Menu Plan Monday 5/14/18

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It is a rainy Monday at my house but that’s okay because we planted a peach tree and key lime tree in my back yard for Mother’s Day and they are getting plenty of water right now! I hope you all had a wonderful Mother’s Day weekend. I got to spend plenty of time hanging outside with my family which is my favorite thing, and my hubby and boys cooked me dinner. Alas, we are back into the week and I am back in the kitchen so here is our menu for this week:

Monday: buffalo chicken tacos (recipe to come)

Tuesday: Chicken tostadas

Wednesday: Spaghetti

Thursday: Beef and Broccoli

Friday: Spanish Rice

Thanks for stopping by for Menu Plan Monday! Have a great week.

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Menu Plan Monday 5/7/18

Happy May! I hope you enjoyed celebrating May the Fourth and Cinco de Mayo. We like to take the opportunity to celebrate all the little holidays every month with small things like Star Wars marathons and fajitas for dinner at our house! This is our menu for this week:

Monday: Chicken Tostadas

Tuesday: Stuffed Pork Chops

Wednesday: Meatloaf

Thursday: Chicken Parm

Friday: Steak on the grill

Thanks for stopping by for Menu Plan Monday! Have a great week.

Menu Plan Monday 4/16/18

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How is your April going? We’re finally getting some rain here, which is good because we need it. I have started planting my herbs and hope to have my garden going again soon. This is what’s on my menu this week:

Monday: Stuffed Shells

Tuesday: Chili Corn Casserole

Wednesday: Stuffed Pork Chops

Thursday: Chicken Pasta Casserole

Friday: Dinner with friends

Thanks for stopping by for Menu Plan Monday! Have a great week.

Menu Plan Monday 4/2/18

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I hope you all had a Happy Easter! My family and I spent it relaxing and hanging out. After making a big Easter dinner on Sunday (prime rib, mashed sweet potatoes, black eyed peas) I figured I’d take it a little easy with this weeks menu:

Monday: Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Tuesday: Mexican Chicken Salad

Wednesday: Spaghetti

Thursday: Chicken Caesar Pockets with fries

Friday: Meatball Casserole

Thanks for stopping by for Menu Plan Monday. Have a great week.

Menu Plan Monday 3/11/18

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Hello everybody! I hope you are having a great week. We have been enjoying lots of time outdoors lately, mainly working in the yard doing some landscaping and getting my garden set up. I am so excited to start growing my own vegetables and herbs again!! Here’s what’s on our menu for this week:

Monday: Chicken Tortilla Soup

Tuesday: Spaghetti

Wednesday: Chili Corn Casserole

Thursday: Chicken and Black Bean enchiladas

Friday: Beef Roast with Mashed cauliflower

Thanks for stopping by for Menu Plan Monday! Have a great week.

Chicken Tortilla Soup

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I love a good chicken soup, and I’ve made a ton of variations. This is my favorite.

Ingredients:
2 lbs. boneless chicken thighs
1 small onion
1 red bell pepper
1 yellow squash
4 oz. green beans
1 can diced tomatoes
8 oz. tomato sauce
4 oz chopped green chiles
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp cumin
1 tbsp lime juice
1/4 cup cilantro
2 cups chicken stock

Directions:
1. Chop the vegetables. Season with salt and pepper.
2. Heat some oil in a pan and cook vegetables for 2-3 minutes until soft.
3. Combine the chicken, cooked vegetables, tomatoes, tomato sauce, chiles and chicken stock in a crock pot.
4. Stir in the cumin, oregano, lime juice and cilantro.
5. Cover and cook for 3-4 hours.
6. Serve garnished with chopped green onion, jalepeno, crushed tortilla chips, and sour cream as desired.

Menu Plan Monday: 2/26/18

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Is it spring yet? It sure feels like it should be! I am looking forward to getting my garden going and cooking with all those fresh veggies! Here’s our menu for this week:

Monday: Taco Stuffed Shells

Tuesday: Grilled chicken and veggies

Wednesday: Sloppy Joes and Parmesan Potato Fries

Thursday: Stuffed Peppers

Friday: dinner out

Thanks for stopping by for Menu Plan Monday! Have a great week.