Brrrrr... It's cold in Minnesota today!
Here's the forecast for my Minnesota Monday:
Bitterly cold. Sunshine and clouds mixed. Dangerous wind chills may approach -35F. High -7F. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph.
So this is where my family will be cuddled up:
The one time I need to leave the house today is to do my weekly shopping.
I try to create a menu plan each Sunday night (with my grocery store insert in hand). As I looked online for meal ideas today, I didn't have good luck finding ones my family will eat. So after I made my menu plan for the week, I thought I'd share it, in case it inspires you!
If you're interested in the recipes for any of these dishes, let me know and I'll share them on my blog.
I usually plan five meals a week. It allows us to be flexible two nights a week for leftovers, eating out, throwing a frozen pizza in the oven or eating at someone else's house.
Without further ado, here's my menu for the week:
Monday: Beef Stir-fry & brown rice (a recipe from a good friend who learned it right from LeeAnn Chin!)
Tuesday: Chicken Corn Chowder (my mother-in-law's recipe and one of my hubby's favorites!)
Wednesday: Lemon Garlic Chicken for the Crock-Pot (new recipe I've never tried from www.allrecipes.com) I'll serve this over egg noodles with glazed carrots.
Thursday: Fiesta Wild Rice Soup (I received this recipe from an old co-worker at one of my bridal showers - another favorite of my husband's)
Friday: BBQ Ribs in Crock Pot (SUPER easy recipe my mom used to make) I'll serve it with mashed potatoes and green beans.
What about you? Do you make a weekly menu plan? What's on your menu for the week? If you don't have a plan for the week, what's for dinner tonight?