Sunday, April 4, 2010

Menu Planning Monday!

This week starts a whole new "light" but filling menu for me! I am going to be making things and have point value with each item, well most every meal! My intention is to have a responsibly healthy menu! So I will be pulling menu ideas from weight watchers, and I will be posting my own meals too!!
Also don't forget I do have a giveaway going on until April 8! Enter here to win!

Breakfasts and Lunches will primarily be the same as the weeks prior~

Dinners:

Chicken Quesadillas with Corn Salad (6 points per serving)
Corn Salad- 1 C corn, 1/2 green bell pepper, 1/2 tomato, 2 T chopped cilantro, 2t balsamic vinegar, 1/4 t salt.
Quesadillas- 1 1/2 C cooked chicken, 1 C lettuce, 1/2 C salsa, 6 flour tortillas, 1/3 C shredded cheese.

Honey-Mustard Pork Chops (5 points) with green beans (1 pt. a cup)
4 Pork chops (1-inch thick), 4t honey, 1/4 C Dijon mustard, 1t cider vinegar, 1/4 t salt, fresh ground pepper.

Grilled Chicken, broccoli, and rice

Corn and Bacon Chowder (4 points) Corn Bread (2 points)
2 slices bacon, cut, 2T+2t water, 1 onion chopped, 1/2 yellow bell pepper chopped, 2 1/2 C Basic Chicken Stock, 2 medium potatoes (cubed and peeled), 2C corn, 1/4 C light cream

Caesar Salad (1 point unless adding croutons then 3 points)


Cheesy Hash Brown Chili

This week the kids and I are going to be having fun in the kitchen! I have some great ideas for them, and they will get to wear their aprons almost everyday! They are so excited for this week! I will be posting pictures!

4 comments:

Melissa said...

Ooh, I haven't made corn and bacon chowder for a long time. Sounds delicious!

Lisa said...

Thanks Melissa! Especially when it is rainy, I love to do soups!

jsprik said...

mmmm those last two sound divine!!! :) have a great rest of the week!! :)

Scarlet of Moms Wear Your Tees. com said...

Good for you!! I need to do more of this!