Sunday Suppers: Brown Sugar Dijon Glazed Pork Tenderloin

Sunday Suppers

All I can say is yum! Another easy recipe for Pork Tenderloin

Sunday Suppers: Creamy Cheesy Chicken Spaghetti

Sunday Suppers

Okay so not the healthiest, but this is so tasty it’s hard to stick with portion control. YUM Pinspiration!

Sunday Suppers: Menu for a Week

Sunday Suppers

 

Our household does a great job of not wasting food. We eat our leftovers and very rarely have to toss food that didn’t get eaten before the expiration date. How do we do that? Our grocery list is comprised of weekly dinner ingredients with a few staples for lunch/snacks. Anytime we go rogue from that plan we waste food and spend a TON of money.  Save the Food, Save your Money!

For 2017 I’ve taken it up a notch by trying to create a weekly menu that reduces meal prep and clean-up time, because really life’s hard enough!  Who isn’t in favor of having more time with their family or more importantly more sleep! Whether you need an easy meal plan for a busy week (OR if that’s every week), here’s an example of ways to re-use ingredients to simplify dinner.

*disclaimer, not always the healthiest of options but they are homemade!

Monday: Leftovers

  • i.e. clean-out what is left in the fridge before we grocery shop Tuesday
  • Plan B: when we are low on leftovers we make breakfast for dinner
  • Plan C: reach to our more unhealthy freezer options (turkey meatballs or chicken nuggets w/fruit, veggie, edamame)

Tuesday: Takeout

Wednesday: Whole Grain Spaghetti, Turkey Meatballs, Side Salad

Thursday: Crock-pot Chicken BBQ Sliders

Friday: Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Wrap

  • Use the left-over BBQ chicken from Thursday

Saturday: Egg Burrito with Fruit Salad

  • Use the leftover wraps and shredded cheese from the week
  • Scrambled eggs, avocado, onion, tomato and shredded cheese in a tortilla
  • Homemade Fruit Salad can be created from the week’s fruit, ex: blueberries, sliced banana, and diced pear

Sunday: Homemade Turkey Reuben, aka The Rachel, with Fruit Salad

  • Use leftover fruit salad from Saturday
  • Just like making a tuna melt. Put deli turkey (or real turkey breast), Swiss cheese, sauerkraut and Russian dressing between two slices of bread. Warm in a skillet to your liking/desired toasting

Sunday Suppers: Ranch Cheddar Chicken

Sunday Suppers

Chicken is a staple for our meals and it can get boring really quick, luckily Pinterest keeps spicing it up.  Here is another Pinspiration that was easy and yummy.

Sunday Suppers: Dorito Casserole

Sunday Suppers

I’m almost embarrassed to admit to this, but it’s so bad it’s good! I found this little gem on Pinterest, of course. Now while not the healthiest it is one of the quickest meals that your whole family is guaranteed to love. We try to limit ourselves to one really unhealthy meal a week and mostly on the weekend (eat healthy during the week and allow splurges on the weekend).

Here it is Nacho Cheese Dorito Chicken Casserole, I served it with a side of Oven Roasted Garlic Broccoli. You know because that balances it all 🙂

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