Yes, this is *another* New Year’s Resolution post…Listen it’s January, what do you expect? One of the things I’ve been struggling with (since we got our girls) is consistently cooking dinner. I don’t even really remember much of the first 6 months, it’s a blur. I was tired. Really, really tired. But hodge-podging meals or going to restaurants isn’t a great plan, not to mention it gets really expensive (resolution #2 – budget living). So I’m getting back to meal planning. I know how to do this. I did it most of the time when we first got married. If I have it planned, written down and the ingredients are already in my house, then I just cook it. Well, most of the time.
And well, cooking most nights of the week also has another benefit – we eat healthier and that’s always on everyone’s resolution list. The Professor isn’t great with left-overs so I try to make meals that are enough for one night or at least freeze well so I can pretend it’s new another night. So here’s my meal planning plan, as it were…
* I will write down the meal plan for the week!
* I will use my crock pot at least once a week, sometimes twice a week.
* We will eat breakfast one night a week (eggs, pancakes, french toast, etc.) <– easy and The Professor can make eggs!
* We will have spaghetti once a week (this is one of my family’s favorite meals, its easy and I make homemade sauce)
* I will try new recipes every month so I don’t get burned out
Alright, so here’s where you can help. I love to try new recipes (especially easy ones or crock pot ones) so leave me a recipe suggestion and I’ll pick one reader to win a copy of my latest book, A Little Bit Wicked.