Monday, December 26, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of Dec. 26th

Monday- Scalloped Potatoes and Ham

Tuesday- Lasagna Casserole

Wednesday- Split Pea Soup using a combination of these 2 recipes: Creamy Split Pea Soup and this one, Split Pea Soup

Thursday- Burrito Bar

Friday- Pizza Night

Saturday- Brunch with Friends, then making our traditional Apple Challah for New Years!

Sunday- Breakfast for Dinner

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of Dec. 19th

Monday- Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, Veggies

Tuesday- Breakfast for Dinner

Wednesday- Chicken Noodle Soup

Thursday- Crockpot BBQ Beef Sandwiches

Friday- Pizza Night

Saturday- Christmas Eve Meal: Honey Glazed Ham, Golden Au Gratin Potatoes, Golden Honey Pan Rolls

Sunday- Cinnamon Rolls and fresh fruit for Breakfast, Leftovers for lunch and dinner

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of Dec. 12th

Monday- Christmas Party

Tuesday- Knoephla Soup (per Camden's request) :)

Wednesday- Enchilada Casserole, Rice, Refried Beans

Thursday- Sausage, Creamed Pasta, Butternut Squash

Friday- Pizza Zucchini Casserole

Saturday- Left-Overs

Sunday- Breakfast for Dinner

Monday, December 5, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of Dec. 5th

Monday- Herb & Cheese Stuffed Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes, Veggies

Tuesday- Tomato Soup, Grilled Cheese Sandwiches and making Pretzel Turtles for Sally Clarkson's Tea

Wednesday- Apple Butter Glazed Chicken, Rice, Beans

Thursday- Lasagna

Friday- Chicken Nuggets, Oven Fries, Applesauce (I have my Mom's Night Out and I'm making this Easy Cheese Ball w/ Bacon Bits, and North Pole Cookies

Saturday- Left-overs

Sunday- Christmas Party with Friends

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of Nov. 28th

Monday- Potato Corn Chowder

Tuesday- Tacos/Nachos

Wednesday- Spaghetti

Thursday- Hearty Chicken Tortilla Soup, plus black beans

Friday- Anniversary Weekend Getaway! :)

Saturday- Anniversary Weekend Getaway! :)

Sunday- Leftovers

Monday, October 31, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of Nov. 7th

Monday- Cheddar Cheese Broccoli, Zucchini, and Carrot Soup

Tuesday- Taco Bar Tuesday :)

Wednesday- Swiss Cheese "Company Chicken", Mashed Potatoes, Veggies

Thursday- Birthday Date Night Out with my hubby!!!!

Friday- Chicken Nuggets, Oven Fries

Saturday- Chili.....friends over

Sunday- Left-over Chili

******I made this Baked Pumpkin Oatmeal for breakfast this morning and it was wonderful! VERY filling and tasty! I needed to make sure I have the recipe on hand if I want to make it again.

******And I plan on making these for tonight for friends coming over for dessert and to take to friends who had a baby: Chocolate-Bottom Banana Squares These look YUMMY!

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of Oct. 31st

Monday- Pizza from Papa Murphy's and Fall Family Fun! :) Popcorn Balls

Tuesday- Crock Pot Beef Roast with Potatoes & Carrots

Wednesday- White Chicken Chili

Thursday- Baked Spaghetti (making double for friends)

Friday- Meal with friends....taking pull apart Bread

Saturday- BBQ's, Oven Fries, Applesauce

Sunday- Eat what you can find night!

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of Oct. 17th

Renato leaves for Brazil on Tuesday, so I'm hoping to make big batches of food just a few times and live off of leftovers. :)

Monday- Potato and Corn Chowder

Tuesday- Spaghetti

Wednesday- Left-overs

Thursday- Homemade Mac'N Cheese, Turkey Dogs

Friday- Pizza from Papa Murphy's

Saturday- Birthday Party

Sunday- Grandma and Papa may here by then, so we'll wait and see what the plans will be. :)

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of Oct. 10th

Monday- Chipotle Chicken and Peppers, Rice

Tuesday- Zucchini tater-tot Casserole

Wednesday- In Denver all day @ the probably pick up pizza

Thursday- Friends over for dinner.....Salad, Bread, and Pumpkin Bread for Dessert

Friday- Dessert for my Mom's Night Out, Turkey Dogs, Oven Fries

Saturday- Chili and Caramel Apple Cupcakes for a fall party

Sunday- Left-overs

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of Oct. 3rd

Monday- Friends bringing main dish, we'll make Zucchini Melts and some Banana Zucchini Bread for dessert

Tuesday- Hawaiian Meatloaf, Potatoes, Veggies

Wednesday- Chicken Tortilla Soup

Thursday- Tater-Tot Tacos

Friday- Turkey Hot Dogs, Oven Fries, Fruit

Saturday- Quesadillas

Sunday- Eat What you Can Find

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Fall Recipes

Yummy Fall Recipes I've found and want to remember!

Pumpkin Spice Latte......just tried it.....YUM!

Caramel Apple Cupcakes.....these look amazing!

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin scones

Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin Monkey Bread

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of Sept. 26th

Monday- Pressed Pear & Ham Deli Sandwiches, Chips & Salsa

Tuesday- Grilled Steaks, Potatoes & Zucchini

Wednesday- Pasta and Chicken Toss

Thursday- Taco Bar

Friday- Beefy Mac and Cheese Soup

Saturday- Dinner w/ Friends :) Football food is the theme, I think I'll bring Baked Spinach Artichoke Dip and Chips

Sunday- Eat what you can find day! :)

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of Sept. 19th

Monday- Nacho Chicken Casserole from last week, Tortillas & Black Beans

Tuesday- Date Night with my man....the kids will eat left-overs :)

Wednesday- Crockpot Lamb Roast, Potatoes, Carrots

Thursday- Tuna Noodle Casserole

Friday- Turkey Dogs, Oven Fries, Cucumbers (need a quick dinner)

Saturday- We may go up to Miller Farms today to pick a bunch of veggies, so we'll be exhausted if we do.....I'm guessing we'll get take-out of some sort.

Sunday- Eat What You Find :)

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of Sept. 12th

Monday- Cheesy Pasta Bake

Tuesday- Nacho Chicken Casserole, Tortillas, Beans

Wednesday- Grab some Pizza from Papa Murphy's.....busy afternoon and evening

Thursday- Lamb Roast with Potatoes, Carrots

Friday- Indian Butter Chicken, Rice

Saturday- Turkey Dogs, Chips & Salsa, Fruit

Sunday- Eat What You Find Night

Monday, September 5, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of Sept. 5th

Tuesday- Pasta with Meat Sauce, Zucchini Melts

Wednesday- Slow cooker Chicken & Dumplings w/ Potatoes

Thursday- Zucchini Pizza Casserole

Friday- Grilled chicken, potatoes, veggies

Saturday- Left-overs

Sunday- Breakfast for dinner

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of August 29th

Monday- Sack Lunches.... Have an ultrasound appt. at 4:30 then Preschool Ice Cream social at 6:30, so I'll pack lunches for the boys to eat at our friend's house, and Renato and I will grab something too.

Tuesday- Pizza Night....Papa Murphy's large pizza's for $4, and Thin Crust DeLite's for $8, so the whole fam can eat for $12 with leftovers. :)

Wednesday- BBQ'ed Ground Beef over Mashed potatoes, fresh veggies

Thursday- Chicken Enchiladas, Beans, Salad

Friday- Grilled Burgers, Zucchini, Fruit

Saturday- We're taking Camden to his first college football game at the Air Force Academy. :)

Sunday- Church-wide BBQ.....bringing a dessert and fruit

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of August 22nd

Monday- Going to the Sky Sox baseball game

Tuesday- Friends over for dinner..... Grilled Honey Lime Chicken Sandwiches, Baked Beans, Cucumber Salad, Chips & Salsa, Watermelon

Wednesday- Mexican Lasagna, Rice (from last week)

Thursday- Tuscan Pasta, Chicken, Salad

Friday- Hamburgers on the grill, Zucchini, cucumbers

Saturday- Dinner @ the neighbors :) Bringing a dessert

Sunday- Eat What You Can Find night (I hate thinking about cooking on Sundays!)

Monday, August 15, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of August 15th

Monday- Roasted Chicken from KS, Potatoes, Cucumbers

Tuesday- Friend's here....Greek food....Lamb, Tabouleh, Rice

Wednesday- Mexican Lasagna, Rice, Salad

Thursday- Grilled Chicken Sandwiches, Grilled Zucchini

Friday- Hawaiian Meatloaf, Potatoes, Salad

Saturday- Pizza or eat out

Sunday- Left-overs

Sunday, August 7, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of August 8th

Monday- Grilled Burgers, Corn on the Cob

Tuesday- Chef Salad

Wednesday- **Make Chicken Stock & shred the meat** Creamy Spinach and Chicken Enchiladas (from last week), Beans, salad

Thursday- Spaghetti

Friday- Grilled Sausage, Mac N' Cheese, Veggies

Saturday- Busy all day with church and a bday party

Sunday- We usually just scrounge up something quick......

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of August 1st

Monday- Grilled Turkey Burgers

Tuesday- Cheesy Lasagna Rolls, Veggies

Wednesday- Slow cooker chicken for chicken tacos

Thursday- Farmer's Casserole

Friday- Creamy Spinach and Chicken Enchiladas, Black Beans, Salad

Saturday- Birthday Party

Sunday- Leftovers

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of July 25th

Monday- BBQ's

Tuesday- Spaghetti

Wednesday- Grilled Honey-Lime Chicken Sandwiches, Baked Beans

Thursday- Crockpot Roast Beef, Potatoes, Carrots

Friday- Chef Salad

Saturday- Church Picnic...I'll bring Coleslaw

Sunday- Breakfast for Dinenr

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of July 18th

It's supposed to be super hot this week, so we're going to stay away from using the oven/stove if at all possible. :)

Monday- Hamburger's, Beans, Watermelon

Tuesday- Dinner w/ a friend...bringing dessert....Easy Summer Pie

Wednesday- Chicken Breasts, Potatoes on the grill, Salad

Thursday- Crockpot Roast Beef, Potatoes & Carrots

Friday- Slow Cooker Chicken for Chicken Tacos

Saturday- Chef Salad

Sunday- Breakfast for Dinner

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of July 11th

Monday- Friendship Casserole, Salad, Bread (Enough for us and another family from church)

Tuesday- Potluck at Sally Clarkson's....I'm bringing Mexican Lasagna and Green Rice Casserole

Wednesday- Grilled Chicken Breasts, Mashed Potatoes, Veggies

Thursday- Burgers on the grill, corn, fruit

Friday- Baked Tortellini, Salad (from last week)

Saturday- Birthday Party

Sunday- Breakfast for Dinner

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Menu Plan for the rest of the week of July 7th

It's been so nice to have some "time-off" from the kitchen, but it's back to the grind. :) It was great to be with family up in ND, but it's so nice to come back home and get back to a regular schedule.

Thursday- Grilled Chicken, pasta, veggies

Friday- Chef Salad

Saturday- Baked Tortellini, Salad

Sunday- Breakfast for Dinner, Easy Bacon Quiche

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of June 13th

Monday- Burrito Bar, Refried Beans

Tuesday- Crockpot BBQ Beef, Oven Fries, Veggies

Wednesday- Grilled Chicken Breasts, Potatoes, Veggies

Thursday- Spaghetti, Veggies

Friday- Gone on a weekend family vaca......

Saturday- ""

Sunday- ""

Monday, June 6, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of June 6th

Tuesday- Grilled Turkey Burgers, Grilled Veggies

Wednesday- Mexican Lasagna, Rice

Thursday- Grilled Chicken Breasts, Grilled Potatoes, Salad

Friday- Inside Out Lasagna, Veggies

Saturday- Sloppy Joe's, Oven Fries

Sunday- Left-Overs

Monday, May 30, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of May 31st

Tuesday- Chef Salad

Wednesday- Crock-Pot Roast Beef w/ Potatoes and Carrots

Thursday- Macaroni and Cheese Casserole, Sausages, Salad

Friday- Daddy's out, so something easy!

Saturday- Homemade Pizza

Sunday- Left-Overs

Friday, May 20, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of May 23rd

Monday- Hawaiian Meatloaf, Potatoes, Salad

Tuesday- Steak, Rice, Beans, Veggie, Bolo de Fuba (Cornmeal Cake)

Wednesday- Dinner with friends

Thursday- Baked Tortellini, Salad

Friday- Going away party for friends

Saturday- Friends over for BBQ

Sunday- Lamb on the Grill, Rice, Beans

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of May 16th

Monday- Dinner with Friends

Tuesday- Mexican Lasagna, Rice

Wednesday- Spaghetti, Veggies

Thursday- Quick One Skillet Dinner

Friday- Hot Dogs, Oven Fries, Fruit

Saturday- Homemade Hawaiian Pizza

Sunday- Left-Overs

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of May 9th

Monday- Steak Stroganoff, Veggies (still trying to get to this...)

Tuesday- We're in Denver all day, so we may just pick up something quick on the way home

Wednesday- Slow-cooker Chicken and Dumplings

Thursday- Pizza Roll-Up Burritos, Rice

Friday- E-Z Mac-N-Cheese, Fries, Hot Dogs and for my Mom's Group....Pumpkin Scones with Spiced Glaze
, and Cranberry Orange Scones

Saturday- Brunch here with friends....Easy Bacon & Cheese Quiche, French Toast Bake

Sunday- Left-overs

Monday, May 2, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of May 2nd

Monday- ???? I've got the flu so the boys will fend for themselves.

Tuesday- Turkey Noodle Soup

Wednesday- Steak Stroganoff, Veggies

Thursday- Smothered Chicken and Rice, Veggies

Friday- Homemade Pizza

Saturday- Eating out for Mother's Day

Sunday- Left-overs

Monday, April 25, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of April 25th

Monday- Left-over Lamb from Easter, Potatoes, Veggies

Tuesday- Turkey Taco Skillet

Wednesday- Turkey Pot Pie

Thursday- Sausage, Mac-N-Cheese

Friday- Steak Stroganoff, Salad, Homemade Bread

Saturday- Homemade Pizza

Sunday- At a BD party

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of April 17th

Monday- Basil Tomato Soup & Grilled Cheese Sandwiches (from last week)

Tuesday- Steak, Potatoes & Zucchini on the grill

Wednesday- Mozzarella Chicken, Pasta, Broccoli

Thursday- Parmesan Crusted Tilapia, Rice, Beans, Veggies

Friday- Slow-cooker BBQ Shredded Beef, Oven Fries

Saturday- Left-overs

Sunday- Easter!!! We're having friends over and we're doing the meat....lamb & turkey. The boys and I will also make our famous "Bunny Cake".

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of April 11th

Monday- Meatloaf, Potatoes, Zucchini

Tuesday- Chicken, Pasta, Broccoli

Wednesday- Chicken Tortilla Soup

Thursday- Turkey Asian Lettuce Wraps, Rice

Friday- Basil Tomato Soup, Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Saturday- Left-overs

Sunday- Breakfast for Dinner

Monday, April 4, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of April 4

Monday- we're actually eating out tonight....I know. Crazy! Yay! :)

Tuesday- Grilled Chicken Breasts, Pasta, Asparagus

Wednesday- Chili

Thursday- Lamb Stew

Friday- I've got a meeting, so it's Daddy duty night. :)

Saturday- Date Night w/ friends

Sunday- Ranch Chicken Parmesan, Rice, Beans, Veggies

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of March 28th

Monday- Sour Cream Noodle Bake, Veggies

Tuesday- Chicken Enchiladas, Rice, Beans

Wednesday- Pasta Carbonara, Veggies

Thursday- BBQ beef over mashed potatoes

Friday- Homemade Pizza

Saturday- Dinner with Friends

Sunday- left-overs

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of March 21st

Monday- Crockpot Roast Beef, Potatoes, Carrots, and Homemade Wheat Bread

Tuesday- Broccoli Cheese Soup, Homemade Wheat Bread

Wednesday- Crockpot Chicken and Dumplings, plus I add Potatoes

Thursday- Taco Bar with Black Beans (from Freezer)

Friday- Homemade Pizza

Saturday- Dinner Out

Sunday- Left-overs

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of March 14th

Monday- Potato Chowder Soup

Tuesday- Crockpot Ribs, Creamy Pasta

Wednesday- Chicken Noodle Soup Casserole

Thursday- Luck of the Irish Lamb Stew, Irish Soda Bread******make on WEDNESDAY*******

Friday- Homemade Pizza

Saturday- Brazilian Dinner at friend's house

Sunday- Left-overs

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of March 7th

Monday- Tuna Casserole from last week

Tuesday- Pasta Fagiole, Homemade Wheat Bread

Wednesday- Ranch Chicken Parmesan, Mashed Potatoes, Veggies

Thursday- Friendship Casserole, Homemade Wheat Bread (I'm able to leave the unbaked dough in the fridge up to 3 days and then bake fresh bread 1 loaf at a time!)

Friday- I have a meeting and the boys will eat out at Red Robin for a b-day party

Saturday- Homemade Pizza Night

Sunday- Left Over Night :)

Sunday, February 27, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of Feb. 28th

We've had a very busy weekend! The boys' double birthday party was on Saturday and my parents have been here, so we've been eating out a lot too. I'm ready for some home-cooked meals. Eating out is s treat, but I sure don't like to do it so much!

Wednesday- Enchilada Casserole

Thursday- Cheese Stuffed Meatloaf, Creamy Mashed Potatoes, Veggies

Friday- Zesty Slow Cooker Chicken BBQ, Oven Fries

Saturday- Tuna Noodle Hotdish

Sunday- Left-overs

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of Feb. 21st

Monday- Potato & Corn Chowder

Tuesday- Taco Bar

Wednesday- Roasted Chicken, Cheesy Pasta, Veggies

Thursday- Three Cheese Baked Ziti

Friday- Homemade Pizza Night

Saturday- Birthday Party!!!!!

Sunday- Left overs

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of February 14th

Monday- Red & White Tortellini, Steak, and Roasted Asparagus, for Valentine's Day Dinner! :)

Tuesday- Polenta, Chicken Sausage, Veggies

Wednesday- Chili

Thursday- Camden's Birthday.....his choice :)

Friday- Corn & Potato Chowder

Saturday- Homemade Pizza Night

Sunday- Leftovers

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of February 7th

Monday- Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, Steamed Broccoli

Tuesday- Crock Pot Roast with Potatoes & Carrots

Wednesday- Spinach Minestrone, Homemade Wheat Bread

Thursday- Red & White Tortellini

Friday- Chili

Saturday- ***Date Night out!***

Sunday- Leftovers

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of January 31st

Monday- Enchilada Casserole

Tuesday- Zesty Slow Cooker Chicken BBQ's, Oven Fries

Wednesday- Meat Loaf, Mashed Potatoes, Veggies

Thursday- Hot Meat Loaf Sandwiches, Creamy Pasta

Friday- Pot Roast, Potatoes, Carrots

Saturday- Leftovers

Sunday- Super Bowl Sunday-- Pizza, Chips & Dip, Rice Krispy Roll

Monday, January 17, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of January 17th

Monday- **No water at our house today, we'll have to improvise**

Tuesday- Mashed Potatoes with BBQ'ed Hamburger over the top

Wednesday- Pasta, Chicken, and Sauteed Veggies

Thursday- Date Night, so Mac N' Cheese for the kiddos

Friday- **I'm at a conference**

Saturday- Pizza Night

Sunday- Breakfast for dinner

***Renato is gone this next week, so I'll be just figuring out what we'll eat as we go, so no menu plan next week.***

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of January 10th

Monday- Beef Stew

Tuesday- Taco Bar, Rice, Beans

Wednesday- White Chicken Chili, Homemade Wheat Bread

Thursday- Mashed Potatoes with BBQ'ed Beef over the top

Friday- Spaghetti

Saturday- Pizza Night

Sunday- At a Friend's House for Dinner

Sunday, January 2, 2011

Menu Plan for the week of January 3

Happy New Year!

Monday- Chili

Tuesday- Crockpot Chicken Marsala

Wednesday- Enchilada Casserole

Thursday- Three Cheese Baked Ziti

Friday- Beef Stew

Saturday- Leftovers

Sunday- Chili frozen from Monday