Menu Plan Monday (7/7/14)

I started working full-time from home this last week, and as it’s been well over a year since I have worked 40 hours a week, I knew I needed some help in the evenings with getting dinner ready. So I’m back to menu planning and thought I would share!  I will share recipes and a fun printable with my notes later this week.

Sunday (last night):

Dinner:  Chicken Cacciatore (slow cooker) with pasta and garlic bread


Lunch:  Leftovers

Dinner:  Beef & Broccoli (slow cooker) with rice, Pull Apart Oat Rolls and fruit


Breakfast:  Pumpkin muffins and smoothies

Lunch:  Leftovers

Dinner:  Stuffed shells with sauteed vegetables and leftover rolls


Breakfast:  Cinnamon Swirl Bread and fruit

Lunch:  Leftovers

Dinner:  Salsa Chicken (slow cooker) with rice, cornbread and a vegetable

Thursday:  Have a dentist trip 2 hours away so an easy meals day.

Breakfast:  Leftover muffins or cinnamon bread or cereal with fruit

Lunch:  Packed lunch for after dentist (sandwiches, chips, fruit and cookies)

Dinner:  Minestrone (slow cooker) and panini-style sandwiches made with Italian bread from bread machine


Breakfast:  Breakfast burritos (making extra for freezer)

Lunch:  Leftovers

Dinner:  Salsa Fiesta Chicken, Mediterranean pasta salad and a vegetable


Breakfast:  Yogurt with homemade granola and fruit

Lunch:  Leftovers/sandwiches

Dinner:  Oven-Baked Chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable, Make Ahead Butterhorns


Breakfast:  Peanut Butter-Chocolate Chip muffins and smoothies

Lunch:  Leftovers/sandwiches

Dinner:  Twisted Pizza Breadsticks with vegetables, fruit and Peanut Butter Cup cake (slow cooker)


Some stuff I will be making for the freezer or making just for fun include:

  • Breakfast bowls
  • Glazed cinnamon scones
  • Pumpkin crescent rolls
  • Freezer biscuits
  • Pumpkin dog biscuits