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  • Menu Plan Monday: Week of August 4, 2014

    School starts a week from Tuesday! Part of me is looking forward to being able to settle into a real routine again – I always get so much more done. But another part of me will miss the flexible schedule of summer.

    For this coming week, I’d like to clean out my freezer and pantry. I’m not sure why, but I’d like to start the school year with some empty shelves! So here’s what I’m thinking for dinners this week:

    Monday – Roasted Pork Hash, Zucchini Coins

    Tuesday – Tex-Mex Cornbread “Pizza”, Salad

    Wednesday – Ma Po Tofu, rice, steamed broccoli

    Thursday – Chicken Enchiladas, Salad, Refried Beans and Mexican Rice

    Friday – Cheesy Mashed White Beans With Kale, Parmesan, and a Fried Egg

    Saturday – Bacon-Wrapped Tofu, rice, some kind of veggie

    Sunday – Pan Bagnat, Sweet Potato Fries

    See more weekly menus at I’m an Organizing Junkie.


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    Menu Plan Monday: Week of July 28, 2014

    Maybe it’s the heat, but for some reason I just don’t feel like doing much cooking. That might also be due to the fact that school starts two weeks from Tuesday, and I feel like the summer has flown by and that I have way to do much to do before then. To deal with the weather, I’m focusing on salads this week. And to deal with the latter, I’m picking easy meals that don’t require too much effort.

    Monday – Chicken Pasta Salad with Broccoli and Oven Roasted Tomatoes

    Tuesday – Chicken Enchiladas, Salad, Refried Beans and Mexican Rice

    Wednesday – Cheesy Mashed White Beans With Kale, Parmesan, and a Fried Egg

    Thursday – Bacon-Wrapped Tofu, Rice, some kind of veggie

    Friday – Pan Bagnat

    Saturday – Dinner out

    Sunday – Dinner out

    See more weekly menus at I’m an Organizing Junkie.


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    Menu Plan Monday: Week of July 21, 2014

    My father-in-law’s birthday is at the end of this week, and since the man has everything, the best gift we can give is some good home-cooked food. That means I’ll be cooking for sure this week, and cooking double or triple of everything so I can freeze the extras and present them to him this weekend. Then he can eat his gift at his convenience!

    Here’s what I’ve got planned:

    Monday – Pasta Bolognese, Steamed Broccoli, Garlic Bread

    Tuesday – Turkey Meatloaf Burgers, Salad

    Wednesday – Three Bean Chili, served with tortilla chips, lettuce, sour cream, sliced olives and veggies

    Thursday – BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Sweet Potato Fries, Broccoli Slaw

    Friday – Dinner out {I think; if not, we’ll have Alton Brown’s Sardine-Avocado Sandwiches}

    Saturday – Dinner out

    Sunday – Dinner out

    See more weekly menus at I’m an Organizing Junkie.


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    Menu Plan Monday: Week of July 14, 2014

    I’m hoping this week will be nice and relaxing, but we’ll see – usually when I think it will be an easy week, things get crazier than ever! But if all goes according to plan {oh, who am I kidding? it never does}, here’s what I’m planning for dinners:

    Monday – Bacon-Wrapped Tofu, Rice, some kind of veggie {didn’t get to this last week}

    Tuesday – Pasta Bolognese, Salad, Garlic Bread {didn’t get to this last week either}

    Wednesday – Shredded Pork Hash, some kind of veggie

    Thursday – Chicken Enchiladas, Mexican Rice, Salad

    Friday – Alton Brown’s Sardine-Avocado Sandwiches

    Saturday – Summer Farfalle Salad with Smoked Salmon

    Sunday – Linguine with White Clam and Broccoli Sauce

    See more weekly menus at I’m an Organizing Junkie.


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    Menu Plan Monday: Week of July 7, 2014

    The weather has gotten much hotter, so I really have to think about whether turning on the oven is worth it. Though I have some ripe bananas that are just begging to be made into banana bread (but I may make a half-recipe and bake it in my toaster oven in an 11×17 pan).

    It’s also going to be something of a crazy week, so I’m sticking with tried-and-true recipes that come together quickly or can easily be made well ahead of time.

    Monday – Chicken and Broccoli Pasta Salad

    Tuesday – Cheesy Mashed White Beans With Kale, Parmesan, and a Fried Egg

    Wednesday – Pasta Bolognese, Salad, Garlic Bread

    Thursday – Bacon-Wrapped Tofu, Rice, some kind of veggie

    Friday – Overnight Caramel French Toast, Bacon, Fruit {or possibly dinner out}

    Saturday – Dinner out

    Sunday – Dinner out

    See more weekly menus at I’m an Organizing Junkie.


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