October Menu Plan…………………..



OCTOBER – 2009


1    Shake N Bake Pork Chops/ Rice a Roni/ Corn

2    Ham and Cheese Wraps / Chips & Dip (Good Add to Site)

3    LUNCH:  Mac And Cheese

      Bean and Sausage Soup (soak Beans over night) (Good Add to Site)

4    LUNCH:  Sandwiches

      Turkey Breast Tenderloin (Crock Pot) / Mashed Potatoes/ Green Beans

5    Spaghetti & Meatballs/ Garlic Bread

6    Chicken Risotto (Bakes 1 hour) (Good Add to Site)

7    Cheese Hashbrown Casserole with Ham/ Green Beans/Biscuits (Bakes 45 minutes) (Good Add to Site)

8    Taco Cresent Bake/ Spanish Rice

9    Chili Cheese Dip with Chips/(Good Add to Site) Italian Wraps / (Good Add to Site)Mozzarealla Sticks (store bought)

10   LUNCH: Pizza Bagels

Sausage and Tortellini Soup (crockpot) (Very Good Add to Site)


2 – 141/2 oz can Italian Style Stewed Tomatoes, undrained

3 cups water

2 cups frozen Italian style or cut green beans

1 10-1/2 oz can condensed French onion soup

8 ounces cooked smoked sausage, halved lengthwise and cut into ½ inch slices

2 cups packaged shredded cabbage with carrots (coleslaw mix)

1 9 ounce package refrigerated cheese filled tortellini

Shredded Parmesan


In a 4 -5 quart slow cooker combine undrained tomatoes, water, green beans, soup and sausage.


Cover and cook on low setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high setting for 4 to 5 hours.


If using low setting, turn cooker to high-heat setting.Stir in cabbage and tortellini; cover and cook for 15 minutes more.If desired, garnish each serving with Parmesan cheese.


Comments:  Hubby added a can of tomato soup to make thicker and added whole bag of cabbage. 


11   LUNCH: Grilled Cheese /Noodle Soup
Oven Fried Fish and Chips (Good Add to Site)

12   Sloppy Joes  (crockpot)/ Fries

13   Country Ham and Cheese Macaroni, (Good Add to Site) Carrots and Dinner Rolls (Bake 30-45 mins)

14   Pancakes/ Eggs/Bacon

15   Easy Chicken and Feta Bake/ Brocolli/ Pesta Noodles

16   Meat and Cheese Tray/Chips & Dip

17   LUNCH:  Quesadillas

Pecan Crusted Salmon/(Very Good Add to Site) Garden Vegetables/ Crusty Bread

18   LUNCH: Mac And Cheese

Chicken Barley Vegetable Soup (good Add to SIte)

19   Frozen Pizza

20   Baked Penne & Smoked Sausage (DIDN”T MAKE…Carry Over)

21   Pork Roast, Roasted Pots and Green Beans  (DIDN”T MAKE…Carry Over)

22   Duggar Tater Tot Casserole (DIDN”T MAKE…Carry Over)

Duggar Family Tater Tot Dish
1 lb ground turkey cooked, seasoned, drained
2lb bags tater tots
1 can cream of mushroom
1 can evaporated milk
1 can cream of chicken
Brown meat & place in large cass. dish.
Cover with tater tots. Mix soup & milk together.
Pour over top. Bake at 350 for 1 Hour.
(One of Daddy’s Favorites!) Makes 1- 9”X13” pans

Add Mixed Veggies to meat before doing rest of recipe.


23    Oriental Chicken Wings (crock 4-5 hours) /Fries  (DIDN”T MAKE…Carry Over)


Steak, Roasted Potatoes, Green Beans, Salad 

25    LUNCH:  Chicken Salad

Crockpot Chilli – Corn Bread (6 hours)   (DIDN”T MAKE…Carry Over)

26    Easy Chicken and Rice Casserole

Easy Chicken Rice Casserole
Chicken breasts
1 cup brown rice
1 can your choice cream of … soup
1 packet Italian seasoning mix
2 cups boiling water
Salt & pepper, or your favorite seasonings


Mix soup, rice and Italian Seasoning with 2 cups boiling water. 

Pour into a 9 x 13 baking pan, place Chicken on top and sprnkle with paprika. 


Cover with foil and bake for 1 hour and 20 minutes. Put in oven at 350.


27    Baked Ravioli, Pecan Salad

28    Biscuit and Gravy / Scramble Eggs/ Bacon

29    Beef Enchiladas, Spanish Rice , Corn

30    French Bread Pizza

31    LUNCH:  Soup Grilled Cheese

HALLOWEEN -Squirmy Wormy Sandwiches, Fries


Squirmy Wormy Sandwiches – good add to site!

1 package (16 oz) hot dogs

1 tbls vegetable oil

1/2 cup ketchup

1 tbls brwon sugar

2 tsp Worchestershire Sauce

1/2 tsp spicy brown mustard

Dash Liquid Smoke, optional

6 Hamburger buns


Cut each hot dog into eight strips.  In a large skillet, saute hot dogs in oil until goden brown.


Stir in ketchup, brown sugar, Worchestshire sacue, mustard and Liquid smoke if desired; heat through.  Serve on buns.   Yield 6 servings.   Tip:  Use your favorite bottle barbecue sauce for even quicker treat!!!  


For more Menu Planning inspiration stop by and visit Tina at Mommy’s Kitchen  or Laura at Organizing Junkie.

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