Monday, December 7, 2020

December Meal Plans - Week 1 Review and Week 2 Meal Plan

The Week 1 meal plan  options were based on what I had on hand, in the fridge and freezer, including Thanksgiving leftovers:

December Week 1 Meal Plan Options:

Breakfast/Brunch/Lunch:  Milk rice and seeni sambol✓, fruit✓, scrambled egg and toast✓, French toast✓, pancakes, waffles✓, sandwiches✓(eaten as a tea time snack!)

Dinner:  Chicken "pie"✓, smoked sausage stir fry✓, cheese burgers, leftovers✓

Snacks/Desserts: Fruit✓, candied yam muffins✓, nuts✓  

Here's how it turned out to be:

Monday (November 30)
Brunch:  Stuffing waffle
Dinner: Chicken "pot pie", made with the last of the roast chicken, gravy, cream of celery soup, vegetables, and mashed potato topping 
Snacks/Dessert:  Tangerine, candied yam muffins

Tuesday (December 1)
Brunch:  Milk rice and seeni sambol, pomegranate
Dinner: Chicken pie leftovers
Snacks/Dessert - Tangerine, candied yam muffins, cashews

Brunch: Milk rice and seeni sambol leftovers (there's enough leftover for one more serving!)  
Dinner: Chicken pie leftovers!
Snacks/Dessert:  Cheese sandwich (tea time snack), tangerine, raisins and cashews

Brunch:  Milk rice and seeni sambol
Dinner: The last of the chicken pie
Snacks/Dessert:  Cheese sandwich, orange, cashews, sesame candy

Brunch: Scrambled egg, toast, bacon, apple juice 
Dinner: Rice and smoked sausage stir fry

Rice and Smoked Sausage Stir Fry

Snacks/Dessert: Cashew nuts, pineapple chunks, cup of noodle soup (late night 2nd dinner!)

Brunch:  French toast
Dinner: Rice and smoked sausage stir fry
Snacks/Dessert: pineapple chunks, sesame candy

Brunch: Stuffing waffles
Dinner: Rice and smoked sausage stir fry
Snacks/Dessert: Cheese and crackers, pomegranate

Well, that was a good week because I kept to the meal plan options for the most part!  The chicken pot pie gave me four servings and the smoked sausage stir fry made three servings (made with half a 14 oz. smoked sausage).  

On to Week 2!  I have some fresh produce in the fridge which are no longer all that fresh and need to be used up.  

December Week 2 Meal Plan Options:

Breakfast/Brunch/Lunch:  Stuffing Waffle (Monday), scrambled eggs and toast or hash browns, toast with peanut butter and jam, pancakes, sandwich, soup, salad.

Dinner:  Hamburger (Monday)/Cheese burger, chicken curry (with rice, cabbage, lentils, etc.), soup

Snacks/Desserts: Fruit, crackers with cheese or peanut butter, nuts, fish patties if I make some

What are you planning to make for your meals, this week?


  1. Currently, we don't have a plan, so that's why we had Subway last night. However, there was a deal to buy two and get one free, so it worked out well. In addition, we were able to order online so it was an easy pickup. Tonight you have inspired me to make a chicken pot pie.

    1. Subway sandwiches are a favorite with us, too, especially when there is a deal. :) Glad to hear you'll be making a chicken pot pie, tonight! Enjoy!

  2. Everything sounds great! We will be having leftover beef and broccoli tonight :)

    1. Thank you, Martha. Beef and broccoli is one of my favorites. :)


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