Menu Plan: Prep-Ahead Meals

 

 

Brrrr… January sure feels chilly! In reality, I think our temps have been pretty normal, but December was so darn mild that we’re all shivering and fussing. ;)

 

We’re back in school now and that means that, from time to time, no one is home here all day. As a result, it behooves me to some meals up my sleeve that don’t require a whole lot of hands-on work since I’m not around to do that part.

 

This week’s menu plan is a reflection of that– I spent several hours on Sunday in my kitchen, just getting all this (and a few more meals, actually) prepped and in the fridge or freezer, ready and waiting for me!

 

*I’ve noted what I did ahead of time next to the appropriate meals.*

 

 

So, here’s the prepped-ahead meal plan for the week!you gotta eat

 

 

Sunday: 

B–Cereal, Apples, Milk ( before 7:30AM Mass)

Brunch– Pancakes, Raspberries, Bananas, Cheese

D–Sunday Supper at Bama & Papa’s (lasagna, salad, fruit, corn)

 

Monday: 

 

B–Shredded Wheat Cereal, Apples, Milk

D–Cheesy Beans & Rice (*soaked and cooked beans, cooked rice <– mixed and put in fridge with bag of shredded cheese; made homemade salsa and put in fridge)

 

Tuesday:

B–Egg Wraps, Grapefruit (*made the egg wraps ahead and put them in the fridge so they just needed a quick heating)

D–Burgers w/ the works, Baked Beans (*made burger patties ahead and froze; attached bag of frozen buns, prepped veggies and toppings ahead in fridge)

 

 

Wednesday: 

B–Pancakes, Apples, Milk (*made pancakes and froze)

D–Spaghetti w/ Meat Sauce, Broccoli, Salad (*made homemade meat sauce and froze)

 

 

Thursday:

B–Pancakes, Cheese, Juice (*made pancakes and froze)

 

D–Tomato, Beef, & Veggie Soup; Garlic Bread (*browned meat and veggies and completely assembled soup– except pasta– and froze in large freezer bag— the whole thing can go in the slow cooker; made bread and froze)

 

 

Friday:

B–Cereal, Eggs, Fruit

D–Large Sausage Pizza, Medium Mushroom Pizza (*made dough ahead and froze)

 

 

Saturday:

B–Frittata

 

D–Buffalo Chicken Burritos (*made ahead and froze)

 

 

 

And that should do it!  

 

 

 

 

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