Meal Planning Monday w/c 9th of February

This was posted in February 2015
Posting early, getting organised, that's the name of the game this week. Can't quite believe I am up at 9am on a Sunday, let alone meal planning,  internet grocery shopping and now posting on here. The joy's of having a puppy who doesn't sleep in! 

After a 3lb loss this week (Yay, go me!) I am determined to keep the good work up with a healthy variety of meals. I've planned

  • Vegetable Lasagna
  • Homemade burger and SW Chips
  • Baked eggs with peppers, spinach and tomatoes (page 34 in this months SW magazine)
  • Cod Mediterranean Tray Bake (page 68)
  • Cottage Pie with carrot and swede mash (page 69)
  • Tagliatelle Puttanesca (page 73)
  • Fish rissotto and vegetables
  • Pizza and chips

If you hadn't already worked it out, I took inspiration from this months Slimming World magazine. It's good to flick through and get some ideas. Although old favourites are good, variety does spice things up and keeps your taste-buds happy too. 

And yes, I know there are more than 7 meals on there, but I go with what I fancy that day and what I am doing and is most convenient to cook. Am beginning to realise I don't follow the planner that much, but for me knowing I have got healthy meals in, means I have no excuse for not eating well.

Got green eggs and ham planned for one breakfast, porridge and banana and good old favourite of beans on toast for others. Lunch will be leftovers and am thinking of investing in a desktop crockpot, what do you think? Cool aren't they and no need to use the communal work microwave! 

For more inspiration of what to eat this week, get yourself over to At Home with Mrs M

Meal Planning 2nd Feb

Looking back at last week's menu, I managed to cook just three off the list, pizza, macaroni cheese and zesty chicken. This might explain why I only maintained at Slimming World when I weighed in on Saturday. Am determined to get a loss, so my percentage of following my meal plan needs to increase. Don't get me wrong, I didn't have any non slimming world meals, it's just they weren't as high in speed foods as they could have been,

Onto this week as I try not to dwell:-

  • Slow cooker Santa Fe Chicken with boiled potato and veggies (3 syns per portion)
  • Creamy pasta with cabbage and leek
  • Bolognaise and spaghetti
  • Baked potato hot dogs, with onions and beans
  • Butternut squash and sweet potato risotto
  • Beef Stew and dumplings (6 syns per portion)
  • Egg and chips

I'm planning on leftovers for lunches at work, and porridge with banana and blueberries for breakfasts. Wish me luck!!

For more menu inspiration, get yourself over to At Home with Mrs M