Menu for week of 8/19 - 8/25

 More scorching days predicted, so another (fairly) light menu.  Here's our menu for the week-  what's cooking at your house?

Grilled Hot Dog
All you can eat soup, salad & breadsticks- homemade cream of chicken & gnocchi soup w/baby kale if I can find it, or spinach; copycat Olive Garden salad; breadsticks

Hot dogs w/choice of toppings; potato smileys; applesauce

Easy fettuccini alfredo w/chicken, broccoli, carrots & mushrooms; salad w/choice of salad dressings

Fish tacos w/grilled mahi mahi; fresh pineapple; spicy oven baked sweet potato fries

Breakfast for dinner:  french toast casserole; turkey breakfast sausage links; fresh fruit salad

Triple decker Cali turkey clubs on whole grain toast (turkey blt's w/avocado); coleslaw, sweet potato chips; root beer or cream soda floats

Simple baked pork chops; Casey's potatoes; broccoli craisin salad; apple brown betty

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Menu for week of 8/12 - 8/18

Another hot week in August, but we've been having some overcast days which means my house does not get completely unbearable - since it's supposed to be more of the same this week, we'll do a bit of cooking here and there if we can.  What's cooking in your house?  For more menu ideas, head on over to I'm an Organizing Junkie.

Chili cheese dogs w/coleslaw; ice cold watermelon

BBQ chicken; steamed carrot coins; triple berry spinach salad w/champagne vinaigrette
Triple Berry Spinach Salad
Fat burning crock pot chicken soup; big salad w/choice of dressings
Fat Burning Soup - Chicken Stock
 Breakfast for dinner: strawberry stuffed french toast; crispy bacon; cantaloupe cubes
Berry Stuffed French Toast
Pressure cooker Italian beef sandwiches (slow cooker recipe here) on hard crusty rolls w/melted cheddar; fresh fruit
Fresh Fruit
Chicken gumbo made using our easy oven baked roux (we made a huge batch and froze in portion sizes); perfect rice; hot crusty french bread w/butter
Chicken & Sausage Gumbo
Easy Oven Baked Roux
Bean and cheese burritos; refried beans; spanish rice; avocado salad
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Menu for week of 8/5 - 8/11

It looks to be another scorcher of a week, so once more lighter fare is on the menu, and since it's National Sandwich Month (who thinks up this stuff?) not only are sandwiches included on the menu, we've put together a list of 31 cold sandwiches so you can try a new one each day!  Hope you enjoy, and please, feel free to share some of your menus or faves, we can always use fresh ideas. 

Fresh, sweet corn; sliced perfectly ripe tomatoes; (this is all we feel like sometimes, and is actually my favorite summer meal); fresh fruit

White bean sun dried tomato hummus (not a garbonza fan); pita chips; raw veggies to munch on

Chili cheese dogs on buns w/spicy brown mustard; shredded cheese, onions, coleslaw;

Oriental chicken wings; easy lo mein;  stir fry snow peas and mushrooms; watermelon
Oriental Chicken Wings & Easy Lo Mein
Smoked sausage; mac & cheese; broccoli; applesauce

Chicken salad wraps; baked chips

Breakfast for dinner - Dev's made to order omelets; choice of apple nut muffins &/or blueberry muffins; fresh fruit platter
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