Friday, September 4, 2015

This Week's Menu: 9/4 - 9/10

Friday: Mac & Cheese / Out
Saturday: Greek Pita Sandwiches (hummus, cucumbers, tomatoes, red onion, cheese slices) + Fruit + Carrots & Ranch
Sunday: Slow Cooker Black Beans + Baked Brown Rice w/ pico de gallo, cheese, sour cream + Fruit
Monday: {Labor Day} Actually-Delicious Turkey Burgers + Corn on cob + Watermelon
Tuesday: Cowboy Quesadillas + Fruit
Wednesday: Pesto Pasta + Sauteed Squash + Fruit
Thursday: Yorkshire Pudding w/ fresh blackberries

Other:
No-Bake Energy Bites

Monday, August 17, 2015

This Week's Menu: 8/15 - 8/20

Saturday: BBQ @ Neighbors'. Bring Blackberry Cobbler w/ homemade whipped cream
Sunday: Molletes (bread w/ Slow Cooker Refried Beans & cheese toasted in oven; topped with pico de gallo)
Monday: Pumpkin Pancakes
Tuesday: Pizza  + Grapes
Wednesday: Pasta w/ Homemade Marinara or Guiltless Alfredo or Pesto + Fruit
Thursday: Quiche + Fruit

Saturday, August 8, 2015

This Week's Menu 8/8 - 8/13

The Blackberries are starting to come in. I guess we'll have to make some cobbler.
Photo of Blackberry Cobbler #1 from The Pioneer Woman.
Saturday: Quesadillas + Fruit
Sunday: Asian Cabbage Salad
Monday: Egg-in-a-Hole + Green Smoothies
Tuesday: Black Beans & Brown Rice w/ toppings + Fruit
Wednesday: Chicken Pesto Pasta + Fruit
Thursday: Eggs + Whole Wheat Carrot Applesauce Muffins + Smoothies

Other:
Chocolate Chip Cookies
Snickerdoodle Cookies
Blackberry Cobbler
English Muffin Pizzas (freeze extra for lunches)

Monday, August 3, 2015

This Week's Menu: 7/31 - 8/6

Friday: EASY - Ham & Cheese Crescent Rolls
Saturday: OUT / Mac & Cheese for kids
Sunday: Crock Pot Baked Potatoes with all the fixings (sautéed onions & mushrooms & spinach; plain greek yogurt; cheese; diced deli ham) + Fruit Salad
Monday: Hamburger Patties + Coleslaw + Sautéed Yellow Squash
Tuesday: Eggs, Toast, Smoothies
Wednesday: Flat Bread Pizzas (on homemade Naan bread from Blendtec cook book)
Thursday: Ham & Veggie Frittata/Quiche + Fruit


Best Ever Chocolate Oatmeal No-Bake Bars/Cookies

A recipe given to me by my sister. An updated, healthier twist on an old-classic!

Friday, July 24, 2015

This Week's Menu: 7/24 - 7/30

Friday: Hot Dogs + Fruit + Veggies & Ranch Dip
Saturday: Quesadillas + Veggies & Ranch Dip
Sunday: Slow Cooker Lemon Garlic Chicken + over Quinoa (or Egg Noodles?) + Green Salad
Monday: Garlic Roasted Potato, Spinach, and Egg Salad + Fruit
Tuesday: Quick & Easy Black Beans + Baked Brown Rice + Tomato Salad + Fruit
Wednesday: Pasta with Roasted Vegetables (inspired by this recipe from Ina Garten)
Thursday: Eggs + Toast + Smoothies

Other Recipes to make this week:
Homemade Maple Syrup
No-Bake Energy Bites


Thursday, July 23, 2015

Taco Soup

Aunt Alice Christensen

1 lb. ground beef or diced chicken
1 medium onion
1 Tbsp chili powder
1/2 tsp. cumin
1/2 tsp. garlic salt
4 oz. green chiles
1 can kidney beans
1 can black beans
1 can corn (fill a used can with frozen corn to measure)
2 cans diced tomatoes
1/2 c. salsa

Brown meat and sauté onions. Add seasonings, beans, chiles, salsa, corn, and tomatoes. Pour 2 c. water/broth to soup (or two cans full).  Simmer 20 min or on low in crock pot for several hours.

Serve w/ tortillas chips, grated cheese, sour cream, avocado, and sliced black olives.