Menu Plan Monday – October 12, 2015

Welcome to day #12 of my 31 days of Slow Cooking.  Since it’s Monday, I’m going to share my menu for the week.  Once again I’m going to use the crock pot to cook my meals for the week.

Menu Plan Monday
Menu Plan Monday

Monday – Slow Cooker Ravioli, green beans, ciabatta bread

Tuesday – Slow Cooker Cheese Steak Sloppy Joes, chips, raw veggies

Wednesday – Pulled Pork with Root beer BBQ Sauce, chips, raw veggies

Thursday – Pot Roast, Roasted Potatoes, mixed veggies

Friday – Taco bar

As I have stated before, I don’t list meals for Saturdays and Sundays because the weekends are up in the air on what we eat.

Menu for the Week of October 12, 2015 (Click for a printable version of the menu minus the links to the recipes.)

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Recipe from My Blog

Since it’s Monday, I’m going to share one of my recipes from my blog.  Today’s recipe has been a favorite for many years.  It’s such a simple recipe to put together.  Buy the pot roast when it’s on sale.  Around my area, $5.99 is the typical amount for pot roast.  So when I saw it on sale for $3.49 a pound this weekend, I bought two roasts.  One for this week and one for another time.

This week I’m going to cook up a roast using a different recipe that I’ve tried two other times.  After I cook the pot roast using the different recipe, I’m going to post that recipe on my slow cooking blog.

Easy Slow Cooker Pot Roast
Easy Slow Cooker Pot Roast (Click on the picture to go to the recipe)

Blog Spotlight

Here is another blog that I found while perusing the Internet.  The Funny is Family blog does a series called Crockpot Thursdays.  Amy, the blog’s author, and other family members decide on a recipe for the crockpot they want to make on Thursdays in order to have family togetherness even miles apart.  Each member of the family gives their opinions about the meal and maybe how they have adapted the recipes for their family needs and likes.

I’m highlighting two recipes from her blog that I would like to try in the future.

  1. Lasagna Soup – This recipe sounds absolutely delicious!  Both Hubby and I love lasagna so this would be a way to get the taste of lasagna without the hard work of putting a lasagna together.
  2. Orange Chicken – Hubby and I love Chinese food.  This would be a  way for us to have Chinese without having to order in.  Hubby would love the rice I would serve along side the orange chicken.  Yum!

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This post was linked to the Menu Plan Monday’s post at I’m an Organizing Junkie.

Happy eating,
Traci

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