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On the Menu

Here is the menu I came up with for us this week.  I’m trying 2 new recipes again this week!  Woohoo!  What is on your menu for this week?  Are you trying anything new?

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Monday:  I’m making my Creamy Crock Pot Potato Soup.  We are still in the middle of winter, and I love easy to make meals that will warm me up.

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Tuesday:  Spicy Black Bean and Rice Burritos by A Bitchin’ Kitchen.  I’m going to add some shredded chicken to our burritos in order to get some extra protein.  This is my new “pin” recipe to try this week!

Thursday:  My son is requesting grilled hamburgers, so we will have that with some sweet potato French fries and fruit.

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Friday or Saturday:  Parmigiano and Herb Chicken Breast Tenders.  This is my son’s favorite, and I always triple the amount of chicken I use, so that we can have leftovers.  Note:  Reheat leftover chicken tenders in the oven so they stay crispy!

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Sunday: Caramelized Onion Risotto by A Bitchin’ Kitchen.  I saw this recipe when I was linking up the the Spicy Black Bean and Rice Burritos on Bitchin’ Kitchen’s site.  I’m a lover of caramelized onions, so when I saw this recipe I had to put it on this weeks menu!   I’m guessing that we will have some grilled chicken and roasted asparagus to go with the risotto that night.

On the Menu

Here is our menu for the upcoming week.  What’s on your menu…anything new?

Monday:  Crock Pot Brown Sugar and Balsamic Glazed Pork Loin from C+C Marriage Factory is an easy meal that I have made several times.  My son loves it too, so it is always popping up on our menus.  I’ll also make some roasted root veggies to go with the meal.

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Tuesday: When I make my Healthy Roasted Butternut Squash and Carrot soup I make a ton for the freezer too.  I’ll pull some out to thaw in the morning to go along with Panini sandwiches for dinner.

Thursday: Breakfast for dinner!!  My son has been requesting a breakfast for dinner night, so I figured Thursday would be perfect, since I have such a busy schedule that day.

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Friday: Soba Noodles with Sweet Ginger Scallion Sauce is my one new recipe “pin” to try this week.  It looks like this one will be a winner!

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Saturday:  Purim is on Saturday, so you can bet that there will be some sugary baking going on.  I’ll make some apricot and blueberry Hamantaschen.  Hamantashen are a buttery fruit filled pastry that is quite yummy!

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Sunday:  Pineapple and Shrimp Fried Quinoa from Closet Cooking.  This is also a new “pin” recipe!  Two new recipes in one week…I rock!! 

On the Menu

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I’m sitting here at the Minneapolis airport at 8 pm hoping and praying that my late night flight to Minot has not been canceled due to this wonderful storm circling around Minnesota and North Dakota.  All the flights to Fargo have been canceled, but I have high hopes for my flight…at least I think I do.

Since I have a long layover, I figured I should work on our menu for this week.

Monday:  Turkey Breast Meatballs as subs or with pasta.  I’ll let hubby and son choose which.

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Tuesday:  Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken from Six Sisters’ Stuff.  This is my one new “pin” recipe to try this week.  It looks yummy and easy to make!

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Wednesday:  Easy Barbeque Crock Pot Beef Brisket…This is my own recipe that is a family pleaser.  I also know that I’m making two Crock Pot meals back to back, but I’ve got a majorly busy week ahead of me, and I’m going to need easy go-to meals.

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Thursday:  Ah Valentines Day…I really have no clue on this one for dinner.  I’m still thinking about it, but in the words of my aunt, “Life’s too short.  Eat dessert first.”  Therefore, I’m making either a decadent buttermilk chocolate cake or molten heart chocolate cupcakes.  These are both new “pins” that I’ve never tried before.  I’m not sure which one I’ll make…I’ll let my little man decide.

Friday or Saturday:  Fish Tacos!  I know I’ll be craving some summer food after my short trip to Florida, and what is better than fish tacos!  This is my own recipe that uses tilapia, and I make a radish and mango salsa/slaw to to with it.

What is on your menu?  Are you trying anything new?

On the Menu

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This weeks menu will be short, since I’m heading to Florida Wednesday morning!!  Woohoo!  Warm weather here I come!!!

I offered to make extra meals for my husband and son, but Bill said he would do all the cooking on his own while I’m gone.  Still, I will stock the fridge with a ton of sandwich meat just in case.  Plus I’m sure there will be a night of breakfast for dinner while I’m gone.

I’m making two large meals on Monday and Tuesday, so the boys will have a lot of leftovers.

Monday: Crock pot Chicken Tacos  This is my own recipe based off of all the other variations on Pinterest.  I just throw 6-8 chicken breasts into the crock pot, coat them with my taco/fajita seasoning mix, add a 1 1/2 cups of fresh salsa, and cook on high for 4-5 hours.  It will literally fall apart. The great thing about this chicken recipe is that it can be turned into enchiladas or quesadillas too!

Tuesday:  Italian Goulash from For the Love of Cooking.  This is my one new recipe from Pinterest for the week.

Goodies for the boys while I’m gone:  Over the Top German Chocolate Brownies from Nancy Creative.  These are TO DIE FOR!!

What is on your menu this week?  Anything new?

On the Menu for Next Week

I finally got a chance to sit down and come up with next weeks menu.  Here is what we will be having in our household:

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Monday we’re having Chicken and Roasted Garlic Lasagna from For the Love of Cooking.  This is a recipe I have made 3 times now. We all love it too! The only change I made to the recipe was to double the amount of baby bell peppers and add more shredded chicken breast (we like our chicken!)

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Tuesday:  I made a ton of Rachel Ray’s Pasta e Fagioli with Roasted Garlic and Fennel last month and froze it. I’ll be pulling some of this out for soup and sandwiches Tuesday night.

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Thursday will be rotisserie chicken from the grocery store, with roasted root veggies and the potatoes pictured above from Kayotic Kitchen. These potatoes are baked with garlic, butter, and chicken broth. I found this recipe on Pinterest, and each week I make one new recipe from Pinterest in hopes of making everything on my recipe boards…by the time I’m 80.

Friday will be homemade calzones. I’ll get the dough recipe posted with pics for ya during next week.

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For Super Bowl Sunday I’m making my Easy Crock Pot Pulled Pork, and it is a recipe that my hubby and son scarf down!

What is on your menu for this upcoming week?