Monday, January 16, 2012

Menu Plan Monday: 1/16 - 1/22


It's time for another edition of Menu Plan Monday! My husband is out of town for a few days on a business trip so it's just Peanut and I. When he's away, I tend to make recipes I've been wanting to try, but that I know he wouldn't enjoy because of a certain ingredient, texture or flavor. That's definitely the case this week. While we miss him terribly, I'm excited to try some of these dishes. I may end up switching things from one day to the other depending on my mood. Lunches will be dinner leftovers.

Monday: Fiery Shrimp with Bok Choy & Rice (from the new Weight Watchers One Pot cookbook)

Tuesday: Mushroom & Lentil Stroganoff (vegan)

Wednesday: Turkey Biryani (from the "meals for one" article in Weight Watchers Magazine Jan/Feb 2012)

Thursday: Hot Spinach Salad (from the article mentioned above)

Friday: pizza night

Saturday: cheeseburgers, oven fries

Sunday: grilled chicken salads with all the fixins'


Do you cook differently when a member of your family is away or when you're cooking for one?

I can't wait to see what all of you are eating this week!

2 comments:

  1. When my hubby is gone to class (he goes one night a week for 4 hrs) I do sometimes cook differently. He does NOT like rice (crazy, right?). So, I'll make stir fry or mexican rice. I've been craving a chicken and rice casserole so I might just make that next week on his school night! Thanks for stopping by my place!

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  2. Ooh, I'd like to hear how you guys liked the mushroom and lentil stroganaff! It sounds really good!

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