Meal Planning Monday (4th January 2016)

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Happy New Year!

I’m back – sorry for such a long absence. I tried to keep up with everything but December was just mental with work, exams and school plus Christmas that I just needed a complete break from blogging. The downside was that I really missed it so I am glad to be back blogging now. Thanks for all the offers of help I received, I’m sorry I never got back to you at all. I’m going to have some busy points throughout 2016 so I might call on a few people to host if that’s okay? If you’re still interested in helping out, leave me a comment below and I’ll plan out the dates.

Hope everyone had a great Christmas and New Year? Mine was plagued with illness but I still enjoyed it and enjoyed the break from work. I’m back to the grind today though the children aren’t back until tomorrow. I have two family birthdays to contend with this week – Mr M and my daughter. Shopping after Christmas is so difficult so their presents are a bit rubbish. I’ll have to make it up to them with cake!

I’m also really looking forward to meal planning again, it all went a bit awry before Christmas and the festive period has mostly consisted of cheese and chocolate (and a healthy dose of red wine!). ย Here’s what I have planned for this week:

Monday: Pizza and salad
Tuesday: Taco Tuesday! (Mince beef most likely)
Wednesday: Salmon fillet, new potatoes and veg
Thursday: Spaghetti bolognese
Friday: ย Eating out for Little Miss M’s birthday!
Saturday: Lamb balti in the slow cooker
Sunday: Roast chicken and trimmings

I’ve gone easy this week as it’s a busy week going back to school and work and dealing with birthdays but I have an absolute TON of recipes on my “too try” list so I shall start being more adventurous (and hopefully healthier) next week.

What is on your meal plan this week?

I really want to rejuvenate Meal Planning Monday in 2016 so please please please share as much as possible! I’m also going to write a new post this week about what it’s all about so if you see that on my blog or Twitter, I’d be grateful for shares of that as well.

If you’ve stumbled across my blog today and you want to join in with Meal Planning Monday then the idea is simple – just write a blog post about your meal plans for the week and share by adding it to the Linky Tool widget below my signature. If you don’t have a blog it’s not a problem, just leave a comment telling us what you are eating.

Don’t forget to use the hashtag #mealplanningmonday on Twitter tomorrow and I’ll Retweet as many as I can (without pissing everyone off that is!).

Thanks all and thanks for your patience. Look forward to catching up with you and your blogs this week!


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26 Comments on “Meal Planning Monday (4th January 2016)”

  1. Lovely to see you back in the meal planning saddle! Am also happy to act as host if needed and looking forward to lots of lovely meal plans in 2016.

    PS Happy birthday to Miss M! x

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