I'm starting a bulking routine in September and I have the workouts all planned out and I feel like I also have a pretty solid nutrition plan. If you've had good experience with bulking please critique it. I appreciate any comments good or bad!

Height: 6 foot 1 inch
Weight: 165 pounds
Age: 22
Estimated Calorie Maintenance: 2975
Goal: Gain 0.5-1 pound of muscle a week - 16-20+ pounds in a year


6:00AM - Pre-Workout Breakfast - 500 calories - 37g protein

Protein Shake
1 scoop ON 100% Whey Protein
2.5g ON Creatine
8 oz. 1/2% Milk
1/2 cup oatmeal
1 Banana

1 Opti-men Multivitamin + 1 Fish Oil Pill

8:30AM - Post-Workout Shake - 300 calories - 32g protein

1 scoop ON 100% Whey Protein
2.5g ON Creatine
8 oz. 1/2% Milk
1 Banana

10:00AM - Morning Snack - 400 calories - 32g protein

1 c 2% Cottage Cheese
2.5 oz Blueberries
1 c Whole Wheat Cheerios

12:30PM - Lunch - 775 calories - 37g protein

Sandwich - 320 calories - 25g protein
2 Slices Whole Wheat Bread
3 oz Turkey Lunch Meat
1 Slice 2% Milk American Cheese
1 tbs. Miracle Whip Light
Lettuce

Extras - 455 calories - 12g protein
Sun Chips
1 apple
3 oz. Carrots
8 oz. 1/2% Milk

1 Fish Oil Pill

3:30PM - Afternoon Snack - 340 calories - 40g protein

5 oz Light Tuna
2 tbs Miracle Whip Light
14 Wheat Thin Crackers

6:00PM - Dinner - Between 500-1000 calories - 40+g protein

Dinners are different every night, but they always include a quality source of protein and veggies. I also always drink a big glass of milk.

1 Fish Oil Pill

10:00PM - Before Bed Shake - 300 calories - 40g protein

1 Scoop Casein Protein
16 oz. 1/2% Milk

Daily Total: Between 3115-3615 calories - 250+g protein - Pretty close to 50/30/20 of Carb/Protein/Fat

I am open to ANY suggestions, but please have some kind of background or experience with bulking nutrition!