Monday, February 1, 2016

Menu for week of February 1st

Happy February!

Here is my plan for feeding my family this week:

Monday:  Cajun Chicken, Noodles, Roasted Cauliflower, Broccoli Cornbread

Tuesday:  Dinner out (probably Costco!)

Wednesday:  Weight Watchers Baked Cream Cheese Spaghetti, Salad

Thursday:  Smoked Sausage, Sauerkraut, Mashed Potatoes, Macaroni and Cheese

Friday:  Out-School Play

Saturday:  Cajun Steak and Potatoes, Fried Okra, Brussels Sprouts

Sunday:  Out

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Monday, January 25, 2016

Menu for week of January 25th

Monday:  Chicken Lettuce Wraps (new recipe)

Tuesday:  White Beans with Ham, Sauteed Cabbage and Sweet Onions, Cornbread

Wednesday:  Soft Tacos

Thursday:  Cajun Steak and Potatoes, Broccoli Salad or Baby Brussel Sprouts

Friday:  Granny's Oven Fried Chicken (new recipe), Mashed Potatoes, Corn on the Cob

Saturday:  Crock Pot Hamburger Soup, Rolls

Sunday:  Burgers and Oven Fries

That's my plan for feeding my family this week.  Go to  for menu planning inspiration.  Thank you for stopping by.


Monday, January 11, 2016

Menu for week of January 11th

Monday:  Pioneer Woman's Quick Shells and Cheese, (freezer meal) Creamy Ranch Pork Chops, Green Veggie

Tuesday:  Freezer Surprise!  There are some mysterious items in there!

Wednesday:  Chicken Lettuce Wraps (new recipe)

Thursday:  Smoke Sausage with Peppers and Onions, Rice, Green Beans

Friday:  Chicken Tortilla Soup (freeze a batch)

Saturday:  Dawgs and Fries

Sunday:  Out

That's my week.  How about you?  Go to  for menu planning inspiration.  Thank you for stopping by.


Monday, January 4, 2016

Menu for week of January 4th

Monday: Flatbread Pizza, Salad

Tuesday:  Skinny Chicken Fajitas

Wednesday:  Soup and Grilled Cheese

Thursday:  Pizza Pasta Casserole (freeze 1/2 pan), Salad with Creamy Italian Dressing

Friday:  Bourbon Chicken, Asian Veggies, Rice

Saturday:  Olive Garden Pasta Fagioli, Salad, and Baguette

Sunday:  Cheesy Chicken Bundles (freeze a dinner), Roasted Cauliflower and/or Asparagus, leftover Baguette

That's my menu plan for the first week of 2016.  How about you?  Go to  for menu planning inspiration.  Thank you for stopping by.


Monday, December 28, 2015

Menu for week of December 28th

Monday:  Lovely Christmas Leftovers!

Tuesday:  Leftover Ham, Roasted Asparagus and Macaroni and Cheese

Wednesday:  Pork Chops with Potatoes, Broccoli

Thursday:  It's New Years Eve!  Snacky stuff is on the menu:  Paula Deen Chili Dip, Rotel Dip with Scoop corn chips, and maybe Pizza Crescent Rolls (my family loves those things)

Friday:  Crock Pot White Beans and Ham, Sauteed Cabbage with Onion, and Cornbread

Saturday:  Hoping for a date night!

Sunday:  Italian Pot Roast, Brussel's Sprouts, Noodles, and a new recipe, 7-up Biscuits.

That's my plan.  How about you?  Go to  for menu planning inspiration.  Thank you for stopping by.


Monday, December 21, 2015

Menu for week of December 2lst

Monday:  (freezer meal) Meatloaf dinner (didn't get to this last week)

Tuesday:  Lovely Leftovers

Wednesday:  (freezer meal)  Italian Dump Chicken, Rice, Green Veggie or Salad

Thursday:  Taco Chili (going to my Mom and Dad's for Christmas Eve)

Friday:  Christmas Day (hubby sleeps after working nights so when he wakes up it's breakfast!)
Cinnamon Roll French Toast, Hash brown Casserole, Juice
Later that evening?  Who Knows???

Saturday:  Christmas Feast at my house:  Ham and Turkey from Honey Baked Ham, Sweet Potato Casserole, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Stuffing, Broccoli Casserole, Macaroni and Cheese  Layered Salad, Cranberry Relish, Deviled Eggs, Rolls, Stack Cake, Cheesecake, Pumpkin Pie, oh my!  No, I'm not doing all the cooking.  My Mother-in-love is providing some of this food too.  It will be so good.  My mouth is watering just thinking about it!

Sunday:  The most loveliest leftovers of all!

That's my week.  How about you?  Go to Organized Junkie  for menu planning inspiration.  Some recipes are below:

Cheese and Sausage Balls

8 oz. Cheddar cheese, grated
1 lb. sausage
3 c. Bisquick

Work together with hands. Roll into medium size balls and bake 20 minutes at 400 degrees until done.

Crock Pot Taco Soup

1 lb. ground beef
16 oz. kidney beans
11 oz. corn
10 oz. Rotel
taco seasoning packet
28 oz. tomatoes
small can green chilies
16 oz. pinto beans
1 small package Hidden Valley Ranch dressing

Brown beef and drain. Add all other ingredients and beef to crock pot and stir. Do not drain cans. Simmer on low 6-8 hours. Good with chips or Mexican cornbread.

Pam's Layered Salad

Chop one head of lettuce and place in glass bowl. Over this put one onion, chopped and 1 green pepper, chopped. Over this pour one can of drained peas. Over this lay sliced cooked eggs about 4 or 5. Next cover the entire surface with mayonnaise. Sprinkle grated cheese liberally over all. Top with bacos or real bacon bits. Refrigerate all day before serving.

Crunchy Sweet Potatoes
4 cups sweet potatoes, mashed (canned)
2 eggs
1 c. coconut
1 t. vanilla
1 stick margarine
½ c. sugar
½ cup milk
½ cup plain flour
1 cup nuts
1 cup brown sugar
1 stick margarine

Mix first 7 ingredients and pour into 9 inch baking pan. Mix next 3 ingredients and sprinkle over sweet potatoes. Chip butter over mixture and bake 45 minutes at 325 degrees.

Classic Broccoli Rice Casserole

2 cups instant rice
2 pkg. chopped broccoli
2 cans cream of mushroom soup
2 stalks celery, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
1 ½ sticks margarine, melted
1 small jar Cheez Whiz
1 small can French onion rings

Mix all but onion rings. Bake 350 degrees for 1 hour. During last 5-10 minutes top with onion rings.

Perfect Mashed Potatoes

2 ½ - 3 lb. medium sized all-purpose potatoes, peeled
¾ c. very hot milk
3 T butter, cut-up
¾ t. salt
1/8 t. pepper

Put potatoes in a large sauce pot or Dutch oven and cover with water. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to moderate and simmer 30-35 minutes, until potatoes are tender. Drain potatoes. Chop up fine. Add hot milk at once and mix potatoes. Stir in butter, salt and pepper. Beat vigorously with a fork or wooden spoon, then stir over moderate heat until just heated through. Makes just over 5 cups. 8-10 servings. Good with Roast Beef or Pork.

Monday, December 14, 2015

Menu plan for week of December 14th

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas...

What are you feeding your family this week?  Here is my plan:

Monday:  Chicken Fajitas

Tuesday:  Soup and Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Wednesday:  (freezer meal)  Chicken Kiev, Rice Pilaf, Green Veggie

Thursday:  Out

Friday:  Slow Cooker Chili  (Yum!!!)

Saturday:  Lovely Leftovers

Sunday:  (freezer meal) Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes, Green Veggie

Go to Organized Junkie  for menu planning inspiration. Thank you for stopping by.