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Sunday, November 22, 2015

Week 461 Menu + Thanksgiving Menu!


Hello everyone! Well, it’s Thanksgiving week! Which for me means lots of easy dinnersĀ the first half of the week then a major feast on Thursday, followed by leftovers for as long as I can drag them out! I’ll put both our weekly menu and our Thanksgiving menu below. When you share in the comments, feel free to leave either your weekly menu, your Thanksgiving menu, or BOTH! šŸ™‚ And, for the Thanksgiving menus, please link to recipes you’re using if they can be foundĀ online!

week 461 weekly menu from @janemaynard

Chicken salad sandwiches
– Fresh fruit

– Breakfast burritos

– Chicken tenders (from Trader Joe’s freezer)
– Raw veggies and dip

– HAPPY THANKSGIVING! (see menu below!)

– Leftovers

– Leftovers

– Leftovers

Click here for the free printable of this weekā€™s menu plus the shopping list!

And here is our plan for the Thanksgiving feast!

Got a lot of cooking and shopping ahead of me! I’m already tired. But I’m also super excited to eat everything! As usual, please leave your menus in the comments! And this week if you want to share your Thanksgiving plans, we’d love to see them!


  1. 1

    Happy Thanksgiving! Last year we went to our daughter, who is on college and ate out. We loved the restaurant so much, we are doing it again this year! But in our town!

    Mon – Teriyaki Chicken, Rice, Salad
    Tues – Cheesy Baked Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Corn on the Cob
    Wed – Chicken Cheese Enchiladas, Salad
    Thurs – Eat out – Buca di Beppo
    Fri – Leftovers (Yes we will make sure and order extra)
    Sat – Cheeseburgers, Fries, Salad
    Sun – Chicken Parmesan, Pasta, Salad

  2. Happy Thanksgiving! We always make two turkeys- it turns out much better!

    Here’s our meal recap from this past week:

  3. 3
    Kim from PA

    Sun: Out
    Mon: Grilled cheese sandwiches & tomato soup
    Tue: Baked fish nuggets, carrots, salad
    Wed: Tuna burgers, fries, coleslaw
    Thu: Traditional TG Feast!!
    Fri: Left overs
    Sat: Out

  4. 4

    Sun: turkey and spinach tacos
    Mon: ravioli, Cesar salad
    Tues: pork chops, sweet potatoes, applesauce
    Wed: takeout
    Thurs: thanksgiving dinner- traditional turkey and stuffing, chestnut stuffing, garlic mashed potatoes, butternut squash, green beans, cranberry jelly. Applesauce cake and pumpkin pie for dessert.
    Fri: leftovers

  5. 5

    Sunday – pizzas made with leftovers
    Monday – more leftovers! (Stuffed peppers from last week)
    Tuesday – final clean out the fridge meal! ( also butternut squash soup with crusty bread)
    Wednesday – take out – Mexican !
    Thursday – to son-in-law’s parents for thanksgiving!
    Friday – Sunday – away for a family baby shower

  6. 6

    WOW!!! From swimming to shivering in a couple hours….Nice to spend time with Mickey and all his friends But glad to be home.
    Happy Thanksgiving To All!

    Sunday – Popcorn chicken, baked French fries, glazed carrots
    Monday – Chipped ham BBQ’s, mac & cheese
    Tuesday – Kielbasa, fried potatoes
    Wednesday – Leftovers
    Thursday – At my house this year…Turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, corn, applesauce, deviled eggs, pumpkin pie w/whipped cream, pecan pie
    Friday – Leftovers
    Saturday – Creamed turkey and peas over waffles and whatever other leftovers there are

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    Denise Fla

    S: Cuban sandwiches & chips
    M: Pizza & salad
    T: TBD- Friends in town – have marinated tomatoes w/french rounds & cheddar blue cheese with fig jam & crackers
    W: Tbd-more friends coming to town
    T: A culmination of everyone cooking. Thanksgiving is an all day event around here. Mimosa & bloody mary bar & apps, roasted butternut squash & apple soup. Turkey, stuffing, cranberry, mashed potatoes, creamed sherry peas and pearl onions & turnip/carrot mash. I made individual key lime pies, apple crumb pies & reeses peanut butter squares for dessert. I am already full & exhausted. Luckily alot is made in advance as I work in specialty food retail & we are extremely busy right now.
    F: Steak on grill, baked potatoes & salad.
    S: Leftovers
    S: Everyone leaves & i collapse.
    Have a nice Thanksgiving everyone.

  8. It’s fridge cleanout until the annual gorgefest on Thursday.

    Sunday-Phil’s BBQ for my moms bday.
    Monday-Chicken and Rice Soup for the kids, Buffalo Chicken Pizza for hubby and I.
    Tuesday-Chicken Tacos, Black beans (from freezer)
    Wednesday-Spaghetti and meatballs (from freezer)
    Thursday-going to my aunt’s house. I’m bringing honey glazed carrots and jalapeƃĀ±o cheese dip. The rest of the menu:
    -Turkey and Gravy
    -Gramma’s Stuffing
    -twice baked potatoes
    -green jello salad
    -maple butternut squash
    -sweet potato casserole
    -green bean casserole
    -honey glazed carrots
    -soft rolls
    -various pies (

  9. thank you everyone! and the thanksgiving menus sounds wonderful!!

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