Monday, December 29, 2008

Menu Plan Monday

I've been a "stalker" of Menu Plan Monday for quite some time. I've used several recipes found on the sites listed. I'm an Organizing Jumkie is a valuable resource! So now, it is with pleasure that I say to you, I'm coming out of stalker land and am joining in on Menu Plan Monday.
Why, you ask? Well, in an effort to get back into full-fledged menu-planning, keep in line with our budget & our health, as well as stream-line our shopping process, I think that being somewhat accountable to my audience of five, may keep me on the track.

So, without further ado, here is my menu for this week:
Monday Soup Night: White Bean and Ham Soup - this will be great with the last of the Christmas Day leftover Ham!

Tuesday Italian: Real Meatballs and Spaghetti - this was so good the first time I made it. We have some leftover half-cooked meatballs just waiting to be cooked the rest of the way with some fabulous new favorite sauce! Well worth the "more involved" recipe!

Wednesday Chinese/Chicken: Bacon Wrapped Apple BBQ Chicken

Thursday Mexican/Leftovers: Leftovers (I know, really creative for New Year's Day!)

Friday Sandwiches: Lunchmeat sandwiches, fruit, cottage cheese (kids) or small green salad (adults)

Saturday - Go with the flow: Sometimes leftovers, sometimes go out to dinner, sometimes whip something up. Try to be out and about, so can't plan Saturdays very well.

This is cross-posted to Moms of Hendersonville and So good, so good you see!

7 comments:

  1. looks like a great week! Welcome to MPM---I want the recipe for the Italian Cream Cheese Chicken!

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  2. Welcome to MPM! The Italian Cream Cheese Chicken Recipe sounds delicious. I'm going to try it next week. I tried the link to the real meatballs and spaghetti and it didn't work. Can you post the link? I'd love to see it.

    Thanks and blessings,
    Lisa

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  3. I've added the link to the Spaghetti recipe. It is fantastic! Very restaurant quality!

    Note: I just used regular white cooking wine as we don't have wine in the house.

    I also used ground chicken instead of ground veal.

    I made tiny meatballs since I have small children and I liked it much better than making larger ones. They cooked faster and were easier to eat.

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  4. Welcome to MPM! Your menu sounds delicious! Thanks for sharing it!

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  5. Thanks for the link! I will have to try them...sounds very similar to what I do right now.

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