Sunday, April 10, 2011

What's Cookin' This Week (Apr 11 - 17)?

This week's meal plan is going to be easy and packed with comfortable, stand-by favorites.  Half of the meals will be from my freezer - things I've already made and frozen for a future crazy-busy week, which is what this will be for us! 

I apologize but I will not be making anything new.  I just don't have the time this week.  Instead I'll be busy attending a meeting, going on a job interview and packing for a vacation!  So although my foods may seem boring, my week sure won't be!!! 

Here is what I have lined up in the coming days.  (Please note that even though I don't have vegetables or many sides listed in the meal plan, I have something green or good snuck into the chili, burgers and more):

Monday, Apr. 4 - Leftover Man's Italian Meat Pie - family favorite!  

Tuesday, Apr. 5 - Soup and sandwiches - will eat either gumbo or potato soup from my freezer

Wednesday, Apr. 6
- Turkey burgers - recipe is from my cookbook, side of sweet potato patties

Thursday, Apr. 7
- Hot dogs and Chili

Friday, Apr. 8
- Chili Frito Pie - using leftover chili

Saturday, Apr. 9
- Homemade Pizza or Eat Out (with Parents in town)

Sunday, Apr. 10
- Grab a Muffin for breakfast.  Lunch in the Airport.  Dinner at hotel or nearby restaurant.  


(1) I will make one batch of my homemade **Peanut Butter and Banana Oat Muffins this week for us to enjoy and for Vivian to eat while we're away on vacation and she's hanging out at home with the grandparents. 

(2) If I can squeeze in the time, then I'll also make my **Berry Oatmeal Bars too for Vivian to enjoy while we're out on the Pacific coast.

**Both of the above snack recipes are listed in my cookbook.  If you'd like the recipe for them, send me an email and I'll get them to you after my trip!

The good news is that I will be sharing new recipes Monday through Thursday, including a fun Easter treat that your family and kids will love! So be sure and stop back by to see those!


  1. i must have the sweet potato patty recipe! I am making your turkey burgers today!

  2. can't believe you're going on "vacation" already!! Enjoy! Take lots of pics :)

  3. What kind of job interview are you going on? Have fun on your vacay!