Posts Tagged ‘menu plan’

Menu Monday 29

Heather says Ah, Spring  when a young man’s fancy when Heather’s schedule explodes and she wonders if cloning technology could please step things up a bit. This week I’ll be headed to Atlanta, I’m speaking at WordCamp and I’ll be helping out in the Happiness Bar (think Apple Store version  not martini) at least for…

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Menu Monday 27

Having a menu plan makes life easier. Tonight’s dinner is simple, fast, and flexible enough that if I’m missing an ingredient I can substitute with another. While I can’t know how I’ll feel on a given day, I can take a look at the calendar and know if I’m going to be short on time.

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Weekly Menu Plan #22

Heather says I promise this site isn’t going to change into what are those weirdos eating this week. I’m trying to get back into the habit of writing more consistently and unfortunately or fortunately for you, Monday morning is a really good time for me. (I’ll try to knock out a few reader questions this…

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Weekly Menu Plan #21

Heather says This week will be short and sweet as I’m traveling for business. I’ll likely eat too much and regret it when reality comes crashing in on Monday. On a side note, the older two minions and I are planning on doing the i5k in April. I hate, loathe, and despise running, but I’ve…

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Weekly Menu Plan #20

Heather says: The last menu plan I posted was back in 2011. I’d like to say that I’ve just been doing them on the sly, but the truth is, I fell off the wagon and never could get back on until I got my life back in order. I know I‘m not the only one…

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Home-Ec 101 Weekly Menu Plan #19 and Winner Announcement

Heather says: Congratulations to @HSlater351 she was the winner chosen at random. She’ll receive a copy of Home-Ec 101: Skills for Everyday Living after she emails her mailing address to helpme@home-ec101.com. Don’t forget Christmas is coming and it’s a great gift for young couples, new parents, the college kid that keeps calling with strange questions…

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Home-Ec 101 Weekly Menu Plan #18

Heather says: Here is the 18th free menu and easily edited shopping list for Home-Ec 101 readers. The printable shopping list is under this link. You’ll want to add a box of spaghetti noodles, to the list, you can do that with just a couple clicks thanks to SayMmm.com. Keep in mind that the order…

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Home-Ec 101 Weekly Menu Plan #17

Heather says: After taking  a hiatus from creating the weekly menu plans with shopping lists, I’m finally ready to bring back this series. These menu plans are written for a family of 4 – 6, assuming the children are not toddlers with tiny appetites, leftovers are served or packed for lunch. One night a week…

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Home-Ec 101 Weekly Menu and Shopping List #16

Heather says: This menu is intended for use during the summer when temperatures warrant minimizing the use of the oven in favor for slow cookers and the grill. Usually I try to do one vegetarian night, this week is an exception to that rule. However, there are two fish / seafood nights and vegetables are…

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Home Ec 101 Weekly Menu and Shopping List #15

Heather says: Welcome to week 15 of the weekly menu plan and shopping list journey. Some of you may notice that there are fewer simple carbohydrates on this menu (two notable exceptions). I will be doing my best over the next few weeks to continue adding more vegetables and legume recipes to the site. Here…

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Home Ec 101 Menu and Shopping List #14

Heather says: Spring is here, despite a rather mean prank by Mother Nature on our North Eastern friends, it is time to start revamping the menu and focusing on spring vegetables and fewer starches. Over on the forums I mentioned that I’m fighting off an emotional funk. One of the signals was I have almost…

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Home Ec 101 Menu and Grocery List #13

Heather says: Here’s another week of menus with recipes and a complete shopping list, courtesy of SayMmm.com. Click for the printable shopping list. Monday – Black Bean Burritos, Spanish Rice, Fried Green Corn (use frozen) Tuesday – Chili Honey Chicken Thighs, Lentil Pilaf, Roast Broccoli Wednesday – Clean Out Refrigerator Night Thursday – Grilled Ham…

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Home-Ec 101 Weekly Menu and Shopping List Week #11

Heather says: We’re still sticking to the winter vegetables, even though Spring weather has arrived locally. I know it’s not fair to brag about sunshine and 80 degree temps while our Northern friends are dealing with snow, rain, and ice. Here is another menu and shopping list for Home Ec 101 readers. This menu is…

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Home Ec 101 Menu Monday with Shopping List #10

Heather says: As a service to readers of Home Ec 101, I share a complete weekly menu almost every week. I do this in conjunction with the site SayMmm.com which makes the menu plan and grocery list making chore a snap.  Brian Hutchins, the creator, was inspired with the idea after watching his wife go…

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