Menu Plan Monday ~ Dec 19/11 Christmas Edition!

Welcome, welcome, welcome and Merry Christmas to everyone!  Boy what a week I had last week, all three kids were sick with a flu/cold combo at once.  It wasn’t pretty.  I think I have two kids that can go back to school tomorrow for their last week before holidays but one will be home for another couple of days for sure.  Hope he gets better soon since I have my in-laws coming on Tuesday for Christmas and I definitely don’t want them to get sick that is for sure.

Last week the Eggnog Latte Cupcakes turned out so well.  They were easy to make although the frosting part took a little while (as you can see my technique still needs some work!).  They were so delicious that I decided to make them again today for a different teacher’s luncheon tomorrow.

Here’s what we’ll be eating this week:

Monday:  BLT Burritos

Tuesday:  Make-Ahead Unstuffed Shells (family favorite) served with spinach salad and bread machine garlic bread.  I’ll also be attending a ladies function in the evening and will be bringing Peppermint Popcorn Bark.

Wednesday:  Baked Teriyaki Chicken (my all time favorite dish!) served with Shredded Potato Casserole and broccoli

Thursday:  Slow Cooker Honey Glazed Ham served with Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes & Carrots

Friday:  Fondue party!

Saturday:  Slow Cooker Beef Stew (using up fondue leftovers) before we go to the Christmas Eve service at church.  Afterwards we’ll enjoy some Brown Sugar Brie and Hot Pizza Dip.

Sunday:  For breakfast we’ll have my father in-laws favorite Wake Up Casserole.  Our Christmas dinner includes:  Turkey with bacon-infused gravy, Old-Fashion Dressing in the slow cooker, Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes, Creamy Vegetable Casserole, Golden Honey Pan Rolls (bread machine) and Candy Cane Cheesecake for dessert

Whew, what a busy week it’s going to be!


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23 Responses to Menu Plan Monday ~ Dec 19/11 Christmas Edition!

  1. 1
    Amy @ A Little Nosh says

    Sounds like a delicious week! That teriyaki chicken sounds divine. I may need to switch things around a bit…

  2. 2
    Rita says

    The BLT Burritos sound very good for something a little different. Have a wonderful Christmas!

  3. 3
    Tammy L says

    Your cupcake looks gorgeous, Laura! 🙂

    Thanks for hosting MPM. 🙂

  4. 4
    [email protected] says

    The cupcakes look yummy! I’ll have to add them to Cupcake Tuesday schedule!
    Thanks for hosting Laura! Have a wonderful Christmas!
    [email protected] & Pocket Change Gourmet

  5. 6
    SnoWhite @ Finding Joy in My Kitchen says

    As much “fun” as it is to be sick, I’m glad your kids got it out of their systems before Christmas! I’m not a big eggnog fan, but those cupcakes look pretty tasty – I can see why you’re making them again.

    I hope you enjoy the turkey! We thought about making it again for Christmas, but we’re opting for two crockpot dishes — chicken chili on Christmas eve and Crockpot Boeuf Bourguignon on Christmas day. These have become our recent traditions.

    Merry Christmas, Laura!

  6. 7
    Tammy says

    Hi, Laura.
    Merry Christmas!
    I love fondue! We used to do it on Christmas Eve when I was younger.
    Have a wonderful week!

  7. 8
    Miz Helen says

    Hi Laura,
    Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas and thanks for hosting!
    Miz Helen

  8. 10
    Casey says

    My favorite is the the teriyaki chicken with shredded potatoes.

  9. 11
    Michelle @ Simplify, Live, Love says

    I love fondue!! One of these days, I going to have a fondue party. What a good idea. Merry Christmas! thanks for hosting the link-up! 🙂

  10. 12
    Stephanie Sikorski says

    I love – just LOVE coming to this site every Monday! It’s a gold mine of recipes! Plus I have all week off of school so I intend to bake my brains out! Also need a dinner idea for our annual neighbor dinner! Thanks!

  11. 13
    Judi @ Frugal Frolic says

    Your menu looks wonderful … and busy! Thanks for hosting, as always. Have a wonderful holiday!

  12. 15
    Shirley says

    Your menu looks so delicious, I might try the cheesecake desert for Christmas.

  13. 16
    Heather says

    Looks like a delicious week at your house. I may have to amend my menu this week to add the Teriyaki Chicken and the Wake Up Casserole. Hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas holiday!

  14. 17
    Jami @ An Oregon Cottage says

    Merry Christmas, Laura! I hope you and your family have a blessed holiday. 🙂

    You’ve got me contemplating how to fit a fondue party into our plans- that sounds fun and easy, which is usually my mantra. 😉

  15. 18
    Gaby @ Tmuffin says

    Wow, that baked teriyaki chicken recipe looks perfect! I always have those ingredients on hand. Addint to next week’s menu! Thanks for the link up and Merry Christmas.

  16. 19
    Mindi says

    Your Christmas dinner menu looks so good! We are having the maple ham crock pot dish for xmas dinner you posted awhile back. I made it right after and my husband liked it so much he requested it for xmas dinner. Super easy so I’m going to spend more time on the side dishes and desserts! Thanks for a a great recipe!

  17. 20
    [email protected] Favorite Finds says

    Thanks for hosting. I am home with two sick kiddos today. What a way to start the week before Christmas! I hope all is well in your home soon!

  18. 22
    Becky says

    I brought the unstuffed shells to a Christmas party and they were a big hit!

  19. 23
    Julie Sherman says

    I have since added the Baked Teriyaki Chicken recipe to my go-to recipes. It is one of my favorites now! Super yummy! I am very happy that you shared it. Thanks!


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