Monday, August 13, 2007

Menu Plan Monday


Ah, here I am finally joining in on Menu Plan Monday! I have to tell you that having my 8 week menu plan has made things so much simpler! There are very few repeats, so neither I nor my family gets bored with the meals, plus shopping and planning are a breeze!! This week, I am on week 3, but there are a couple of adjustments as we'll be having guests on Saturday AND I got a fondue pot this weekend as a gift from my sweet hubby. I've been wanting one for ages (my favorite restaurant is The Melting Pot, but it's so expensive!! Now I can make a delicious fondue dinner at home. In fact, last night we did chocolate fondue for dessert. The kids had a blast!

So here's our adapted menu -

TuesdayCrockpot Mexi-Chicken, Rice, Salad

Wednesday - Tostadas

Thursday – Fondue Sampler (shrimp, steak, chicken, and veggies- dipping sauces on side)

Friday -Potato Lover’s Salad

SaturdayMahlouba, hummus, salad (our guests are former missionaries to Jordan, hence the Arabic menu!)

Sunday – Sloppy Joes, Cole Slaw, Chips

Monday - Roast Sticky Chicken, Salad, Green Beans
So, if you are looking for more menu plan ideas, pop on over to the Menu Plan Monday home and check it out!

9 comments:

tegdirb92 said...

wow, you are so organized to have an 8 week plan!! Great meal planning!!

Anne said...

What a great idea! All of your meals sound yummy too. I can't believe you came up with so many without repeats! I'm really going to have to do this. The 8-week thing sounds about right. Thanks for sharing and have a wonderful week! :)

Amy said...

I loved you post. Such great ideas that give me the motivation to put my To Do list in action.

Jendeis said...

The Melting Pot is my favorite restaurant too! I love the idea of the 8-week menu plan. Sounds like something we should try.

Wendy said...

Looks delicious! I'm so impressed with your 8-week plan. My goal is just to develop 4, 6-week seasonal menus over time. Have a great week!

Renee's Ramblings said...

Welcome to MPM! I'm impressed with the 8 week menu plan! Your menu plan looks great. Have a wonderful week!

Amy W said...

What a wonderful menu!
Thanks for sharing!

Tiany said...

Amazing to have an 8 week plan! That's very smart! :-)

Yummy menu thanks for sharing!

Blessings,
Tiany

Jess said...

All of your meals sound amazing!

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