Our Menu (Week of July 29, 2012)

I want to have fun this week.  Good ol’ fashioned summer fun.  Plus, I need to watch the Olympics.   That means our menu will be as quick and easy as possible so I can focus on making memories with my little Munchie.  🙂 

 Here’s what we’re having this week. 


  • Cereal, blueberries, and juice
  • Whole wheat toast, Greek yogurt with blueberry puree, watermelon
  • Green monster smoothies, French toast strips, o.j.
  • Ham and egg mini bakes, oj., fruit
  • Blackberry jam cake, fruit salad, milk
  • Oatmeal with dried cherries & bananas x 2

Green monster smoothie


  • Chicken salad sandwiches, watermelon, cucumber salad
  • PB and homemade jam sandwiches, fruit salad
  • Patty melts, peaches, smoothies
  • Zucchini patties, watermelon & berries
  • Lunch out
  • Leftovers plus fruit x 2


  • Turkey veggie goulash, honey cornbread
  • Garlic chicken peanut stir-fry, rice, sauteed garlic spinach
  • Black bean burgers w/avocado spread, tossed salad, roasted zucchini/mushroom/squash
  • Slow cooker cranberry chicken, brown rice, sauteed broccoli, glazed carrots
  • Mini mac n’ cheese pies, homemade applesauce, baked mashed potatoes, roasted zucchini
  • Leftovers Night x 2

Snacks, Desserts, & Fun Extras

  • Summer fruit including lots of watermelon
  • Carrots, cucumbers, celery, and dip
  • Graham crackers and p.b., string cheese, popcorn
  • Banana pudding

Freezer Cooking & DIY Session:  I don’t do a traditional once-a-month session, but generally choose 2 or 3 recipes. 

  • Skipping the freezer cooking
  • Lemon curd (didn’t get to it last week)
  • Something to put the lemon curd on. 🙂

*For great menu ideas and plans, stop by Menu Plan Monday over at OrgJunkie and On the Menu Monday at Stone Gable.



  1. Love lemon curd tart and sweet and full of calories;-)

  2. We would love your Black Bean Burgers, and your menu looks great. Thanks for sharing and have great week!
    Miz Helen

  3. dearjes says:

    Black bean burgers! MMMMMmm

  4. I have a recipe for the black bean burgers also that I want to try! I’ll add that to my menu for next week!
    Don’t you just love menu planning it makes the week that much easier! 🙂

  5. Yum! Sounds great. I have got to try one of those green monster smoothies.
    And I have also got to get myself to the farmer’s market. Summer is slipping away… 😦

  6. What a great menu. I can’t wait to get my menus posted.

  7. Your mac n cheese dinner sounds good. I might have to add that next week.

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