Menu Plan Monday ~ July 28th

Welcome everyone! Can you believe here we are already at the end of July? My word time does fly.

The kids and I are heading off this week to kid’s church camp. The head cook was kind enough to give me a copy of the week’s menu, not for MPM puposes (although that is certainly an added bonus) but so I could try and match up my food allergic son’s meals as much as possible. Such a thoughtful gesture that means so much to me.

I want to highlight a delicious recipe that we tried this weekend that my beautiful friend Susanne recommended. It’s called Crockpot Thai Chicken and it was really very good. If you are looking to escape the heat of your oven this week why not put your slow cooker to work. Yummy, thanks Susanne!

So here’s what we’ll be eating, sorry I don’t have my usual recipe links for you this week 🙁

Monday: Taco Salad Bowls

Tuesday: Pasta with meat sauce served with garlic bread, veggie/dip

Wednesday: Chicken served with french fries and corn

Thursday: Roast beef/gravy served with mashed potatoes and carrots/peas

Friday: Ham served with mojos and vegetables

Saturday: Hamburgers served with salad and chips

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63 Responses to Menu Plan Monday ~ July 28th

  1. 2
    Kamaile says

    I haven’t had roast beef in so long…I’m drooling. 😛 Just out of curiosity, what are mojos?

  2. 3
    Sonshine says

    Your menu sounds delicious despite no recipe links! 🙂

    Enjoy your week! 🙂

  3. 4
    Michelle says

    It all sounds so tasty 😉 thanks for hosting every week..

  4. 5
    Nellbe says

    I would like to know what allergies your son has? I am a coealic myself so I know that knowing in advance the meals on camp would help immemsely.

  5. 6
    Tracy says

    Thank you for posting this on Sunday. I really like referring back to it in Sundays for any ideas before I head out to the store!

  6. 7
    Colleen says

    I was wondering the same thing about mojos…Anyhow, it looks like a tasty week. Enjoy!

  7. 8
    Laura says

    Mojos are battered potato wedges. Not too healthy but really good 🙂

  8. 9
    Sandra says

    Sounds great Laura 🙂

  9. 10
    Page says

    Looks yummy. Have fun at church camp.

  10. 11
    Tammy says

    menu looks awesome! Thanks for sharing!

  11. 12
    Briana says

    Thanks to all the participants who have given me such great ideas!!!

  12. 13
    Organizing Mommy says

    Hi, have fun at camp. The talk went well. Thank you so much for praying. I can send you my handouts, if you want to see them.

  13. 14
    Stephanie @ Keeper of the Home says

    Oh yummy, that crockpot thai chicken sounds amazing- thanks for the link!

    That is wonderful that they give you the camp menu ahead of time. Dealing with allergies, especially at something like camp, can be so challenging, though if I know you, you’re totally on top of it! 🙂

  14. 15
    kiy says

    Can you believe I almost forgot to post my menu plan? I must be tired. 🙂 I really need to try those taco salad bowls. They look so fun (and easy!). Have a great week, Kiy

  15. 16
    Laurie says

    I had no idea it was that easy to make a taco salad bowl! I’ll be doing that for myself the next time I make tacos for the family.

  16. 17
    Misslionheart says

    I haven’t planned my menu for a-g-e-s! Working on this weeks right now

    Have a great week everyone!

  17. 18
    happyathome says

    O.k., this is my FIRST actaul week of planning dinner meals, let’s se how it goes and hopefully I will be a regular at this! Also, stop by my blog for a chance to win some Hansen’s Sparkling Water to go with these meals we are all planning! It is to celebrate my new blog design!

  18. 19
    Anne says

    oh salad sounds good I might have to try and work that in lol

  19. 20
    The Roost says

    I will be praying that your time at camp will be blessed & your meals wonderful 🙂

  20. 21
    PlanningQueen says

    I cannot wait for it to warm up so we can eat lots more salads. I really try to eat seasonally, so it is hard to do in winter.

  21. 22
    Debbie says

    Mojos sound great! Thanks for inspiring all of the menu planning, have a great week!

  22. 23
    Traci says

    Can someone email or comment me how you link to recipes on blogger? Do you make a single post of the recipe? How do you keep it from showing up as a regualar post…or is that how you do it? Thank you sooooo much….I’m still learning.

  23. 24
    Sherry says

    Mojos sound delish!! 😀

  24. 25
    Angie says

    Happy Monday! Your menu sounds good. I posted mine. Can’t believe I have done Menu Plan Monday for a few weeks now. It’s kind of nice to have a plan even if it sometimes changes.

  25. 26
    Steph says

    I wondered what mojos were! Have fun at camp, and many thanks for that delicious looking crockpot recipe.

  26. 27
    Briana says

    I was wondering about the mojos too! They sound yummy!!!

  27. 28
    kat says

    I’m like you I can’t believe summer is going so fast!

  28. 29
    Marcia "HDMac" McFar says

    That looks so good! When my children were home, I would sit down during the week and plan out the next weeks meals. I would pour thru my cookbooks to plan on trying out a couple new recipes each week. On my plan sheet, I would right down the cookbook and page for the recipe of the meal I planned to make. I would make out my grocery list and use a calendar for the menu. What is nice about planning is that if on Monday something interferes with the menu, you can switch out for another day and you always have the ingredients needed to prepare the meal. Today with just 2 of us… I am not good about this but even with 2 it is a good idea to plan. It is always fun to schedule trying something new. 🙂 love your ideas.

  29. 30
    Nessa says

    The Thai Chicken in the crock pot was the star of our menu last week! We loved it!

    Your menu sounds great!

  30. 31
    Renee says

    Had to comment on how delicious this meal looks. Looks like I will have to make some broccoli for my kicks here at home.

    I saute almost a whole bulb of garlic. or however many garlic cloves you have. Take skin off and cut end and chop fine.In a stainless steel pan I pour some olive oil and heat and put garlic in oil until garlic is soft but not burnt, I then take fresh broccoli cut up and mix up with it. I cook until the broccoli stalks are tender as we like soft broccoli here then I sprinkle parmasean cheese, kosher salt,fresh ground pepper and put the lid on to melt cheese then serve. I can eat this by itself and so can the other 5.

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  31. 32
    JJ - Lady Di says

    Sounds like you’re going to be busy. I wasn’t thinking with my head, just with my stomach when planning this week. I got a new cookbook and I wanted to try some recipes before freezing them, and one of them will be roasted in the oven (the Urban Garlic Chicken) and for the Cheese Steaks I need rolls. I might cheat and cook the chicken the crockpot instead, and I might buy rolls instead of baking them since I just found out they are calling for it to feel like 105 or so here on the days I’ve planned to have these meals. Not too bright of me, huh?

  32. 33
    Susan says

    Hi Laura. I am a new blogger and messed up on adding my site to the menu plan monday above. Can you remove my http address and I will start over? Thanks!

  33. 34
    skoots1mom says

    My first planning menu online…enjoyed ready several of your links!

  34. 35
    AbFabGeek says

    Two of my sons have allergies too. Sometimes I am so jealous of those people who just have to worry about flashlights and batteries.

  35. 37
    Angela says

    It is so great to hear about you camp giving you the menu. I love to hear things like that. It makes it soooo much easier for us mammas! Have a great week!

  36. 38
    QponCutie says

    I based my meals this week on my Angel Food Ministries package!

  37. 39
    Carrie T says

    wow! What a great turnout this week!

  38. 40
    Candice says

    Thanks for hosting this and getting me a little bit more organized!!! Keep up the good work!!

  39. 41
    Teresa says

    I almost forgot to put my link up. LOL, had the plan posted yesterday but didn’t remember until today to link it. If anyone has any good ideas on high calorie snacks and kid friendly foods, please leave me a comment or email me. Desperately needing my daughter to gain some weight.

  40. 42
    Teresa says

    That was me in the 40th comment…duh, you won’t be able to comment unless I have my blog addy in there can you?

  41. 43
    NH Mom of 3 says

    sorry this is so late! where does the time go, anyway? have a great week!

  42. 44
    Jeannie says

    WOW!!! I can’t get over the # of people that join in on your menu plan! WOW!!!

    I’m new to your blog and I will soooooooooooooooooooooooo be back!!!!!

    I love this idea! For a ton of different reason!!!
    #1. To save money
    #2. Be prepared
    #3. Eat better

    I’m so excited! This is a great idea and I can’t wait to share you on my blog!!! I’m sooooooooooooooooooo going to blog about you!!!!!!!!

  43. 45
    Paula N. says

    Hi … I wondered if you know of any good blogs for people with Irritable Bowel Syndrome? I have been diagnosed with it and have really been struggling to find foods I can eat that my family can also stomach. If anybody knows of any sites or blogs, I would LOVE to have that info!! Thanks so much. Love Menu Plan Monday, although I’m not very good at doing it myself. Maybe someday!


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