Meal Planning: Thanksgiving Week

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We’re coming off the heels of a week of sickness. I’m guessing that we won’t get a ton accomplished in the next week, other than eating and recuperating. I’m good with that.

Last week, the meal plan stayed fairly true to its roots, with a few switcheroos here and there. I really like the Buffet Nights as well as planning a month at a time. It’s made things so much easier. I’ll be starting on next month’s plan in a few days.

Here’s the dinner plan for the week:

20. Pot Roast, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Greens, Salad, Biscuits

21. Beef and Barley Soup, Popovers

22. Pasta bar: lots of noodles, two kinds of sauce, maybe a lasagna, garlic bread, salad

23. Take-out or some kind of cheater meal from Trader Joe’s (I’m not crazy, ya know.)

24. Thanksgiving Menu

25. Pizza Night

26. Mexibar: taco filling, toppings, tortillas, taco shells or chips

What are YOU having?

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  1. I do have the menu for the week made and ingredients purchased – YES! On the menu is: Minestrone soup with garlic bread; Pasta with veggies and a creamy cheese sauce; Garden burgers, pea salad and chips; Rice & salmon pilaf; the usual turkey meal followed byTurkey Nachos on Friday and White (turkey) Chili on Saturday.

    Enjoy the holiday week!

  2. I am planning NO trips to the grocery store this week! We have everything on hand for Thanksgiving. We have two birthdays this week plus Thanksgiving.

    Tonight we are starting off the week with Thai Basil Pork w/ rice (birthday girl request), then homemade tomato soup & grilled cheese sandwiches, Cheeseburger Mac (other birthday girl request), turkey dinner leftovers, and pizza or fajitas.

    Bon appetit!

  3. Trying to use up stuff before Thanksgiving, which also means no cooking for me :)- Leftover brunswick stew, leftover hamburgers, baked spaghetti, pizza, Thanksgiving meal, more leftovers, and breakfast/biscuits & gravy.

  4. Ummm… lots of italian food this week, LOL, I don’t know how that happened. We’ll call it pregnancy cravings + ease of preparation = happy mama. Spaghetti, chicken alfredo, lasagna, homemade pizza. I’m so thankful that on Thanskgiving day, all I have to fix are the veggies for our family potluck. 🙂 Probably going to do a from scratch green bean casserole (no cans! hee hee) and some garlic roasted cauliflower. Yum!

  5. Super easy week this week. Lots of leftovers from a party we had on Saturday. There is a yummy recipe for Pecan Topped Sweet Potatoes, I’m making them for Thanksgiving.

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