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Sunday, November 8

Week 146 Menu

This is what I’m craving today. Too bad I have to fly on a plane 6 hours to get it.

cannoli craving web

Another week, another menu! Where does the time go? I actually followed my entire menu last week, so no carry-overs. Thankfully I can just steal your ideas from last week!

- Ravioli

- Chicken and avocado paninis

- Enchiladas

- Leftovers

- Gobi Matar Sabzi

- Eat out

- Grilled sausage, pepper & onion subs

Time to share your menu! All kinds of menus are welcome! And, you can tell us what you are GOING to be eating this coming week or what you ate last week! Thank you to everyone who posts – I love each and every one of your comments!

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  1. 1

    Sun: Rotisserie chicken, baked potatoes and veg
    Mon: Beef stir-fry, rice, veg
    Tues: Chicken tacos, cilantro rice, beans
    Wednesday: Nut and oat pancakes
    Thursday: Grilled polska kielbasa kabobs w/veg
    Friday: Spaghetti and meatballs
    Saturday: Chili cook-off with friends

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    Cannoli’s one of my favorite desserts! Chocolate covered looks decadent.
    S: Chicken cannelloni with parmesan cream sauce, salad
    M: Roasted boneless turkey breast, gravy, mashed potaoes, rosted butternut squash, cranberry sauce
    T: Leftovers
    W – S: Moving into new house, not sure what the rest of the week will bring.

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    Sa: Grilled Cheese, Tom Soup, Broc
    Su: Fajita marinated chicken, peppers/onions, rice
    Mo: <a href="; Cranberry pork chops , acorn squash, leeks

    Tu: Pizza with the stone (green pep and pepperoni), salad
    We: Chickpea salad
    Th: Pepper Parmesan Chicken Pasta, veggie
    Fr: Chicken Curry

  4. 4

    @Denise – make sure to bring all the silverware. I know it sounds stupid, but when we moved this spring, we brought a few pots/pans and some staples (pasta, cereal, etc). The first morning we realized all the spoons were with the moving company – we had forks and knives, but they weren’t that useful.

  5. 5

    Sunday-fried chicken sandwiches and baked bns
    Monday-Chicken tortilla soup
    Tuesday-Baked Potatoes
    Wednesday-Beans and Sopas
    Saturday-Homemade Pizza

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    Mmm. I want to try a cannoli – the only chance I had I was not eating sugar at the time. Yeah, like I’d do that again!
    Sunday – Pork roast
    Monday – Butternut Squash/Bacon/onion pasta
    Tuesday – Shrimp Scampi
    Wednesday – Chicken Salad
    Thursday – Broccoli Cheese Soup
    Friday – Pizza
    Saturday – Out to eat for Hubby’s Birthday

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    Sunday – Steak, baked potato and broccoli
    Monday – Baked Chicken – twice baked Potato(I made extra yesterday)
    Tuesday – turkey burgers
    Wed. – Chicken soup
    Thursday – Meatloaf
    Friday – eat out
    Sat. – Pork roast

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    Sunday- Spinach & Bacon Quiche w/ tomatoes and cucumbers
    Monday- Easy Crock-pot Chicken served over rice w/ spinach salad
    Tuesday- Spaghetti w/ meat sauce, salad, garlic bread
    Wednesday- eat at church!
    Thursday- Crock-pot Chicken Parmesan w/ spinach salad
    Friday- Little Ceasers $5 Pizza night (my night off)w/ spinach salad
    Saturday- eat out

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    The hubster is at a conference this week, so I’m making a lot of quick, one person dinners.

    F – sag aloo and rice
    S – dijon chicken with rice and steamed veggies
    S – a big salad with chickpeas and artichoke hearts
    M – homefries and eggs
    T – bowl of rice noodles w/ shrimp
    W – mac & cheese w/ broccoli
    T – lentil soup w/ hot italian sausage

  10. 10

    Here’s what we ate last week:
    Sun.- Lasagna, Caesar salad, garlic bread
    Mon- Baked mac & cheese
    Tues- Shake n ‘bake parmesan chicken, rice & broccoli
    Weds- Subway
    Thurs – Spaghetti & meat sauce
    Friday – pizza
    Sat – Chicken fajitas, rice & broccoli

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    Bonnie Lawrence

    Sunday – Chicken alfredo
    Monday – Big salad & potatoes
    Tuesday – Chicken and roasted zuchinni
    Wednesday – Pumpkin pancakes (family request!)
    Thursday – Pan-fried pork chops
    Friday – Tilapia and more zucchini
    Saturday – Out

  12. -Lentils with Smoked Sausage (posting recipe tomorrow)
    -Some kind of meatballs, but not sure on flavor yet. Italian or Polynesian? With rice or pasta? We’ll see what everyone is in the mood for.
    -Indian Butter Chicken and Naan. If I don’t have time to make the Naan, we’ll just have steamed rice.
    -It wouldn’t be a week without leftovers!
    -Ham and Swiss Loaded Potatoes with a veggie, probably broccoli

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    Monday: mac and cheese
    Tuesday: roasted chicken and veggies
    Wednesday: lemon & garlic pasta
    Thursday: turkey burgers
    Friday: take out

  14. M – Baked Potatoes w/ bacon, broccoli and a salad
    T – Japanese Chicken Curry Rice
    W – Lentil Soup
    Th – Curry Udon(with the left over curry)
    Fri -Homemade pasta(there has been a request to make it blue…any natural non-gross ways to do that?)

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    Can’t do this coming week’s menu, but here was what we ate off our month’s menu last week:

    Sunday: Chicken Picatta

    Monday: Chicken Tacos

    Tuesday: Red Beans & Rice

    Wednesday: Chicken Fajitas

    Thursday: Yo-Yo (yo each on yo’ own – I had left over butternut squash soup.

    Friday: Homemade Pizza

    Saturday: Morrocan Lemon Chicken

    Today: Chili Rellenos w/ Mexican Rice

    Tomorrow night is baked fish (either Halibut or Mahi Mahi) with either Brussels Sprouts or Cauliflower.

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    I had my first cannoli at a restaurant in Napa. Mmmmmm…

    Mon- leftover minestrone
    Tue- Salmon, baked sweet potatoes
    Wed- Gobi Matar Sabzi
    Thur- Yellow split pea soup
    Fri- Moroccan acorn squash
    Sat- Sandwiches
    Sun- Mushroom Penne

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    Jenn E.

    Mon: Cheese Ravioli, Salad, Garlic Bread
    Tues: Chicken Enchiladas
    Wed: Vetereans’ Day- dinner out with my hubby, who’s a vet!
    Thurs: Grilled Cheese, Tomato Soup
    Fri: Pizza
    Sat: Out

  18. This is a pretty simple week since we’ll be out all weekend

    Mon – Chicken Cacciatore (Trader Joe’s simmer sauce)
    Tues – Salmon with lemon-cilantro vinagrette
    Wedy – Tacos
    Thur – Pasta
    Fri-Sun – out

  19. oooh, got some ideas from above for the following:

    m; grilled cheese, tomato soup w/bread
    t: turkey pasta
    w: fish w/zucchini
    th: chicken enchiladas
    f: crock pot something
    s: party
    su: ??

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    Mon: Chicken tortilla soup
    Tues: mexican chicken and pasta skillet
    Wed: Meatloaf, sweet potato fries, peas
    Thur: at a friends, making spinach salad with maple dijon dressing
    Fri-Sat: out of town
    Sun: Baked potato soup, salad, bread

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    * Mexican Skillet Chicken with Brown Rice
    * Lettuce Wraps
    * Bean & Cheese Burritos, Chips & Salsa
    * Breakfast for Dinner
    * Lasagna

  22. 22

    Okay… been loafing the menu planning here lately… well, the last 2.5 months since baby 3 was born!

    * L- Oven-fried Chicken, Sweet Potato Fries & baby spinach salad D-Beef Stroganoff, grapes, cooked peas n’ carrots
    * L- PB&J, mini carrot sticks, fresh sweet peas D- Baked Potatoes w/ boiled eggs, cheese & bacon
    * Tunafish/Egg salad Sandwiches, chips and carrot sicks D-Rotini w/ Marinara sauce
    * Stirfry – noodle variety maybe w/ chicken. D- Baked Beans and Cornbread, fresh salad.
    * Cornbread & Baked beans leftovers D – Breakfast for Dinner
    * L- Quesadillas, fresh fruit and veggies D – Chicken Enchiladas, salad, jello
    * L – Turkey Sandwiches, chips, jello D- Baked Potato Soup w/ bacon crumbles, toast, Salad

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    S. Thai Steak Salad
    M. fresh fish, squash and green beans
    T. Eat at friends
    W. Roasted Turkey breast or meat loaf & mashers
    Th. leftovers
    F. Eat at friends (nice friends this week)
    Sa. Chile with cornbread.

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    M — Big baked potatoes with broccoli-cheese sauce
    T — Roast beef in the crockpot with carrots and potatoes
    W — Scallops and linguini and sauteed Swiss chard (DH cooked. Kids did not appreciate this meal, but I did!)
    TH — To friend’s house. She made a Mediterranean dish with beef, tomatoes, and olives in the crockpot, which we ate over brown rice and topped with feta.
    F — Tropical Chicken ribbons on the grill (Thanks to Daylight Savings Time, DH was grilling at dark with a floodlight!)

  25. 25

    WOW that Cannoli looks AMAZING! I’ve never had one, but next time I visit my friend in NYC I’m definately trying one. here is my menu:

    Sunday – apple cider porkchops with cole slaw
    Monday – Costco run (eating at their food court, I know fancy)
    Tuesday – Orange chicken with rice
    Wednesday – out with friends
    Thursday – baked cavatelli (recipe found here:
    Friday – leftovers
    Saturday – date night (I hope)

  26. 26

    Happy Monday!

    M: Spicy-Sweet Pork with Rice
    T: Leftover Chinese from Sunday night
    W: Shepherds Pie
    Th: Chicken Piccata with Angel Hair pasta
    F: Lentil Soup and Leftovers
    Sa: Beef Stroganoff

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    M- ham steak, couscous, green beans
    T- pepperoni and cheese strata, fresh fruit
    W- dinner out with my mom
    Th- Pioneer Woman’s chili, cornbread
    F – taking the hubby out for his birthday (his choice)
    Sat- hot ham and cheese sandwiches, carrots, apples
    Sun – leftovers

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    Monday- potato and corn chowda’ with homemade bread
    Tuesday- hot italian sandwiches with fries
    Wednesday- pumpkin coconut soup with homemade bread
    Thursday- homemade pizza and salad
    Friday- wild rice, chicken and steamed green beans
    Saturday- umm…
    Sunday- TGI Friday’s Black Bean Soup with homemade tortillas

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    S-pizza with carmelized onions, artichokes, mushrooms
    M-black bean and sweet potato enchiladas, refritos
    T-shepherd’s pie
    T-white bean and chicken sausage chili
    F-pasta with mushrooms and broccoli and a little tomato
    S-Smitten Kitchen Lebanese Eggplant

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    S – Fairway market roasted chick, mash potatoes & brussel sprouts
    M – Mock shrimp scampi with asparagus
    T – Fish
    W – Meatloaf, mac & cheese
    Th – BLTA & Salad
    F – Pizza
    S – Mother-in-law birthday dinner: steak, potatoes, salad, dessert

  31. Monday: Spaghetti and Salad
    Tuesday: Black Bean Soup and Cheese Crisps
    Wednesday: Mac and Cheese and Apples
    Thursday: Left Overs
    Friday: Pizza and Salad
    Saturday: Left Overs
    Sunday: Left Overs
    Hubby is out of town again, so pretty uninspiring menu :)

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    Erika B.

    Sunday: Out with family!
    Monday: Cheese Ravioli Bake (frozen and gross) and Spinach
    Tuesday: Baked Potatoes with Toppings and Broccoli
    Wednesday: Try New Thanksgiving Sides with Cereal for Main Dish
    Thursday: Leftovers
    Friday: Out or Pancakes
    Saturday: Out or Leftovers

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    I should take a trip to the North End for you!!!

  34. as usual…LOVE all the menus!

    dottie…oh, please do. or just head down to medford square…modern pastry are my favorites! with chocolate chips! :)

  35. 35

    Surprisingly, Logan Utah has a pretty good bakery on Main. I don’t have a planned menu for the week but I do have a planned date with a Cannoli in an hour

  36. 36

    Sunday – balsamic chicken and onions, green beans with almonds, honey glazed carrots, brown rice, pears
    Monday – White chicken chili, green salad
    Tuesday – Leftovers
    Wednesday – roasted turkey breast, baked sweet and white potatoes, bok choy
    Thursday – leftovers
    Friday – date night – pasta for the kid
    Saturday – poached salmon and vegetable sides

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    Nikki CB

    Yesterday: Making double batch of tortilla soup (1/2 for Fri, 1/2 to B&Carrie); Going out to eat!!!!
    Fri: Lunch: lentils with coconut cream, Dinner: tortilla soup
    Sat: Lunch and/or dinner: black bean soup with cumin and jalapeno (double batch, freezing half)
    Sun: Low fat pasta primavera
    Mon: leftovers/easy stuff
    Tues: ” ”
    Wed: Roasted veggies
    Thurs: Pasta and Sauce/leftovers/clean out fridge
    Fri: ” ” Make cranberry walnut bread for Holbrook Browns (freeze it)

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