Menu Plan Monday: January 16th



1/16/17 – 1/30/17

Finally, a real menu….trying to get back on track with our routine after the holidays.    We decided to do a freezer challenge as we have so much chicken, purchased on sale.  I hope I have enough variety so my family doesn’t revolt when I put chicken on the table again!     Welcome to Chicken Week!


Monday, 16th – Cheese Ravioli with Pesto and Grilled Chicken

Tuesday, 17th – Chicken Salad Sandwiches and Pasta Salad

Wednesday, 18th –Shake and Bake Chicken  Legs, Rice Dish and Veggie

Thursday, 19th –  Sheet Pan Dinner – smoked sausage and seasoned potato wedges – 45 Minutes

Friday, 20th – Hotdogs and Fries

Saturday, 21st – Cream Chicken Pesto Pasta

Sunday, 22nd –  BAKED TERIYAKI CHICKEN * Liked by everyone!  Another Restaurant meal according to hubby! Asian flavored quinoa  –  Fresh 20 December 30th


  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon cold water
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 12 skinless chicken thighs


  1. In a small saucepan over low heat, combine the cornstarch, cold water, sugar, soy sauce, vinegar, garlic, ginger and ground black pepper. Let simmer, stirring frequently, until sauce thickens and bubbles.
  2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  3. Place chicken pieces in a lightly greased 9×13 inch baking dish. Brush chicken with the sauce. Turn pieces over, and brush again.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes. Turn pieces over, and bake for another 30 minutes, until no longer pink and juices run clear. Brush with sauce every 10 minutes during cooking.


Monday, 23rd – Bubble and Squeak

Tuesday, 24th – Garlic Chicken (Crockpot)  – Mashed Potatoes – Corn

Wednesday, 25th –  Soup and Grilled Cheese Sandwiches  or Left overs

Thursday, 26th – Shake and Bake Chicken  Legs, Rice Dish and Veggie

Friday, 27th – Cod Fillet and Fries

Saturday, 28th –  Maple Balsamic Chicken Sheet Pan Meal   –

Sunday, 29th – Turkey Breast, (Crockpot) Mashed Potatoes and Green Beans


Monday, 30th – Cheesy Turkey and Rice Casserole


For more Menu Planning inspiration stop by and visit Laura at Organizing Junkie and participate in Menu Plan Monday. 

Wishing you a wonderful week!!

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