Sunday, February 22, 2009

February's Reader's Choice Week Meal Plan

This is our Reader's Choice week for February! We are so excited about the meals our readers have planned for you! We have made a bit of a change in that we are now doing a 5 day meal plan instead of 7 day meal plan for our Reader's Choice week. If you are like my family we usually eat leftovers one night and end up eating out/frozen pizza another night of the week.

Stop by our reader's blogs and check out other great recipes they have to offer!


Reader's Choice Meal Plan

- Jane Keevy's Lentil Casserole
Tuesday- Jenna's Mini Meatloaves w/ Sweet potatoes and veggies
BONUS- Jenna's 5 minute Microwave Chocolate mug cake
Wednesday- Katie Peterson's Spaghetti Pie
Thursday- Destiny's Easy eggrolls

Friday- Trixie's Beef Pot Pies

Grocery List

Monday- Brown Lentil Casserole

Brown Lentil Casserole-grocery list
1 1/2 cups chicken broth (water may be substituted)
1/2 cup long grain white rice
1/2 cup brown lentils
1 small onion
1 15 1/2 ounce can tomatoes-stewed or chopped
1/2 tsp each-basil, oregano and salt
1 T. minced garlic
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Salad greens and dressing

Tuesday- Mini Meatloves with carrots/peas mix and sweet potato
1 lb ground beef
2 slices toast
2 eggs
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp Tabasco (optional)
1/4 cup picante sauce (use 1/2 cup if you don’t use antipasto)
1/4 cup antipasto
4 slices bacon

Carrots and peas mix
1/2 sweet potato for each person

*Bonus- 5 min. Chocolate Mug Cake

4 tablespoons flour
4 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons baking cocoa
1 egg
3 tablespoons milk
3 tablespoons oil
3 tablespoons chocolate chips
a small splash of vanilla essence
1 coffee mug

Wednesday-Baked Spaghetti Pie

2 servings Spaghetti
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 cup parmesan cheese
1 egg
Spaghetti Sauce

Thursday- Easy Eggrolls

1 can chicken (or cut up chicken breast)
1 bunch green onions
1 can chow mein
1 package eggroll wraps (found in the produce section)
oil (enough for frying)

Friday- Beef Pot Pies

2 cups leftover beef, dice
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup peas
1/2 cup corn
1 rib celery, diced
1 carrot, diced
1 medium potato, diced
2 tB flour
2 cups water
2 TB beef bullion base
1, pack of 2 pie crusts
1 TB milk
Dash of Mrs. Dash
Dash of pepper

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