Here are the meal plans for the second half of January! Meals with black beans will be prepared using my absolute favorite recipe. This base recipe yields the equivalent of 4 cans of black beans. While they are flavorful as is, I do season the beans when I use them in different recipes. They freeze well in old Talenti containers I stocked up on last summer.
My Weekly Meal Plan for the Week of January 12
Sunday: Hamburgers & Veggie Burgers
Monday: Lasagna Roll Ups
Tuesday: Lemon Pepper Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, and Roasted Broccoli
Wednesday: Annie's Mac n Cheese with Roasted Broccoli and Chicken Caesar Salad from Costco
Thursday: Left Overs
Friday: Trader Joe's Take-Out (Mandarin Chicken, Dumplings, and Rice)
Saturday: Take Out from C-Town
My Weekly Meal Plan for the Week of January 19
Sunday: Left Overs
Monday: Spaghetti & Salad
Tuesday: Cauliflower Bites*, Rice, & Roasted Broccoli
Wednesday: Black Beans and Rice Tacos
Friday: Homemade Pizza (I used this recipe for the crust. My middle son said it looked like our local pizzeria's pizza!!)
Saturday: Left Over Chili (Kids had pizza at the Y)
My Weekly Meal Plan for the Week of January 26
Sunday: Chicken, Rice, and Beans
Monday: Spaghetti with Parmesan Crusted Cauliflower adapted from this recipe or Spaghetti with Grilled Chicken, baguette, and a salad and left over Chicken from Sunday
Tuesday: Cauliflower Bites* w/ Brown Rice and Roasted Cauliflower for 2, Tortilla Pizza, for 1, and Scrambled Eggs w/ Toast for 2
Wednesday: Annie's Mac n Cheese w/ Kale Salad
Thursday: Ground Meatless Meat w/ Peanut Sauce, Veggie Potstickers, Green Beans, and Brown Rice. Ground Beef for the kids (some of them).
Friday: Homemade Pizza (Here is the recipe for the crust).
Saturday: Breakfast for Dinner???
* I picked these up at Costco when they were on sale.
They are very good baked in the oven using the following Aldi Find: