• CNC Meal Plan: Week of April 8

    April 8, 2012

    Happy Easter, friends!

    I’m keeping it simple with our dinners this week, so my meal plan includes lots of sandwiches, roasted veggies, and other quickie meals that we can just throw together.


    Here’s this week’s menu:

    SundayChicken Salad Sandwiches with Sweet Potato Wedges

    Monday: Chicken & Black Bean Quesadillas

    Tuesday: Avacado and Asparagus Egg Sandwiches

    Wednesday: Mexican Ground Turkey Quinoa Skillet

    Thursday: Tuna Melts with Roasted Brussels Sprouts

    Friday: Out to dinner

    Saturday: VACATION!

    Shopping list:

    • Ground turkey
    • Red grapes
    • Celery
    • Asparagus
    • Avocado
    • Eggs
    • Shredded cheese
    • Tomatoes
    • Sweet potatoes
    • Brussels sprouts
    • Soy milk
    • Bananas
    • Gluten-free bread
    • Chicken breast
    • Flour
    • Sugar
    • Canned crushed pineapple
    • Shredded coconut

    If you want to see exactly what I bought and where I saved money at the grocery store, check out this post over on Trading Up Downtown.

    *My shopping list doesn’t include all of the ingredients necessary to make the above meals. It’s just what we needed and includes items for other meals and snacks (not just dinners).

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    Kristen @ notsodomesticated April 8, 2012 at 7:31 am

    The chicken and black bean quesadillas sound great!! 🙂 And horray for vacation!! You’re going to have a great time!


    Cait's Plate April 8, 2012 at 7:35 am

    Looks a pretty delicious week of eats! SO jealous of your vacation! I’m going to be living vicariously through you 🙂


    Ashley @ coffee cake and cardio April 8, 2012 at 7:36 am

    Looks great Tina! Vacation countdown….


    Tina April 8, 2012 at 7:43 am

    Totally! 6 days! 🙂


    Sherry April 8, 2012 at 7:53 am

    Happy Easter!

    You’re meals look tasty, I’m really enjoying the CNC meal planning, Thank You!

    It’s almost vacation time, so excited for you!


    Katie @ Peace Love & Oats April 8, 2012 at 8:13 am

    Mexican ground turkey quinoa skillet!?!? checking that one out!


    Debra@FitandFab365 April 8, 2012 at 8:14 am

    You have me now wanting chicken salad. LOL. I haven’t made it in so long. I guess I know what’s going to be on my meal plan for next week. Have a great Sunday!


    Khushboo April 8, 2012 at 8:18 am

    Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday dinners sound especially delicious! 🙂


    Kara April 8, 2012 at 10:25 am

    Yay!! I’m excited to read what Wednesday’s dinner is like with turkey! Yum 🙂


    Tina April 8, 2012 at 10:25 am

    Yes! Thank you for the recipe!! 🙂


    Lily April 8, 2012 at 6:15 pm

    I have really been liking these “meal plan” posts–I have been reading them almost every Sunday to get myself pumped to plan our menu and go shopping.


    Chelsea @ One Healthy Munchkin April 8, 2012 at 6:33 pm

    Sandwiches are like the perfect meal – they’re filling, can include all 4 food groups, and are so satisfying! I think I need to include a tuna melt on my menu this week because that sounds SO good to me right now. 😀


    Kat @ Balancing Kat April 9, 2012 at 1:02 am

    I appreciate the meal plan posts, too! It reminds me to plan meals ahead of time to stay on a healthy track during the week (at least).


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