Happy new week everyone! We have had beautiful weather here, a wonderfully sunny respite from all the rain southern California has been receiving. There is something so incredibly rejuvenating after a long period of rain followed by the joy of a sun-filled day, a crisp glass of iced tea, a comfy chair and a good book. I plan to enjoy all of those things this afternoon.
We are also enjoying a wonderful array of crisp salads, hearty chilis, and grilled meats this week on our menu. So without wasting a second more of your time here is What’s For Dinner.
Menu Plan for the Week
Well, fresh is the word of the week. We came home from a family weekend trip for my sweet husband’s birthday only to find out that the freezer on our refrigerator had died a quiet, messy, strawberry syrup everywhere, sad death. So our menus will reflect the use of store roasted chicken, fresh salads, and fresh vegetable sides. It will be a planned, but “fly by the seat of your pants” week as we work around not have ICE for our iced tea, not having a freezer for school lunches or leftovers. Lord have mercy, this will be an interesting few days!
- Monday – Roast Chicken, Fresh green salad, with cucumbers and celery generously mixed with fresh mint and cilantro all combined with a yummy fresh lemon vinegarette. Psst, we have a lemon tree out back bursting with lemons, so you are going to see that words quite a bit this week.
- Tuesday – Turkey Burgers ( No bun for this momma), Oven Fries and my famous Tomato Cucumber Salad.
- Wednesday – Shut Up and Pass the Pepper Sheet Pan Lemon Chicken, with roasted green beans, and seasonal fruit salad.
- Thursday – Leftovers. ( I heart Thursday)
- Friday – The boys are on their own. Momma is working the Church Supper. I will have my clean eating healthy meal before I leave and bring some sweet peppers in my pocket to eat while everyone is indulging in Lasagna.
- Saturday – Family Pizza Night and a Movie ( We missed last week, so we are making up for our special time together.)
- Sunday- BBQ, Grilled Corn, Salad, and Watermelon. ( We will send out a family text to see who wants what meat on the grill)
I hope everyone has a super week!
P.S. I am eating super clean this week. For my lunches, I am making a large batch of lemon chicken wings with a dash of sweet honey. Similar to this recipe.
I am also eating a leftover Turkey Burger for one meal and leftover BBQ following Sunday dinner. Eating clean is simple with lots of fresh cut veggies in the fridge and pre-cooked meat. The biggest plus is saving money!
I would love to hear what you all are having for supper this week! Tell me about it in the comments!
Peace, love, sunshine and iced tea,
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