Menu Plan Monday – 5/25/09


Menu For May 25 – June 6th

Happy Memorial Day!!  We are enjoying a very quiet day at home today.  Last night Tommy, Josh, Amy, Charlie and I slept in the backyard in the tent. Can you say…BRRRRRRRRRR!!   We did make banana boats on the fire a great new treat and of course smores.   I am so happy to finally have my menu and shopping done.  I will tell you the weeks that I don’t have it ready, I really struggle at figuring out what ot make for supper.  I hate that!!! We even ended up ordering pizza one night because

Mon – Beef Enchiladas, Salad, Corn – Touch Down Taco Dip

Tues – Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Pasta Salad

Wed – Crockpot Cowboy Stew, Savory Mexican Cornbread

Thurs – (Book Group Night) Mu Shu Chicken Wraps/ Oriental Salad/ Artichoke Dip

Fri – French Bread Pizza

Sat –  Crockpot Chicken and Stuffing,  Green Beans

Sun – Baked Pork Chops and Rice


Mon – (Working Late) – Taco Bake, Salad, Corn

Tues – Easy Grilled Chicken, Pasta Salad (peas, noodles and cheese), Corn on the cob

Macaroni Salad -(no real recipe – I just throw it together)

2 cups Elbow Macaroni, cooked
Thawed Peas to your liking
1/2 cup or so Cheddar Cheese Cubed
1/2 cup chopped celery
1 small onion, chopped
1/2 cup mayo (approximately)

Combine the first 5 ingredients into a large bowl.  Stir in enough mayo to coat.  Add salt and pepper to taste.  Cover and chill until ready to serve.

Wed – Meatball Subs, Chips and Dip


1- (18 0z) package frozen meatballs, thawed
1 (28 oz) Jar chuncky spaghetti sauce
6 submarine or hoagie buns
1 (12 oz) package of shredded mozzarella cheese

Preheat oven to 450 degrees.  In a saucepan, combine meatballs and spaghetti sauce and heat until hot.  Shave thin layer off top of each roll. With fork, remove some of soft interior of bun to make a trough.  Place rolls on large baking pan and spoon about 3 heaping tablespoons cheese in the bottom of roll. Bake about 5 minutes or until buns are light brown and cheese melts.  Spoon about 1/4 cup spaghetti sauce and 2 or 3 meatballs in each bun.  Top subs with little more sauce and generous topping of cheese.  Serve Hot.

Thurs – Drama Club – Crab Alfredo, garlic bread

Fri – Hamburgers, Seasoned Tater Tots

Sat –  Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken, Basil Green Beans, Salad, Fruit

 In a runt on what to cook???  Head over to Laura’s site “I’m an Organizing Junkie” and see what the many participates on Menu Plan Monday are having this week!! 


 Tried – Add to Website:

Tuna Noodle Casserole,

Crockpot Salsa Chicken (new), Rice, Green Beans, Salad

Steak, Cheddar Potato Strips, Green Beans Almondine, Salad


Recipes To Try

Chicken Mozzarella (new), Garlic Muffins, Salad

Roasted Rosemary Potatoes

Cheeseburger Pasta, Applesauce, Salad

 Grilled Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Hot Dogs

 Creamy Chicken Breasts, Rice, Brussels Sprouts, Salad

Hope you have a great week!!!

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