free to have a go at some of the meals.

Weekly Meal Planner

Chilli con carne and rice with homemade salsa and tortilla chips

Tuna and sweetcorn pasta with salad

Seasoned pork loins, potatoes and vegetables

Spaghetti bolognese with salad and homemade garlic bread

Sausage, beans, egg and chips

Jacket potatoes with various fillings and salad

Peppered steak(Caribbean style), rice and peas, macaroni pie, homemade coleslaw and salad

As any parent knows, it can be a headache coming up with new and exciting meals that the kids will enjoy. So please leave your comments and let me know some of your favourite recipes that go down well with your little or big monsters!

M xx

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