Monthly meal plan for April 2018

We had rough few weeks ,with a lot of drama in extended family, that caused a lot of troubles for us. However it is almost behind us and I am determined to forget about whole situation and move on with our life. Our schedule is becoming even crazier now. Little fairy started horse ridding lessons…… Continue reading Monthly meal plan for April 2018

Small freezer cooking

There are many ways in which you can fill your freezer. I love to have my freezer full. There is mix of various bags of veggies, some prepared meals and meat. Oh and mini potatoes waffles. Lil lady loves them. You can doonce a month shopping and freeze all your meats, breads etc. Or maybe…… Continue reading Small freezer cooking

Beast from the East, pantry challenge and freezer cooking

Last week we had snowmagedon. Ireland usually don’t get much snow especially in March. However last week we have been blessed with so much snow, that I think we will talk about it for next 30 years. We all were off for few days from work, as offices has been closed due to red weather…… Continue reading Beast from the East, pantry challenge and freezer cooking

Menu plan for week ending February 25th 2018

This week I may be working late some days so we are doing slightly different meal plan. Basically I have prepared few dishes and everyone can decided what they will have on a day. They all are easy to reheat. So for breakfast we will have: -magic mniammniam- which is French toast made with brioche…… Continue reading Menu plan for week ending February 25th 2018

Weekly meal plan for week ending February 11th 2018

Previous week was intense. I have worked longer hours then usually. So when the weekend arrived I was really looking forward to a break. However my plans got sidetracked. I didn’t achieve all my goals or did even half of things on my to do list. I managed to prepare meal plan and do some…… Continue reading Weekly meal plan for week ending February 11th 2018

Meal plan for week January, 29th to February, 4th 2018

I was out at my delayed birthday party last night. It was great party and even though I didn’t sleep that much I was full of energy today. So I have decided to prepare some meals for this week. I hope it will help me with organisation over next few days. Monday: Breakfast: bran flakes,…… Continue reading Meal plan for week January, 29th to February, 4th 2018

Meal planning types

Over last few years I have tried different approaches to meal planning. Currently I am doing mix style meal planning. I used to do: – a theme night (Monday – pasta night, Tuesday- traditional food, Wednesday- meatless dinner, Thursday – soup/sandwich, Friday- crepes/pancakes etc, Saturday – something new, Sunday- comfort food – monthly meal plan…… Continue reading Meal planning types

Weekly menu for week ending January, 28th 2018

I just love meal planning. Nest few days will be crazy but January is almost over so everything should slow down a little. Over last few days I did not stick to the plan with my snacks. I can not shake the constant craving for junk food. I have allowed myself to indulge for few…… Continue reading Weekly menu for week ending January, 28th 2018

Weekly menu January, 14th 2018 to January, 20th 2018

Last week was crazy intense. We did not had all meals we had planned. It is normal. I have learned with time to be very flexible. I will be leaving home at 6.40 am and I will not be back earlier then at 6 pm. I have planned very easy meals that can be prepared …… Continue reading Weekly menu January, 14th 2018 to January, 20th 2018

how I meal plan part 2

I realised today that I did not explain how I am actually planning my meals. I usualy start by looking at my diary. If we have any obligation for specyfic day, I will schedule either slowcooker/freezer meal or plan leftovers. Then I look at my fridge/pantry/freezer inventory and try to find ideas for at least…… Continue reading how I meal plan part 2