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  1. Sunday, July 5, 2020

    Week 682 Weekly Menu

    Happy holiday weekend! I hope you are all having a safe, happy time with loved ones.

    Week 682 Weekly Dinner Menu: Monday - Baked Potatoes; Tuesday - Salad with Grilled Chicken; Wednesday - Sweet Potato & Black Bean Rice Bowls; Thursday - Leftovers; Friday - Grilled Salmon; Saturday - Local Takeout; Sunday - Chicken Fried Rice

    I stole a bunch of ideas from Kim from PA’s menu last week…had to give a shout out since Kim basically did all of my thinking for me this week. Kim, your menu fit what I have in my freezer and cupboard perfectly, so my shopping list is short this week. Woohoo!

    MONDAY:

    • Baked Potato Bar

    TUESDAY:

    • Salad with grilled chicken, hot & sweet pecans from TJ’s, goat cheese

    WEDNESDAY:

    THURSDAY:

    • Leftovers

    FRIDAY:

    SATURDAY:

    • Local Takeout

    SUNDAY:

    Share your menus below! Also, last week I totally left this last line as “Orange Text. Black Text.” So thank you all who posted your menus last week for just knowing what to do. I guess I got caught up in making my grocery list and forgot to finish the post! Have a great week everyone!


  2. Sunday, June 28, 2020

    Week 681 Weekly Menu

    Not only was I crazy late with my menu last week, I ended up not following it at all, except for the Indian food takeout for Nate’s birthday. Bravo, Jane! 😉 So, lots of carry-over from last week. That’s life!

    Week 681 Weekly Dinner Menu: Monday - Carne Asada Salad; Tuesday - Pesto Pasta; Wednesday - Baked Potato Bar; Thursday - Bistro Chicken; Friday - Leftovers; Saturday - Local Takeout; Sunday - Caprese Paninis

    MONDAY:

    TUESDAY:

    WEDNESDAY:

    • Baked Potato Bar

    THURSDAY:

    FRIDAY:

    • Leftovers

    SATURDAY:

    • Local Takeout

    SUNDAY:

    Orange text. Black text. Update one week later: OH BROTHER. HAHAHAHA! I totally forgot to type my final message, but luckily you all still posted your menus below! 😉 


  3. Monday, June 22, 2020

    Week 680 Weekly Menu

    I’m late! Sorry! Father’s Day was fun and Monday was, well, Monday. Here we go! I’m not even going to bother with the graphic because, well, my menu is sort of not that inspiring this week. 😉

    Week 680 Weekly Dinner Menu

    MONDAY:

    • Leftovers

    TUESDAY:

    WEDNESDAY:

    • Leftovers (we have so many!)

    THURSDAY:

    FRIDAY:

    • Baked Potato Bar

    SATURDAY:

    SUNDAY:

    Your turn! I know it’s later in the week than normal, but we would still love to see your meal plans! Have a great week everyone!


  4. Sunday, June 14, 2020

    Week 679 Weekly Menu

    Whoah. I made everything on last week’s menu! Except the ribs…I forgot to defrost them again! Anyway, not much carry-over, so I have to come up with new ideas for this week. Thank goodness you all share menus every week to provide us all with inspiration!

    Week 679 Weekly Dinner Menu: Monday - Tomato Soup; Tuesday - Chicken Gumbo; Wednesday - Honey Goat Cheese Pizza; Thursday - Leftovers; Friday - Pesto Chicken Salad Sandwiches; Saturday - Takeout; Sunday - RibsMONDAY:

    TUESDAY:

    WEDNESDAY:

    THURSDAY:

    • Leftovers

    FRIDAY:

    SATURDAY:

    • Local Takeout

    SUNDAY:

    • Ribs
    • Green Salad, Potato Salad, Rice

    Please share your weekly meal plan in the comments below! Thank you and have a great week!


  5. Sunday, June 7, 2020

    Week 678 Weekly Menu

    Hello food friends. Another mind-boggling week, but also incredibly inspiring. As always, I am sending love and safety to you all through the ether! Also, join me on Twitter for must-read stories and thoughts from black voices. 

    Week 678 Weekly Dinner Menu: Monday - pasta bolognese; Tuesday - sausage hoagies; Wednesday - pot roast; Thursday - leftovers; Friday - BBQ chicken salad; Saturday - Takeout; Sunday - Ribs

    Okay, time to feed my family…and apologies in advance if you’re looking for meatless meal ideas from me this week. Apparently I’m low on iron? Holy meaty menu! Don’t forget to peruse the menus shared in the comments, too!

    MONDAY:

    TUESDAY:

    WEDNESDAY:

    THURSDAY:

    • Leftovers

    FRIDAY:

    SATURDAY:

    • Local Takeout

    SUNDAY:

    • Ribs (Carry-over from last week because I forgot to take the ribs out of the freezer in time for cooking these, darnit! Now we gotta wait another week!)
    • Green Salad, Potato Salad, Rice

    Please share your menus below! They are truly the biggest help each week, thank you!


  6. Sunday, May 31, 2020

    Week 677 Weekly Menu

    I have a heavy heart. While I sit here planning my menu and shopping list, my thoughts and concerns are elsewhere. I am not going to post about food on social media right now, so if you see this, wonderful. I’m happy you are here. I am sending love to each and every one of you. 

    Week 677 Weekly Dinner Menu: Monday - Chicken Piccata; Tuesday - Enchiladas; Wednesday - Chicken Caesar Wraps; Thursday - Leftovers: Friday & Saturday - Local Takeout; Sunday - Ribs

    MONDAY:

    TUESDAY:

    • Simple Enchiladas

    WEDNESDAY:

    THURSDAY:

    • Leftovers

    FRIDAY:

    • Local Takeout

    SATURDAY:

    • Local Takeout

    SUNDAY:

    • Ribs
    • Green Salad, Potato Salad, Rice

    If you would like to share your menu in the comments below, please do! Thank you and sending all the love I can muster through the ether!


  7. Sunday, May 24, 2020

    Week 676 Weekly Menu

    I’m a little late with my meal planning today because I’ve been busy finishing up a fun art project…an international tour done with chalk on our sidewalk (it’s actually pretty cool)! Visit my main Instagram account for photos and my art Instagram account for a video tour. I’ve put the chalk away and am no ready to get planning!

    Week 676 Weekly Menu: Monday - Memorial Day Cookout; Tuesday - Chicken Piccata; Wednesday - Korean BBQ Beef Bowls; Thursday - Leftovers; Friday - Chicken Caesar Wraps; Saturday - Local Takeout; Sunday - Enchiladas

    MONDAY:

    TUESDAY:

    WEDNESDAY:

    THURSDAY:

    • Leftovers

    FRIDAY:

    SATURDAY:

    • Local Takeout

    SUNDAY:

    • Simple Enchiladas

    Thank you for all the amazing menus last week! Keep it coming! Share your menus in the comments below!


  8. Sunday, May 17, 2020

    Week 675 Weekly Menu

    Hi everyone! Let’s get down to business, shall we?

    Week 675 Weekly Dinner Menu: Monday - Rachel Sandwiches, Tuesday - Tacos; Wednesday - Stir Fry; Thursday - Lasagna Baked Ziti; Friday - Leftovers; Saturday - Local Takeout; Sunday - Grill Night

    MONDAY:

    TUESDAY:

    WEDNESDAY:

    • Stir Fry (using our fresh snow peas from the garden!)

    THURSDAY:

    FRIDAY:

    • Leftovers

    SATURDAY:

    • Takeout Local

    SUNDAY:

    • Grill Night + Salad

    Your turn! Share your weekly meal plan below! Stay safe and eat well!


  9. Monday, May 11, 2020

    Week 674 Weekly Menu

    Happy day after Mother’s Day. I made the conscious decision to relax and not post a menu yesterday and enjoy my day free of cooking, dishes and meal planning. But now it’s back to business! I have a lot of carry-over’s from last week’s menu because I just plain didn’t follow the menu. 

    Week 674 Weekly Dinner Menu

    MONDAY:

    TUESDAY:

    WEDNESDAY:

    THURSDAY:

    FRIDAY:

    • Takeout Night

    SATURDAY:

    • Leftovers

    SUNDAY:

    • Grill Night + Salad

    You know what to do…share your menu in the comments below! And remember we are looking for all types of menus – simple, fancy, everything! Have a good week!


  10. Sunday, May 3, 2020

    Week 673 Weekly Menu

    I everyone! I’m having some technical difficulties, so I can’t create the image of this week’s menu right now. But I still want to get the menu plan published and out the door so you can all share yours. So, how about a photo of one of the recipes I’ll be cooking instead!

    Backlit side view of gluten-free buffalo chicken drumsticks with celery sticks and blue cheese dressing

    MONDAY:

    • Local Takeout Night

    TUESDAY:

    WEDNESDAY:

    THURSDAY:

    FRIDAY:

    SATURDAY:

    • Leftovers

    SUNDAY:

    • Grill Night + Salad

    You know what to do…share your menu in the comments below! And remember we are looking for all types of menus – simple, fancy, everything! Have a good week!