Saturday, July 23, 2016

Rosemay's Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

1 c. butter, softened
1 c. sugar
1 c. brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
2 c. flour
1 1/2 - 2 c. oats
2 c. chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream together butter and sugars. Add eggs and vanilla and mix until combined. In a separate bowl combine dry ingredients (except for oats) then add to the butter mixture. Add oats and mix. Mix in chocolate chips. Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

This Week's Menu: 7/21 - 7/26

Thursday: Chelise's {Detox} Vegetable Soup (Sauté Onion, Celery, Carrots, Bell Peppers. Add about 4 cups chicken broth. Boil 1/2 head cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, zucchini, spinach. Add white beans. Add V8 juice (2-3 cans?).
Season with salt, pepper and maybe some hot sauce?)
Friday: Chili (in Slow Cooker) 
Saturday: Creamy Tomato Pasta + Steamed Vegetables
Sunday: {Pioneer Day} Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken + Mashed Potatoes + Corn + Biscuits
Monday: Tamales (costco) w/ lentils + Sautéed Cabbage
Tuesday: Black Bean Soup + Quesadillas

Monday, July 11, 2016

Red Sauce

Recipe from my neighbor, D. Schultz
(nice handwriting)

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

This Week's Menu: 6/29 - 7/5

Wednesday: Lentil Soup + Fruit
Thursday: Quesadillas + Slow Cooker Refried Beans
Friday: Leftovers/Easy
Saturday: Waffles + Scrambled Eggs + Fruit
Sunday: Crockpot Minestrone Soup (with orzo) + Fruit
Monday: {Independence Day} Completos + Chips + Fruit + Grasshopper Milkshakes
Tuesday: Spaghetti + Veggies + Fruit

Rice Krispie Treats
No Bake Energy Bites

Friday, June 17, 2016

This Week's Menu: 6/17 - 6/23

More smooth and pureed foods than usual due to my husband's throat condition having a bit of a flare up lately. Keeping it simple by using the blender.

Friday: Chicken Quesadillas | Madras Lentils (from Costco)
Saturday: Slow Cooker Refried Beans + Rice + Fruit
Sunday: Crock Pot Baked Potatoes and/or Loaded Baked Potato Soup + Peaches & Cream for dessert
Monday: Black Bean Soup + Fruit
Tuesday: Toasted Almond & Broccoli Soup + Grilled Cheese
Wednesday: Egg-in-a-Hole + Beans & Greens Soup
Thursday: Pizza (from freezer)

Monday, June 13, 2016

This Week's Menu: 6/9 - 6/16

Creamy Tomato & Spinach Pasta from Budget Bytes ( was delicious!)

Thursday: Creamy Tomato & Spinach Pasta (*this recipe is a keeper! Loved it!) + Grapes
Friday: Easy/Out
Saturday: Quesadillas
Sunday: Grilled Chicken & Veggie Skewers (and Ice Cream Sundaes with cousins)
Monday: Sweet Potato & Black Bean Tacos + Nectarines
Tuesday: Crockpot Chicken Burrito Bowl + Pineapple
Wednesday: Crockpot Hawaiian Chicken + Brown Rice + Fruit + Spinach Salad
Thursday: Eggs & Waffles (or easy)

No Bake Energy Bites

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

This Week's Menu: 5/31 - 6/7

Cucumber Salad w/ Sour Cream & Dill Dressing from Martha Stewart
I am in the mood for grilling, watermelon, fresh fruits, crisp vegetables...and ice cream! Bring on Summer foods!

Tuesday: Tomato & Spinach Grilled Cheese Sandwiches + Smoothies + Strawberries
Wednesday: Slow Cooker Refried Beans w/ fresh tortillas, cheese, lettuce, yogurt + Cantaloupe + Avocado Salad
Thursday: Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Cobb Salad + Fruit
Friday: Pizza (from freezer) + Green Salad + Grapes
Saturday: {Grill} Hot Dogs + Watermelon + Tin Foil Potatoes
Sunday: {Grill} Hamburgers + Watermelon + Cucumber Salad
Monday: Crock Pot Baked Potatoes + Meatballs (from freezer) + Green Salad
Tuesday: Quiche (or Eggs & Toast) + Smoothies

No-Bake Energy Bites ( I love to double this recipe and keep them in a container in the fridge for snacking all week)

Snack Ideas: energy bites, crackers & cheese, yogurt & berries, carrots & ranch, bell peppers & hummus, ants-on-a-log

Breakfast Ideas: green smoothies & toast, overnight oats, hard boiled eggs, egg-in-a-hole, avocado toast w/ steamed eggs, protein smoothies