Here’s our supper menu this week, Fri to Wens.
Roast and potatoes, veg
Hot dogs/french fries
Chicken and dumplings, veg
Meatball and veg soup
Scalloped potatoes and ham, veg
Lunch is usually a simple sandwich or frozen pizza,
and I’m the only one that likes bkfst, so for me it’s
usually a muffin or oatmeal, DH will just do some
lunch-y thing then too.
What I’ve found that helped me is to sit down and
write out all the dishes that your family likes. This
would be main dishes only. Go through your cook
books and add some new possibilities. Separate
these into lunch and dinner, also bkfst if applicable.
You might be surpised how many you have, when
you really think about it! Then I take the list and
further break it down into beef, chicken, and pork
categories, and rotate my dinner menu around that,
so we don’t have beef 4 times a week, or chicken.
This has greatly simplified my cooking life, and helps
save us money, b/c I can pick and choose the simple
dishes on ‘low budget’ weeks, and splurge a bit on