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Sunday, July 13, 2014

Week 390 Menu

Hi everyone! I’m getting a late start today after a very long night with our little Owen and another bout of croup. He’s doing well now, but pretty much everyone in the family feels like a zombie. Happy vacation to us! 😉

This is our last week of traveling, so no menu for us once again! But I’ll be back in the game next week. I really appreciate everyone who has been loyally posting menus the last few weeks while I’ve been taking time off from the kitchen. Your dinner plans are wonderful and a great inspiration to everyone.

So, here we go…my weekly beg for your menus! Please share your dinner plans for the week!


  1. Hope all is well soon!

    Monday – Roasted Chicken and Pasta Salad
    Tuesday – Meatloaf and Mashed Potatoes
    Wednesday – Smothered Burritos
    Thursday – Pizza Lasagna Rolls –
    Friday – Birthday Dinner
    Saturday – Teriyaki Noodle Stir Fry
    Sunday – Leftovers?

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    Hope your little guy is doing better so you all can enjoy your trip. Have a safe trip home!

    Sunday – Baked cod, baked potatoes, glazed carrots
    Monday – General Tso’s chicken, fried rice
    Tuesday – Ham steak, fried potatoes, applesauce
    Wednesday – Chicken alfredo with mushrooms, salad
    Thursday – Orange ginger pork over rice
    Friday – Cabbage rolls, mashed potatoes, corn
    Saturday – Leftovers

  3. Ugh. That’s awful about Owen. My brother had many bouts of croup….his nickname was “The Seal” for many years. 🙂

    Sunday: BBQ at friend’s house (I’m bringing cornbread)
    Monday: Sushi burrito with this sauce 
    Tuesday: Grilled chicken and salad from the garden
    Wednesday: Pumpkin oven pancakes
    Thursday: Homemade pizza
    Friday: Leftovers
    Saturday: Out

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    Kim from PA

    Sun: Chicken piccata, mashed potatoes, peas
    Mon: leftovers
    Tue: BLT’s, chips, fruit
    Wed: Shrimp Caesar salad
    Thu: Chicken cordon bleu, green beans
    Fri: Halibut, corn, sliced tomatoes
    Sat: Grilled chicken, baked beans

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    Poor little guy…hope he feels better soon.

    Su: brother & his family are coming over for dinner–spaghetti w/ homemade tomato sauce/grilled spicy Italian sausage/garlic bread/salad

    M: l/o

    Tu: Asian lettuce wraps/chicken pot stickers

    W: North African meatballs/couscous w/ dates

    Th: l/o

    F: creamy tomato soup w/ tortellini/garlic-cheese toast/salad

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    on vacay visiting family!!! no cooking for me!!

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    Mon – Ham & Cheese Sandwiches, Salad, Leftover Birthday cake!
    Tues – Chicken Enchiladas, Guacamole & chips, Salad
    Wed – BBQ Pulled Chicken Sandwiches, Fries, Strawberry Spinach Salad
    Thurs – Grilled Chicken, Rice, Broccoli
    Fri – Tacos, Spanish Rice, Beans
    Sat – Turkey Sandwiches, Chips, Dill Pickles
    Sun – Taco Salad

  8. We too were traveling, though just this past weekend. The kids and I will also be gone this upcoming Saturday. I find it harder to plan a menu when these interruptions happen. There is normally a natural flow to our days (meal wise) that doesn’t happen when you skip two or three of them.

    Hope your little one begins to feel better and you enjoy the rest of your vacation.

    1. Traveling
    2. Pizza (one homemade, one frozen)
    3. Breaded tenderized meat, steamed carrots, peas, potatoes with paprika sauce
    4. Dad’s Meatloaf with Tomato Relish, shredded carrot salad, oven baked sweet potato fries
    5. Sweet and Sour Chicken, beets, corn
    6. Red Lentil Dal, cornbread muffins
    7. Husband – on his own/sandwiches, Everyone else – at activity (they are serving lunch)

    1. Watermelon, PB&J sandwiches
    2. Eggs, toast, grits, fruit
    3. Tomato soup, cornbread muffins
    4. Spaghetti and Meatballs (using leftover meatballs)
    5. Falafel, leftover carrot salad and veggies
    6. Leftovers
    7. Spicy Pan Fried Sirloin Steak with Noodles

  9. Aw, traveling while sick has got to be the worst. Hope he feels better quickly.

    pizza night
    stuffed zucchini with green beans
    zucchini lasagna
    okra corn cakes with sauteed zucchini
    creamy salmon pasta
    *trying to get through some of our zucchini!

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    Poor Owen (and the rest of you!). I hope the rest of your vacation is relaxing!

    Mon: Spaghetti with pesto, pork and herb meatballs, creamy garlic mushrooms and salad.
    Tue: Homemade pizza, salad
    Wed: Merguez sausages, roasted vegetables and couscous.
    Thur: Bean and chicken burritos, salad
    Fri: Slow cooker BBQ ribs, sweet potato wedges, corn on the cob.
    Sat: Chicken pot pie, green beans and zucchini
    Sun: Dinner at Mum’s, taking apple crumble cheesecake as an early birthday cake for my husband.

  11. Sorry Owen is sick 🙁 I’ve been diffusing essential oils lately and they seem to be helping our immune systems. My daughter started with a cold, I diffused for a couple days, and it never really took hold and she’s fine.

    This weeks menu plan…may or may not stick to it 🙂

    Sunday-Nordstrom Cafe Pizza and salad(my meat wasn’t defrosted for burritos yet)

    Monday-Beef Burritos, Green Salad

    Tuesday-Pot Roast and Gravy, Roasted Veggies, Roasted Potatoes

    Wednesday-Omelet Bar, Fresh Fruit, Potato Cakes

    Thursday-Lentil Soup, Biscuits


    Saturday-Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup

  12. Monday: Bacon Cheeseburger Meatloaf and Caesar Salad
    Tuesday: Mexican Pizza and Fresh Veggies
    Wednesday: Mapo Tofu and Steamed Mixed Veggies
    Thursday: Chimichurris and Bacon Avocado Corn Salad
    Friday: Shrimp and Noodles and Green Beans
    Saturday: Out To Eat
    Sunday: Left Overs

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    Rachel U

    mon-honey dijon chicken
    tues-pulled pork sandwiches
    wed-eggplant parmesan
    thurs-shake and bake chicken (haha”¦no shame its delish)
    fri- date night!
    sat- yoyo
    sun- steak bites and asparagus

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    Chris Zable

    Wednesday: Mark Bittman’s spaghetti with egg, salad, watermelon
    Thursday: Maple-mustard chicken thighs, egg noodles, peas
    Friday: Beef Stew, challah, salad
    Saturday: out for dinner
    Sunday: Kraft mac (kids’ request for last dinner before camp — so much for Mom’s home cooking!)
    Monday onwards: vacation!

  15. thanks for the healthy wishes for owen and all the menus!!

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