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Monday, August 6, 2007

Menu Plan Monday 8/6

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Notes from last week's menu: We were disappointed in the Italian Ricotta Tomato Pie. The ricotta & cheese part was OK, but the crust was terrible... very bland and blah... which really kind of ruined the recipe. I think it has potential if it was made on a really good, crispy crust.

The Crockpot Chicken and Stuffing turned out pretty good. By the time I got to eat, it had cooked for almost ten hours and was pretty well browned, but I think at the suggesting cooking time (6-8 hours) it would have been really good. DH and DD ate before I did, and they liked it, so I'll make it again.

I use Weight Watchers points to keep things in perspective- they are calculated below to the best of my ability. Twelve points for supper is the max I try to use, and I'm really pushing it this week!

This week:

  • SUNDAY: We had my hamburgers (8pts) & tomato-mozzarella salad (4pts).
  • Tomato-Mozzarella Salad, my way: Dice 1-2 large tomatoes (or cut grape tomatoes in half) and combine with a large handful of shredded mozzarella cheese. Drizzle low-fat Italian dressing over top to coat, sprinkle with approximately one tablespoon of parsley, and toss. Chill until serving time. Best served cold.

  • MONDAY: new recipe: Oven-Fried Chicken Chimichangas (8pts), with our favorite sweet corn cake (4pts), and stewed tomatoes (0pts)
  • TUESDAY: sausage gravy and biscuits, fried apples (And no, I'm NOT going to calculate the points on this one... I've been craving it for a while now, so to heck with points!)
  • WEDNESDAY: Low-fat Italian Chicken & Veggie Packets (6.3pts) with alphabet pasta (3pts)
  • THURSDAY: new recipe: Crockpot 3-packet Roast (5pts), mashed potatoes (2pts), green beans (0pts)
  • FRIDAY: a pasta casserole that I froze a while back, with garlic bread & steamed broccoli
  • SATURDAY: I always leave Saturdays open.

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tegdirb92 said...

I must make those chimichangas--yum. Great meal plan. very thought out.

denisebautista said...

Sounds yummy! I think I'll try the chicken packets next week. My kids love chicken & veggies so this is perfect & not much cleanup!

wiccanstitcher said...

Sounds delicious!

Kathryn said...

It all sounds so good..I do want to try the sweet corn cakes. Thanks for sharing

Renee's Ramblings said...

Sounds wonderful! Thanks for stopping by my blog. Have a great week!