MEAL PLAN SWAP!!!!

IT's TIME...
Let's get to Swappin'!!!

the point of this meal plan swap is to encourage each other to plan, which saves time, energy, and moolah!
AND this swap is gonna be a HUGE blessing for anyone who wants a bunch of meals to look back on and plan for!!
So excited to see what yall have done!
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THE PLAN:

Monday
b: oatmeal with brown sugar, cheese slices
l: peanut butter sandwiches with carrots and fruit
d: Tuna Noodle Casserole

Tuesday
b: scrambled eggs with cubed ham and cheese
l: left over tuna noodle casserole
d: Taco Soup

Wednesday
b: strawberry waffle with peanut butter or nutella, cheese slices
l: ham and cheese roll ups with fruit cups and crackers
d: Hobo Dinner

Thursday
b: egg omelet (with cheese and ham, or whatever)
l: peanut butter sandwiches with chips and fruit
d: Mom's Spaghetti

Friday
b: oatmeal with brown sugar, or cold cereal, and cheese slices
l: left over spaghetti
d: Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Saturday
b: scrambled eggs, toast with jelly or peanut butter
l: turkey and cheese sandwiches with fruit cups and crackers
d: Pot Roast (crock pot)

Sunday
b: toast or waffles with whatever topping, "daddy's" scrambled eggs
l: Grill Day
d: Grill Day


THE SHOPPING LIST:

Meats:

12 oz can tuna (solid white albacore in water)

3 lbs ground beef

boneless skinless chicken breasts (1-1.5 lbs)

Pot roast package (walmart has these, comes with the veggies and the seasoning)

Any meats for grilling (beef, chicken, shrimp, fish)

Cubed ham pieces

Canned:

small jar diced pimientos, drained

can cream of mushroom soup

14.5 oz can diced tomatoes (I use the “basil, garlic, and oregano” flavored)

6 oz can tomato paste

1 can corn

1 can ranch style beans

1 can rotel

1 can diced tomatoes

2 cans cream of chicken soup

1 can 6 oz evaporated milk

I can chopped green chili peppers (optional)

Seasonings/Spices:

bay leaves (2)

oregano

worchestershire

garlic powder

onion powder

parsley flakes

ketchup

1 packet taco seasoning

1 pkg dry ranch dressing

Veggies:

baby carrots

3 potatoes

onion

Grated “Mexican style” cheese package

Any veggies for grilling (asparagus, zucchini, corn)

*salads or other veggies for sid

Other:

wide pasta ribbons (you can use wheat)

spaghetti (wheat)

garlic bread (frozen)

lays potato chips (snack size bag)

Corn tortillas (1 dozen)

Waffles (I get the ones with strawberries in them)

Eggs

**this does not include things like bread, peanut butter, milk, fruit, sandwich meat…


THE MEALS:

Tuna Noodle Casserole

you need:
12 oz can tuna (white in water), drained
can cream of mushroom soup
small jar diced pimientos, drained
wide pasta ribbons (12 oz pkg)
small pkg lays potato chips

recipe:
Drain tuna
mix tuna, soup, and pimientos together
cook 1/2 package pasta ribbons and drain
mix noodles with the tuna mix
cook at 350 for about 20 minutes
top with crushed chips

Taco Soup

Mix together:
1 lb ground beef, browned and drained
1 pkg taco seasoning
1 pkg dry Ranch dressing
1 can corn, drained
1 can ranch style beans, drained
1 can Rotel (I use 1/3 of the can bc I cant handle too much spice!)
1 can diced tomatoes
1 cup water

Mix all together in skillet and heat through.
Serve with tortilla chips or fritos,
or over salad!

Hobo Dinners

you need:
foil
1 lb ground beef
baby carrots
potatoes
onion (or onion powder)
salt and pepper
Worcestershire

recipe:
lay out pieces of foil, 1/person
form hamburger meat into patties, place on foil
peel potatoes and cut into bite sized pieces
place potatoes, carrots (and onion wedges if you use it) on top of meat
sprinkle everything with salt, pepper, and a little worcestershire
cover each "dinner" right with the foil
bake at 350 for about 1.5 hours

Mom's Spaghetti

you need:
1 lb ground beef, browned and drained
onion powder
garlic powder
bay leaves
oregano
worcestershire
parsley
salt and pepper
14.5 oz can diced tomatoes (basil and garlic flavor)
6 oz can tomato paste
a little ketchup
spagetti noodles, cooked

recipe:
cook beef, then add everything else
let simmer for 20 minutes
serve on top of spagetti
serves well with ceasar salad and garlic bread

Chicken Enchildas

you need:
chicken breasts, cooked and cut into bite sized pieces
2 cans cream of chicken soup
6 oz can evaporated milk
onion powder
(optional: can chopped green chilis)
corn tortillas, torn into small pieces
mexican style grated cheese

recipe:
Mix cooked and cut chicken with soup, milk, onion powder and chili peppers
In 8x12 dish, place layer of torn up tortillas
then add layer of chicken mix,
then layer with cheese
Repeat layers, ending with cheese on top
Bake at 350 or until hot and cheese is melted
serves well with salad and chips

Pot Roast (crockpot)

(easy breezy!)
Just buy the pre-made pot roast package (Walmart carries them),
pop in crock pot with the veggies and seasoning, and let it cook all day
We serve this with cornbread

Grill Day

(we usually do this once a week when the weather is nice!)
can grill whatever you want:
beef, chicken, shrimp, fish,
asparagus, zucchini
peaches and pineapple on skewers

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Happy Meal Planning and Cooking!!
(and let me know if you have any questions about any of this)

To those linking up with a meal plan: what a blessing to me and to so many others...
THANK YOU!!

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