Mom, What’s for Dinner?

That’s the first thing my kids ask me when they walk through the door at the end of a long school day. Sometimes they even ask me that question as I’m driving them to the bus stop in the morning. I used to just mutter something along the lines of not knowing and not caring. Really, who’s thinking about dinner at 6:30 AM? I’m not. Usually I’m thinking that education is highly overrated and my kids really don’t need to learn reading, writing and ‘rithmetic….

Well, this time I’m staying one step (or maybe it’s seven steps) ahead of the game. When they ask me what’s for dinner, I’ll just point them to my blog (I could use more readers anyway). I’m creating this meal plan in the hopes that it will help me to stave off the munchies and I won’t sabotage my weightloss goal. Naturally, I’ll let everyone know how this goes this weekend. Until then, here’s the menu…

Monday
Shrimp Piccata
Steamed Broccoli

Tuesday
Harvest Pot Pie

Wednesday
Cavatelli with Brussels Sprouts
Baked Pork Chops

Thursday
Braised Lamb with Eggplant, Tomato and Feta Cheese

Friday
Fish Chowder

Saturday
Chicken Parmesan
Mixed Vegetables

Sunday
Lasagna
Spinach

I’ll be going to the grocery store later this morning to pick up all the ingrediens so, hopefull, I will find everything I need. If not, I’ll make some changes but, for right now, that’s the plan. Naturally, I will post pictures and recipes.

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