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~* Menu Plan Monday *~

February 26, 2007


Slow Cooked Swiss Steak
p. 62 Taste of Home Slow Cooker Recipes 2007
fingerling potatoes
Green salad
Sour Dough Toast


Creamy Italian Chicken
p. 110 Taste of Home Slow Cooker Recipes 2007
Green Beans
Lite Pears
French Bread


Grandma R’s Special Meat Sauce & Pasta
(I don’t make this often as it’s very rich and a
true work of love in that the prep time is 4-5 hours!)
Green Salad
French Bread


Family night out


Chicken Saltimbocca
p. 104 Taste of Home Slow Cooker Recipes 2007
(can you tell I bought a new cookbook?! 😉
Green salad
Dinner rolls


Meatball subs w/ Grandma R’s sauce
Green beans
Lite pears

I’ll be sure and share the new recipes that we love later in the week (except for Grandma R’s special sauce…that’s a family secret)
Be sure and drop by Laura’s at I’m an Organizing Junkie to see lot’s more menus. And if you enjoy reading these menus, be sure and drop her a “thank you”.

~* Menu Plan Monday *~

February 20, 2007


Garlic Pepper Pork Loin Roast
(recipe below)
Sunshine Salad
Potatoes Au Gratin


Cabbage Pork Rolls
(will post recipe tomorrow if the family likes this)
Lite Pears
Dinner Rolls or French Bread

    Sloppy Joe’s

Green salad


Mexi-Cali ckn noodle casserole
Green beans
Lite Peaches
Dinner rolls


guys n gals night out


Sirloin in Wine Sauce (p. 25 Mar/April
2007 Simple & Delicious)
Green beans
French Bread



2 – 3 lbs pork loin roast
1 tbs garlic (minced)
1/2 tbs dried minced onion
black pepper to taste
salt to taste
Pappy’s seasoning salt to taste
2 cans Swanson 99% fat free Chicken Broth

Place broth and pork in crock-pot. Spread garlic over top of roast.
Sprinkle minced onion, pepper, and salts over top of garlic.
Cover and cook on high 4 – 6 hours.
Very tasty!

Thanks Laura from I’m an Organizing Junkie, for hostessing this. If you’d like to join Menu Plan Monday’s, just click on the MPM graphic link at the top of this post.

Menu Planning Monday

February 13, 2007

Menu Planning Monday
Even with not following the menu perfectly last week, the week’s meals
went so much better, that I’m going to do this again.

chili-mac (recipe added below)
green beans
corn muffins

guys n girls night out

Wednesday – Valentine’s Menu
Steak w/ grilled mushrooms and onions
baked potatoes (making extra for Thursday)
green salad
french bread
Mystery Brownies
(Thanks Annie!)

Turkey melts or Grilled cheese sandwiches
Baked Potato Soup (recipe card insert, Feb. 13, 2007 Woman’s Day)

Crock-Pot Cabbage Rolls (p. 199 Saving Dinner, Leanne Ely)
Sunshine salad (orange sections, apple slices, banana chunks)
dinner rolls


5 cups cooked egg noodles
1 lbs ground beef
garlic salt, ground pepper, minced onion to taste
1/3 – 1/2 pkg chili seasoning mix packet
2 – 8 oz cans tomato sauce
1 – 11 oz can Green Giant niblet corn (drained)
1 C reduced fat mozzarella cheese

In skillet on medium high, brown ground beef with garlic salt, ground pepper, and minced
onion. Add 1/2 – 1/2 packet chili seasoning mix packet. Stir in
tomato sauce and niblets. Put heat on low. Fold in cooked noodles and warm through.
Sprinkle reduced-fat cheese on top and cover with lid. Continue cooking on low until cheese is melted.
Makes 6-8 servings

My family loved this!

Thanks to I’m An Organizing Junkie for hostessing MPM!