What’s Cookin’


After a month of doctor’s appointments, house guests, and family celebrations, this week is a quiet one. Praise the Lord! I’m hoping that since we have nowhere to go this week, we will be able to reestablish some routines. And since my cupboards are full, I don’t think I need to buy anything other than our fresh fruits and veggies.

Using what I have, I’ve been utilizing this meal planner from Betty Crocker. It’s got a nice tear-off grocery list that is really helpful. It’s magnetic so I can keep it on the fridge for easy reference. And it was free – all the beter!

Here’s what’s on my menu this week:

Monday
Oatmeal
Tuna Sandwiches/Salade Nicoise
Beans and Rice w/ toppings

Tuesday
eggs and toast (Greek Eggs* for me!)
Pasta Salad
Shredded Beef Tacos*, Beans, and Rice

Wednesday
cereal
snacky lunch*
Marx Foods’ Blogger Game Sausage Recipe Challenge (I’m one of 11 contestants – stay tuned!)

Thursday
banana bread and smoothies
leftovers
Chili and Cornbread

Friday
waffles
chili dogs
pizza* and salad

Saturday – my college roommate Laura is visiting!
pancakes* with Papa
Chef’s Choice
sliders, fruit salad, veggies and dip

Sunday
cinnamon rolls and fruit
lunch out after church
grilled chicken, rice pilaf, and grilled veggies

* recipes to follow

Related:
Meal Planning 101
Meal Planning the 1950s Way
Meal Planning: 31 with 31

As always, be sure to visit I’m an Organizing Junkie for Menu Plan Monday and all sorts of meal planning inspiration.

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  1. What fun on the recipe challenge! Hope it goes well! :D

  2. Melissa says:

    Sounds like a fun week! Enjoy your visit on Saturday, and best of luck with the recipe challenge!

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