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Menu Plan July 18-24

20 Jul

 

Monday:

  • Breakfast: Granola Bars, Blueberries, Milk
  • Lunch: Egg Salad with Crackers, Raw Veggies
  • Dinner: Shrimp Enchiladas, Fruit Salad

Tuesday: friends coming over 🙂 

  • Breakfast: Oatmeal with Fruit, Tea
  • Lunch: Sneaky Potato Soup, Crescent Rolls, Fruit Salad  
  • Dinner: 40 Clove Chicken, Baked Sweet Potatoes, Broccoli, Homemade Crescent Rolls   

Wednesday:

Thursday:

  • Breakfast: Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins, Hard Boiled Eggs
  • Lunch: Pack Lunch: Leftovers 
  • Dinner: Chicken Veggie Pot Pie with Drop Biscuits, Salad.

Friday:

  • Breakfast: Cream of Wheat, Yogurt
  • Lunch: Leftover Soup, Chicken Salad
  • Dinner: Music in the Park    

Saturday:

  • Breakfast: Waffles, Sausage, Fruit
  • Lunch: Homemade Hamburger Helper, Salad
  • Dinner: Leftovers   

Sunday:

  • Breakfast: Toast with Apple Butter, Scrambled Eggs, Fruit
  • Lunch: Out with the family
  • Dinner: Turkey Chili with Black Beans over Spaghetti

Menu Plan July 4-10

5 Jul

This week we are preparing for a sweet friend’s wedding, a baby shower, and looking forward to a fun-filled weekend with old friends. 

Monday:

  • Breakfast: Toast with Fruit, Milk, Tea
  • Lunch: Leftover Roast
  • Dinner: Beef Barbeque, Cole Slaw, Potato Salad

Tuesday

  • Breakfast: Granola Bars, Nectarine
  • Lunch: Mushroom Burger sans the meat (very good although Brandon says it sounds like the worst thing ever a burger with no meat), Squash with Onions 
  • Dinner: 40 Clove Chicken, Bread, Baked Sweet Potatoes, Salad  

Wednesday:

  • Breakfast: Oatmeal, Fruit, Tea
  • Lunch: Leftovers 
  • Dinner: Small Group: Take Homemade Potato Salad, Homemade Cole Slaw (recipes coming soon), Peach Tea  

Thursday:

  • Breakfast: Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins, Hard Boiled Eggs
  • Lunch: Pack Lunch: Hummus Sandwiches, Veggies, Hard Boiled Eggs for Eli
  • Dinner: Crockpot Pork Roast with Apples and Sweet Potatoes, Salad.  (This is a new recipe if it’s good I”ll post it.)

Friday:

  • Breakfast: Coco Wheats, Scrambled Eggs
  • Lunch: Leftover Pork Roast and Veggies
  • Dinner: Chicken, Veggie and Biscuit Bake   

Saturday:

Sunday:

  • Breakfast: Pancakes, Sausage Links, Milk
  • Lunch: Baby Shower
  • Dinner: Beef Enchiladas 

What’s on your menu this week?  Are you trying any new recipes?

Menu Plan May 22-29

25 May

This week we are adjusting to non-student life!  We will be trying some new recipes and enjoying some old favorites as well.  With summer fast approaching I am working on a bunch of menus that do not require turning on the oven.  🙂  We haven’t yet turned on our air and I would like to get by another week or so. 

Monday:

  • Breakfast: Oatmeal and bananas
  • Lunch: Middle East Tuna Salad-coming soon 😉
  • Dinner: Mustard Crusted Tilapia, Rice, Mixed Veggies, Bread, Jello with Fruit.

Tuesday

  • Breakfast: Toast, Eggs
  • Lunch: Toasted Tuna Salad Sandwich with Spinach
  • Dinner: Favorite Fish, Lemon Basil Carrots, Rice.  (We had fish 2 nights in a row because we were expecting my family for dinner on Monday and they weren’t able to make it.) 

Wednesday:

  • Breakfast: Blueberry Muffins
  • Lunch: Spalding Southwest Beans and Rice
  • Dinner: Pasta with Basil and Tomatoes, Bread

Thursday:

  • Breakfast: Granola Bars, Fruit
  • Lunch: Beans and Rice
  • Dinner: Out with Friends

Friday:

  • Breakfast: Blueberry Muffins, Scrambled Eggs
  • Lunch: Leftovers
  • Dinner: Lentil Pot Pie, Parmesan Asparagus  

Saturday:

  • Breakfast: Brandon’s Choice: probably Waffles, Sausage, Eggs
  • Lunch: Beef and Noodles Stroganoff, Green Beans
  • Dinner: Bean Burritos, Salad

Sunday:

  • Breakfast: Healthy Applesauce Cake
  • Lunch: Turkey Noodle Bake
  • Dinner: CrockPot Pork Chops, Baked Potatoes, Broccoli

 What’s on your menu this week?  Please share some summertime favorites that don’t involve the oven. 🙂

Menu Plan May 9-15

10 May

It is amazing how much menu planning simplifies my life.  I feel so much more in control of my week just by knowing what we will be eating!  That said here is what we will be having this week:

Monday:

  • Breakfast: Leftover Waffles, Fruit, Milk
  • Lunch: Spalding’s Southwest Beans and Rice
  • Dinner: Frozen Pizza-yeap it was one of those nights.  Major studying for my Hebrew exam. 😉 

Tuesday:

  • Breakfast: Coco Wheats, Bananas, Milk
  • Lunch: Leftover Beans and Rice
  • Dinner: Beef Enchiladas these are a favorite of ours especially during busy seasons. 🙂   
  • To Do: Thaw Chicken

Wednesday:

  • Breakfast: Rice Pudding
  • Lunch: Leftover Enchiladas
  • Dinner: Chicken Casserole of some sort.  Bake chicken. 
  • To Do: Bake Herb bread.

Thursday:

  • Breakfast: English Muffins, Scrambled Eggs, Fruit
  • Lunch: Salad and Sandwiches
  • Dinner: Chicken Stir Fry
  • To Do: Make Pudding

Friday:

  • Breakfast: Oatmeal, Fruit
  • Lunch: Leftovers or Sandwiches
  • Dinner: Spaghetti, Bread, and Broccoli

Saturday:

  • Breakfast: Sausage and Pancakes
  • Lunch: Grilled Cheese, Veggie Sticks
  • Dinner: Leftovers

Sunday:

Menu Plan May 2-8

3 May

Monday:

  • Breakfast: Cream of Wheat, Fruit
  • Lunch: Kale, Potatoes, Sausage
  • Dinner:  Out with Friends 🙂 
  • To Do: Thaw Pork Chops

Tuesday:

  • Breakfast: Oatmeal, Fruit.  
  • Lunch: Hummus with Veggie Sticks 
  • Dinner: Friends coming over! 🙂  PorkChops Perfect, Lemon Basil Carrots,  Baked Potatoes with fixings, homemade rolls, Chocolate Cake. 
  • To Do: Make Herb Bread, Rolls, Dessert. Tuesday is baking day this week! 🙂 

Wednesday:

  • Breakfast: Pumpkin Chip Muffins (can you believe we are still eating on that pumpkin that’s in the freezer?), Fruit.   
  • Lunch: Grilled Cheese on Herb Bread, Fruit.   
  • Dinner: Chili Bake from Freezer

Thursday:

  • Breakfast: Homemade Yogurt with Granola and Fruit
  • Lunch: Tuna Salad Sandwiches, Fruit Salad, Yogurt
  • Dinner: Beef Patties with Mushroom Gravy, Noodles, Green Beans

Friday:

  • Breakfast: Smoothies and Pumpkin Muffins
  • Lunch: Tuna Casserole, Peas
  • Dinner: Eating Well Fish Casserole, Broccoli, Rice.

Saturday:

  • Breakfast: Waffles, Sausage.
  • Lunch: Quiche
  • Dinner: something from the freezer: I keep about 6 meals in the freezer to use during times of sickness or busyness.     

Sunday:

Menu Plan April 25-May 1

26 Apr

Monday:

  • Breakfast: Salsa Eggs, Fruit, Apple Muffins.
  • Lunch: Humus and carrots, salad
  • Dinner: Favorite Chicken, Sweet Potatoes, Lemon-Basil Carrots-bad planning 2 vegetables of the same color-oh well!  I realized it a little late. 😉  Homemade Rolls (coming soon)
  • To Do: Thaw Roast 

Tuesday:

  • Breakfast: Yogurt, Apple Muffins, Grapes
  • Lunch: Creamy Veggie Chicken Soup, Homemade Rolls
  • Dinner: Crockpot Roast with Potatoes and Carrots-one of the easiest dinners in the world. 🙂 
  • To Do: Make Yogurt

Wednesday:

  • Breakfast: Fruit and Coco Wheats-if you haven’t ever made these you must!  They are great and kids love them!  THey are like cream of wheat with a little cocoa in them (you add the sugar and can adjust to your preferences.)  They are found next to oatmeal and cream of wheat in the grocery store.  
  • Lunch: Picnic with Friends 🙂  Probably PB & J and Veggie Sticks, hard-boiled eggs, or Ants on a Log 🙂 
  • Dinner: Small Group take something
  • To Do: Make Herb Bread

Thursday:

  • Breakfast: Homemade Yogurt with Granola and Fruit
  • Lunch: Tuna Salad Sandwiches, Fruit Salad, Yogurt
  • Dinner: Chicken Parmesan over Spaghetti, Salad, Sesame Italian Bread

Friday:

  • Breakfast: Smoothies and Muffins or Oatmeal
  • Lunch: Egg Salad Sandwiches-gotta use up all those hard-boiled eggs :), Veggie Sticks
  • Dinner: Hamburger Macaroni Skillet, Salad

Saturday:

  • I will be at home for my sister’s recital.  I am planning on leaving Brandon a Crockpot Minestrone Soup and Frozen Pizza to get him through the weekend without me.  🙂  We’ll see if I can keep him completely away from the Golden Arches. 🙂   

Sunday I’ll be back in time for dinner: Favorite Fish, Baked Potatoes (in my crockpot cooking during church), Green Beans.

Menu Plan April 17-24

18 Apr

Monday:

  • Breakfast: Quiche, Toast, Fruit
  • Lunch: Homemade Red Pepper Humus and Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, Tomato Bisque, Veggie Sticks
  • Dinner: Lasagna for Two, Sesame Garlic Bread, Broccoli for Brandon, Salad for Me 🙂
  • To Do: Make Bread, Dye Easter Eggs 😉 

Tuesday:

  • Breakfast: Homemade Yogurt with Homemade Granola
  • Lunch: Probably a Picnic of: PB & J, Veggie Sticks, Fruit
  • Dinner: Favorite Fish, Lemon-Basil Carrots, Baked Potatoes, Leeks (yeap we’ve tried them and we love them!) 

Wednesday:

Thursday:

  • Breakfast: Apple Cranberry Muffins, Hard-Boiled Eggs
  • Lunch: Tuna Salad Sandwiches, Fruit Salad, Yogurt
  • Dinner: Leftovers

Friday:

  • Breakfast: Smoothies and Muffins
  • Lunch: Egg Salad Sandwiches, Veggie Sticks
  • Dinner: Pork Chops Perfect, Sweet Potatoes, Mrs. Karen Green Beans
  • To Do: Make Easter Treats for Picnic at the Park and to take Home. Make Herb Bread

Saturday:

  • Breakfast: French Toast Apple Strata
  • Lunch: Leftovers
  • Dinner: @ the Park-Church Easter Egg Hunt.  Take food.

Sunday:

  • Breakfast: Leftovers
  • Easter Lunch and Dinner with Family!  Woooohhoooooo!! 🙂