Menu Plan with super easy options

This week has been crazy with me being the cook.

First I actually have cooked.

My family was pretty happy about that fact.

2nd crazy thing is I have been trying some new options.

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    • Monday:  Chicken Pot Pie (Amazing!  And super simple – that recipe will be on the blog very soon!)

 

  • TuesdayCabbage Rolls and Tacos (The cabbage rolls took longer than I thought they would and the natives were hungry.  So we whipped up tacos for a fast creative option for HANGRY peeps.)

 

 

  • WednesdayWendy’s Chili in a crockpot  (A regular staple.  Super easy!)  Plus, homemade cornbread.

 

 

Sides usually included a variety of salads.  Whatever we could throw in a bowl really quick.

This has been a really good and busy week.  Sometimes I forget to meal plan, what I  mean by sometimes, is mostly all the time.  So I while I strive to do better, there will be days I just stare at the fridge and hope something will just magically appear.  Please invent that soon, Mr. Superman or Ms. SuperWoman.  I will gladly invest in that apparatus.

 Blessings to you!  You are loved!

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