This Week’s Meal Plan – Week Three

This Week’s Meal Plan – Week Three

I need to learn to either cook less or to have one night a week (other than Sunday) to be leftover night. Last week I did not make the Eggplant Parmesan as the fridge was full of leftovers. I now have Pasta Fagiole in the freezer, enough for another meal for everyone.

This week, on Wednesday, I have Chicken Pot Pie on the menu – I am using the chicken that I cooked in the chicken soup for last Shabbat. This cuts down on cost. Which is part of the whole point of meal planning.

I still have two eggplants in the fridge that I have to use up – I think I will make a babaganoush for Shabbat next week with them. Here is the plan, followed by the shopping list.

Monday: Jazzed Up Mac & Cheese  with Sliced Up Veggies and Chummus

Tuesday: Slow Cooker: Veggie Curry and Rice

Wednesday: Chicken Pot Pie with Mashed Potatoes

Thursday: Tofu Stir Fry

Shabbat: Soup, Fish, ChallahCoq au vin plus Grilled Chicken,  Firecracker Quinoa Salad w/ Chickpeas & Artichokes (leave out the feta), Potato Kugel / Rice / Drunken Sweet Potatoes , Babaganoush, Deconstructed Chocolate Cake. Shabbat Lunch: Deli Sandwiches, Coleslaw, Pickles.

Shopping List

Meat & Poultry:

  • Chicken Breast
  • Chicken Legs and Thighs
  • Deli – Pastrami and Turkey Slices

Refrigerator:

  • Cheddar
  • Gruyere (or other available cheese)
  • Eggs
  • Margarine
  • Milk
  • Tehina
  • Tofu
  • Unsalted Butter

Produce:

  • Arugula
  • Baby Spinach
  • Broccoli
  • Cabbage
  • Cauliflower
  • Carrots
  • Celery
  • Cherry Tomatoes
  • Cucumbers
  • Dill
  • Fresh Ginger
  • Garlic
  • Green Beans
  • Lemons
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions
  • Parsnips
  • Parsley
  • Potatoes
  • Peppers
  • Serrano Chile
  • Snow Peas
  • Small White Onions
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Thyme
  • Tomatoes

Canned Goods:

  • Chickpeas
  • Diced Tomatoes
  • Artichoke Hearts
  • Coconut Milk

Frozen:

  • Puff Pastry
  • Frozen Veg
  • Gefilte Fish Loaf

Pantry:

  • All Purpose Flour
  • Balsamic Vinegar
  • Bourbon / Scotch
  • Breadcrumbs
  • Brown Sugar
  • Capers
  • Chicken Broth
  • Dark Chocolate
  • High Gluten Flour
  • Macaroni
  • Olive Oil
  • Quinoa
  • Red Wine
  • Rice
  • Sesame Seeds
  • Soy Sauce
  • Sugar
  • Vegetable Broth
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Vinegar
  • Yeast

Spices:

  • Bay Leaf
  • Curry Powder
  • Ground Black Pepper
  • Ground Red Pepper
  • Kosher Salt
  • Nutmeg
  • Salt

Condiments:

  • Mayonnaise
  • Sriracha

Breads:

  • Challah Rolls

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3 Comments

  1. I’m tired and overwhelmed just reading that.

  2. S.A. says:

    Let us know how the tofu stir fry is received.

  3. Lady Lock N Load says:

    I hope the eggplant stays okay in the fridge for this shabbos babaganoush. I’ve tossed plenty unfortunately.

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