Monday, February 10, 2020

Menu Monday

Our Partnership classes started last week, and I now teach an extra two classes.  So we are there longer.  We are in a lull between major sports this month, but I am looking forward to those sports coming up.  Lydia is looking forward to volleyball for sure.  As things get busier again in March, I'm glad that I have this month to adjust into a longer school day on Wednesdays and what I will keep in the crockpot or have ready for those busy days.  I want to avoid take-out Wednesdays.

The kids did not enjoy the burrito bowls from last week, so I guess I'll be taking those off the menu and try again in a few weeks.
B - Cheesey popovers
L - Cauliflower potato soup
D - Chicken wings with sweet potato fries


B - Cream of wheat and smoothies
L - Cheesy chicken w/ hashbrowns
D - Tomato soup w/ quesadillas - Caty and Lydia


B - Bagel or waffle sandwiches w/ yogurt
L - Geography meal - Pork Roast w/ collard greens and Benne Wafers
D- BBQ sausage and Boston baked beans - Caty


B - Pizza Bagels
L - Packed lunches/leftovers at home
D - Skillet lasagna


B - Keto pancakes w/ berries
L - Chicken bacon ranch quesadillas w/ beans
D - Chicken stroganoff

B- Blueberry muffins
L- Snacky lunch w/ cheese sticks, pepperoni, and nuts or soup
D- Pizza casserole w/ salad

B- Bagel sandwiches
L- Soup/leftovers
Cheeseburgers, cauliflower tots, and peach turnovers

Why I plan.....
Who isn't busy?!?!  Kids schedules, schoolwork, work, WOW!!  Life just does not stop!

When I create a menu, I include our schedule on it also.  In fact, I type the schedule into the table that I created first.  Then I know what is going on that day, and I can plan crockpot meals or even know if I need to have a make-ahead meal ready.  I do not use a fancy downloadable calendar, I simply use Microsoft Word.  I have a table I created on there.  At the bottom, I keep a running list of menu items that either I want them to try or food that is loved by all.

Hope everyone has a great week!!  See everyone next Monday!

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