Menu Plan Monday: family friendly recipes!

menu plan monday

I’ve had a VERY hard time lately balancing menu planning and cooking with my job and all of my kids’ activities!  I’m hoping that this week’s menu plan, which is filled with some of our favorites, can get me back on track!

Looking for Advocare 24 Day Challenge recipes?  Check them out here:

See my menu plans from previous weeks here–> Menu Planning Monday

You can also view hundreds of meal plans each week at Orgjunkie.com

Do you like what you see here?  Make sure you also check out my favorite recipes board on Pinterest–> Melissa’s Bargains favorite recipes on Pinterest

Cheesy-Baked-Ravioli

MONDAY:  Cheesy Baked Ravioli – This is super easy to throw together, and my family loves it!  We never have leftovers when I make this!

TUESDAY:  Crock Pot Chicken & Rice – This is a recipe I made up several years ago.  I love it because you can dump all of the ingredients in the crockpot, it cooks all day, and it’s ready to eat when you get home!

WEDNESDAY:  Slow Cooker Sweet & Sour Chicken - I’m a SUCKER for anything I can make in my slow cooker!  This is a new recipe for me and I can’t wait to try it out!

melt-in-your-mouth-meatloaf

THURSDAY:  Slow Cooker Melt in Your Mouth Meatloaf  – Thursday nights are always our busiest night (and it’s the point in the week where I’m worn out, too…).  This is a quick and easy recipe everyone loves!

easy-chicken-enchilada-casserole

FRIDAY:  Easy Chicken Enchilada Casserole – This is a super easy recipe for busy nights!

easy-slow-cooker-lemon-chicken

SATURDAY:  Easy Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken - only 3 ingredients needed and so yummy!

Menu Plan Monday: Comfort Food and family favorites!

menu plan monday

We’ve got a busy week ahead!  Here are some of my family’s favorite recipes!

Looking for Advocare 24 Day Challenge recipes?  Check them out here:

See my menu plans from previous weeks here–> Menu Planning Monday

You can also view hundreds of meal plans each week at Orgjunkie.com

Do you like what you see here?  Make sure you also check out my favorite recipes board on Pinterest–> Melissa’s Bargains favorite recipes on Pinterest

easy-chicken-enchilada-casserole

MONDAY:  Easy Chicken Enchilada Casserole – This is a super easy recipe for busy nights!

TUESDAY:  Dinner out – it’s m husband’s birthday, and we will be eating out to celebrate!

Cheesy-Baked-Ravioli

WEDNESDAY: Cheesy Baked Ravioli – This is a family favorite and SO easy to throw together!

THURSDAY:  Sweet & Sour Slow Cooker Chicken – this is a new recipe for us and I can’t wait to try it!  Only 3 ingredients!

italian-green-bean-and-chicken-bake

FRIDAY:  Italian Green Beans & Chicken Bake – SO easy and everyone loves it, which makes it even better!

fabulous-baked-chicken-chimichangas

SATURDAY: Baked Chicken Chimichangas – This is a FAVORITE with my family!!

Menu Planning Monday: healthy eating options!

menu plan monday

Last week I started the Advocare 24 Day Challenge and ended up with a stomach bug mid week that lasted 3 days!!  I’m better now and ready to get back on track again!

Looking for Advocare 24 Day Challenge recipes?  Check them out here:

See my menu plans from previous weeks here–> Menu Planning Monday

You can also view hundreds of meal plans each week at Orgjunkie.com

Do you like what you see here?  Make sure you also check out my favorite recipes board on Pinterest–> Melissa’s Bargains favorite recipes on Pinterest

MONDAY:  Sweet & Sour chicken – This is a new recipe from the Biggest Loser Family Cookbook!  I can’t wait to test it out!

 

melt-in-your-mouth-meatloaf

TUESDAY:  Slow Cooker Melt in Your Mouth Meatloaf  – After a busy week, the last thing I want to do on a Friday night is COOK.  This recipe cooks itself!!

WEDNESDAY: Chicken Enchilada casserole

Chicken-ranch-tacos

THURSDAY:  Slow Cooker Chicken Ranch tacos – My kids have basketball and swimming, so we need something QUICK that is ready to go when we all get home.  Love this recipe for busy nights!!  I use Mrs. Dash ranch and taco seasoning and it’s perfect!

 

italian-green-bean-and-chicken-bake

FRIDAY:  Italian Green Beans & Chicken Bake – SO easy and everyone loves it, which makes it even better!

sweet-potato-foil-pack-tacos

SATURDAY: Sweet Potato Foil Pack Tacos – The first time I saw this recipe, I was intrigued, but I didn’t know how my family would respond.  It’s become a HIT at my house!

Menu Planning Monday: Back on the Advocare 24 Day Challenge!

menu plan monday

I’m BACK on the Advocare 24 Day Challenge!  Last week was my first week and I lost 2.2 pounds!  I’m determined to keep going!

Looking for Advocare 24 Day Challenge recipes?  Check them out here:

See my menu plans from previous weeks here–> Menu Planning Monday

You can also view hundreds of meal plans each week at Orgjunkie.com

Do you like what you see here?  Make sure you also check out my favorite recipes board on Pinterest–> Melissa’s Bargains favorite recipes on Pinterest

black-bean-chicken-burritos

SUNDAY:  Slow Cooker Black Bean & Chicken Burritos - This one is SOO easy to throw together!  I used the Mrs. Dash taco seasoning and skipped tortillas.

MONDAY:  Slow Cooker Spicy Pork – We have basketball and swimming tonight, so I need something quick and easy.  This fits!  Just throw a pork loin, enchilada sauce, and taco seasoning in the slow cooker and then shred the meat.  It’s DELICIOUS!

italian-green-bean-and-chicken-bake

TUESDAY:  Italian Green Beans & Chicken Bake – SO easy and everyone loves it, which makes it even better!

WEDNESDAY:  Baked Orange Chicken - I LOVE orange chicken, but I don’t love the fat and calories.  I can’t wait to try this baked orange chicken recipe!

Chicken-ranch-tacos

THURSDAY:  Slow Cooker Chicken Ranch tacos – I’m teaching a coupon class tonight and my kids have basketball and swimming, so we need something QUICK that is ready to go when we all get home.  Love this recipe for busy nights!!  I use Mrs. Dash ranch and taco seasoning and it’s perfect!

melt-in-your-mouth-meatloaf

FRIDAY:  Slow Cooker Melt in Your Mouth Meatloaf  – After a busy week, the last thing I want to do on a Friday night is COOK.  This recipe cooks itself!!

sweet-potato-foil-pack-tacos

SATURDAY: Sweet Potato Foil Pack Tacos – The first time I saw this recipe, I was intrigued, but I didn’t know how my family would respond.  It’s become a HIT at my house!

Menu Planning Monday: family favorites!

menu plan monday

We’ve had a WEEK plus of flu at my house, so I’m ready to get back on track with cooking and menu planning now that we are all ready to start eating again.  This is a week of family favorites before I start my Advocare 24 Day Challenge next week!

Looking for Advocare 24 Day Challenge recipes?  Check them out here:

See my menu plans from previous weeks here–> Menu Planning Monday

You can also view hundreds of meal plans each week at Orgjunkie.com

Do you like what you see here?  Make sure you also check out my favorite recipes board on Pinterest–> Melissa’s Bargains favorite recipes on Pinterest

country-style-macaroni-and-cheese

SUNDAY:  Country Style Macaroni and Cheese – It has been flu central at my house this week, and after a week of no one really wanting to eat much of anything, my kids were BEGGING for this.

slow-cooker-chicken-noodle-soup

MONDAY:  Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup - This is MY idea of comfort food and I have been wanting it for several days now.  It’s so easy because you throw everything in the slow cooker and let it do the work!

TUESDAY:  Taco Bar – Keeping it simple tonight!  We’ll have all of the fixings for a yummy taco bar!

kid-friendly-cheese-fondue-recipe

WEDNESDAY:  Fondue and finger foods!  Every year on New Year’s Eve, we have chocolate and cheese fondue.  We also have all of our favorite finger foods like sausage balls, spinach artichoke dip, meatballs, and seven layer dip!  YUMMY!

Kid Friendly Cheese Fondue Recipe

Easy Chocolate Fondue Recipe

slow-cooker-steak-stroganoff

THURSDAY:  Slow Cooker Steak Stroganoff - I’m trying to fit in all of my family’s favorites this week before we head into “detox mode” next week!

FRIDAY:  Eat out

creamy-chicken-enchiladas

SATURDAY:  Creamy Chicken Enchiladas - This is one of our absolute favorite recipes!!