Monday, October 19, 2020

October Meal Plan: Week 2 Update and Week 3

These were my Week 2 meal plan options:  

October Week 2 Options:

Breakfast/Brunch/Lunch:  Pancakes (Monday; leftovers from Sunday)✓, French toast✓, salad, egg salad sandwiches, leftover soup✓.

Dinners:  Smoked sausage stir fry with rice ✓ or noodles, soup✓ and toast, scrambled egg on toast, grilled chicken drumsticks curry with vegetables and rice or salad 

Snacks/desserts:  Fruits✓, crackers✓, bread pudding if I make some✓

Well, the menus changed a bit, I made hamburgers that I hadn't planned to make, a curry with the chicken drumsticks instead of grilling them, and my lovely neighbor S brought me dinner, one day.  This is how it all turned out:

Brunch:  Pancakes with spicy onion sambol
Dinner:  Rice, smoked sausage stir fry, sauteed zucchini

Dinner: Rice, Sausage Stir Fry, Zucchini

Snacks/Dessert: Fresh fruits (half a peach, grapes); crackers 
Brunch:  Fruit salad

Brunch: Fruit Salad

Dinner:  Rice, sausage stir fry, zucchini
Snacks/Dessert:  Almonds

Breakfast: French toast
Lunch:  Smoked sausage soup
Dinner:  Rice with smoked sausage stir fry 
Snacks/Dessert: Half a peach; cereal

Brunch:  Hamburger (ground beef patty, bread, lettuce, "special sauce" mixture) 
Dinner:  Hamburger, again!
Snacks/Dessert: Tortilla chips, half a peach, ice cream!

Brunch: Bread pudding! 
Dinner:  Rice, sausage stir fry
Snacks/Dessert:  Half a peach, crackers

Brunch:  Bread pudding 
Dinner:  Salad, barbecued pork ribs, potatoes
Snacks/Dessert:  Chocolate cake, orange

Brunch: ???  I know I ate something, but, I can't remember what! It was after I came home from grocery shopping.  Rice and stirfry?
Dinner:  Rice, chicken curry, sauteed green bean curry
Snacks/Dessert: Chocolate cake

On to Week 3!  I did my October monthly grocery shopping on Sunday, so, I start off week 3 with a full fridge.

October Week 3 Options:

Breakfast/Brunch/Lunch:  scrambled eggs and toast, sandwiches, fruit salad, salad

Dinners:  Chicken curry with rice and green beans, pork stew, beef kebabs with salad, leftovers

Snacks/desserts:  Fruits, bread pudding 

Note to self: remember to write down what I eat!  LOL.


  1. Do you make the spicy onion sambol yourself and if so, how long does it keep for please?

    1. I do make it myself, Eileen; it keeps for at least a couple of weeks in the fridge, if not longer. But, I usually eat it all up well before that! The directions to make it is here:


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