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Old 04-01-2013, 08:54 PM   #2536
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We spent the day in the ER with my grandma. She is okay, she was dehydrated. So we stopped for takeout on the way home.
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Old 04-02-2013, 10:04 AM   #2537
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We spent the day in the ER with my grandma. She is okay, she was dehydrated. So we stopped for takeout on the way home.
Hope all stays well.

Been away from this thread for awhile and it's time to get back on track.

Sunday was dinner at our house for 15 people( small crowd this year).
Monday: Left overs from Sunday, Ham, potatoes, sweet potatoes, corn
Tuesday: Homemade pizza and salad
Wednesday: Sheppard's pie
Thursday: Meatloaf, roasted potatoes, broccoli casserole
Friday: Cheesy chicken in the crockpot
Saturday: Clean out the fridge day. Finish up all the left overs.
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Old 04-02-2013, 10:29 AM   #2538
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I'm a bit late this week, but here's our menu:

Saturday: Beef stroganoff over egg noodles with peas
Sunday: Taco Salads (I got the pans to make the shell bowls and they worked great!)
Monday: Pork chops on the grill, baked beans, tossed salad
Tuesday: American Chop Suey, garlic bread, tossed salad
Wednesday: Roast beef, baked potatoes, corn, squash
Thursday: Leftovers and/or breakfast for dinner
Friday: Take out - probably Chinese
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Old 04-02-2013, 10:51 AM   #2539
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My menu:
Sunday-Breakfast- Hash browns, turkey sausage and cinnamon rolls
Dinner- Baked ziti w/ meat, green beans, garlic bread ( We had Easter dinner the night before at my in-laws house and a dessert party at our house for 20 people on Sunday afternoon).
Monday- Turkey kielbasa, gnocchi, spring mix salad w/ walnuts and craisins
Tuesday- Beef in mushroom gravy in crockpot, noodles, mixed veg.
Weds- something fast, dd12 has dance class
Thursday-Rosemary chicken and red potatoes( I use the seasoning packet from McCormick), aspargus
Friday-Chili and cornbread, fruit
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Old 04-02-2013, 11:04 AM   #2540
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stayhomemom77 - hope you and your hubby are doing well trying the low carb life out..

my week is pretty quiet.. just the Hubs and myself..

Sunday for Easter dinner we had steak on the grill, roasted brussel sprouts for me, onion rings for hubs and salads for both of us
Monday - Hubs had shepard's pie and garlic bread and I had tilapia and sauteed cabbage
Tonight - we both are having grilled chicken, sauteed zucchini and hubs will have some pasta
Wednesday - we are both having pizza - hubs will have the traditional crust and I'll have a low carb crust made from shredded chicken and cheese. we will load on the veggies and some meat..
Thursday - we both are having burgers Hubs will have a bun and I'll have mine on a 1/2 of a low carb wrap
Friday - Hubs is having Chinese - potstickers, eggroll, rice and chicken and I'll have grilled shrimp and brussel sprouts
Saturday and Sunday I don't really know yet..
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Old 04-02-2013, 11:32 AM   #2541
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I too have been a way for a while and need to get back to eating more at home.

Saturday - Pizza (we just got back from vacation and had no food in the house)
Sunday - Roasted chicken, mashed potatoes, Mac n cheese, fruit salad, rolls
Monday - Meatloaf, green beans, leftover rolls and fruit salad
Tuesday - Spaghetti and meatballs, garlic bread, and salad
Wednesday - Grilled cheese and soup (track meet night so it needs to be quick)
Thursday - BBQ chicken, baked potatoes, salad
Friday - steak fajitas, refried beans, spanish rice
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Old 04-02-2013, 04:47 PM   #2542
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stayhomemom77 - hope you and your hubby are doing well trying the low carb life out..
Thanks. I don't really like eating low carb, but I do love the rate of weight loss so we do intermittent low carb and eat regularly 3 days a week to keep our sanity. Last fall I was able to lose 30 pounds pretty effortlessly eating this way and since I packed it back on at Christmas, I thought I'd better give myself a jump start once again!

I'll be trolling your posts for ideas when I get tired of eating the same things all the time!
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Old 04-02-2013, 07:45 PM   #2543
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Tonight we had beef stir fry with brown rice.
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Old 04-04-2013, 01:43 PM   #2544
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Next week's menu...

Saturday:
Ravioli Bake
Green Salad
Garlic Toast

Sunday:
BBQ Ribs (Grilled or Crock Pot)
Twice Baked Potatoes
Oven Roasted Veggies (whatever fresh veggies I can get on clearance)

Monday: I have an evening event at work so DH will feed the kiddos
Pizza

Tuesday:
Ham and Hashbrown Bake with leftover Easter Ham (http://www.onedishdinners.com/2012/0...aked-eggs.html)
Fresh Fruit

Wednesday:
Creamed Tuna on Toast (or as it is called in the military- SOS )
Carrots and Dip

Thursday:
Crockpot Terryaki Chicken (http://www.sixsistersstuff.com/2011/...i-chicken.html)
Rice
Steamed Broccoli

Friday:
Fritos Chili Pie (chili in the freezer)
Apple Slices or Carrots and Dip
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Old 04-04-2013, 05:45 PM   #2545
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Well, we couldn't sustain the low carb eating!

We're bagging it, starting today. Menu doesn't change though as this was our last low carb day for the week (supposed to be) so we are still having chicken breasts and salad...I'm just making a side dish of fettucine alfredo to go with it.

Tomorrow is still homemade hamburger helper (beef stroganoff) and Saturday is still bean and rice burritos.

I got groceries today and picked up some ground pork so I can make homemade wontons (and consequently wonton soup) and decided to make homemade italian meatballs and mini tortieres with the rest of the package of pork.

I think I'll do all that up tomorrow and then freeze them for future meals.
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Old 04-04-2013, 07:05 PM   #2546
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Hi Everyone!

I told you a while back that my daughter has a mass in her lymph node on the left side. It's 19x24mm(almost 1 inch). We got an CAT scan last week and the original surgeon we saw didn't want to do the surgery and is sending us to the local Children's hospital. We are seeing my youngest DD's surgeon that removed her tonsils. I know this is the best place for her anyway. Our appt. wasn't until May but I managed to get her in this next week. In the meantime, we are trying to keep things as normal as possible. Our appointment is next week Thurs. so I will update next week.

This is what I have been making the last few days:
Tonight taco bowl salads
meatball subs last night and bananas Fosterhttp://tinkmomfoodie-foodobsession.blogspot.com/2013/04/bananas-foster-night.html
chiorizo quiche's
chicken pie popovers
Poutine fries
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Old 04-05-2013, 10:13 AM   #2547
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Menu Plan - Week of April 6th

Tinkmom - prayers for your dd...

Saturday - Alfredo pasta with shrimp / asparagus

Sunday - Bratwurst on the grill/ baked beans / chips

Monday - Mexican chicken salad (grilled chicken, black beans, avocado, tomato over lettuce with cheese and a salsa dressing)

Tuesday - Beef fajitas / salad

Wednesday - Chicken florentine pasta

Thursday - Chicken wings / oven french fries/ veggie or salad

Friday - Steak fingers (cube steak cut in strips, rolled in flour and FRIED - yum!) with gravy, rice and veggie
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Old 04-05-2013, 07:30 PM   #2548
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Tonight we had steak with mashed sweet potatoes, salad, and fruit.
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Last night we had a doctors appointment (we're at the twice a week point bc I'm a high risk pregnancy) so we had chipotle after the appointment and then went to see G.I. Joe.

Tonight we had roasted lemon pepper chicken, Spanish style garbanzo beans with chorizo and potatoes in a saffron sauce with white rice. My mom made this tonight, I didn't have to cook it, so it tasted AMAZING! LOL It's funny how things taste so great when you don't have to cook them yourself.
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Old 04-06-2013, 04:31 PM   #2550
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I mostly read your menus but thought I'd post mine this week.

Sun-Pork Carnitas in slow cooker
Mon-Chicken Broccoli Divan
Tue-Leftover Pork Carnitas
Wed-Honey Mustard Salmon
Thurs-BBQ Chicken on the Grill
Fri-Pork with Rice in slow cooker
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