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Sunday, October 4, 2009

Week 141 Menu

Yeah, yeah. This week’s picture isn’t of food. But you can’t tell me you’re not eating up those perfectly adorable pigtails.

pigtails

MONDAY:
Orange Chicken and rice
– Veggie

TUESDAY:
– Some kind of vegetable-based soup, creamy and warm

WEDNESDAY:
– Baked loaded potatoes
– Salad

THURSDAY:
– Leftovers

FRIDAY:
– Homemade pizza

SATURDAY:
– Eat out

SUNDAY:
– Pork chops…and this time I’m going to NOT massacre them like last time, so disappointing when you screw up!
– Veggie
– Brown and/or wild rice

Your turn! Please share your menu for the week! Organized, unorganized. Fancy, simple. I don’t care what kind of menu it is, I just want to know what you’re eating!


29 Comments »

  1. Just finished planning this afternoon!

    M – Chicken salad croissant sandwiches & garden salad

    T – Black bean soup with brown rice

    W – lasagne(I’m going to experiment with making ricotta…wish me luck!)

    Th – Chili

    F – Baked potatoes with broccoli or chili

    Weekend – TV Conference weekend…so finger foods, snacks, and 7 layer dip( a new family tradition). My husband gets off easy.

    Oh and there is an awesome recipe for spinach yogurt soup on allrecipes. If you want an idea for a veggie soup. We are big fans. Maybe I should do that instead of salad with the sandwiches tomorrow.

  2. Did you have the risotto last week? I hope you liked it! I have a friend coming in town this week, I’ve planned for a few meals but we love to cook together so I’ve left a couple days open for us to figure something fun out together and see what she’s in the mood fo.

    Sunday – Apple Cider Roasted Acorn Squash and this Salad

    Monday – Homemade Minestrone and buttery dinner rolls

    Tuesday – leftovers

    Wednesday – Vietnamese Spring Rolls from Steamy Kitchen’s Cookbook and Coconut Mango Sticky Rice

    Thursday – ??

    Friday – ??

    Saturday – hopefully going out!

  3. And the pigtails are adorable! I love doing Madeline’s hair in pigtails. It’s the cutest thing on little girls.

  4. I’m impressed… how did you get her to sit still for perfect pigtails?! So cute.

  5. 5
    Kate

    Monday: Butternut squash risotto- sounded good when mentioned last week so we’re having it tomorrow!
    Tuesday: Stuffed shells, salad
    Wednesday: Sausage and pepper calzones
    Thursday: Angel chicken with pasta and some veg
    Friday:Chicken corn chowder, salad and fresh bread
    Saturday: Chili, cornbread

  6. 6
    Tessa

    Monday – leftovers from the weekend
    Tuesday – chili
    Wednesday – OUT
    Thursday – beef stroganoff
    Friday – maybe out?

  7. Monday – my father-in-law is taking us to dinner
    Tuesday – crockpot farmhouse chicken soup
    Wednesday – church potluck
    Thursday – pizza night
    Friday – probably leftovers (there are tons in our fridge/freezer)

  8. 8
    Jessi

    F – teriyaki chicken w/ green beans and rice
    S – dinner at a friend’s house
    S – bowl of noodles w/ veggies and broth
    M – homemade pizza
    T – chicken korma
    W – minestrone with cheesy garlic toast
    T – squash galette

    It’s finally starting to feel like fall!

  9. 9
    Vicki

    Sunday – Red Beans and Rice, green beans
    Monday – Shrimp Alfredo, broccoli w/ cheese
    Tuesday – Out
    Wednesday – Cassoulet w/ Veggies, biscuits
    Thursday – Pecan Chicken
    Friday – Broccoli Cauliflower Casserole

  10. 10
    Jamie

    Monday: Adobo Marinated Chicken Quesadilla
    Black Beans
    Spanish Rice

    Tuesday: Andouille Sausage Soup
    Brown Rice

    Wednesday: Zuni’s Roasted Chicken
    Mashed Potatoes
    Broccoli

    Thursday: Boneless Pork Chops & Roasted Yam Fries

    Friday: Jerk Chicken
    Cilantro-Pineapple Rice

  11. 11
    maria

    Monday: Whole wheat pasta w/slow roasted tomatoes, artichokes, and zucchini.

    Tuesday: Garden Burgers w/baked sweet potato fries.

    Wed: Tortellini Spinach salad

    Thurs: Veggie Hummus Sandwich:
    http://www.twopeasandtheirpod.com/2009/09/vegetable-hummus-sandwich.html

    Friday: Butternut Squash Soup: http://www.twopeasandtheirpod.com/2008/11/butternut-squash-apple-soup.html

    Sat-hopefully eating out-maybe Cafe Rio? It’s been awhile:)

    Love the piggy tails!

  12. 13
    kidkopf

    Sun–out
    Mon–soup from freezer, cornbread or biscuits
    Tues–Chicken Tikka Masala (pre-made), brown rice, veg
    Weds–Black Bean and chicken Chilaquiles, tomato salad
    Thurs–spaghetti and meatballs, salad
    Fri–out (kids–pizza)
    Sat–Italian meatloaf, roasted potatoes, green beans

  13. 14
    debbi

    Sun = cod with fennel and potatoes and mini chocolate cakes
    Mon = roast beef with roasted potatoes and shallots plus salad with beets
    Tues = chicken fajitas
    Wed = burgers w/mushrooms, onions and cheese
    Thur = green beans and port, chinese style
    Fri = sausage, lentil and spinach stew
    Sat = ????

    Leftovers eaten for lunch plus pasta salad with lots of veggies. Our goal is to use our CSA veggies up.

  14. Monday: Spaghetti and Salad
    Tuesday: Steak Fajitas with fresh salsa and guacamole
    Wendesday: Mac and Cheese and Apples
    Thursday: Fettuccine with Italian Sausage and Tomato Cream Sauce (from simplyrecipes.com) and Green Beans
    Friday: Shrimp Scampi and Salad
    Saturday: Saffron Yogurt Chicken and Peas
    Sunday: Left Overs

  15. 16
    Nancy Deininger

    monday – pork roast with sauerkraut and mashed potatoes
    tuesday- salmon with french fries and veggies
    wednesday – chicken with broccoli
    thursday – pizza
    friday – monday – away celebrating Canadian thanksgiving

  16. 17
    Jenn E.

    Mon- Baked, Stuffed Bell Peppers
    Tues- Mexican Dip w/ veggies and chips (every once in a while we’ll have an app for dinner, it’s great!)
    Wed- Leftover Chicken Tortilla Soup (from Sunday, it’s even better left over)w/ cheese, avocado, chips and sour cream
    Thurs- Fish and Chips
    Fri- Pizza
    Sat- Out
    Sun- Chili

  17. 18
    Peg C

    Mon.-fish chowder
    Tue.-Roast pork
    Wed.-spaghetti squash,marinara
    Thursday-pork fried rice,chicken stir fry
    Fri.-lentil soup
    Sat.-out
    Sun.-stuffed peppers

  18. 19
    Jen Schulte

    I am getting good ideas from these menus, so thank you – in a bit of a rut! The Butternut Squash soup recipe looks delicious … already printed that one.

    Our plans this week:
    Monday: Thai style ribs (a new recipe from my Slow Cooker cookbook, will share if good!), basmati rice & broccoli
    Tuesday: Tomato or Chicken Soup & grilled cheeses
    Wednesday: Onion crusted chicken breasts (yes the French’s can recipe!), cauliflower with cheese
    Thursday: steak on the grill, roasted acorn squash with brown sugar (yum)
    Friday: to friends’ for pizza
    Saturday / Sunday: at some point, either a pork roast or meat loaf, and mashed potatoes!

  19. 20
    Denise

    Mon: Grilled Chicken, potatoes & corn
    Tues: Country Chicken patties & salad
    Wed: Homemade sausage manicotti’s, eggplant manicotti’s, salad
    Thurs: Turkey Tacos & refried beans
    Fri: Ribs, coleslaw & corn muffins
    Don’t have a plan yet for the long weekend.

  20. 21
    Lana

    Love those pigtails! So cute!

    Sun-out with the brother-in-law
    Mon-salmon baked in pesto butter
    Tue-Greek pita sandiches
    Wed-Three cheese & sage ravioli
    Thu-Korean bbq beef
    Fri-leftovers
    Sat-date night

  21. 22
    Amy

    M: Turkey Chili
    T: Mushroom, Pea and Brown Rice Risotto
    W: Bolognese w/Polenta
    T: Leftovers
    F: Spinach Enchiladas
    S: Turkey
    Dessert for the Week: Upside-down Pear Cake.

  22. I have no recipes to post, that’s why I have you in my life.

    Regarding those pigtails: you’ve got to be kidding me. Is she really that big already?! So adorable.

  23. 24
    MichelleC

    Another short week for us!

    Mon- Roasted Chicken with Parmesan Sauce
    Tues- Hot Curry Beef
    Wed- Endive and Ham Gratin
    Thurs- Leftovers
    Fri-Sun- Off to wedding #2 of the month

    Have a great week!

  24. 25
    Melissa

    Let’s be realistic. I have 4 kids that are young, I work full time, and the only way I stay sane, we stay fed, and keep on a budget is a menu. But everything has to be done in under an hour, or be able to throw in the crockpot.
    M- spaghetti
    T- Bean Burritos
    W- Potato Soup and Rhodes Rolls (heaven sent gift these are)
    Th- Chicken Enchiladas (I cook my chicken all at once and then seperate it out into freezer bags so I can have it ready to use._
    F- Sloppy Joes (in the crockpot)
    S- Sandwiches and baked chips
    Su- Pancakes and Buttermilk Syrup

  25. 26
    Jane Maynard

    amen, melissa! 🙂

    thanks for all the great menus, everyone! and the cute pigtail comments. 🙂

  26. Monday: Turkey burgers, roasted zucchini and potatoes
    Tuesday: Chicken pesto pasta with fresh tomatoes
    Wednesday: Mexican Lasagna
    Thursday: Stir Fry
    Friday: Steamed Clams and French Bread

  27. 28
    Karen

    Monday – Tacos
    Tuesday – Chicken Sandwiches
    Wednesday – NY Strip Steak, roasted rosemary red potatoes and asparagus
    Thursday – Soup and Salad (Mom’s goin’ out – gotta make it simple)
    Friday – Sunday – Vacation weekend with the kids – lots of eating out 🙂

  28. 29
    Holly

    monday: potato and corn chowder with homemade bread
    tuesday: veggie wraps with fruit and chips
    wednesday: roasted red potatoes and zucchini with baked chicken and homemade bread
    thursday: chicken with zucchini orzo salad
    friday: leftovers
    saturday: family party
    sunday: spinach lasagna

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