Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Week 269 Menu

Hi friends!  Happy Tuesday!

Did you all have a great St. Patrick's Day?  I have to admit that there are some really cute ways to celebrate St. Patrick's day, but I've never done any of them.  I don't color our food green or even serve hardly any green food.  The most green we ate yesterday was the green peppers inside our meatball sandwiches.

Speaking of meatball sandwiches, have I told you lately how much I love them?  My sister-in-law, Melinda, gave me the recipe for the best turkey meatballs ever a long time ago.  They are one of my favorite recipes ever.  And they're pretty healthy too, full of veggies and lean ground turkey.  My baby gobbled them up plain yesterday.  I bought some ciabatta rolls from Sam's Club yesterday and our sandwiches were taken to another level of deliciousness.  Usually I just buy rolls at my local Smith's, since Sam's is an hour away.



Yesterday on my shopping trip I went to Sprout's and stocked up on green and red peppers.  I cut them up and freeze them.  I also bought some butternut squash to roast and then puree.  I freeze the puree in ice cubes and then drop a few cubes into ramen noodles, soup and sauces.

I also bought some ground turkey and boneless skinless chicken breasts to make fancy up (form into meatballs or bag with some marinade) to stick in my freezer.  Pretty much like I talked about in my freezer meal post a while ago.

Anyway...soccer season started yesterday, so we're back at it with only a two week break since basketball season ended.  That means that I have to have dinner ready before the kids come home from school otherwise we're eating cereal every night.

And, my camera card is missing.  I'm thinking a sweet little 15 month old took it out of the card reader that was in the computer and dropped it somewhere sneaky, because I can't find it anywhere.  I keep thinking of things (mostly food) to take pictures with, but I can't until I get another card.

Anyway...time to get busy.  My to do list is waiting for me.  Menu planning time...


Monday:  we had my favorite meatball sandwiches and fresh pineapple

Tuesday:  chicken tetrazinni 

Wednesday:  leftovers

Thursday:  porcupine meatballs

Friday: tinfoil dinners

Saturday:  to be determined

Sunday:  crockpot chicken tacos

That was easy.  What about you?  What are you making this week?

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Need more menu inspiration?  Here are some links for you...

Click here for to see all of my menu plans (#269 of them!).
Click here for my family's favorite recipes (my BEST recipes).
Click here for my "Ultimate List of Dinner Ideas" (all the meals I make on a regular basis).
Click here for freezer meal ideas.

1 comment:

  1. I kind of did things in reverse this week. I got to go to Costco on Saturday and I just bought whatever looked good. Then I came home and said "what can I make with all of this" :) Anyway, here's what I came up with:

    Mon: Corned Beef and Cabbage, fruit rainbow
    Tues: Grilled chicken, potatoes, green beans
    Wed: French toast, eggs, sausage
    Thurs: BBQ chicken salad
    Fri: Grilled burgers, corn salad, potato wedges
    Sat: Leftovers
    Sun: Taco bar, calabacitas, black beans

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