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This weeks meal plan Monday – Mince pasta bake Tuesday – Scotch Eggs and salad Wednesday – Subway Thursday – Chicken Kiev and vegetables Friday – date night Saturday – Pork meatballs with Spaghetti Sunday – Tuna Mornay on toast Baking – Apricot and Coconut Cookies Meal planning tips:  How to meal plan, more meal plans & […]

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This weeks meal plan My hubby was away for a few days at the beginning of the week and I forgot to take photo’s of our meals, then I was away for the end of the week  so wasn’t home to cook.  Instead, this week I will share a meal plan using some of the […]

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  • Some yummy suggestions there! :)ReplyCancel

  • Jane B

    Lamb dippers, mash & veggies, Yumm..
    A very delicious meal plan.ReplyCancel

  • flyingdrunkenmonkey

    Oh cool to see that I inspired you! Will love to see what you think of it :)ReplyCancel

This weeks meal plan Monday – Night out, Kamikaze Teppanyaki Tuesday – Chicken Pot Pies Wednesday – McCormick Massaman Beef Curry (satchet packet) with bread Thursday – Fish (frozen fish fillets from supermarket) with chips and vegetables Friday – BBQ chicken and salad Saturday – McCormick Herb & Parmesan Crumbed Chicken with mashed potatoes and vegetables […]

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  • Sara

    Yum for the curry and pot pies! We’re having slow cooked beef casserole, lamb koftas and home-made pizza this week. I’ve also starting making sugar free biscuits (completely sugar-free, not just substituting with honey or syrup) and baking my own bread. Fun, easy, cheaper and healthier!ReplyCancel

  • lindsey

    the link for masaman curry doesn’t work!ReplyCancel

    • Belinda

      I was after that as well, what a shame. I think my family would like this!ReplyCancel

Welcome to all our new readers that participated in the ’20 days to organise & clean your home’ challenge.  Each Monday I share my families weekly meal plan, which is our plan from the week that passed so I can then share photo’s of the meal after I have cooked it. Please click on the […]

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  • The McCormick spices are fabulous :) Their little blister pack ones have enticed my girls to try food they otherwise wouldn’t :)ReplyCancel

  • Karen

    i love this weekly meal thing. I thought of doing something like this but didn’t know where to start. thanks. ReplyCancel

  • I have a 10-week meal plan. Yes, 10 weeks, and i just rotate through the weeks. It means we only have the same meal about 5 times a year, although I do always cook a double portion and we have the same meal twice in that week…not necessarily on consecutive nights! For me it just takes the stress out of “what am i gonna cook this week?!?”, and having recently-ish gone back to out-of-house employment 3 days a week (with 3 kids) it’s fantastic – Monday is cooking day, I cook 2 double-size meals while the little ones sleep and that gets us through to Thurs, which is the end of my working week. Then I have time on Friday to cook again… Yes, sometimes i get bored of a meal, or find the kids don’t like it so much…so i just substitute in another meal with the same base meat, perhaps a recipe I’ve been wanting to try, and if it work – it stays! I <3 meal plans…can u tell?!? :-)

    Thanks for '20 Days', I wasn't able to keep up with every day, but i have all the print-outs and have made copious notes so that i can do things as i can get to them. My kitchen has had quite a birthday these school holidays!ReplyCancel

This post is sponsored by Nuffnang During the process of trying to get my house back into order I decided to be kind to myself and make easy meals that didn’t involve hunting for a recipe, too much preparation or dirty dishes. I’m a messy cook, somehow I use up the full kitchen bench, just […]

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  • helen

    The photos look great! One pot cooking is my favourite! :-)ReplyCancel

  • Joanne Ellem

    While I’m not a mum yet, I have a busy life working two jobs, keeping the house clean, as well as feeding myself, hubby and our cat. Some nights I’m just too tired to cook a meal from scratch! I love the fact that meal bases help create a yummy meal with minimal effort!ReplyCancel

    • Barry Morgan

      Is your husband unable to contribute to keeping the house clean and providing food for the family?ReplyCancel

  • Elise

    I would love to try the So Crispy range because your schnitzel looks delicious and I would love to give it a go! Recently becoming a working mum, I need quick and easy (and TASTY!) meals to cook during the week for my family, and the new Maggie range looks just that!ReplyCancel

  • anita duesterhaus

    As a busy mum of seven, I am ALWAYS looking for quick yet delicious meals to feed my little tribe.ReplyCancel

  • Debbie Kumor

    I would love to try them as they seem so easy to use and my daughter told me they are delicious.ReplyCancel

  • Susan Macdonald

    When ppl drop in i would love to be able to make meal rhat lools and tastes like i have spent hours in the kitchen!ReplyCancel

  • Michelle Pitasi

    Hi. I have my hubby home sick for the next month and he can’t help out due to his sickness plus I work 5 days a week and we have 3 cheeky boys who make lots of mess so I definitely would LOVE to try these super easy quick dinners please!!ReplyCancel

  • Nicole Edmondson

    I would love to try these quick and easy meals that sound delicious and healthy. With a 3 year and a newborn dinner time is much easier when prep and cooking time is minimal – it means we can still eat a good meal but spend the time with the children that is so important at this time of the day!ReplyCancel

  • Julie

    Please please please choose me for some maggi samples(and if you don’t, never mind I will buy them anyway as they look delish). I’m 28 weeks pregnant, with baby 3 and I’m in the process of cleaning my house and stocking the pantry and freezer with easy food for my hubby to cook as I have been told to expect this baby any day now! I’m trying not to stress too much about it, but rather prepare the kids to not have mum or their new sibling around for a couple of months.ReplyCancel

  • Rosana

    They used to have a beautiful Butter chicken… I would love to try the satay one :-)) thank u for the opportunity and really enjoying the 20 day clhallenge :-)))ReplyCancel

  • Kellie

    Being a working Mum of 3 year old twins, I am constantly on the look out for yummy no fuss meal ideas for my fussy kids!ReplyCancel

  • Shift working hubby and young twins leaves us with very little time together so an easy meal would help wonderfullyReplyCancel

  • Wendy Sutcliffe

    I’d love to try the satay rice. My son is allergic to peanuts and I so miss eating satay chicken! I could make up the rice and he could have chicken nuggets instead! I like the idea of less dishes too!ReplyCancel

  • Corlia

    I have a very fussy husband so I had to come up with a week meal plan ages ago to keep us both happy :-)
    Mon: Butterchicken, bread rolls, steamed pumpkin
    Tue: Spaghetti Bolognese
    Wed: Grilled pork chops, mashed potato and fried cabbage
    Thur: Slowcooker lamb (usually jumbuck stew), basmati rice, raw carrot sticks
    Fri: Steak, baked chips, corn on cob
    Sat: Chicken Casserole, basmati rice, raw celery sticks
    Sun: Lamb chops, alfredo pasta, steamed mix vegiesReplyCancel

  • pam

    Looks yummy. I like to try out new things that are quick and tasty. Sometimes i will buy a pkt mix and the meat for it .ie chicken and wrap them together and freeze them. So when i look in the freezer i dont have to think, what i will make with that !!! It’s already there to go. Chicken crispy schnitzels.ReplyCancel

  • YUM quick easy meal for the nights hubby is going to be late home, will be easy to prepare earlier in the afternoon :)ReplyCancel

  • Thanh

    For a reduced effort and washing load yet still have a delicious home cooked meal for everybody? Maggi’s so crispy and one pan range is definitely for me!ReplyCancel

  • pamperedstef

    I’d love to win the packets. We are into trying new things in our house (still have to get the 4yo into that habit). Glad you are giving more than one away. I’m cooking for 8 right now and 3 have already flown the coop. :)ReplyCancel

  • Oh i am always looking for quick and easy meals that my husband AND young kids will eat and that i dont have to spend too much time and prep on. Would love to give these a go. Having trouble with the kids and meals it is a nightmare.ReplyCancel

  • With an 8yo & 4yo triplets, I need quick and easy meals that they’ll love. I’ve been curious to try the one pot sachets, but never seem to get around to it lol! But especially since now my kitchen is so sparkly you need sunnies to walk in it!! I don’t have the heart to mess it up!ReplyCancel

  • A.K.A.Mum

    LOL – I’d love to try both! I’m very lucky that my DH often cooks but it also means I have to listen to him whine about how he gets sooooo bored cooking the same things over and over – because he pretty much refuses to look at a recipe that has more than four or five steps in it :-SReplyCancel

  • Barbara

    I would love to win the Maggi packs as i haven’t tried either product. The easier the meal is, the better. Cooking in one pan makes the job quick and easy. Not too much mess to clean up.ReplyCancel

  • Fiasma.....and Flynny too!

    Oh so many reasons why I need to a quick and easy way to prepare dinner….a few main reasons are I work 45 mins away from home so unless I am super organised dinner is always a late one and another and most important reason is my two beautiful children would like to be fed by a reasonable hour (doesnt happen often but when it does OMG does it make night time so much easier for this frazzled Mumma :) )!ReplyCancel

  • Colleen

    One Pan Range sounds great for babysitting days..little helpers in the kitchen make preparing meals so much more fun and means they usually eat without fuss.ReplyCancel

  • Abbie

    crispy sounds good! crisping up the meat is the only way my Miss 2 eats meat at the moment.ReplyCancel

  • vi lammertsma

    Love my new clean kitchen and now can’t bear to mess it up with elaborate dinner cooking! These Maggi meals look so easy and appealing and even more importantly use so little dishes to prepare – would love to the One Pan range on the family!! Most likely will make it on to their favourite meal list for more variety! Looking fwd to putting my feet up with my family in the evenings for a change!ReplyCancel

  • Inspired...

    I always try to cook using one pot… love it… but to try some new flavours and find better ways to hide the greens from the kids is an added bonus to the quick and easy meal…. after all.. the less work mum puts in to cooking dinner… the more likely the kids are to eat it!ReplyCancel

  • Nichole Atchison

    I’m always after fast, tasty and healthy meals for our busy, hungry family. It’s always exciting to add something new into the mix at meal times.ReplyCancel

  • Sarah Green

    I am a single Mum, I like anything that will help me out at dinner :) xReplyCancel

  • Caitlin Miller

    As a new Mama I love the idea of these simple, tasty Maggi meals! Am loving the 20 Days challenge and am new to meal planning – so these Maggi meals would definitely take the pressure off planning and creating some yummy dinners for the next few weeks! ReplyCancel

  • Nicole Payne

    I have a 2.5yo and a 6mo, hubby is starting a new job, and I’m currently completing an online courses and your 20 day challenge (which has so far been successful!) so I love your quick and easy meal ideas and I love to try some of the one pan recipes!!ReplyCancel

  • Ingrid

    With a busy family, I need simple and easy ideas that make dinner prep less of a chore!ReplyCancel

  • Shelley C

    If i could use one pot to cook while the hubby is on nightshift, it means less washing up and more ‘me’ time with the remote, couch and icecream (after the kids are in bed of course)! ReplyCancel

  • Leanne

    Always looking for new and delicious ways to cook. Most of all it’s so quick and easy!ReplyCancel

  • Who doesn’t need a break on dinner sometimes. These would make for quick meals at the end of a busy day.ReplyCancel

  • Theresa Wilson

    Family lunch or gourmet dinner,
    The Maggi range is a certain winner
    It leaves nothing to be desired…. except a second helpingReplyCancel

  • susan

    As I have just started working full time, I am really struggling to get myself organised with our family meals. With 3 VERY hungry boys to feed, the maggi satchets meal-helpers would certainly be a helper to me!!ReplyCancel

  • We have one pot meals at least twice a week due to after school activities, would be nice to add some new ideas into my regular “one-pot roation”ReplyCancel

  • Jill

    I am the most disorganized person you would ever meet lol my husband does most of the cooking and cleaning as i am the secretary of our local basketball comp and spend over 15 hours a week organising that alone. I would like to give him a night or 2 off from cooking and this looks great! And im sure my kids would love it :)ReplyCancel

  • I’ve wanted to try making schnitzels from scratch but was afraid of getting it wrong but your meal plan makes them look so easy!ReplyCancel

  • I work some nights and Hubby works late others, we are all getting sick of cheap frozen pizza for dinners because there is no time (especially with a little bub) to plan, cook and clean after a ‘proper’ meal. Also, we used to eat a lot of tomato based pastas but master 4 no longer eats anything red so my meal plan ideas have shrunk to less than half!
    I would love to shake up our boring meals with a little Maggi magic!ReplyCancel

  • Andrea D0ney

    Iggam keen to try Maggi because sometimes my life is backwards! (Get it?) :) Seriously when you don’t know whether you’re coming or going, when things are topsy turvy and the world seems upside down, there is nothing more magical than an easy meal. ReplyCancel

  • Meg

    We are such a busy family and on the run so often that i haven’t done a full food shop in months! I run in, grab the usual and out again. I honestly couldn’t tell u what new ranges were around if my life depended on it. Just seeing them in your blog has made me wanna go get some to try (but winning them would be even better 😛 )ReplyCancel

  • We are non stop through the week, so to have such simple, yet tasty and nutritious meals to try with my fussy girl would be fantastic.ReplyCancel

  • Jillian Marconi

    I’d like to win either of these great Maggi products I work full time as a highschool teacher and I’m also planning my wedding. I am often running around at appointments or meetings so time is an issue and this is a perfect solution.ReplyCancel

  • Kath Crispin

    We have been much better organised with meals this week (your website is rubbing off on me!)Big batch of spag bol made on Monday while I was in the kitchen cleaning (so leftover meals from that). last night steamed chicken and rice balls with salad, tonight chicken cacciatore leftovers from the freezer, Thursday BBQ staek/sausages and Friday will be take awa (a luxury).
    Always keen to try new things luckily Miss 5 is becoming quite adventurous and we are encouraing Mister 3 to do the sameReplyCancel

  • I have seen these meals in the shop but have always put them back as my kids can be so fussy at times. Even if I do a chicken stir fry the youngest just wants the plain rice or noodles. It would be nice to try and get them to eat something different for a change. I get so deflated when I spend ages preparing a meal and they turn their noses up at it!!ReplyCancel

  • Stacey

    So Crispy!! I could totally just eat my computer screen right now! It looks yum! I just gotta taste it!ReplyCancel

  • Teneal

    I can be the most organised person at work but when I get home from a long day and being pregnant with baby #2 the last thing I want to do is spend ages in the kitchen. Looks easy to make which is what i need while the other half is away at work. Less time in the kitchen means spending more time with my son before the new one arrives. ReplyCancel

  • Rachael H

    Hi, I just recently found your website! I am terrible at meal planning and would love to try these sachets. I have 1 yr old twins and find it hard to get dinner organised for them let alone for myself & my husband. These seem pretty easy.ReplyCancel

  • Hubby has started a whole new health kick and while i’m being very supportive and super proud that he is eating many vegetables he would previous not eat he is also requesting the same boring meals over and over as if eating bland foods will make him loose the weight he wants to loose all on its own.
    I’d love to be able to show him with the same basic ingredients and a little help from Maggi we can have a tasty and nutritious meal full of flavour still keeping to his healthy eating plan.ReplyCancel

  • as a single mum of 4 kids, including 17mth old twins, I rarely feel the inclination to cook… nor do I particularly enjoy it these days LOL. These sachets sound like a God-send! Thanks for the chance to enter. Keep up the great work on the blog, I love it!ReplyCancel

  • Teneale

    My current goal is to start menu planning and writing proper shopping lists – and remembering to take the list with me to the shops! If I can make easy, tasty, good, family meals with the help of sachets then I’m in! I would love to try both of these – they sound delicious!ReplyCancel

  • TanyaMB

    Maggi One pan range I gotta try
    So yummy off the plates it will fly
    So crispy I might keep for hubby and me
    When all my little ones snoring z to zzzzzz :)ReplyCancel

  • Rachel T

    That satay chicken looks amazing!!

    I’ve actually gone on cooking strike,
    creating tasty meals isn’t worth the fight.
    Hubby says my cooking is blah
    But Maggi one pan should shut him up!ReplyCancel

  • Alyra Shaw

    This looks so easy and with a baby due in the next few weeks looking for easy meals to have on hand ready.ReplyCancel

  • Laurel Hermon

    I love a one pan dish and hubby loves a schnitzel, the kids love chicken in all it’s forms, so we can all be winners at dinner time!ReplyCancel

  • Kelly

    This looks like a perfect meal for our little family, mr just turned 3 is starting to getting fussy so a tasty meal including meat and rice would be perfect for us.ReplyCancel

  • Wow! That looks tasty and easy! Would love to try :-)ReplyCancel

  • I work full time with two boys who are the world’s fussiest eaters for 9 and 11, though they will eat satay chicken or any chicken and rice dish.ReplyCancel

  • Caroline

    Would love to win a Maggi pack I’m sure the family would love it!ReplyCancel

  • I have 5 children who have a wide assortment of after school activities. I am often floundering at night trying to come up with meals they will ALL eat. I’d love to try these and see if they would turn dinner time nightmares into something more pleasant.ReplyCancel

This weeks meal plan Monday – Chicken pasta bake Tuesday – Spicy Yoghurt Chicken  Wednesday – Beef, vegetable and barley soup Thursday – Sausages, potato and vegetables Friday – Sesame pork cutlets with salad Saturday – Fish and Chips by the beach Sunday – Scrambled eggs on toast Lunchboxes – Hotchpotch savoury muffins Baking – Crunchy cornflake choc […]

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  • Guest

    Here is my meal plan for the week. I love looking at other people’s meal plans…I’ve borrowed a couple of your meals from this week for a future one Katrina :)

  • PenPen3kids

    Hi Katrina – have just discovered your blog and am so happy to find a like minded mummy! I have just returned to the paid workforce after staying home with Miss13 Mstr 11 and Miss 7 for as long as I could. The reality of private school secondary fees has pushed me back out the door but into a new job that I just love. I too do a meal plan each weekend and Hubby does the shop with list in hand! This week its, M-Shepherds pie, T-Chicken casserole, W-Spag bol, T-homemade burgers and wedges for the kids and lamb and feta pasta for us grownupS much later (swimming ends at 8pm!) F-homemade pizzas, Sa-Tacos and Sunday is roast at the in-laws! ReplyCancel

This weeks meal plan Monday – Grilled Salmon with vegetables and potato curls Tuesday – Chicken mushroom stirfry with rice Wednesday – Chicken and Corn Chowder Thursday – Lamb chops with vegetables  Friday – Fish portions (kids fish fingers) with vegetables Saturday – Chorizo, mushroom and spinach penne Sunday – Sausages in bread, love easy […]

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  • This weeks meal plan sounds yummy!! I have to jump on the meal planning bandwagon!ReplyCancel

  • Utterly Organised

    Yum, your meal plan sounds fantastic!! My hubby is on holidays this week, so we are relaxing the meal plan this week and heading out a bit more as if we were on ‘holiday’ because it is a bit too hard to take one at the moment with our 7 month old and it being Winter :-)ReplyCancel

  • barbara001

    I have been looking for your receipe of chicken mushroom stirfry with rice and cannot find. Is it on your site ??


I must say I am so pleased to be back to my weekly meal planning, during the past few weeks I wasn’t planning our meals as usual.  I didn’t meal plan because I just didn’t have the mindset to think and I didn’t have the energy to visit the grocery store for a long period.  In […]

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  • Whatever Michelle Bridges tells me I can eat! lol. Your menu plans always look so good Katrina. Coveting that cake big time!!ReplyCancel

  • Kirsty

    I have a revolving fortnightly meal plan as I find thinking of new meals each week too hard.  Here is mine:
    Week 1
    Monday – Cottage PieTuesday – Bacon, brocolli and carrot rissotto
    Wednesday – Egg fried rice (meat free meal)
    Thursday – Hawaiian pizza and home made potato chips
    Friday – Spaghetti bolognaise
    Saturday – date night (buy takeaways once the kids are in bed!)
    Sunday – Easy tea – bacon and eggs on toast
    Week 2
    Monday – Sausages, corn cobs, veges
    Tuesday – roast chicken, roast potatoes, mini corn cobs, gravy and mixed veges
    Wednesday – easy tea – soup and toast/cheese on toast
    Thursday – Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, veges
    Friday – Honey pork noodle stirfry
    Saturday – Mince, vege and rice dish
    Sunday – easy tea – spaghetti and eggs on toast
    I change this menu every now and then, once we are sick of it or when the season changes.ReplyCancel

  • julie mcdonald

    The food is always good here – I have much more success with packet muffins that from scratch ones.  I think the packet mixtures are much better than they used to be – no one can tell the difference at my house and I can have a batch whipped up in 10 minutes and on a plate after 20!
    We are having Thai Green Curry tonight but that  rice may be on the menu later in the week.  ]

    Cheers – Joolz ReplyCancel

    • Ooh Thai Green Curry sounds delicious. The fried rice is really easy to make, hope you enjoy it.ReplyCancel

  • The food items really look tasty and mouth watering… Specially loved the fried rice…ReplyCancel

A few weeks ago I was ready to start the Michelle Bridges 12 week body transformation challenge.  I had completed all my preseason tasks, however the day it started was the day after my mum become really sick.  I did not have time to start the challenge and commit to the exercise routine, I wanted to […]

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  • Nelevi

    Oh mine! I will have to try just about all of these. They look scrumptious. Thanks, and good to have you back :-).ReplyCancel

    • They do don’t they, my favourite would have to be the Honey Chicken!!ReplyCancel

  • Laura Cullen

    I’ve been meaning to make the fried stuffed mushrooms form Le Petit Brioche for almost a year! I even bought a big bunch of mushrooms on the weekend and thought about it,,.. but thats as far as I got, hahaReplyCancel

    • I’m not a mushroom fan, but it actually sounds really nice, you will have to let me know how they taste!ReplyCancel

  • Oh my – the Potato & Bacon Casserole and Honey Chicken recipes look amazing.ReplyCancel

  • Janey M

    I’m going to give the potato casserole a go but I’ll use grated potato. I really love hash browns- so do my hips cause thats were they end up!ReplyCancel

  • Mary Bergfeld

    Katrina, thank you so much for including my recipe in your round-up. It is much appreciated. I’m about to begin exploring some of the other recipes you’ve featured. Everything looks delicious. Have a wonderful day. Blessings…MaryReplyCancel

    • They are all so delicious, thankyou for helping me come up with something to our to our meal plan!!ReplyCancel

  • Mel

    I’m planning to do the 12wbt next season!! See you there 😀ReplyCancel

  • Heidi @foodiecrush

    Thank you for including my Chinese Chicken Salad in your roundup! I’ll be trying the twice cooked potatoes for sure! ReplyCancel

  • Love this idea, will be getting started on it this weekend. My husband will love the fact that I am getting rid of all those food magazines he claims I never use :-)ReplyCancel

  • Some great ideas there. Those twice cooked potatoes look yummy.ReplyCancel

  • I am salivating – thank you for the inspiration!! I just hope Michelle Bridges doesn’t see this post :)). Look after yourself. xxReplyCancel

Being that the Michelle Bridges 12 Week Body Transformation Challenge started last week I will be following her meal plans.  I won’t be able to post my exact meal plan as these details are for her members only.  However today I will share with you a meal plan from the winner of our Lenard’s giveaway, […]

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  • Sam

    Fantastic meal planning. Big fan of this, especially for working mums. If you want ot be healthy you need to have the food in the fridge  – this means pre-planning. Loving your blog Sam. ReplyCancel

  • Good luck with the 12wbt! I did it the year before last and it was fantastic. She’s a very inspirational woman! ReplyCancel

I enjoy making dinner for my family, but there are nights that I don’t have the time to cook something really delicious from scratch myself.  There are ways around this by buying ready-made items from the deli, supermarket, butcher or other speciality stores like Lenard’s, where you can just pop it in the oven for […]

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  • Erin

    Mon: salmon mornay
    Tues: chicken cacciatore
    Wed: pumpkin soup
    Thursday: Asian meatballs and stir fry
    Friday: home made pizzas
    Sat: Turkey and veg mince rissoles with potato bake
    Sun: roast chicken with baked veg and greens
    Sun dessert: apple pie with home made ice cream
    Lunches: salad and deli meat sandwiches, avocado chicken and cheese jaffles, bagels with smoked salmon, cucumber and and cream cheeseReplyCancel

  • Erin

    Oh and baking – banana and mixed berry muffins.ReplyCancel

  • Samantha Savva

    Mon: Home made vegetarian pizza
    Tues: low fat fettuccine bosc
    Wed: beer battered fish and salad
    Thurs: slow cooked massaman curry and rice
    Fri: Taco’s
    Sat: left overs
    Sun: takeaway

    Snacks: cheesymite scrolls and blueberry muffinsReplyCancel

  • Monday: Honey lemon chicken wings and vegies
    Tuesday: Herb and garlic beef sausages and vegies
    Wednesday: Lasagne
    Thursday: Rissoles, gravy and mash
    Friday: Slow cooked chicken and vegetable soup
    Saturday: American style beef ribs
    Sunday: I hope hubby will cook something tasty!
    Lunches: Hopefully some leftovers from the night before.
    Snacks: FruitReplyCancel

  • Bebe21

    Sunday: Beef and pearl Barley Stew
    Monday: Meatfree minestrone and bread rolls
    Tuesday: Pork cutlets with pear and marmelade
    Wednesday: Spaghetti
    Thursday: Curried Sausages
    Friday: Moroccan meatballs with cous cous
    Baking: Polka dot biscuits (donna hay)ReplyCancel

  • christina

    I love the honey and macadamia roll, one of my favoritesReplyCancel

  • Paula Somerville

    Slow cooked creamy salsa chicken and rice and salad
    Pea and ham soup
    Spaghetti bolognaise and garlic bread
    Steak and veg
    Chicken and spinach rissoto in pressure cooker
    Pizza (takeaway)
    Chilli con carne and rice and saladReplyCancel

  • Nic

    Monday: Chicken, bacon & Cherry tomato pasta
    Tuesday: Pork chops with baked apple
    Wednesday: Italian beef casserole
    Thursday: Tacos
    Friday: Leftovers
    Saturday: Roast Lamb & Veg
    Sunday: Pumpkin soup (from home grown pumpkins)
    Baking: PikeletsReplyCancel

  • Kathryn Neal

    Mon: lemon Chicken Strips, Roast Potatoes & Steamed Veges
    Tues: macaroni & Cauliflower Cheese Pots
    Wed: Chicken Pad Thai
    Thur: Sausages, Eggs & Chips
    Fri: Hot Dog Wraps
    Sat: French Onion Chicken, Madh & Veges
    Sun: Luigi’s Meatballs
    No time for baking this week – working full-time & busy all weekend
    Lunches: leftovers!!ReplyCancel

  • C Jäger

    I have 2 small girls so our meals are basic:)
    Monday – Spaghetti (with hidden veg) and garlic bread
    Tuesday – Slow cooker country beef casserole
    Wednesday – Bangers and mash with veg
    Thursday – lemon crumbed fish, rice and steamed broccoli, carrots, peas, corn
    Friday – Potato lasagna bake (with hidden veg)
    Saturday – (adults) Baked potatoes stuffed with Chilli con carne (girls) Baked potatoes stuffed with Savoury mince and veg
    Sunday – Chicken Parmigiarna (plain chicken for girls), mash and steamed veg
    Lunches – leftovers for us, sandwiches and yoghurt for girls
    Snacks – Fruit, sultanas and smoothies
    Baking – trying your Cheesymite scrollsReplyCancel

  • Natasha

    Monday – Spaghetti Cabonara
    Tuesday – Roast Pork with all the trimmings
    Wednesday – Roast Pumpkin and creamy chicken baked gnocci
    Thursday – Slow Cooked Beef Casserole
    Friday – BBQ – Hubbys turn to cook!!
    Saturday – Dinner with Family
    Sunday – Roast Chicken & Salad
    Baking – Savory Muffins
    Snacks – Fruit PlatterReplyCancel

  • Nina Downes

    Monday: Chicken schnitzels (Lenards’s!) with steamed veg and potato
    Tuesday: Lamb and sweet potato curry
    Wednesday: Lenards Italian pinwheels with salad
    Thursday: Pasta with sausage ragu
    Friday: Asian minced chicken with rice
    Saturday: TBC – I want to try out some new special recipes but haven’t decided!
    Sunday: Pea and ham soup
    Baking: Cheese and Vegemite scrolls
    As you can see I already use Lenards for when I need quick easy meals – my two babies are starting child care this week and I will be spending several days at the centre helping them both settle in and so there is less time for me to do dinner prep during the day as I’m used to!ReplyCancel

  • Katrina Foot

    Monday- roast chicken and veg
    Tuesday- spaghetti
    Wednesday- sausage hot pot
    Thursday- steak and chips
    Friday- fish and jacket potatoes
    Saturday- takeaway or freezer
    Sunday- family meat pie and mashed veggies
    Baking- cupcakes with lemon icing
    Saturday lunch- mini quichesReplyCancel

  • Rachneeka

    i made that pumpkin soup yesterday but didnt use the 2 kg pumpkin and less stock but same amount of cream and didnt like itReplyCancel

  • Skavney

    Monday: fettucini carbonara
    Tuesday: chicken wraps with chilli, corn & avocado salsa
    Wednesday: rissoles in tomato soup with veg
    Thursday: chow mein mince
    Friday: take away night
    Saturday: spaghetti bol or slow cooked curry chicken (hubby’s choice and depends on take away choice from night before)
    Sunday: BBQ Served with spinach, pumpkin & pine Nut salad & corn & chips
    Lunches: fresh fruit, yoghurt, crackers, cheese & assorted Salad sandwiches
    Baking: vanilla bar cake with raspberry drizzle icing & mixed berry muffinsReplyCancel

  • Sunday: Rice Cooker Risotto 
    Monday: Chicken Sausages and Spinach Potato Bake
    Tuesday: Slow Cooker Beef Pot Roast
    Wednesday: Pork Chops and Vegetables
    Thursday: Slow Cooker Devilled Sausages
    Friday: Chicken Massaman Curry
    Saturday: Crumbed Fish and home made potato wedgesReplyCancel

  • Leanne brown-fraser

    Monday: homemade- chicken skewers with peanut satay sauce and fried rice
    Tuesday: mince and vege noodle stir fry
    Wednesday: slow cooker chicken casserole with mashed sweet potato
    Thursday: baked fish fillets with lemon butter and steamed veges abd homemade oven baked wedges
    Friday: slow cooker butter chicken and rice
    Saturday: tuna patties and salad
    Sunday: roast dayReplyCancel

  • Sonja

    I shop on Friday’s so my meal week starts on Friday…
    Fri- home made pizza
    Sat- Dinner at in-laws
    Sun- Left over lasagne from freezer
    Mon- chicken and mushroom risotto
    Tues- Taco’s
    Wed- Fish and chips
    Thurs- Prawn, zuchini and capsicum pasta (tomato based sauce)ReplyCancel

  • Jenny

    Monday: roast lamb and veggies
    Tuesday: fish (barramundi), leftover fried rice and salad
    Wednesday: pies and raw veggies in a bowl to munch for state of origin footy!
    Thursday: leftover roast lamb with roast pumpkin salad
    Friday: hamburgers
    Saturday: Marion’s Kitchen box red curry and rice
    Sunday: probably BBQ chickenReplyCancel

  • Kazzie

    Monday:  Steak & Veggies
    Tuesday:  Whatever, – possibly Bread with ham, pineapple & cheese, grilled
    Wednesday:  Potato Bake/veggies
    Thursday:  Chicken with Honey Mustard Sauce & Rice plus veggies
    Friday:  Tuna Bake/veggies
    Saturday:  Spaghetti with tomato & cheese
    Sunday:  Fish & Chips


  • MrsMooMA

    I meal plan for 2 weeks, but only plan 4 breakfasts, 4 snacks of baked goods, 6 or so lunches and 12 dinners. Because something will always come up, or there are too many left overs.

    1. Beef enchiladas
    2. Chicken Wings
    3. Sheppards Pie
    4. Thai Green Curry
    5. Lasagna mexican
    6. Thai Beef Salad
    7. Pork Roast and Veg
    8. Risoni
    9. Hamburgers and wedges
    10. Rogan Josh
    11. Stir Fry
    12. Pad Thai

    I also try and plan to have enough “baby safe” food so i dont have to cook seperate meals. So when i cook Rogan josh which is too spicy i would of cooked Risoni the night before.

    We only get to eat breakfast together about 6 times a fortnight, otherwise its just cereal, toast and mufins. but ill cook at least 4 big breakys:

    1. Choc hazelnut crossiants
    2. Cream scrambled eggs
    3. Big breaky fry up
    4. Pancakes with the works
    5. French toast

    And Lunches consist of:

    Cheesy chips and bacon
    salads (ill prep a big salad at lunch so it can be a side at dinner, ill also do theis for soup and pasta)


  • Mary Preston

    SUNDAY: Roast Lamb &
    MONDAY: Shepherd’s Pie using the leftover Lamb

    TUESDAY:  Bangers & Mash

    WEDNESDAY: Chicken Stir Fry

    THURSDAY: Scrambled eggs & Toast

    FRIDAY: Home-made Fish &Chips /Potato Wedges.

    SATURDAY: Individual pizzas

    BAKING: Iced Chocolate  cup cakes


  • Bec M

    I menu plan on a Monday and shop on a Tuesday, so it always depends a little on what meat I find on clearance on Tues!  But the plan so far is…

    Mon – Leftover lamb casserole and mashTues – Beef marsala and penne
    Wed – Char Sui marinated chicken with baby corn, asian greens and rice noodles
    Thurs – possibly leftovers or a quick quiche, depending on whether we have leftovers to eat.
    Fri – chicken, and leek pie
    Sat – home made pizzas
    Sun – Probably leftover pizza, because we always end up making a lot!

    Baking – choc chip biscuitsReplyCancel

  • Kathryn

    Mon: Roast Chicken with potatoes and pumpkin
    Tues: Dinner at in-laws
    Wed: Soup with lentils & Veges
    Thurs: Dinner at Mum’s
    Fri: Steak, chips and salad
    Sat: Shepards pie
    Sun: Some kind of casserole cooked in the slow cooker. ReplyCancel

  • Becci Sundberg

    Mon – Lamb chops in French Onion Soup and veg

    Tues – Curried Pumpkin and veg soup and homemade bread
    Wed – Savoury mince and rice
    Thurs – Spaghetti Bolognaise Bake and Garlic Bread
    Fri – Sausage and veg
    Sat – Chicken, veg and noodle soup and homemade bread
    Sun – Corned Beef and veg with onion sauceReplyCancel

    • Becci Sundberg

      Baking etc

      ~ Homemade Devon~ Choc Poke Cake~ Choc Syrup~ Jelly cups~ Pumpkin scones (a few different ways)~ Making up my own cookie packet mixes~ Milo biscuitsReplyCancel

  • Rebecca Waugh

    Mon – garlic and herb lamb shanks
    Tues – chili chicken stirfry
    Wed – roast and veg
    Thurs – pasta bake
    Fri – tacos
    Sat – lasagna
    Sun – curried sausagesReplyCancel

  • Kahlea Wilson

    Beef stirfy with prawn crackers

    Tuesday- Chops, bacon and Eggs
    Wednesday- Mince vegie pie
    Thursday- toasties
    Friday- Mustard chicken pasta
    Saturday- food that we will bake (below)
    Sunday- takeaway, roast with veges,spuds

    Baking- Cheese vegemite scrolls.egg bacon scrolls. Sausage rolls, meat pies ( saturday)
     Egg,curry pasta ReplyCancel

  • Kahlea Wilson

    Beef stirfy with prawn crackers

    Tuesday- Chops, bacon and Eggs
    Wednesday- Mince vegie pie
    Thursday- toasties
    Friday- Mustard chicken pasta
    Saturday- food that we will bake (below)
    Sunday- takeaway, roast with veges,spuds

    Baking- Cheese vegemite scrolls.egg bacon scrolls. Sausage rolls, meat pies ( saturday)
     Egg,curry pasta ReplyCancel

  • Deanna Buckley

    Monday: slow cooked Beef, Red Wine & Mushroom with mash and beans
    Tuesday: Cantonese Chicken Stir Fry
    Wednesday: home cooked fish, chips and salad
    Thursday: Pea and Ham Soup
    Friday: Homemade Nachos
    Saturday: 40th Birthday party to attend
    Sunday: Omlettes

    Baking: Banana Bread and Date SconesReplyCancel

  • Kylah

    Monday: Beef and vegetable stir fry with noodles
    Tuesday: Slow cooker beef goulash with sweet potato mash
    Wednesday: Spaghetti Marinara
    Thursday: impossible pie (Thursday is my crazy day with all kids having after school activities!)
    Friday: Take-away (usually Chinese or burgers)
    Saturday: BBQ (steak, sausages, chicken skewers, potato bake and salad)
    Sunday: Roast lamb and vegetablesReplyCancel

  • Gemma

    I’ve done my planning for the week :)
    Monday – Beef teriyaki stir fry and riceTuesday – Shepherds PieWednesday – Roast Pork and Veges (having friends for dinner)Thursday – Chicken CarbonaraFriday  – Sausages and vegtablesSaturday – BurritosSunday – Roast chicken drumsticks and veges
    Will also make banana bread, pikelets and cupcakes for snacks.ReplyCancel

  • Brooke

    Sun – beer battered fish and baked veges (4 ingredients apple crumble and custard for dessert)
    Mon – mediterannean frittata
    Tues – dinner at father in laws for his birthday
    Wed – slow cooker savoury mince
    Thurs – chicken fried rice
    Fri – home made hamburgers
    Sat – low fat pasta carbonara

    Bake – cornflake and choc chip cookiesReplyCancel

  • KellyBelly

    Meal plan for the Mains this week
    Mond – Steak and mushrooms with microwave steam vegies (thanks Donna Hay!)
    Tues – Curried beef and rice
    Wed – Working day for me so frozen lasagne (made on the weekend)
    Thurs- Another working day – rissoles and veg
    Friday – Home made pizzas…daddy’s meat lovers..women’s weekly pizza pizzazz!

    Snacks…pumpkin scones (from frozen pumpkin made on the weekend), pikelets and a quick zucchini frittata. Then kitchen’s closed, chefs knocked off until the weekend! Free for all yoghurt and fruit! ReplyCancel

  • Mon: Slow cooker Leg of lamb (karate night)
    Tues: Warm chicken salad
    Wed: Homemade sushi (made at lunchtime because karate AND footy training)
    Thurs: Roast macadamia and honey chicken roll from local butchers with salad and potato
    Fri: Toasted sandwiches (footy training)
    Sat: Take away and family movie night
    Sun: BBQReplyCancel

  • Rachelkapsalakis

    Sun – Chicken Kiev
    Mon – BBQ Lamb Chops
    Tues – Pizza
    Wed –  Chicken Parma’s
    Thurs – Roast Lamb
    Fri – Chicken Stir fry
    Sat –  Roast Chicken

    Variety is the key in our household!!!

  • Sarah

    Sunday – Chicken Enchiladas with salad

    Monday – Chicken and Leek pies with chips and veg
    Tuesday – Chicken and Pumpkin Casserole
    Wednesday – Instant Soup (a quick soup which is tomato based with bacon, onion and pasta)
    Thursday – Slow Cooked Chunky Beef Stroganoff with either rice or mashed potato
    Friday – Take-out night (everyone works Friday and Dad and Brother have CFS on a friday night so it’s quick take-out for us)
    Saturday – Cheesy Chicken Macaroni Bake

    I’ve just recently (literally last few months), managed to get my family to buy weekly instead of every couple of days. I haven’t reached the stage of getting them to do snacks etc. in the same way.ReplyCancel

  • Cherylgadsby

    Sun – Chicken Noodle Soup  and Cheese and Herb Scones
    Mon – T-Bone Steak and veges
    Tues –  Thai Fishcakes and Salad
    Wed – Shepherds Pie and veges
    Thur –  Slowcooker Corned Silverside, vege and white sauce
    Fri –     Pita Pizzas
    Sat – Roast Chicken and vegReplyCancel

  • Linc devos

    Sunday – tomato vegetable soup with freshly made dinner rolls
    Monday – apricot chicken with basamati rice
    Tuesday – Beef and vegetable pie served with green beans and applesauce
    Wednesday – Curried Sausages with mashed potato and carrots
    Thursdday – Chicken thigh fillets stuffed with mozzarella cheese, chives, & bacon served with mash potatoes and broccoli
    Friday – Homemade pizza with fruit salad
    Saturday – Hamburgers with salad on homemade rolls
    Sunday – Roast chicken with vegies


  • Kerry

    Mon – Beef Stroganoff with brown rice and vegies
    Tues – Pumpkin Soup
    Wed – Chicken Noodle Stirfry
    Thurs – Sausages with Mashed potato and vegies
    Fri – Tuna Mornay with brown rice and vegies
    Sat – Spaghetti Bolognaise with Garlic bread and Salad
    Sun – Roast chicken and vegiesReplyCancel

  • Monday ~ Roast chicken baked potato and pumpkin with veggie 
    Tuesday ~ Rissoles and Veggies
    Wednesday ~ Homemade hamburgers with oven fries
    Thursday ~ Sausages and Veggie
    Friday ~ Pita bread pizza’s 
    Saturday ~ Takeaway
    Sunday ~ Silverside cooked in slow cooker with white sauce and veggieReplyCancel

  • cate

    mon – thai sweet chilli chicken rissoles from march SFI
    tues – roast pork
    wed – chicken schnitzel and mash
    thur – tacos
    fri – salmon and pea quiche from march SFI
    sat – chicken spinach feta filo
    sun – roast, maybe lamb  ReplyCancel

  • Tanya Ellis

    Mon: lamb and veg
    Tues: spinach and ricotta cannelloni
    Wed: roast veg pasta
    Thurs: beef stroganoff
    Fri: fish wraps
    Sat: chicken tikka masala
    Sun: Thai beef salad
    I have a 2yo and a newborn and my husband works away 4 nights a week, so I organize all his meals (cut up veg, make salad, portion everything) and have to make sure ours are either really fast or slow-cook able! Oh, and ensure the 2yo will eat it :)ReplyCancel

  • Judii

    Monday: Creamy Chicken Pesto pasta
    Tuesday: Honey Soy and Ginger glazed Chicken
    Wednesday: Thai green chicken curry
    Thursday: red curry beef
    Friday: creamy mustard chicken
    Saturday: chicken stirfry
    Sunday: Pork Roast
    All devised to use at least 1 item per night from my overflowing pantry. And I almost always do a Roast on Sunday so we have leftover meat for Monday work lunch :)ReplyCancel

  • jackie

    Mon – Stuffed Zucchini
    Tues –  San Choy bau
    Wed – Slow cooked honey ginger chicken drumsticks
    Thurs – Thursday night dinner with friends at  P’s
          M – Wed night leftovers
    Fri – J&O Scrambled eggs (quick and easy before camp)
         – A,C – Dinner at  Nanna and grandads
        – M  – Chicken & vegies
    Sat – M – Sausages and salad at Jello’s
        a & C  – Dinner at   Little Grandads
    Sun – Spaghetti bolognese

    Snacks 4 school – Chocolate slice, blueberry muffins, ReplyCancel

  • Amy c

    Tue- creamy bacon pasta bake
    Wed – red onion and feta tart
    Thur- cheesy meatballs and spaghetti
    Fri- pumpkin soup with garlic bread
    Sat- lamb ragu
    Sun- beef stroganoff
    Mon- chicken stirfryReplyCancel

  • MelindaD

    Mon – Cottage pie
    Tues – Freezer meal (left overs)
    Wed – Lamb chops and vegies
    Thurs – Spag bog
    Fri – depending on mood, freezer meal or hamburgers
    Sat – chicken and vegies
    Sun – baked lunch (so left overs for dinner)
    school lunches – left overs or frozen portions of spag bog or cottage pie)
    baking/school snacks – cupcakes and pancakesReplyCancel

  • PK

    Monday: Gluten free spaghetti & Meatballs in Roasted Tomato & Garlic sauce (fat free, homemade)
    Tuesday: Grilled chicken breast & steamed veggies
    Wednesday: Sweet chilli prawns, steamed veg & steamed jasmine rice
    Thursday: Steak with sauteed mushrooms & steamed veg
    Friday: Pizza night for hubby, I’m going out so I will have a meal replacement shake
    Saturday: FFY (fend for yourself) I’ll raid the freezer for heatNeat leftovers, hubby will likely have nachos
    Sunday: Chicken Kievs & steamed vegReplyCancel

  • Mozzie77

    Mon- Zucchini, cauliflower and broccoli soup with homemade cheese muffins
    Tues- Slow cooker beef and vegie stew with mustard dumplings
    Wed- Spaghetti and meatballs 
    Thurs- Bacon and asparagus quiche
    Fri- Spicy chicken drumsticks, rice and greens
    Sat- Salt and Pepper tofu with chilli lime dressing
    Sun-Sausages and vegies. ReplyCancel

  • Amanda W

    I’d love to say I am organised enough to have a meal plan, but I am not :(  See we make at least 3 different meals for our family each meal and it’s made up as we go.  My husband and my son will only eat plain things like meat and 3 vege.  My daughter can’t tolerate dairy so her meal is always made dairy free and myself I am vegan so my meal can’t contain anything that contains animal products.  So, it’s very hard to plan ahead too much.  But this is what I have so far……

    Tonight – Tacos (meat for the boys), without cheese and sour cream for my daughter and stuffed with lentils for me.

    Tomorrow – Spaghetti (bolognese for boys), without cheese for my daughter and just tomato flavour for me.ReplyCancel

  • Monday – spicy butter chicken
    Tuesday – pizza
    Wednesday – pumpkin soup
    Thursday – spag bol
    Friday – who knows, hubby’s cooking
    Sat – dinner at Mum’s
    Sun – roast something or other and heaps of vegies!  :)ReplyCancel

  • kattippett87

    Sat – Baked Fish Fillets with Rice and Steamed Greens
    Sun – Roast Pork, Garlic Chat Potatoes and Veg
    Mon – Homemade Lasange, Baked Potatoes and Veg
    Tue – Chicken Tonight with Rice and Steamed Greens
    Wed – Marinated Steak with Mashed Potato and Veg
    Thu – Mini Meatloaves, garlic Chat Potatoes and veg
    Fri – Bacon, Potato and cheese puff pastry pizzas

  • Manda-Kate

    Monday-Cheese Toasties.
    Tuesday-Roast Lamb & Vegies.
    Wednesday-Sweet & Sour Sausages, Potato Bake & Corn on the Cob.
    Thursdsay-Honey Beef Stir-Fry.
    Saturday-Pumpkin Soup & Garlic Bread.
    Sunday-Sweet Chilli Chicken Wraps & Fries.ReplyCancel

  • Susan B

    Monday – Burgers
    Tuesday – Homemade fish and chips with salad
    Wednesday – Kumara and pumpkin balls with satay suace on rice
    Thursday – Spag Bol (with vegetarian bean version for friend coming to visit)
    Friday – left over bean mix turned into lasgna
    Sat – Enchiladas
    Sunday – Chicken peices and veges.ReplyCancel

  • Danielle Muldoon

    Monday – mushroom rissotto ( Monday is meat feee at our house), Tuesday – Beef and pumpkin lasagne, Wednesday – Chicken Soup with wholemeals rolls, Thursday – Fish and steam veg, Friday – Honey soy chicken legs and steam veg, Saturday – lamb roast Sunday- Lamb Roast pie which uses leftvovers of saturdays lamb, roast veg and gravy !ReplyCancel

  • Hayley

    Monday – Chicken schnitzel parmigana with baked potatoes & garden salad

    Tuesday – Chilli con carne with cheesy polenta

    Wednesday – Prawn, chicken & chorizo pilaf

    Thursday – Ricotta & spinach tortellini bake with garden salad

    Friday – Pad thai

    Saturday – Lamb sharwarma with lebanede bread and tabouleh

    Sunday – Corned beef & veg

    Soups – Minestrone
    Pumpkom & lentilReplyCancel

  • Maree Moffat

    Sunday- Roast Chicken & vegetables
    Monday – Pasta Bake with left over chicken & vegetables (This recipe is so easy)
    Tuesday -Lasagna
    Wednesday – Sausages in puff pastry & vegetables
    Thursday – Beef Stroganoff
    Friday – Fish & Chips
    Saturday – Home made pizza (breadmaker pizzabase – yummo)
    Sunday – Roast Pork & vegetables
    Monday – Roast Pork in gravy with vegetables
    Tuesday – Dinner @ the in-lawsReplyCancel

  • KImmie

    The Murphy Family Meal Plan for the week is:
    Monday – Corned Silverside with Mash and CarrotsTuesday – Butter Chicken with Pappadums, Brown Rice and home-made flat breadsWednesday – Potato and Leek Soup with home-made bread rollsThursday – Five Spice Sweet and Sour Meatballs with fettucineFriday – Home-made Pizza Night!!Saturday (My son’s Italian Birthday Feast for 12!) Home-made Bruschetta and Garlic Bread, Lasagna, Fettucini Carbonara, Pesto Risotto finshing off with Vanilla Pannacotta and Tiramasu Ice Cream!!Sunday – (after all that ‘homemadeness!!) it will be eggs and bacon on toast!!

    Lunches – Cheese scrolls, Thai Pumpkin Soup, Homemade Sushi

    Baking – Choccie brownies and Honey Joys!!  Ooooh and a Rainbow Guitar Birthday Cake!!

    Looking at this now – I have a flat out week – so I better pop on off and get cracking on this!! LOL!! :)ReplyCancel

  • Ash H

    Meat Monday – Marinated meat on bbq and vegie bake
    Tuesday – Pumpkin Soup as we have Joeys tonight as eat on the run
    Wednesday – Burritos
    Thursday – Slow cooker chicken casserole (as I work Thurs & Fri)
    Friday – Toasted sandwiches (as its ‘Fun Friday” for the kids)
    Saturday – Baked chicken & vegies in camp oven as we are camping with friends
    Sunday – Potatos stuffed with left over burrito mix (that has been frozen)
    Baking – Assorted flovoured pikelets for lunch box morning teas for school next week

    Aaaahhh I love being organised, it saves me a fortune on groceries and peace of mind that I don’t have to open the cupboard and ‘think’ each day!!ReplyCancel

  • Clairemaslin

    T. Vege soup and cheesies
    w. Lasagne -freezer
    t. Slow cooker chicken, bacon &potato
    f. Home made pizza & garlic bread
    s. Marinated Chicken drumsticks and potato gems sun. Tuna morney – hubby froz meal he wont eat tuna m. Egg and bacon pie and salad. T. Beef honey soy garlic stir fry w. Special Fried rice t. Lentil and bacon soup – freezer with toast f. Oven Fish and chips and salad s. Stew – slow cooker and dumplings s. Bakes beans and eggs on toastReplyCancel

  • Kerryn H

    Tonight: Chicken & Spinach Pasta with Tomato-Cream, Tues: Beef & Mushroom Stroganoff with Noodles & Salad, Wed: Green Chicken Curry with Rice & Brocollini, Thurs: Spangled Emporer Panfried with Salad & SweetPotato Wedges, Fri: Plum & Soy Chicken Wings with RIce, Sat: Tacos with Salad, Cheese & Natural Yoghurt, Sun: Take-Away or Dinner out :)ReplyCancel

  • Kathryn Doudle

    Monday, Crispy pork snitzels. Tuesday, Sticky Apricot & Orange Chicken with rice. Wednesday, Marinated Lamb chops with veg. Thursday, Steak with Mushroom Sauce and veg. Friday, Tuna & Pesto Pasta Bake. Saturday, leftovers. Sunday, out.

     I get alot of inspiration from Super Food Ideas magazines. I try to plan each week, some times it doesn’t get done and I feel I’m chasing my tail all week.

    Also I am really excited we are getting a Leonards Chickens opening in our town, next month. We had one where I used to live and used them alot. Very exciting. ReplyCancel

  • Claire Lenton-Cater

    Monday- nachos
    Tuesday- Spag Bol
    Wednesday- dinner at my parents
    Thursday- dinner at hubby’s mums
    Friday- green chicken curry
    Saturday- fried rice with chicken drumsticks
    Sunday- roast at my parents
    Monday- sausages in gravy with veggies  😀 ReplyCancel

  • Nikke Miller

    monday – Sheppards pie, hedgehog slice tuesday – stuffed herb chicken rolled roast roast potatoe & carrot and steamed peas, chocolate & coconut cake with a chocolate cream icing wednesday – lamb rissoles steamed vegetables, apple pie thursday – marinated beef wraps, chocolate scones friday – NO COOK NIGHT (as every mum need a night off) toasted ham and cheese sandwhiches saturday – lentil & tomatoe fettuccine, milo slice sunday – plum chicken winglets & salad, banana cake & ice creamReplyCancel

  • Leimay Cherry

    Monday was baked potatoes with chilli stuffing
    Tuesday is spaghetti Wednesday is Sausage Bake (thanks Daisy Roo and Two for the recipe!)Thursday is Shepherds PieFriday is Stir FrySaturday is Sticky Drumsticks with roast vegetablesSunday is an easy one after an adventure day (weather permitting) so toasted sandwiches, tinned spaghetti on toast something like thatBaking this week will be biscuits so the kids can create their own shapes and i’m hoping to try a cinnamon scroll recipe as well.ReplyCancel

  • Monday was porterhouse steaks (cooked a la Heston Blumenthal), mashed potato and pumpkin and steamed vegies.
    Tuesday – most likely sausages
    Wednesday – Eating out. We have our wedding menu tasting
    Thursday – Lamb chops
    Friday – roast pumpkin soup (which was made on Monday)
    Saturday – BBQ at sister-in-law’s place for father-in-law’s 60th
    Sunday – plan to make my own pasta, and of course, will have homemade pasta sauce as well.

  • A Strickland

    Monday – Leftover veggies with cous cous and goat’s cheese
    Tuesday – Provencal Lamb stew
    Wednesday – Cannellini Bean Soup
    Thursday – Leftovers
    Friday – Lamb Tagine from the freezer
    Saturday – Sweet potato and ricotta ravioli
    Sunday – Tamarind Lamb Koftas

    Baking – Banana Berry BreadReplyCancel

  •  Monday:  Pork Cutlets with Vegetables and Gravy
    Tuesday:   Ricotta and Spinach Ravioli with Cherry Tomato Sauce and Garlic Bread.
    Wednesday:  Hot Dogs for State of Origin! (Queenslander!!!)
    Thursday: Hoki with Salad and homemade potato salad.
    Friday:     Takeaway. 
    Saturday: Beef Stew with dumplings (hubby adds them in at the end.. )
    Sunday:   Quiche with Salad. 
    Baking this week:  Vanillas Cupcakes with Jam in their middles, Jam Drops (must have a thing for Jam this week) Pikelets.. ReplyCancel

  • Friday- Steak and chips with homemade mushroom sauce
    Saturday- Nachos
    Sunday- silverside with mash
    Monday- Chilli con carne
    Tuesday- Latina fresh meal
    Wednesday- meatball Curry
    thursday- Pork and wonton soup

    Baking- coconut mallow cruchiesReplyCancel

  • Rhianon Avis

    I never know what we’re cooking when, but this was our meal plan shopping list:

    Spiced Tandoori Chicken
    Tupperware Stack Cooker Stir Fry
    Chicken, Bacon and Mushroom Carbonara
    Curried Sausages
    Butter Chicken
    Chicken Enchiladas
    Zingy Chicken
    Morroccan Beef

  • Liannedgong

    Saturday: Apricot chicken and rice
    Sunday: Roast lamb and veg
    Monday: Fish (whatever is in the freezer)and chips
    Tuesday: Steak and Steamed veg with mash
    Wednesday: Creamy Satay chicken
    Thursday: Hoi Sin Pork and noodles
    Friday: Chicken burgersReplyCancel

  • Sarah B

    Saturday – Rissoles
    Sunday – Chicken Sausage Rolls
    Monday – Fish Cakes
    Tuesday – Chicken patties
    Wednesday – Rissoles
    Thursday – Fish Fingers
    Friday – Chicken Patties

    All meals have steamed veggies with themReplyCancel

  • KristyLee

    Saturday – BBQ with family
    Sunday – Lasagne (premade from a weekend of cooking and freezing meals)
    Monday – Apricot Chicken with mash and steamed greens
    Tuesday – Fish, chips and peas
    Wednesday – Rissoles with mash (extra mash cooked on Monday to use on this night) and steamed veg
    Thursday – Slow cooker casserole (premade from a weekend of cooking and freezing meals) with pasta
    Friday – Chicken Enchiladas ReplyCancel

  • Jess

    Monday – Chilli con carne – – Beef bourguinon with rice and red cabbage –
    Wednesday – Chicken cacciatore with mashed potatoes, & green beans – (the barilla sauce was yummo!)Thursday – Chicken schnitzel with mashed potatoes, corn, peas, carrots and roasted tomatoesFriday – Homemade pizza and salad –
    Saturday – Toasted ham and cheese sandwiches for the toddler, Indian takeaway for us!Sunday – Morrocan chicken with riceReplyCancel

  • Monday – (Joel’s away) Sausage Rolls for the Boys, Chicken and Cous Cous for me.
    Tuesday – Beef and Red Wine Casserole with vegetables
    Wednesday – Beef and Red Wine Casserole with Rice and Vegetables
    Thursday – Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry with Singapore Noodles
    Friday – Chicken and Mushroom Risotto
    Saturday – Roast Lamb & VegetablesReplyCancel

  • Monday: Roasted chicken pieces with spud bake and vegies
    Tuesday: pumpkin potato and bacon soup
    Wednesday: Toasties –  ive got to work late
    Thursday: Homemade chicken and prawn carbonara  – bf bday
    Friday:Homemade Rissoles with smashed spud, vegies and gravy
    Saturday: BBQ –  BF birthday party
    Sunday: chicken cordon bleu’s with steamed vegiesReplyCancel

  • Monday: Roasted chicken pieces with spud bake and vegies
    Tuesday: pumpkin potato and bacon soup
    Wednesday: Toasties –  ive got to work late
    Thursday: Homemade chicken and prawn carbonara  – bf bday
    Friday:Homemade Rissoles with smashed spud, vegies and gravy
    Saturday: BBQ –  BF birthday party
    Sunday: chicken cordon bleu’s with steamed vegiesReplyCancel

  • Mama Bear

    Monday – Spaghetti Bolognaise – home made
    Tuesday – Left over roast meat and veg from Sunday made into a pie (mixed with sour cream and cheese for a great flavour) – home made, pastry from shop

    Wednesday – Chicken curry and rice – home made

    Thursday – Fish  Cakes and salad – home made

    Friday – French onion soup – home made, made with my own stock from the chicken bones from Wednesday’s curry. Served with cheese on toast on top. 

    Saturday – Beef burgers – home made, bread rolls from shop

    Sunday – Chinese chicken with rice – home made – whole chicken in slow cooker with spices and home made stock and cooked for 8 hours – lush!ReplyCancel

  • julie mcdonald

    We had a roast chicken roll last night for dinner – really tender and quicker than a chicken I think.ReplyCancel

  • Wendy Spann

    Monday – Roast pork and vegetables
    Tuesday – Chicken Schnitzel and chips
    Wednesday – Spaghetti Bolognaise
    Thursday – Stir fry chicken and vegetables
    Friday – Home made pizzaReplyCancel

  • […] only.  However today I will share with you a meal plan from the winner of our Lenard’s giveaway, and through the weeks will share some great recipes I have found and would love to try.  If you […]ReplyCancel

This week I have been using some recipes from Sandra Reynolds ‘The $120 Food Challenge’ Cookbook.  Sandra is a wonderful blogger who started shortly after I did and it has been just amazing to watch her journey from blog to book, I am so pleased for her.  On Sandra’s blog The $120 Food Challenge, she […]

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