Weekly Dinner Menu

September 27, 2010 § Leave a comment

Monday – Salmon, hummus and goat cheese salad

Tuesday – The Habit – Dine out Fundraiser

Wednesday- Tuscan Baked Chicken and Beans (October Cooking Light Magazine)

Thursday- Celebrating my brother’s Birthday

Friday- TBD

Saturday- TBD

Sunday- TBD

So an easy cooking week for me.  We have a fundraiser on Tuesday for Sofia’s preschool.  Thursday we go to my brother’s house for pasta and salad.  Then the weekend is up in the air because we are waiting to hear if the grapes are ready for harvest which would mean Bobby will be away for the weekend and we might have eggs for dinner.  We also have tickets to the Dodger game on Saturday night.  So who knows what we will be enjoying.

The extremely hot weather makes me not want to turn on the stove or the oven.  So I thought I would start the week with a salad and go from there.  Hoping for the best of course.


Weekly Dinner Menu

September 13, 2010 § Leave a comment

After 2, 3 day school weeks, this is the first week that the kids will be on a regular 5 day schedule.  I am looking forward to a normal schedule.  Here’s our menu for the week:

Monday: Chef’s salad for me, BLT for the kids

Tuesday: Baked Macaroni and cheese with tomatoes (back to school night and this is an easy dish to make ahead)

Wednesday: Blackened fish taco salad

Thursday: Slow roasted carnitas tacos, rice, guacamole and salsa, of course

Friday:  Pizza  – ham and pineapple, pepperoni

Saturday: celebrating Yom Kippur with friends (this will be our first time and we are hoping there is some kugel involved)

Sunday: Eat out

Weekly Dinner Menu

September 6, 2010 § Leave a comment

Monday – Dining out (We are painting all day so no cooking for me)

Tuesday – Chicken, apple and goat cheese salad

Wednesday – Prosciutto Roasted bass with Autumn Vegetables (Barefoot Contessa, Back to Basics)

Thursday – Turkey Paninis and Cannellini soup

Friday –Quick Ricotta Gnocchi with tomato sauce

Another short school week but I think we will be able to stay with this menu.  Last week my menu went smoothly.  And at dinner on Friday I had Roy’s Butterfish with Sizzling Soy Sauce. I quickly searched for, and found, the recipe and am hoping to test it out this coming weekend.

Weekly Dinner Menu

August 30, 2010 § Leave a comment

This is going to be  an interesting week.  The kids start school, our wedding anniversary is on Friday, and we are going into a long weekend.  But we have a plan that I hope we stick to.

Monday Fish tacos and Mexican rice

Tuesday BBQ at Back-to-school night

Wednesday Homemade pizza (First day of school and the kids got to choose.)

Thursday Chicken Dijon, baked potatoes, green beans

Friday Wedding anniversary – dinner out

Weekly Dinner Menu

August 24, 2010 § Leave a comment

Looking forward to the last full week of summer vacation for the boys.  I’m not sure what the week will hold but I’m going to plan for the best.

Monday – Eat out.  The Mexican place by us has the BEST chicken cilantro soup.

Tuesday – Chicken Entomatadas (think Enchiladas but with tomato sauce) and green salad.

Wednesday – Shrimp with pasta. (still searching for a good recipe)

ThursdayGreek Turkey Meatballs and Greek Salad.

Friday – Pizza.  I owe the kids from last week.  Pepperoni and something for me and b.

This week’s menu

January 4, 2010 § Leave a comment

Getting back into a more normal schedule for us as the kids head back to school.  I also want to cut back our calories by alot to try and lose some of this holiday weight.  So this is the plan for the week:

Sunday: leftovers. whole wheat pasta, turkey meatballs and homemade sauce. (Haven’t been to the store yet so this will have to do.)

Monday: chicken soup. I’ll share the recipe on Wednesday.

Tuesday: salmon, goat cheese and hummus salad

Wednesday: chicken tostadas (using leftover chicken from Monday)

Thursday: BBQ pork sandwiches with WW apple and carrot slaw

Friday: Homemade pizza; pepperoni and ??

Saturday: eat out or leftover pizza

Planning to do a major clean out of the kitchen this week.  Lots of junk food to get rid of and I need to go back to the things that work for me.  Also lots of healthy snacks for the kids.  I think I’ll bake something to have when they get home from school, some kind of apple cake.  Looking forward to the first week of the new year.

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