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Meal Plan Friday 21st December 2018 - Christmas

So we have made it, the children have finished school and we are on the countdown to Christmas Day.

I have ordered a few treats but not too many and we have lots of more savoury snacks arriving than sweet ones. 

Friday - Scampi and Chips or myself and Mr MC&W the boys will have quorn nuggets, mash and peas

Saturday - Sticky Chinese Chicken

Sticky chinese chicken traybake

Sunday - We are having a Charlie Bigham beef Stroganoff. Fish, Chips and Peas for the boys.

Monday - Curry this is Mr MC&W family tradition again this is a lazy one thanks to Charlie Bigham as this festive break needs to give us all a chance to have time off. I made the mistake of asking the boys and they chose pizza

Tuesday - Roast Turkey - we have a boned and rolled turkey breast served with roast potatoes, parsnips, honey baked carrots, red cabbage, sprouts and Broccoli. Plus the normal pigs in blankets and devils on horseback's all served with a lot of gravy

Wednesday - Left overs I have got in baking potatoes and baguettes depending on what we fancy

Thursday - Ham, egg and chips as we have a gammon that I in cola on Christmas eve.

Lunches will be mainly picnic ones with lots of breads and bits we can have from the fridge.

Cup of Toast


  1. This sounds like a great meal plan for the week ahead - thank you for sharing with #Blogstravaganza . Enjoy your part baked baguettes ;) xx

    1. They are a central part to the whole weeks food xx

  2. Mmmmm sounds amazing, I had to google devils on horsebacks as I had never heard of that before #Blogstravaganza

    1. nor had I till my husbands family had them, not a fan but they love them x

  3. This sounds like a great meal plan! I hope you have had a wonderful Christmas!


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