March 2011 Monthly Menu

March 2011 meals-this month I am going to try to reduce my calorie intake so a majority of the dinner entrees are either a little over 300 calories or under 300 calories.  I made a note next to each dish that was under 300 calories.  The April menu is HERE.

Sunday 

Family style

Monday 

Mexican

Tuesday 

Italian

Wednesday 

Oriental/Stir Fry

Thursday 

Crockpot

Friday 

Fish

Saturday 

Soup/Salad

Quick Pizza Margherita (under 300 calories)

Chinese Chicken Fried Rice

Chicken Thighs with Olives and Tomato Sauce (under 300 calories), salad

Shrimp Creole with rice, crusty bread

Garden Minestrone (under 300 calories), crusty bread

 

Chicken Spaghetti (make one freeze one), Salad, Rolls

Chipotle-Lime Roast Chicken with Tomatillo Sauce (under 300 calories), lime wedges, black beans, Spanish rice

8 Fat Tuesday 

Pancakes, eggs and bacon

Steak, Shitake and Bok-Choy Stir Fry (under 300 calories), jasmine rice

10 

Beer Braised Beef (under 300 calories), rice and salad

11 

Peppered Halibut Steaks (under 300 calories), fresh green beans

12 

Ultimate Gulf Coast Gumbo

13 

Herbed Chicken Parmesan, spaghetti, broccoli

14 

Tex-Mex Beef Tacos (under 300 calories)

15 

Crabmeat Ravioli with Clam Sauce (under 300 calories), Italian salad

16 

Stir fried Ginger Shrimp (under 300 calories), cantaloupe slices, jasmine rice

17 St. Pat’s Day 

Corned Beef Brisket, Potatoes, Carrots, Cabbage, Irish Soda Bread, Green Pie

18 

Sauteed Halibut with Romesco Sauce (under 300 calories), salad

 

19 

Tortilla Soup (under 300 calories)

20 

Creamy Cajun Shrimp Linguine, salad

 

21 

Turkey Enchilada Casserole (under 300 calories),  salad

22 

Tomato Basil Lasagna with Prosciutto (under 300 calories), Italian salad

23 

Pork and Stir fried Vegetables with spicy Asian sauce (under 300 calories), rice noodles or jasmine rice

24 

Provencal Beef Stew (under 300 calories), crusty bread

25 

Tilapia Piccata, salad

26 

Hot and Sour Soup with Shrimp (under 300 calories)

27 

Spiced Pork with Bourbon Reduction Sauce (under 300 calories), Rice, Broccoli

28 

Chiles Rellenos Gratin (under 300 calories), salad

29 

Linguine with Clam Sauce (under 300 calories), crusty bread

30 

Scallop and Sugar Snap Pea Stir Fry (under 300  calories), jasmine rice

31 

Slow Cooker Char Siu Pork Roast (under 300 calories), rice, steamed veggies

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4 thoughts on “March 2011 Monthly Menu

  1. My husband and I have been doing the 500 calorie dinner challenge. Here’s what’s on the menu for week 4:

    Monday – Baked veggie risotto (Weight Watchers), braised red cabbage, salad

    Tuesday – Baked garlic chicken breasts (WW), leftover risotto, greenbeans

    Wednesday – Indian chicken and vegetable stir fry (Eating Well), brown rice, sauted broccoli w/ sesame seeds

    Thursday – Shepherd’s Pie w/ ground lamb (Prevention), black eyed peas, salad

    Friday – Leftovers

    Saturday – Leftovers or Out

    Sunday – Chik ‘N Grits (Cooking Light), turnip greens, salad

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