Menu Plan Monday ~ October 9/17 Weekly Dinner Inspiration

Menu Plan Monday for the week of October 9/17 - weekly dinner inspiration to help you get dinner on the table with less stress and chaos

Hi everyone and welcome to another week of Menu Plan Monday. I want to wish a Happy Thanksgiving to all my Canadian friends today. I had such a wonderful surprise at about 9:30 Friday night when I was just getting in to bed to watch TV and heard the code for our front door start to beep. In walks my son from college coming home for Thanksgiving weekend! None of us knew he was coming so I was jumping up and down screaming like a lunatic. I love surprises and he got me so good πŸ™‚ He sat right down in the living room and we all talked until 2:00 in the morning and I loved every minute of it. The best!

So we were going to have our holiday dinner today but moved it to Sunday because my son has to make the drive back to school today. We had a delicious farm fresh chicken, mashed potatoes and broccoli for dinner. And you better believe I made a special treat for my boy, his favorite gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free chocolate cupcakes. He loves these so much so of course I made a big batch for him to take back with him for his freezer for whenever he needs a little homemade treat.

Gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free chocolate cupcakes at I'm an Organizing Junkie blog

My Weekly Menu Plan:

Monday: Thanksgiving leftovers – yum!

Tuesday: Paleo Sloppy Joes

Wednesday: Slow Cooker Paleo Pot Roast with potatoes and carrots

Thursday: Leftover buffet

Friday: Pizza Party Friday Night with 5 minute homemade pizza dough and for me Salmon Patties

Saturday: Slow Cooker Chicken & Mushrooms

Sunday: YOYO (you’re on your own!)

Have a wonderful week everyone!!


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8 Responses to Menu Plan Monday ~ October 9/17 Weekly Dinner Inspiration

  1. 1
    MelanieL says

    That is so exciting that your son surprised you! Happy Thanksgiving!

  2. 2
    Jean says

    What a wonderful surprise! Happy Thanksgiving to you. Pizza party Friday night sounds like a fun menu option. Hope you have a great week!

    • 2.1
      Laura Wittmann says

      Hi Jean, yes having a set night for pizza makes for a much easier week. One day I don’t have to think about πŸ™‚

  3. 4
    Barbi Kustritz says

    Happy Thanksgiving to your family! I’m also a fellow mom to boys, 5 of them in fact, and yes they can be very sweet at times! Have a great week!


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