Menu Plan Monday ~ March 23rd


Hello all!  I hope everyone is doing well and ready to tackle our menus for another week.  There are so many great recipes out there that I do have trouble narrowing down which ones to try 🙂

Thanks again to Erin at $5 Dinners for doing such a magnificent job hosting last week so I could take a break.   We had a wonderful trip with such awesome results.  For those that might have missed our good news my son had no reaction to eggs and wheat on his skin testing!  We now just have to wait on the blood test results before we get our hopes up too high.  Still as you can imagine it is impossible not to get a little excited about the possibilities 🙂

Last week’s menu highlight definitely goes to the Chicken, Basil and Spinach Quesadillas.  Yummy!!  What was your favorite recipe last week?

Here is what we’ll be eating this week:

Monday: Fajitas

Tuesday: Coconut Chicken served with sweet potato wedges and frozen veggies

Wednesday: Teriyaki Tenderloin served with rice and broccoli

Thursday: Pasta Meatball Soup

Friday: Leftover buffet

Saturday: Breakfast for dinner ~ Whole Wheat Waffles with Blueberry Syrup

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56 Responses to Menu Plan Monday ~ March 23rd

  1. 1
    Homemaker Barbi says

    Good news about your son- our fingers are crossed for the tests!


  2. 2
    Alaina says

    Can’t wait to check out everyone’s menu…for now though…I am off to bed. Must sleep!

  3. 3
    Betty says

    Thanks, glad you are back.

  4. 4
    Angela says

    We love breakfast for dinner.
    Glad the testing turned out well – here’s to good results on the bloodwork!

  5. 5
    $5 Dinner Mom says

    Looking forward to hearing the final test results!!! Liking the sounds of Pasta Meatball Soup! Off to check it out!


  6. 6
    Snow White says

    did you modify the quesadillas in any way to not have pesto made with nuts? If so, I’d love to know how … I’m interested in that recipe too 🙂

  7. 7
    HeavenlyHomemaker says

    YAY for your allergy results! (I’ll pray for the blood work to confirm what the skin test said!)

    Thanks for the waffle linky love! Hope you enjoy them and THAT YOUR SON CAN EAT THEM!!

  8. 8
    The Happy Housewife says

    Great news on the testing. I just clicked over and read the recipe for the pasta meatball soup, it looks good! Hope you have a great week!

  9. 9
    Joy @ Five J's says

    Oh, I’m so glad you liked the quesadillas! That was my favorite meal that week as well. Zesty Cooks meal suggestions have been wonderful. This week is all-Zesty meals as well.

  10. 10
    mjpuzzlemom says

    Welcome back! Thanks for hosting!

  11. 11
    Debra says

    Glad you had such good results on your sons testings. This is my first time to join the Menu Plan Monday group.

  12. 13
    Jane says

    Ha! Me again, forgot to tell you that I am new to this. Bet you could tell? 🙂

  13. 14
    Marci says

    The whole wheat waffles and blueberry syrup sound awesome! The kids are on spring break, so I think I’ll treat us all to that one morning this week.

  14. 15
    stacy says

    Hi, I just found your blog and have decided to do the weekly menu plan. I was able to add one of the banners to my blog but I can’t figure out how to make the link back here clickable. Can anyone explain how to do that?

  15. 16
    purple moose says

    Such good news about your son!! I bet that will simplify your life quite a bit. YAY!

  16. 17
    debi b says

    Mmmmm, your Wednesday dinner sounds very yummy!!!
    Happy Monday!

  17. 18
    Simply Frugal says

    I’m so glad to hear you are getting the test results you want to see so far! that’s great! Thanks for hosting and I’m glad you’re back!

  18. 19
    ToyLady says

    Welcome back – and that’s GREAT news about your son!

  19. 20
    Joelle Folian says

    Great news on the testing! Looking forward to trying the Pasta Meatball Soup.

    Have a great week!

  20. 21
    jennifer says

    I’m so excited to start planning and sharing my menus with you-all! I feel like I’ve just kicked my quality of life up a notch!

  21. 22
    susieshomemade says

    Congratulations on your son’s results. I hope that those that are still pending come out fine too:-)

  22. 23
    Wendy says

    I was thinking quesadillas for next week. That chicken, spinach and basil recipe sounds like a winner to me. Stop by for my giveaway: Carol Fenster’s Gluten-Free Quick & Easy.

  23. 24
    SheilaG says

    I love quesadillas, too. This week I’m doing all crockpot, though, so that I can use the afternoon to exercise (don’t I sound insane?). It really does help writing out one’s men early, so thanks, Laura, for inspiring us all!

    Visit To Love, Honor and Vacuum today!

  24. 26
    Holli says

    So glad you had good news! Hope it continues to be good.

    Holli T.

  25. 27
    Roan says

    I am still working on sorting and filing my photos! I hope I am done in time for the monthly roundup!

  26. 28
    Michelle Twitty says

    I just created a new cooking blog! I dont really think anyone reads my menu posts, from my other blog, so I decided to create a food blog and Hope more people will check me out! Thanks for all the great recipes and ideas; I need it!

  27. 30
    Lucky says

    I’m so glad your appointments went well!

  28. 31
    Angie (Losing It and Loving It) says

    Your menu sounds so yummy! One day I promise we’ll try some new things on our menu plan LOL

    Have a great week!

  29. 32
    Gudrun says

    my kids are big fans of meatball soup, your menu sounds great!

    Mine is up – the second week I have participated. I am loving this, Monday morning starts out great as I am actually organized and ready to go. Thank you for the encouragement. 🙂

  30. 33
    Sarah H. says

    The pork tenderloin and chicken recipes sound awesome!

  31. 34
    Jessica says

    I really want to try those Quesadillas you posted the recipe for! We LOVE quesadillas and so I’m excited for a new idea!

  32. 35
    MyLinda says

    Thank you so much, I’ll definately be trying the teriyaki tenderloin and pasta meatball soup!

  33. 36
    JJ says

    Congrats on the allergy testing! My sister’s son is allergic to nuts, shellfish, and something else I can’t remember at the moment but she was so excited when he outgrew his allergy to eggs. He still isn’t a big cake eater though (ice cream is a different matter) and he still either checks stuff or brings them to her to check. She has since found out that she’s allergic to onions, potatoes (raw) and celery in addition to a few other things. I am lucky in that I’m just sensitive to eggs and milk (I was able to help her during the egg allergy time) but we’ve been talking about how the things we’ve tested positive for are all things we found ourselves avoiding naturally for the most part anyway. I found I didn’t feel good when I have too much milk or eggs, but it does make cooking for others a lot easier when everything can be the same.

  34. 37
    Jennie says

    Welcome back! I hope folks like the recipe I posted this week. It’s a nostalgic favorite of mine. 🙂

    Your coconut chicken sounds delicious — I may have to put it on next week’s menu here!

  35. 38
    Kim says

    Hi! This is my first time trying to link. I think I did it right! I love reading everyones meals, and thought I would give it a try. I’m just figuring out the whole blogging thing. 🙂

  36. 39
    Kim says

    I’m number 340, thanks!

  37. 40
    Nikki says

    This is my first time linking up to “Menu Monday.” I look forward to getting ideas from other ladies!

  38. 41
    Amber @ Classic Housewife says

    LOL! Your supper on Saturday reminds me – last night I dreamed about waffles, (with cream cheese between them instead of butter) with blueberry compote on top. Think that’d be good? 🙂

    Everything looks yummy as usual!

  39. 42
    Trish says

    Lasagna was my favorite meal last week.

    Glad things went well for your son – I hope the blood test results are good news too.

  40. 43
    Gerky says

    I left my information. Thanks!

  41. 44
    SavvySuzie says

    Glad to hear that things are looking up!

    I am SO late posting this week, but better late than never 🙂

  42. 46
    Lindsay says

    I’ve been wanting to cook by a menu for so long, but I’ve been procrastinating. I’ve finally done it! Thanks for all the great ideas!

  43. 47
    ~Spider~ says

    That coconut chicken recipe sounds good! I thought it might be a curry recipe, but it looks like something my whole family might like.

  44. 48
    Karen ~Georgia Angel says

    The teriyaki tenderloin looks interesting. I’ll have to check that one out.

  45. 49
    Mama Kalila says

    Whoo hoo! I got it up before the end of Monday… only a day later than intended lol. Oh well, at least I got all the kinks worked out w/ my blog.

    Your menu looks good btw… except it always makes me sad to see coconut anything. I love the way it tastes, but I’m very allergic 🙁

  46. 50
    Jo's Quirky Cooking says

    Those basil, spinach, pesto quesadillas do look great! I’m making pesto this week, so I’ll have to make enough for that recipe too!

  47. 51
    Sandy says

    Thank you for sharing with us.

  48. 52
    Casey says

    I need to try the coconut chicken! Sounds delicious.

  49. 53
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  50. 54
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