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Monday meal plan 10/17

Posted October 17, 2011 10:03 a.m. EDT
Updated October 19, 2011 10:02 p.m. EDT


On the menu this week we have homemade vegetable soup, lowfat turkey hot dogs, honey chicken, spinach and tofu enchiladas, baked chicken and sandwiches.

What's on your menu this week?





Lowfat Oscar Mayer turkey hot dogs (free with coupon from Facebook promotion about a month ago) If you want hot dogs this week, Hebrew National all beef hot dogs are on sale BOGO at Harris Teeter for $2.67 through 10/18.

Mashed potatoes


Orange slices


Sandwich night with choice of turkey, tuna or veggie burger

Pasta salad with veggies

Steamed carrots


Kahiki Honey Chicken (BOGO with coupon at Lowes Foods through 10/18)

Brown rice

Teriyaki veggies


Spinach enchiladas with tofu (this was on the menu last week as well and the kids requested it again for this week! Love it when they ask for more spinach!)


Tangerine slices (on sale at Food Lion for $2.99 for a 3 lb bag through 10/18 and at Kroger for the same price through 10/22)


Baked chicken (boneless breasts are $1.99/lb at Kroger through 10/22, split chicken breasts are .99/lb at Lowes Foods through 10/18

Cornbread dressing



Homemade vegetable soup with pasta (I am making a big batch of soup and freezing in meal portions to enjoy during the next month or so). I don't really follow an exact recipe when I make veggie soup. I usually saute the onions, fresh garlic, celery, carrots and mushrooms before adding the broth, tomatoes and other veggies. I then throw a bunch of veggies (canned tomatoes, squash, zucchini, mushrooms, onions, carrots, celery, corn) into a big pot of veggie broth. Simmer for hours, then add cooked pasta at the end. I season with bay leaves, oregano, parsley, pepper. I top it off with a little Parmesan once it is in the individual bowls.  Click HERE for a good basic vegetable soup recipe.

Bread (free using free product coupon for Fleischmann’s multi-grain bread mix in paper recently)


Not sure yet – maybe breakfast for dinner or leftover soup and grilled cheese sandwiches.