Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Decmeber Menu

It'll be a busy month with Christmas so my goal is to get a big shopping trip in this weekend and try to avoid crowded stores as much as possible throughout the rest of the month.  I'll be making a big list and checking it twice. 

1. Chicken noodle soup, bread, Cuties (dinner sweetly brought by friends)
2. Creamy chicken squash noodle bake
3. Pizza - We got a good carryout deal.  No one has much energy or good health for cooking here.
4. Spaghetti & meat sauce, rolls w/garlic butter
5. Pork roast, roasted potatoes, green beans
6. Egg casserole, scones, fruit
7. Pork chops, quinoa,
8. Beef fajitas, Spanish rice
9. Roast beef, mashed potatoes & gravy, vegetable
10. Creamy chicken & wild rice casserole, brown sugar glazed carrots
11. Beef pot pie
12. Pinto beans & rice w/ toppings
13. Homemade pizza, veggie tray
14. pineapple chicken, rice, vegetable
15. Baked ziti, garlic parmesan breadsticks, salad
16. Hamburger soup, cheddar biscuit bites
17. Barbacoa burritos w/black beans, sour cream, cheese, cilantro lime rice, salsa, guacamole, tortilla chips
18. Chicken pot pie, fruit salad
19. slow cooker garlic brown sugar chicken, rice, broccoli
20. Turkey soup (freezer) w/homemade noodles, rolls, fruit platter
21. Quinoa, steamed veggies & a bit of meat
22. Chili, cornbread
23. Taco salad
24. Chicken alfredo, fetticine, ceasar salad, sourdough bread
25. Vegetable beef soup, bread
26. Gourmet mac & cheese w/ham, green salad
27. Cobb salad
28. Hamburgers, fries, fruit salad
29. Meatballs, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetable
30. Leftover buffet - or maybe Chick-Fil-A with several coupons
31. New Year's Eve!  Cheese fondue w/bread, meatballs, veggies, tortilla chips - Chocolate fondue w/rice krispie bites, fruit, desserts & gingerale

lasagna soup
quesadillas w/beans
chicken salad sandwiches
pasta salad w/veggies, cheese & meat
snack lunch - meat, cheese, fruit, crackers, veggies
Christmas - spiral ham, mashed potatoes & gravy, green bean casserole, w.w. rolls,apple crisp & ice cream, gingerale & cranberry juice

Breakfast  - with yogurt and/or fruit
cold cereal
soaked oats w/berries
apple oatmeal
scrambled eggs
w.w. bread w/jam
w.w. pancakes
Christmas - cinnamon rolls, mandarins, sausage egg casserole

Baking, Sweets & Treats
ginger loaf
sugar cookies
oat fudge bars
chocolate dipped pretzel rods
cranberry bliss bars
french toast casserole, fruit & iced Good Earth tea (for our S.S. class on 12/9)
tortilla chips & creamy jalepeno artichoke dip (for a Christmas party)
cinnamon white chocolate popcorn?
caramel apple cider

What are you favorite Christmas meals and foods?  Around here, ginger ale and mandarin oranges are must-haves. 

children cooking this meal

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