Posts Tagged ‘Menus’

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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Home Ec 101 Weekly Menu and Shopping List #9

Heather says: It is so good to be home. I’m ready to get back into the kitchen and work on getting more recipes added to the Home Ec 101 Recipe Collection. I’m also working on a Home Ec 101 Basic Cooking Glossary. The glossary is nowhere near complete, I add to it each time I…

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Home Ec 101 Weekly Meal Plan with Shopping List #8

Heather says: February is knocking at the door, what does February mean as far as seasonal eating? Well for the most part we’re still stuck with root vegetables and winter greens. It’s not until March that we begin to see asparagus come into season and then we’ll get hit with an avalanche of fresh foods.…

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Home Ec 101 Weekly Menu Plan with Shopping List #7

Heather says: Each week I provide Home Ec 101 with a menu and a shopping list. The menu, as written, is designed to feed 4 – 6 people. Singles and couples can pick and choose 3 – 4 of the 6 meals alternating with leftovers or previously frozen meals. In turn any leftovers should be…

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Home Ec 101 Weekly Menu with Shopping List #6

Heather says: We all hear that menu planning is the key to getting control of your food budget. However, creating a menu plan can be intimidating and often overwhelming. What if someone did all the work for you? What if a grocery list was just a few clicks away? Well I have teamed up with…

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Home Ec 101 Weekly Menu Plan and Shopping List Week 5

Heather says: Here we are, week 5 of winter vegetables. This week I cheated a little and reached into the frozen vegetables, just to make sure there was more green on our plates. The whites and yellows can get old pretty quickly. I was recently asked how much our family spends on groceries, the short…

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Menu and Grocery List Week 4

Heather says: Do you menu plan? Here we go. Another week and another complete menu plan with shopping list ready to go for you.  The grocery list is provided by SayMmm.com, a great free website that can help make menu planning simple. Click here for a ready to print shopping list for this week’s menu,…

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Weekly Menu with Printable Shopping List Week 3

Heather says: And we’re back. With holidays and off kilter schedules, I assumed many people would have no need for a menu last week. We’re back with another menu that utilizes winter vegetables as often as possible. I’m working as fast as I can to incorporate a larger variety of side dishes that utilize what…

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Menu and Grocery List Week 2

Heather says: Welcome to week two of the official Home Ec 101 menu plan and shopping list. I’m working with SayMmm.com to provide Home Ec 101 readers with menu plans and shopping lists. Clicking the link to the grocery list will take you to a highly customizable grocery list. Add or subtract items you need with just…

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Menu and Grocery List Week 1

Heather says: For a long time, I’ve wanted to help readers with the creation of weekly menus and shopping lists. Up until this point it meant creating the menu, listing all of the ingredients and manually creating a pdf from this list. I’ve been working with Brian Hutchins of SayMmm.com to create an easy way for…

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Weeknight Turmoil and Dinner

Heather says: Today instead of the usual Menu Monday, I wanted to start a discussion with advice for those who feel there isn’t enough time on a weeknight to cook a meal.  I don’t live in a 9 – 5 world,  sometimes I know I lose sight of what that is like1 -and sometimes I…

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