Sunday, December 18, 2011

Menu Plan for the Week of December 18th

Well, it's the week before Christmas, and all I can say is "FINALLY!"  It seems like the month of December has crept at a snail's pace for me.  But, here we are, and here are our menu plans for the week. 

 This week I'm incorporating some cold weather favorites as well as cleaning out the freezer. 

Sunday:  Breakfast-- Pancakes & Sausage Links
                Lunch-- Clean out the Fridge! 
                Supper-- Chili and Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Monday:  Breakfast-- Yogurt & Granola
                 Lunch-- Crock pot Mac & Cheese with clementines & apple slices
                 Supper-- Pot Roast with carrots, potatoes, celery & onions and Salad

Tuesday:   Breakfast-- Oatmeal with blackberries
                  Lunch-- Peanut butter & jelly sandwiches with baby carrots & clementines
                  Supper-- Honey-Garlic Chicken on brown rice, steamed broccoli, & pot-stickers

Wednesday:  Breakfast-- Scrambled eggs & sausage with fruit
                     Lunch-- Black bean & cheese burritos with apple slices
                     Supper-- Beef Stew with Cornbread

Thursday:  Breakfast-- Yogurt with Fruit
                   Lunch-- Leftover Beef Stew with fruit
                   Supper-- Out to Dinner (part of our Christmas Countdown)

Friday:  French Toast with Blueberry Syrup
              Lunch-- Leftovers
              Supper-- At my parents' house

Saturday:  Christmas Eve Brunch at my parents' house

Sunday:  Christmas Morning Breakfast at home--  Mexican Potato Sausage Casserole, Dunkin' Donuts doughnuts (a family tradition), and Mom's Homemade Tea Rings


Other Cooking/Baking I Want to Do This Week:
  1. A batch of homemade granola
  2. Caramel corn
  3. Peanut butter fudge
  4. My Mema Garner's Strawberry Cake, a Christmas tradition (recipe forthcoming)
What's on your menu this week?

Merry Christmas to you & your family!


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