Menu Plan Monday ~ April 15/13
Hello! I was hoping to use my spring MPM banner today but look at what I woke up to on Saturday morning.
Seriously isn’t that crazy! Who wants to come visit me here in Alberta, Canada? :)
So last week’s recipe winner goes to the Crockpot Honey Garlic Chicken recipe from the Table for 7 blog. I totally didn’t think I was going to like it because typically chicken in the crockpot is not so good but I was pleasantly surprised with this recipe. The whole family really liked it. Erin has a ton of recipes on her site and I can’t wait to try out some more of them.
Family Dinner Time:
One thing that is really important to me is that my family eats dinner together at least 5 times a week. We have so much fun and usually have the strangest conversations. For instance, last night’s conversation included why some eggs are white and some are brown. Of course none of us really knew the answer but it was sure funny trying to give it our best guess (can anyone tell me?). Often I’ll have a newspaper or magazine open and I’ll read little interesting facts to the kids that we can have fun discussing. We talk about our day or tell jokes or just whatever. The point is we are together just hanging out with each other. As long as my youngest isn’t whining over not liking what we are having for dinner (sigh), it really is quite enjoyable. So my question today for you, is how many times a week does your family eat together? Do you have any fun rituals around your dinner table?
My Weekly Menu Plan:
Monday: Creamy Black Bean Chili
Tuesday: Roasted Maple Mustard Chicken
Wednesday: Pizza Casserole
Thursday: Leftover buffet
Friday: I’ll have a house full of kids so we’ll be having hot dogs and green smoothies :)
Saturday: Broccoli Cheese Soup
Sunday: Picking Night!
*Bonus recipe that I’m hoping to try for lunch one day ~ Quinoa Pizza Bites
Have a great week everyone!
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