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Meal Plan- Week of 3/8 and Snack Update


Here is the meal plan for this week:

Monday: Goulash
Tuesday: Pancakes, eggs, and breakfast hash with sausage
Wednesday: Pizza 
Thursday: Sandwiches
Friday: Leftovers or soup
Saturday: Chicken and Rice Stir Fry

Leftover items in fridge that need to be used up: rice, and potatoes

Note: The plan for the leftovers are to use the rice in a freezer meal for next Saturday, and the potatoes will likely become part of  breakfast  hash to go with our pancakes on Tuesday evening. 


Snacks

The plan for after school snacks this week is to use up the watermelon, and eat as many apples as possible. As we still have several bags left from when they were on sale at Stop and Shop for $1.99 last week. I also plan on having popcorn for at least one night, I tried to make a formal snack plan, but it did not work because not everyone likes the same things. In addition, on Friday it was not practical to do after school snacks because we ate dinner at 4:30.


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