Menu Plan Monday: busy night recipe ideas!

menu plan monday

I can’t believe that my son starts football practice already this week!  For our menu plan, I’ve picked some favorites and some recipes that are perfect for throwing together on busy days.

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

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Chicken-ranch-tacos

MONDAY:  Slow Cooker Chicken Ranch Tacos – I LOVE this slow cooker chicken ranch tacos recipe!  I can throw all of the ingredients in the slow cooker and it’s done!  Plus, I can use the leftovers for quesadillas the next day!

TUESDAY:  Sub Sandwiches – My son has football practice tonight, so we will make sub sandwiches, which is quick and easy and perfect for warm weather!

slow-cooker-steak-stroganoff

WEDNESDAY:  Slow Cooker Steak Stroganoff – My daughter has been telling me for 2 weeks now that she’s “in the mood” for stroganoff, so this recipe is fulfilling her request!

chicken-taco-rice

THURSDAY:  Chicken Taco Rice – another easy recipe to throw together and the best part is I can freeze some for another night!

Friday and Saturday we’ll be on vacation, so I get those days off from cooking!

Menu Plan Monday: quick & easy recipe ideas!

menu plan monday

School’s out for SUMMER but I’ll be spending the week at Cub Scout day camp with my son, so I need quick and easy recipes to get me through!  Here are some of our favorites!

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

italian-green-bean-and-chicken-bake

SUNDAY:  Italian Green Bean & Chicken Bake – When you’ve got a busy night and you don’t have a lot of time to throw together a meal, this one is super easy and my picky eaters love it!

Chicken-ranch-tacos

MONDAY:  Slow Cooker Chicken Ranch Tacos – This is another quick and easy favorite!  You can use the leftover chicken for quesadillas for lunch or dinner, too!

TUESDAY:  Slow Cooker Turkey Chili

WEDNESDAY:  Slow Cooker Cream Cheese Chicken - This is one of those “lick your plate clean” recipes around my house!

chicken-taco-rice

THURSDAY:  Taco Rice – I got this recipe from a freezer swap I attended several years ago.  It’s easy to throw together, it’s yummy and kid friendly and it makes a TON so that you can freeze the leftovers for another day!!

FRIDAY:  Pizza – My daughter asked for a girls night in, so we’ll be having pizza and other fun stuff!

tasty-baked-tacos

SATURDAY:  Tasty Baked Tacos – Do you see a theme here?  Apparently I’m craving Mexican food this week!  This Tasty Baked Tacos recipe is a favorite and quick to throw together!

Menu Plan Monday: recipes for on the go families!

menu plan monday

We’ve got state testing this week plus Scouts, football and swimming, too!  Here are some quick and easy recipe ideas for your on the go family!

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 such an easy recipe to throw together on busy nights!  We’ll be having it with a side of grilled asparagus – yummy!

melt-in-your-mouth-meatloaf

TUESDAY:  Slow Cooker Melt in Your Mouth Meatloaf  – This is a quick and easy recipe everyone loves which is perfect because we’ve got so many different things going on tonight!

WEDNESDAY:  Tuna Casserole – I haven’t had this in years.  I will be experimenting with some recipes I found on Pinterest and my mom’s recipe!  I’ll be sure to share what I come up with!

stacked-green-chicken-enchiladas

THURSDAY:  Stacked Green Chicken Enchiladas – I make most of this in my slow cooker, so it’s easy to throw together when I get home!

FRIDAY:  Pasta salad and sandwiches – We are hoping the weather holds out for our two 7 on 7 football games tonight!  If it does, we’ll need something quick for dinner!

fabulous-baked-chicken-chimichangas

SATURDAY:  Baked Chicken Chimichangas – This is a family favorite and we were actually supposed to have it last week, but our power was out most of the day Saturday AND Sunday, so it didn’t happen!

Menu Plan Monday: simple meal ideas!

menu plan monday

I am SOO ready for summer to be here already!  Homework, school events, extracurricular – it’s all getting the best of me!  This week I’m hoping to stay on track with menu planning and hoping to have the kids help me cook, too!

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

sweet-sour-pork

MONDAY:  Easy Sweet & Sour Pork  – I got this recipe from my mother in law shortly after I was married and it’s another kid friendly recipe that’s easy to throw together!  You can also use your leftover ham to make yummy ham fried rice!

melt-in-your-mouth-meatloaf

TUESDAY:  Slow Cooker Melt in Your Mouth Meatloaf  – This is a quick and easy recipe everyone loves which is perfect because we’ve got so many different things going on tonight!

WEDNESDAY:  Slow Cooker Turkey Chili – This is one of my favorite “dump and go” crockpot recipes for busy nights and one of these days I will get around to blogging it!

chicken-licking-pork-chops

THURSDAY:  Slow Cooker Chicken Lickin’ Pork Chops – This pork chops recipe is SO easy to throw together and my family loves it!  It’s lick your plate good!

FRIDAY:  Pasta salad and sandwiches – my son has TWO football games tonight, so we need to eat quick!

easy-slow-cooker-lemon-chicken

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

Menu Plan Monday: using your leftover ham!

menu plan monday

This week, we’ll be making some favorite recipes to use leftover Easter ham.

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

SUNDAY:  Ham, mashed potato casserole, pistachio salad, and caramel carrot cake

sweet-sour-pork

MONDAY:  Easy Sweet & Sour Pork  – I got this recipe from my mother in law shortly after I was married and it’s another kid friendly recipe that’s easy to throw together!  You can also use your leftover ham to make yummy ham fried rice!

chicken-licking-pork-chops

TUESDAY:  Slow Cooker Chicken Lickin’ Pork Chops – This pork chops recipe is SO easy to throw together and my family loves it!  It’s lick your plate good!

country-style-macaroni-and-cheese

WEDNESDAY:  Country Style Macaroni & Cheese – This is one of my daughter’s FAVORITE meals and since she has to start state testing tomorrow, I thought I’d surprise her with this!

Chicken-ranch-tacos

THURSDAY:  Slow Cooker Chicken Ranch Tacos – This is one of my favorite quick fix recipes for busy nights!

italian-green-bean-and-chicken-bake

FRIDAY:  Italian Green Beans & Chicken Bake – SO easy and yummy for busy nights!

SATURDAY:  Out for dinner to celebrate my son’s birthday!