Spring has officially shown up! Our grill is out and we are eating fun meals. The kids are outside nearly every day on their bikes and coloring with chalk. I've got a few super fast meals on the menu this week as well as a couple that I can prep ahead and cook when it's time. It might even get warm enough this week for picnics... as long as the wind isn't terribly crazy. Yay for spring!Read More
I'm juggling posts around a bit to find a better schedule. Menu plans will now be posted on Saturday but will still contain meals for Sunday through Saturday. The peek at the best moments of our week will now get bumped to Sunday. I just wanted to give y'all a heads up so you know when to come looking for new posts!Read More
I love menu planning and seeing other's dinner plans! I'm weird like that ;) As I've shared before, being in the kitchen is my happy place so I love finding meals that are new but I also never forget our favorites! These will link to the author's original recipe unless it's my own recipe/creation that I don't have a link for... yet.
Sunday: Crock Pot Ham with Mashed Potatoes - Some friends and I were discussing ways to use up leftover ham and after the amazing suggestions I knew I just had to have ham on the menu. I can't wait for all the ham leftovers!
Monday: Chef Salad - With the temps rising I want to make sure I'm making some meals easy on the air conditioner. It works overtime when I'm cooking!
Tuesday: Black Bean and Rice Enchiladas - I haven't made these in quite a while but I just made a huge batch of black beans for the freezer so it only makes sense to add enchiladas to the menu! I love making homemade enchilada sauce as well because it's so easy and incredibly cheap.
Wednesday: Eggs Benedict Casserole - Yay for ham leftovers! I'm actually planning on using ham for breakfast meals this week too (ham gravy & biscuits, anyone?) but we love this casserole and it makes a great dinner. Plus I haven't learned how to poach an egg yet (one of those silly cooking skills that still intimidates me for some strange reason) so this is an easy way to get the flavors of eggs benedict without needing to learn that skill or stand at the stove poaching a gazillion eggs.
Friday: Homemade Pizza & Movie
Saturday: Sticky Finger Chicken Wraps - One of our favorites! If you've been around for any time at all you know we eat this about once a month. The jar of sticky sauce has been staring at me from the fridge so I'm answering it's call to be consumed!
What's on your menu this week? Do you have staple recipes that end up on your menu frequently?