Feeding the People {a 2-week menu with links}

Our newest menu is a bit of an odd one. It’s a busy couple of weeks (a baby shower, Valentine’s Day, several families coming over) which calls for some creative planning, and I’m also trying out some recipes from Mary Ostyn’s Family Feasts for $75 a Week, which she graciously offered for review. So while meal planning more exciting this go round (I love new recipes!) keeping within budget was definitely a little trickier.

(** indicates a tried and true recipe in our home)

Friday 7th

Breakfast: biscuits and gravy

Lunch: pasta primavera

Dinner: Crockpot 40 Clove Chicken**, mashed potatoes, green beans, and rolls


Saturday 8th

Breakfast: scones & devonshire cream

Lunch: fried rice** (make extra rice for dinner)

Dinner: Thai Wraps (Family Feasts, p. 130)


Sunday 9th

Breakfast: Make-ahead chocolate chocolate chip banana muffins & homemade yogurt

Lunch: black bean burritos

Dinner: French Dip** sandwiches, homemade fries

Dessert: apple crisp & ice cream


Monday 10th

Breakfast: crescent roll breakfast casserole**

Lunch: mini pizzas

Dinner: crockpot taco soup**


Tuesday 11th

Breakfast: Buttermilk blueberry breakfast cake**

Lunch: leftovers

Dinner: white chicken chili over rice


Wednesday 12th

Breakfast: pancakes

Lunch: leftovers

Dinner: baked creamy chicken tacquitos**


Thursday 13th

Breakfast: bagels

Lunch: tuna noodle salad

Dinner: Mexican Taco Skillet (Family Feasts, p. 129)


Friday 14th

Breakfast: bagels

Lunch: Valentine’s Snack plates

Dinner: Thai Chicken Curry over rice (Family Feasts, p. 136)

Dessert: Homemade Twix Bars


Saturday 15th

Breakfast: Hashbrowns, bacon, and eggs

Lunch: chili dogs

Dinner: homemade pizza


Sunday 16th

Breakfast: homemade yogurt, fruit & granola

Lunch: black bean burritos

Dinner: potato soup**, bread


Monday 17th

Breakfast: mamaw’s egg casserole

Lunch: peas and couscous

Dinner: dijon chicken linguine pasta with veggies


Tuesday 18th

Breakfast: slow cooker sausage breakfast casserole

Lunch: cheesy orzo

Dinner: Tacos


Wednesday 19th

Breakfast: blueberry muffins

Lunch: grilled cheese

Dinner: crockpot spaghetti sauce, salad


Thursday 20th

Breakfast: hashbrowns and sausage links

Lunch: leftovers

Dinner: Sweet and sour chicken** over rice

Dessert: hot chocolate cake** and ice cream


Friday 21st

Breakfast: mamaw’s egg casserole

Lunch: sloppy joes

Dinner: crockpot ravioli casserole**, seasoned vegetables and salad


Saturday 22nd

Breakfast: Farmer’s Country Breakfast**

Lunch: leftovers

Dinner: Crispy Southwest Chicken Wraps**

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