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    • WantToBeSE
    • By WantToBeSE 16th Apr 17, 11:23 AM
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    Meal plan W/B 17th April.
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    • 16th Apr 17, 11:23 AM
    Meal plan W/B 17th April. 16th Apr 17 at 11:23 AM
    I hope it's Ok to start this weks meal plan thread, i couldn't find one.

    So what's on your plan for next week? Here is mine:

    M-Spag Bol
    T-HM Fish and Chips with peas
    W-HM burgers and salad
    T-IFITS
    F-Chilli & rice
    S- LO chilli stuffed peppers
    S- Roast chicken.
    3/6 month emergency fund challenge #20
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    Debt Free Diary http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5501794

    Total debt:
    14/01/2017 £6247.89
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    • Biggles
    • By Biggles 16th Apr 17, 11:28 AM
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    • 16th Apr 17, 11:28 AM
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    • 16th Apr 17, 11:28 AM
    I've had my meal plan for next week sorted out for weeks.

    M-Make it up as I go along
    T-Make it up as I go along
    W-Make it up as I go along
    T-Make it up as I go along
    F-Make it up as I go along
    S-Make it up as I go along
    S-Make it up as I go along (but it could be a Sunday roast at the pub, I'll make it up as I go along)
    • WantToBeSE
    • By WantToBeSE 16th Apr 17, 11:57 AM
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    • 16th Apr 17, 11:57 AM
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    • 16th Apr 17, 11:57 AM
    I've had my meal plan for next week sorted out for weeks.

    M-Make it up as I go along
    T-Make it up as I go along
    W-Make it up as I go along
    T-Make it up as I go along
    F-Make it up as I go along
    S-Make it up as I go along
    S-Make it up as I go along (but it could be a Sunday roast at the pub, I'll make it up as I go along)
    Originally posted by Biggles
    Haha, i wish i could be that organised.
    3/6 month emergency fund challenge #20
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    Debt Free Diary http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5501794

    Total debt:
    14/01/2017 £6247.89
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    Estimated DFD Jan 2018
    • scottishshortie
    • By scottishshortie 16th Apr 17, 12:32 PM
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    • 16th Apr 17, 12:32 PM
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    • 16th Apr 17, 12:32 PM
    Hi I think I need to start doing this
    It's just me and my Dd she has school lunches so usually only needing snacky type meals at night also we get in late so needs to be something fairly quick so here goes

    S Roast lamb with roast pots and roasted carrot and parsnip
    M Burgers or Hot Dogs with salad or chips
    T Meatballs in a tomato and veg sauce spaghetti
    W Pizza garlic bread and salad
    T Eggs and toast (Dd choice)
    F Fish and chips salad
    S Leftovers or pick n mix from Lidls Bakery
    • WantToBeSE
    • By WantToBeSE 16th Apr 17, 3:31 PM
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    • 16th Apr 17, 3:31 PM
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    • 16th Apr 17, 3:31 PM
    Hi I think I need to start doing this
    It's just me and my Dd she has school lunches so usually only needing snacky type meals at night also we get in late so needs to be something fairly quick so here goes

    S Roast lamb with roast pots and roasted carrot and parsnip
    M Burgers or Hot Dogs with salad or chips
    T Meatballs in a tomato and veg sauce spaghetti
    W Pizza garlic bread and salad
    T Eggs and toast (Dd choice)
    F Fish and chips salad
    S Leftovers or pick n mix from Lidls Bakery
    Originally posted by scottishshortie
    Oooh, i have turkey meatballs in the freezer. I'll add this to the nest weeks meal plan. Thank you for the reminder!
    3/6 month emergency fund challenge #20
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    Debt Free Diary http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5501794

    Total debt:
    14/01/2017 £6247.89
    24/02/17 £5623.17

    Estimated DFD Jan 2018
    • katkin
    • By katkin 16th Apr 17, 6:10 PM
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    • 16th Apr 17, 6:10 PM
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    • 16th Apr 17, 6:10 PM
    Thanks for starting the thread wanttobese - I miss the meal planning thread

    We have a glamping holiday planned for 5 nights midweek so it's not going to be a usual week for me.

    I freeze my first 2 dinner basics when camping, usually a steak for the first night and a ready cooked bolognaise, curry or chilli for the second. By the time we have travelled, set up camp etc the meat is defrosted for the first night, the 2nd night's meal defrosts slower in the cool box for a quick dinner.

    I usually take a tin of haggis with me and serve it with bonfire cooked baked tatties and a tin foil parcel of veggies. However, I often find local produce on trips out or we eat out. Eggs also star highly.

    Until Wednesday I have:
    BBQ spare ribs, sweet corn, salad and new potatoes
    Salmon with new potato, broad beans, lardons and samphire

    I'll do a bit of batch cooking tomorrow for the freezer and to take away. I love getting my small camping kitchen things together and can boast that I have a 2 ring gas stove with a mini grill on it! I also pack a cast iron lidded pot for cooking on a camp fire.

    Have a good week everyone.
    • PasturesNew
    • By PasturesNew 16th Apr 17, 8:06 PM
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    • 16th Apr 17, 8:06 PM
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    • 16th Apr 17, 8:06 PM
    Those who say "salad" .... how come you're not forced to continue eating that for the next 3-4 days to get through it?

    What manner of magical salad is eaten once and disappears?
    • katkin
    • By katkin 16th Apr 17, 8:17 PM
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    • 16th Apr 17, 8:17 PM
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    • 16th Apr 17, 8:17 PM
    Those who say "salad" .... how come you're not forced to continue eating that for the next 3-4 days to get through it?

    What manner of magical salad is eaten once and disappears?
    Originally posted by PasturesNew
    PN salad is pretty much a constant, daily food for me. If it's not for brunch, lunch or dinner its there for snacking.

    Salad can be many things, its a great dish of imagination and using up. More importantly it provides loads of nutrients and at its base are fresh veggies. You can add anything on top of that, it really is that versatile.

    I hoover up fresh salad ingredients and whatever is hanging around fresh-wise needing used up, I invent something good. Try it

    I appreciate that CFO makes it trickier and not something you may fancy but maybe worth looking at it latterly and how you can combine some of your stocks of food differently. Then again that may not appeal! x
    • JIL
    • By JIL 16th Apr 17, 10:22 PM
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    • 16th Apr 17, 10:22 PM
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    • 16th Apr 17, 10:22 PM
    If there is just me and I fancy salad I buy one of the bowls of ready made salads from aldi, it's better than buying a massive cucumber, loads of tomatoes and a load of lettuce that could go to waste I think they are about 80p, I love it with a potato salad made with tinned potatoes mixed with a hard boiled egg cut into chunks.

    M : smoked haddock, spinach, baby potatoes, poached eggs, cheese on top
    T : salad, tinned tuna, egg. Husband will have chicken leftover from Sunday
    W : mash, steamed veg, lamb/ vege pie
    Th : chilli and rice, guacamole made from frozen avocados.
    F : fishcakes and tinned tomatoes.
    Last edited by JIL; 16-04-2017 at 10:26 PM.
    • WantToBeSE
    • By WantToBeSE 17th Apr 17, 10:05 AM
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    I just have salad with most of my meals. Like Katkin, its part of my daily meal and i eat it pretty much every day.
    3/6 month emergency fund challenge #20
    PODBX17 #122

    Debt Free Diary http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5501794

    Total debt:
    14/01/2017 £6247.89
    24/02/17 £5623.17

    Estimated DFD Jan 2018
    • K9sandFelines
    • By K9sandFelines 19th Apr 17, 1:06 AM
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    Mine has been
    Monday - vegan pizza, DD -quorn bites, peas and noodles
    Tuesday (4-11 shift at work) had beetroot burger salad wraps for dinner and houmous and cucmber baguette when i got in , DD looks to have had veggie mozzarella burgers

    Rest of week is roughly
    Reggae Reggae chicken and rice or Jamaican Pepperpot stew
    Fishless fingers and or Vegan scampi with chips, peas and corn on the cob
    Ratatouille and pasta or zoodles with something (courgettes to use up)
    Saturday - unsure as working 4-11 again
    Sunday - possibly vegan/veggie roast dinner
    GC 2017 (£4,000) Jan £346.72 Feb £241.99 + £1.99 Mar £280.29 + £1.99 Apr £196.58.00 (app.) = £1.99 May £220.93 (up to and incl 24/5) plus £1.99 Ocado delivery saver Jun £0.00

    ~ Still learning the art of frugality ~
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