90% of the time I'm a family of one. What does a family of one need menu planning for? Well that's what I thought until I realized more often than not I was staring at a fridge with like cheddar cheese, 3 eggs, milk, and ketchup. Zach tried to help me by making various big meals in the crock pot to freeze for later...but it got to the point that I couldn't keep eating the same thing again and again. I love leftovers....if I chose to eat them. So I've considered meal planning. Here are some of my thoughts why I want to start:
It seems to me that if I set out a group of things to make for the next 14 days I'm less likely to run to Chipotle or the grocery store for something random...and not that great. It will help my wallet if I have a plan to look forward to.
Maybe I'll want the Leftovers
I've been making extra food for a few days and its been OK to eat it the next day for lunch so far. If I'm in charge of the leftovers....maybe I'll want them?
I Probably Need to Cook more than Waffles and Bowls of Cereal
Literally my go to there isn't anything to eat meal is cereal. And that's not that great. I've shared some recipes on the blog before and I just need to learn to cook more things. I just need to learn to be creative in the kitchen. And its probably a good life skill to have.
Here's the thing though I hate cooking. I don't like standing over the stove for hours...so I need to make some quick things. Here's hoping I catch the menu planning bug.