Sunday, May 27, 2007

Menu plan Monday - 28 May 2007

I've decided that Andrea J Lee's unwork is a wonderful concept and am trying to work it into my life. Basically it's the 20/80 principle where only 20% of your efforts produce 80% of results.

So for me, Fridays are going to be easy-peasy food. Last Friday we had McCain's beef lasagne (7 minutes in the microwave while I pack dishes or organise a cupboard) and it was delicious. This week we're doing something similar.

Stirfried beef, veggies and sweet potato. Yes, sweet potato. It is delicious in stir-fry.

Mimmos! - I've been craving for a creamy pasta so we are going to get my chicken and spinach pasta, then home for The Amazing Race. Perfect evening!

Chicken & mushroom casserole with rice

Baked potatoes with spicy tomato kidney bean sauce

Pasta & sauce - the ones where you add milk and water and it's done!

For more Menu Plan Monday participants, go on over to Laura's blog.


annie said...

I'm getting ready to post my menu too! Yours sounds great. I would never have thought of stir frying sweet potatoes. Do you bake them first?
Have a day Marcia!

Marcia said...

Annie, after cutting them up, I microwave them for a minute just to soften them a bit and then I stirfry with the rest of the veg.

BTW, I do the same with pumpkin!

And it is delicious!

Misslionheart said...

Marcia, you say you are 'craving' creamy pasta. Are you?

Lovely menu. Have a great week.

Marcia said...

No, i'm not ;)

Anne said...

The 20/80 concept sounds interesting! Oh how I wish I could like sweet potatoes as I know they are so healthy and inexpensive. I've tried, but it just ain't gonna happen. At least I can get my babies to eat them in homemade baby food! Have a wonderful week!!

Christi said...

The pasta sounds great!

Have a great week!

tegdirb92 said...

yum! Your menu looks really great. Happy Monday!

Renee's Ramblings said...

Your menu plan looks great! I have not had sweet potatoes in a stir fry before but am going to try it soon. Have a great week!

Jennifer said...

Sweet potatoes in stir fry? That actually sounds pretty good! Your menu looks great!

Have a fabulous week!

Sandra said...

Your menu sounds wonderful, thanks for sharing.

OH Marcia, Mimmo's....I MISS mimmo's, I'm definitely eating there when I come to Jo'burg next year LOL


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annie said...

I'm trying to figure out why I wrote "have a day marcia"
I guess I was half asleep when I wrote that (lol).
I'm sure what I meant to say was...
have a wonderfully blessed spectacularly marvelous day Marcia!!!

Anonymous said...

Yummy!!!!! Delish! Y'all enjoy!

Helen said...

Looks like a great menu plan. I also love creamy pasta. Alfredo is my favorite. Also I love making a seafood pasta (may have to put that on my list for next

org junkie said...

Hey you, which Amazing Race are you watching? Ours here is finished now for the season.

Thanks also for your very encouraging comment over at Compass Life. You are awesome, you know that!!


Renee's Ramblings said...

Hi Marcia,

Spaghetti squash is a root vegetable that once boiled comes out spaghetti. We use it often to replace noodles as my husband is diabetic. Here's a link that will explain it better...

Proverbs31 said...

Sounds like a great plan! And the menu sounds very easy - but tasty!

Have a great week!