Sunday, August 19, 2012

Menu Plan–August 19

Hope you’ve all enjoyed your weekend!  It’s been a really relaxing one here – a little baking and cooking to start things off on Saturday morning, some gardening and plenty of walks outside with my hubby.  Our menu plan went pretty well last week:

A few of you commented on my “to do” list on my menu last week and said that you appreciated seeing how we make things happen at our house.  So, I’ll continue to include it – especially because it helps me too!

On our menu this week are lots of new-to-us recipes, including a special honey-butter popcorn I can’t wait to try for our movie date night on Friday!

Blueberry Biscuits with Blueberry Sauce {new}, leftover
Spinach & Mushroom Quesadillas, green beans
Wild Rice Brats, Brat Buns, Corn on the Cob, Potato Packets and Fresh Berries

{To do: Roast veggies when grilling, make extra tortillas for the freezer, boil barley}

Granola and blueberries
Grilled Cheese with Roasted Tomatoes, Roasted Tomato Soup
Italian Balsamic Chicken Stir Fry {new} with brown rice

{To do: Make bread in the morning, make extra rice, thaw pork roast }

Tuesday – Faculty Retreat (Day 1)
White Whole Wheat Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes with Blueberry Sauce
Barley with Roasted Summer Vegetables {new}
Crockpot Pulled Pork and Sweet Potatoes {new}, Green Beans
Raspberry FroYo Popsicles {new}

{To do: Bake the baked oatmeal}

Wednesday – Faculty Retreat (Day 2)
Zucchini Bread Baked Oatmeal
Crustless Apple Pie

{To do: Thaw sausages, cut up carrots}

Leftover Baked Oatmeal
Zucchini, Black Bean and Rice Skillet {new}
Lazy Sunday Casserole {new}

Friday {Dinner & Movie Date Night – Ratatouille!}
Granola & Blueberries
Remy’s Ratatouille, Brown Rice, Olive Garden Bread Sticks {freezer}
Honey Butter Popcorn {new}

Grilling – Turkey Burgers, White Bean Veggie Burgers {new}, Pickles & more!

Applesauce {freezer}
Roasted Red Pepper Dip & veggies or crackers
Yogurt with fruit
Granola Bars
Dried Fruit

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  1. Mmmmm...that zucchini, black bean, and rice dish looks fabulous!! I'm gonna add that one to my must try list.

  2. Wow, I am so glad I found your blog through the orgjunkie Menu Plan Monday, so many awesome recipes! I'll be coming back to visit again soon, that's for sure!

    1. Thanks for stopping by and saying hello! Hope you enjoy the recipes.

  3. Thanks for the link and then letting me know that you enjoyed the stir fry. Have a blessed rest of the week!

    1. Yes, it was really good!! I hope you also got a little traffic too.


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