Hi everyone! Today’s video is another grocery haul and meal plan for a family of five. This is all from Tesco, where I tend to shop in bulk, but I will pick bits up from anywhere, depending on how local I am! Anyway, meal plan is below. Hope it provides some family meal inspiration. Lots of love, and thank you so much, as always, for watching and subscribing! xx
MONDAY – We had baked potatoes, with cheese and beans/tuna and salad for our tea that day – just using up leftovers before our shopping arrived.
TUESDAY – Pasta frittata – https://www.jamieoliver.com/recipes/pasta-recipes/gennaro-s-pasta-frittata-lots-of-ways/ – with salad.
WEDNESDAY – Satay chicken salad – I am going to cook a whole roast chicken and shred the meat and store for four meals throughout the week. Starting with this one. I will serve up with some rice to ensure we stay full! Using this recipe for inspiration, but I will tweak it! https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/chicken-satay-salad
THURSDAY – Pizza wraps with salad and wedges – I just use wrap as a pizza base and the kids can decorate as they like, and we can too! I usually like combining prosciutto with asparagus and an egg cracked in the middle.
FRIDAY – Leftover spaghetti bolognese from the freezer for the kids (as Bill has jiujitsu) and then a Chinese chicken curry with rice and prawn crackers for Mark and I, based on this recipe – https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/chinese-chicken-curry
SATURDAY – Shredded cheesy chicken enchiladas with salad.
SUNDAY – Chicken wrapped in prosciutto with roast potatoes and veg.
MONDAY – Mint & Feta Pasta Salad with leftover chicken and broccoli – https://www.bbc.com/food/recipes/mintedfetarocketando_67597
Breakfast wraps – bacon, egg, hash browns, tomatoes, mushrooms
Dippy egg and soldiers.
Cereal or granola.
Toast and fruit and yoghurt.
Crackers, cheese and fruit
Houmous and carrot/pepper/cucumber sticks
Wraps with ham and salad
Soup (from our stash in the cupboard)
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