Monday – Menu Plan December 16, 2013


Woo hoo! Another Monday and a day to focus on food. For the for coming week that is.

Last week I did a lot of cleaning of the fridge. We had leftovers for several days which makes me happy because it’s less work.

This week I have a big salmon I need to cook. It’s sitting, whole, in the feezer. Oy vey how I wish it were fillet and all nicely deboned for me. Here’s a nice recipe that stuffs a whole salmon with lemon and dill.

Monday: Today is normally leftover or fish day. I have a whole salmon in the freezer so I’m going to cook that up and use the leftovers for quiches.

Tuesday: Tuesday’s I tend to make stir fries. I like to sautee zucchini, carrots, and cabbage for my stir fries. Haven’t though of the protein yet.

Wednesday: In the summer Wednesdays are our pasta days. My daughter and I make pasta together. I haven’t pulled out the pasta machine yet these last few months but I still like to make pasta dishes. I have some smoked salmon which is delicious with pasta and artichokes. Strong flavors in a delicious dish.

Thursday: Thursday has become comfort food day. I’m thinking of making a meatloaf this week. How does that sound? Then again I could switch to my regular soup theme for this day.

Friday: Fridays are Mexican night. Lately (I’m the past 2 years) we’ve had a kind of make your own Mexican dish night. Mine is a quesadilla finished off in a cast iron skillet. With a side of Avocado it’s delicious!


What’s on your menu?

  • Find more menus to inspire you at Organized Junkie.
  • Need a menu plan printable? Visit our kitchen printables page for that and more.
  • Menu Planning articles
  • I use menu planning pages from  What Shall We Eat? It is the next installment of the Well Kept Home series. Vintage tips, pretty checklists and forms and modern day advice to help you get it together in the kitchen. Buy it here

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