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REAL FOOD Weekly Menu Plan 12.8.14

Yes, I know it’s been a few weeks since I’ve posted a weekly menu plan. We were traveling for most of Thanksgiving week and last week I just couldn’t’ get out of my own way. Ever have one of those weeks? Yep, me too! More than I would care to admit. I am back on top of things (for now) and I’ve come up with a meal plan that I hope pleases every member of the family – I will not hold my breath!

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REAL FOOD Weekly Menu Plan 12.8.14

Monday: It’s Meatless Monday and I have to say I’ve been slacking a bit, but I found this recipe that I remember being a big hit with the family. hopefully these Baked Tortellini will still have rave reviews.

Tuesday: Found this yummy dish on Pinterest – Sweet Garlic Chicken. The recipe calls for soda but I replaced it with a healthier version, Honest Fizz Soda Root Beer and cut the brown sugar in half. I am sure it will be just as yummy. Serving it with balsamic rice and roasted broccoli

Wednesday: We have about 60 lbs of venison meat in our freezer that I got while visiting family in Michigan. It’s all ground meat so I am going to try something new using the venison – Hamburger Stew.

Thursday: My son has a chorus concert, which means we need to have a quick dinner. I am making one of his favorites –  Beans with Sausage and Kale 

Friday: I am doing a O’Boy! Cooking Party that afternoon so I will not have a whole lot of time to prepare dinner. Homemade pizzas are always a big hit and easy since I have dough in the freezer, I just need to remember to take it out of the freezer that morning! LOL

Saturday: Hanging out in the city taking in the holiday sites so dinner will be out!

Sunday: Roasted chicken with vegetables – perfect for a Sunday dinner

What’s on your menu this week?

Just remember when you are feeling a bit overwhelmed with “life” a little organization goes a long way.  If you are still looking for inspiration head over to my Menu PlansOn PinterestHead over and check out my Family Meals Board for more real food inspirations. Here are some of my favorite spots on the web - Musings of a HousewifeThe Vintage Mom and Org.Junkie.

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4 Responses to REAL FOOD Weekly Menu Plan 12.8.14

  1. Sarah Hughes December 8, 2014 at 12:59 pm #

    I love tortellini and I have never had it baked! MUST TRY!!!

    • O'Boy! Organic December 9, 2014 at 5:44 am #

      It’s so good Sarah….big hit with the family!

  2. Lauryn December 8, 2014 at 8:47 pm #

    Thanks for including my menu plan Trina! My pulled pork recipe calls for soda. I need to try this Honest version…

    • O'Boy! Organic December 9, 2014 at 5:46 am #

      Love your menu plans Lauryn! So many slow cooker recipes call for soda and I never make them but now I can :) Plus the kids about freaked when they saw that I had Root Beer in the house. LOL

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