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: 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: 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!!

Menu Planning Monday: Slow cooker favorites!

menu plan monday

I am on the countdown to Thanksgiving and I’m SO READY!  We’re expecting cooler temperatures this week, too, so I’m ready for some cold weather comfort foods!

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:  Tacos - We don’t get out of church until 5:30, so we need something quick and easy and tacos are IT!

stacked-green-chicken-enchiladas

MONDAY:  Stacked Green Chicken Enchiladas - I cook most of this in the slow cooker, so they are super easy to throw together after a busy day!

slow-cooker-hobo-stew

TUESDAY:  Slow Cooker Hobo Stew – it’s like beef stew with meatballs!  My kids LOVE it!

Cheesy-Baked-Ravioli

WEDNESDAY:  Cheesy Baked Ravioli  – We NEVER have leftovers when I make this one!

melt-in-your-mouth-meatloaf

THURSDAY:  Slow Cooker Melt in Your Mouth Meatloaf  – Yes, I know it’s meatloaf, but it’s absolutely DELICIOUS!  Trust me on this one!

country-style-macaroni-and-cheese

FRIDAY:  Country Style Macaroni & Cheese Easy recipe that my kids LOVE!

SATURDAY: Christmas tree lighting and dinner out!