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Diet February 2013 Menu


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For a detailed explanation of what is meant by “diet” we have a post explaining what we mean. If you are new and not sure how to get started we have a wonderful series starting with 5 easy steps to get you on your way to once a month cooking. Good luck! If you like this menu you might want to check out all our past diet menus or in-season menus – February  2011′s or February 2012′s menus if you are looking for something different!

The links below are just so you can see which recipes are included in this month's menu. WE DO THE WORK FOR YOU! To see freezer instructions and adapt recipes to your family size see the DOCUMENTS below.




**Indicates meals that require NO COOKING on your OAMC BIG DAY aka “throw and go” meals, perfect for the family who needs to adjust to just do the quick meals!

Update: This menu is now available in Menu Builder in addition to the Google Docs below!  As you can see we have a NEW way of getting and printing your monthly menu documents.  As part of that change, we have also changed the type/size of labels we use. The below labels in Menu Builder will print four to a page and line up with Avery 8168/5168 labels or equivalent.

Recipe Cards

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Grocery List

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Are you a person that likes to see the menus visually? Perhaps you should check out the February 2013 Diet Menu via Pinterest to see the yummy goodness you will be cooking up on this menu. Not sure what Pinterest is all about, check out what Once A Month Mom has to say about it.

  • This menu will be pinned some time before the end of the day on the 2nd.

Test Cooks

Each month we have some wonderful volunteers who “test” out the menu prior to publication. They do an amazing job of helping to eliminate confusion and mistakes. They may not catch everything but they sure do catch A LOT! If you are interested in test cook, feel free to volunteer. Here is a little bit about this month’s test cooks:

  • Amy Haines: My name is Amy Haines and I have been happily married to my best friend, Wade, for almost eight years now. We seem to be starting a small zoo at home with our three cats (Sasha, Zara and Sirius Black), two cockatiels (Buster and Sweetie), parrot (Louie), and three aquariums. I enjoy reading, cooking, baking goodies from scratch and crocheting.
  • Meghan Barry: Meaghan Barry lives with her husband and toddler son in a town on the south shore of Boston. She is a former finance professional turned stay-at-home-mom and tweets under Twitter profile @Meaghz and pins using the Pinterest profile 2Sisters2Cities. Meaghan blogs with her NYC-based sister about cooking, party ideas, and projects at http://www.2sisters2cities.com.

Get Started

Are you new to Once A Month Mom or once a month cooking (oamc) in general? If so, you might want to spend a few minutes (or hours) on the Get Started Series. If you are in a real hurry to catch on we have written some simple steps for getting started. Welcome!

12 Responses to “Diet February 2013 Menu”

  1. Thanks for linking to my lasagna soup recipe – it’s a good one! :)

  2. Kelleigh Ratzlaff says:

    I bought the stuff for the Garlic Pork Roast and Sweet Potatoes (looks great!) and noticed that the directions didn’t include ALL of the ingredients listed, so I clicked to see what the original recipe says. I’ll be preparing it her way!! It’s not a lot more work, but I bet the added taste is totally worth it. I encourage others to do the same! Just my 2¢!

    • Kelly says:

      Kelleigh, our recipe includes the same ingredients as listed in the original post from Get Crocked. And while her method is delicious, we made the recipe more adaptable to freezer cooking and easier for a big cooking day.

  3. Danielle says:

    Has anyone else noticed that some of the menus are not available to us non members? I was trying to look at the Whole Foods Menu and got a page that said “Oops, you have wandered into membership territory.” I don’t do monthly cooking but I like to look at the whole foods recipes that you find on the web. I can see some Feb. menus, is this a glitch or a new change (though I haven’t seen anything about this in the daily emails…)

    • Kelly says:

      Danielle as of September 2012 we moved to a paid membership service. You can see some of the FAQs about our membership service here http://onceamonthmom.com/membership/faqs/ however you should be able to see all of the recipes that are outlined for each menu on the menu month page. You just will not be able to view the documents we provide unless you are a member.

  4. The recipe for the Bacon and Butternut Squash Casserole says 7.93 cups of kale, but we only bought a little over one bunch! I think that may be a typo on the recipe. (I plugged in 4 people.) Looks yummy, though!

  5. Julie Priestley says:

    Is the labels printable of a pc?

  6. Cassie Myers says:

    The recipes this month do not include what the serving size is…could you update the spreadsheet, or is there something I could reference? Thanks!

  7. Allison says:

    Thanks so much for linking to my Provencal Chicken and Beans recipe. I do love how easy it is! Great work here!

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