Saturday, January 3, 2009

Working on it...

So far I haven't been doing well on my resolutions. I've eaten McDonald's twice-yuck! I finely sat down and made up a menu for the next week. I will try my hardest to stick with it. Oh, did I happen to mention that my food budget for the month is only $230. Yes, I will feed a family of 4, as healthy as possible, on no more than $230 in a one month period. Here is the menu for this week.

WEEK 1:
Sunday
Breakfast: Pancakes & sausage
Snack: 2 gram crackers, small yogurt
Lunch: Chicken salad sandwich on wheat, red pepper slices
Snack: small sweet from Christmas
Dinner: Tofu stir fry

Monday
Breakfast: Frozen blueberry waffle, yogurt
Snack: Pria bar
Lunch: Ham & cheese on wheat, apple
Snack: a few wheat thins w/ sliced cheese
Dinner: Baked salmon, mashed potatoes, summer squash

Tuesday
Breakfast: Wheat toast, Clementine
Snack: Fruit cup
Lunch: Leftovers
Snack: 2 cookies
Dinner: Steak, sweet corn, rice pilaf

Wednesday
Breakfast: Cold Cereal, yogurt
Snack: Peach cup
Lunch: Turkey sandwich on wheat, Clementine
Snack: Almonds
Dinner: Sloppy Joe's made from scratch w/ homemade potato salad

Thursday
Breakfast: Wheat toast, banana
Snack: apple w/ peanut butter
Lunch: Salad, yogurt
Snack: small bowl of sherbet
Dinner: Cheeseburger pie w/ green beans

Friday
Breakfast: Bagel w/ low fat cream cheese, banana
Snack: muffin
Lunch: Ham & cheese on wheat, baked potato chips
Snack: cucumbers & dip
Dinner: Homemade veggie pizza w/ homemade sweet potato fries

Saturday
Breakfast: Scrambled eggs, turkey bacon
Snack: yogurt w/ homemade granola
Lunch: Chicken cutlet sandwich, carrot sticks w/ low fat dip
Snack: brownie
Dinner: Leftovers

2 comments:

Rhonda said...

It sounds like you have a great meal plan going that will help you stick to your budget!

~Billie~ said...

We are budgeting - planning and 'hopefully' sticking to a meal plan as well. Best of luck!