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Baked potatoes and salad last night.
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Ended up doing a tour of the pantry to check expiration dates and was super annoyed to have toss a few items that got poorly sorted when we moved in... but did find a few things that are expiring this weekend, of all things - macaroni and cheese and a taco kit. So guess what we're having for dinner tomorrow!?

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Taco bar (Birthday boy's special request), and strawberry cake
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Just me and DD (and baby) this week. Plan is

Salmon and broccoli tonight
Pot roast Monday
Leftover roast in shepard's pie with green beans
More leftover roast in tomato veggie soup
Turkey meatballs and sauce with spaghetti squash
Tuna sweet potato cakes
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We had tuna fish sandwiches for dinner. Fancy I know
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Pork Butt! Well, that's what the boyfriend and his daughter are having. I get left over japanese food (which I'm not complaining about but it's no pork butt!) because I work until 8:30 pm

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BLTs and stirfryed veggies
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Whole wheat rotini with broccoli and sun dried tomatoes. Have salad stuff if anyone is interested as well.

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Got this week's plan together:

* Totchos - tater tot nachos! Had these in Portland and have been wanting to re-create!
* Honey-baked lentils
* Pasta bake with goat cheese
* Panini
* Sesame-peanut noodles - This is one of those "magic pot" recipes where you dump everything in at once & cook it in a single pot

Also have ingredients for a vegetable-bean soup if we decide to switch something out.

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cheesy brocoli casserole, salad (if the lettuce and spinach I bought last week is still any good), and canned peaches.
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Anyone have a good pot roast recipe? I ruined yet another last night, a crockpot version. Dry meat, way too oniony broth. Yuck.
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Anyone have a good pot roast recipe? I ruined yet another last night, a crockpot version. Dry meat, way too oniony broth. Yuck.
Why yes I do. :-) Season the roast well with salt, pepper and thyme. Lay it on a bed of onions, carrots and potatoes. Dump a beer in it. Set the crock pot for 8 hours on low or 4 on high and walk away.

Sometimes I make a gravy before serving by taking a few cups of the liquid and reducing it a bit on the stove top with a little dijon mustard.

No idea what husband will have on the table when I get home, but I'm so hungry so I hope it's ready when I walk in the door!
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Got this week's plan together:

* Totchos - tater tot nachos! Had these in Portland and have been wanting to re-create!
* Honey-baked lentils
* Pasta bake with goat cheese
* Panini
* Sesame-peanut noodles - This is one of those "magic pot" recipes where you dump everything in at once & cook it in a single pot

Also have ingredients for a vegetable-bean soup if we decide to switch something out.
Used up some stuff like lasagna noodles that was sitting around in my pasta dish tonight. Tomorrow I think will be totchos!

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Well, I want to make potato soup... but i really should use up the hamburger I bought last week... So maybe meatloaf and mashed potatoes? I can't really decide. I don't really want to make meatloaf when husband won't be here to enjoy it! (he's working late tonight)
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Freezer meatloaf maybe?
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We're doing turkey crumbles and tomato sauce over spaghetti/squash with broccoli.
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Last night husband make spaghetti with Italian sausage pasta sauce. Not sure what's on the docket for tonight - but I'll find out soon!

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Tonight - leftovers from chickpea curry & rice and vegetable lasagna that I made yesterday, plus pizza DH brought home from work. Both kids fell sick today, and one has strep. Ugh! So, totchos get pushed to tomorrow and then back on the meal plan.

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Yesterday we had Italian saysage marinara.
Tonight hamburgers, baked fries and corn.
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Last night husband made crockpot hot wings, tater tots and corns. I'll discover tonight's menu shortly!
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Taco/nachos
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Plan for next week:

* Thai noodle salad with tofu
* Honey-baked lentils and roasted cauliflower
* Buffalo chickpea wraps
* Pasta with vegetables, meatballs
* Broccoli-cheese crustless quiche
* Vegetarian chili mac

Reserve pantry dish if I need it:
* Vegetable-bean soup

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Absolutely no idea what I'm making tonight... probably fish sticks and fries... LM will probably eat the fries, turn up his nose at the fish, and then eat mac and cheese and fruit too.

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Zucchini noodles with red onion, broccoli, chicken apple sausage and fire roasted tomatoes. It was yum.

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Chili I made with the leftover taco meat.
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Rotisserie chicken from the store with French bread and green beans. Tomorrow night I'm making up a big pan of scalloped potatoes with ham.

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Yesterday we just had salad today I'm not sure
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Skipping the pasta dish in my menu plan above - we're invited to my parents' for pasta tonight. Going grocery shopping today!

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Ended up with a great dinner! Pork ribs with BBQ sauce, Annie's shells, and steamed broccoli. Everyone loved it.
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Plan for next week:

* Thai noodle salad with tofu
* Honey-baked lentils and roasted cauliflower
* Buffalo chickpea wraps
* Pasta with vegetables, meatballs - XXX
* Broccoli-cheese crustless quiche
* Vegetarian chili mac

Reserve pantry dish if I need it:
* Vegetable-bean soup
Oh, wow! The Buffalo Chickpea Wraps were delicious and a huge hit here. I simmered chickpeas in butter and wing sauce until they soaked it up and then wrapped them in a large tortilla with rice, avocado, spinach, cucumbers, and red cabbage topped with blue cheese dressing. The best.
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