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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Week 517 Menu

Hello friends! December is just charging right along, isn’t it? Here is our menu for the week, which includes Christmas! Yay!

christmas cookies from @janemaynard

– Dinner at Legoland! 🙂

Carnitas tacos

– Leftover carnitas

Chicken Pot Pie (using leftover Thanksgiving turkey in the freezer!)

– Leftover chicken pot pie

– Chinese Takeout, our Christmas Eve tradition!

Swedish Meatballs
Bulle/Vetebröd (Swedish cardamom bread)

As usual please share your own dinner plans for the week! And Happy Holidays!

* Cookie recipes pictured:


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    Kim From PA

    Merry Christmas to all!

    Sun & Mon: Out while in Plymouth, MA
    Tue: Eggs, toast, & fruit
    Wed: Shrimp stir fry & rice
    Thu: Chicken fajitas
    Fri: Leftover fajitas
    Sat: Halibut, succotash, cucumber salad

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    Vicki Tunell

    Happy Holidays!
    Monday: Bean and Rice Burritos and Tomatoes and Avocados
    Tuesday: Twice Baked Potatoes and Fresh Veggies
    Wednesday: Fried Chicken Sandwiches and Salad
    Thursday: Bacon Cheeseburger Meatloaf and Green Beans
    Friday: Out To Eat
    Saturday: Sushi
    Sunday: Turkey Gravy

  3. Holy cow, how is it Christmas week already?!? I don’t even know what day it is, but according to our mischievous Elf, the kids only have a few days to get their acts together 😉

    Easy meals this week so I could focus on crafts, baking, wrapping and enjoying my family.

    Monday-Honey Ginger Chicken Rice Bowls with Broccoli

    Tuesday-Chicken Fried Rice (using yesterday’s leftovers)

    Wednesday and Thursday-Taco soup with corn chips


    Saturday-slow cooker steak sandwiches with mushrooms and peppers with chips before church

    Sunday-breakfast Brunch with extended family, then home for a very “traditional” Mexican lasagna 🙂

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    Sheet pan chicken potatoes green beans (new recipe)
    Taco spaghetti
    hot dogs, potato salad, corn
    Chicken & noodles
    Chili, cornbread

  5. Better late than never. Christmas menu to come shortly….

    Merry Christmas to everyone!

    Sunday: Chicken carnitas in lettuce cups with fixins’s
    Monday: Burgers and cauliflower rice
    Tuesday: Leftover carnitas with sautéed kale and roasted sweet potatoes
    Wednesday: Husband cooks Blue Apron
    Thursday – Friday: Play it by ear with family in town
    Saturday: Christmas Eve snackys

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    Sunday- sausage and meatball sandwiches
    (After cookie making!)
    Monday – salmon, broccoli and rice
    Tuesday – leftover meatballs with spaghetti
    Wednesday- shredded pork sandwiches
    Thursday – fending
    Friday – annual Christmas Eve Eve Chinese food extravagan!
    Saturday- Christmas Eve Dinner ! Beef tenderloin, roasted potatoes, roasted Brussels sprouts and bacon, roasted carrots. Black Forest trifle for dessert
    Sunday – German brunch then steak and lobster tail for dinner

    Merry Christmas Jane!

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    Week’s mostly over, but I’ll put it out there anyway.

    Sun – Beef stroganoff, rice, green beans
    Mon – Buffalo chicken & white bean chili (new recipe, everyone loved it)
    Tue – Pork fried rice
    Wed – Chicken taco salad
    Thu – Crockpot turkey soup
    Fri – Pizza
    Sat – Extended Family Christmas at my sister’s

  8. Sunday- Beef stroganoff, rice
    Monday – salmon, broccoli and rice
    Tuesday – Chicken Fried Rice
    Wednesday- Shrimp stir fry & rice
    Thursday – fending
    Friday – Crockpot turkey soup
    Saturday- Sushi, rice
    one week simple

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