Sunday, April 24, 2011

menu planning 4/24-4/30

sunday - tender pork loin over black beans
baked brie with garlic and rosemary crackers
greek salad with orange peppers, cucumbers, tomatoes, olives and feta
asparagus with dill
summer squash casserole
quinoa with pesto and mushrooms
raspberry jello with fresh raspberries
sliced oranges
peach cobbler with whipped cream

monday - sloppy joe's
salad with mango, mushrooms, cucumbers, red onion and blue cheese
green beans
canteloupe, bananas and pound cake dipped in a dark chocolate fondue
*linking to www.orgjunkie.com for meal planning monday*

tuesday - breakfast 'hot pockets'
yogurt
sweet potato and pecan casserole
grapes
*linking to www.askmsrecipe.com for marvelous meals tuesday*
*linking to time-warp wife for titus 2sday*

wednesday - eat out at 'vita'

thursday - french dip sandwiches with green peppers and provolone
red, white and blue potato salad
cabbage, sunflower seeds and feta salad
nectarine

friday - leftovers

saturday - ham carbonara with peas and baby swiss
pinto beans with yellow peppers and carrots
apple slaw with balsamic vinegar

sunday - parmesan crusted chicken
spaghetti squash with alfredo sauce, leeks and broccoli
cherries
microwave peanut butter fudge

Sunday, April 17, 2011

menu planning 4/17-4/23

for the last several weeks, i have been craving pineapple and white potatoes (not together of course). i kept forgetting about that craving when i sat down to make the weekly menu. guess what, people? i finally remembered this week. we are having pineapple! we are having white potatoes! amen! yes, i may be slow, but it is worth the wait. worth. the. wait!

sunday - chicken enchiladas
summer squash, zucchini and shredded carrots
watermelon, cucumber and feta salad

monday - corn, beef, tomato and potato pie with sharp cheddar
greek yogurt
brussel sprouts in butter
blackberries
*linking to www.orgjunkie.com for meal planning monday*

tuesday - spaghetti
roasted broccoli in italian dressing
kiwi
*linking to www.askmsrecipe.com for marvelous meals tuesday*

wednesday - chicken enchiladas taco salad
white kidney beans, wilted spinach, avocado chunks and salsa
cottage cheese
green beans
pineapple

thursday - potato bar
salad with carrots, almonds, mandarin oranges and jarlsberg cheese
strawberry shortcake

friday - eat filet of fish sandwiches at mcdonalds

saturday - retirement party (or leftovers)

sunday - tender pork loin over black beans
baked brie with garlic and rosemary crackers
greek salad with orange peppers, cucumbers, tomatoes, olives and feta
asparagus with dill
summer squash casserole
quinoa with pesto and mushrooms
raspberry jello with fresh raspberries
sliced oranges
peach cobbler with whipped cream

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

cabbage, sunflower seeds and feta salad

you will need: a sharp chef knife, a cutting board, a large serving bowl, measuring cups and measuring spoons
yields 6-8 servings

1/4 head cabbage
1/2 cup shredded carrots
1/2 cup sunflower seeds
6 ounces crumbled feta cheese
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1/2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 clove garlic, crushed
1/2 tablespoon dill
pepper

shred cabbage. add carrots and drizzle with olive oil and vinegar. mix until satisfied with saturation (add more to taste). add sunflower seeds.

sprinkle dill over the top and mix in with the garlic. sprinkle with pepper to taste. top with feta.

best served immediately but will keep in the fridge for 1-2 days. would be good with crispy bacon bits if desired.

Sunday, April 10, 2011

menu planning 4/10-4/16

sunday - chicken pot pie
green and wax beans with blue cheese crumbles
apricot halves

monday - tex-mex lasagna
garlic bread
spinach, asparagus, craisin and parmesan salad
lemon and blueberry bars
*linking to www.orgjunkie.com for meal planning monday*

tuesday - chili over fritos
brussel sprouts in brown sugar
pears
*linking to www.askmsrecipe.com for marvelous meals tuesday*

wednesday - fajitas with onions, red peppers and green peppers
ricotta-stuffed tomato
clementines

thursday - gouda burgers
sauteed mushrooms
plums
peanut butter pie

friday - waffles with banana-nut syrup
paprika sweet potato fries
peaches

saturday - goulash
cauliflower gratin
microwave applesauce

sunday - chicken enchiladas
summer squash, zucchini and shredded carrots
watermelon, cucumber and feta salad

Sunday, April 3, 2011

no menu

having surgery tomorrow. hope to be back in the kitchen next week.
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