Menu Plan Monday March 24-28

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This is another week of quick, easy and healthy meals. My husband’s surgery went well, but he is in bed most of the day and I am trying to fix him healthy meals to help him heal quickly. I have started my weekly bread baking routine and it is going great. I plan to bake all our bread for the week on Monday. I am also very excited because we will be going out of town this weekend!

Update: I will try and get some more of the recipes on the blog today…

Breakfasts

pancakes, waffles, French toast, oatmeal, cold cereal

Lunches

sandwiches, muffins, fruit, veggies, cheese & crackers

Dinner

Monday- potato soup, fresh bread, veggies (to be determined)

Tuesday – salmon turnovers (recipe below), carrots, peas, salad, applesauce

Wednesday– bean tacos, corn, rice

Thursday- mac and cheese with veggies for the kids, dinner out for grown-ups

Friday- whole wheat pizza

Here are some super foods I plan on fixing for my husband this week. Blueberry w/w pancakes, sweet potatoes, whole grain muffins, spinach salad, beans and rice, smoothies.

 

The Happy Housewife

 

Tired of chasing meals? Check out Menu Plan Monday for great ideas on what to have for dinner.

 

Salmon Turnovers- (makes 8 turnovers)

Ingredients:

2 cans boneless salmon

6 oz cream cheese

1 bunch green onion chopped

1 celery stalk chopped

2 tubes crescent rolls ( I use the low fat kind)

Leave out cream cheese to soften

Cook onions and celery in about a tablespoon of butter on the stove top for 3 to 5 minutes

Mix together cooked onions, celery, cream cheese and salmon (drained)

Take the crescent rolls and put two together to make a square, put a scoop (about 1/3 cup) of the mixture in the center of the square, then fold up the corners towards the center.

Bake for about 10 to 15 minutes in a 375 degree oven.

This a great recipe for a quick meal. It takes about 30 minutes from start to finish, and is easy enough for a kid to make.

 

 

 

Comments

  1. My husband was requesting salmon this week…but I don’t have any! I’ll have to get some. How do you make your salmon turnovers?

    Have a wonderful dinner out on Thursday…yea for you!

  2. potato soup and fresh bread sound SO good! Maybe next week!

  3. Salmon turnovers sound interesting! Have a good week. Mine’s up too http://www.3sidesofcrazy.com/2008/03/menu-plan-monday_23.html

  4. Thanks for stopping by – I save the bacon grease from frying the bacon and make a hot bacon vinegarette. Have a great week.

  5. Looks like a great week! My son would just LOVE those salmon turnovers!

    Blessings,

    Sherry

    http://frugaldomesticgoddess.blogspot.com/2008/03/menu-plan-monday-spring-break-edition.html

  6. oh it all sounds so tasty. good idea making healthy meals 🙂 have a great week.

  7. You have a yummy week planned this week!

    I love the recipe, thanks 🙂

    Rachel xxx
    A Juggling Mum

  8. Okay, those salmon turnovers sound even better than they did before!!! Because…cream cheese?! Anything is good with cream cheese!! Thanks for posting the recipe!!

  9. The Salmon Turnovers sound great!

    I hope your hubby heals quickly!

  10. Mmm, I love potato soup! Those salmon turnovers sound very good, but what size can of salmon do they take? The tuna sized ones?

    Have a great week!

  11. happyhousewife says:

    Yes, they are the tuna sized cans. I guess you could use a big can, but the one’s I have seen have bones in them…

  12. Your menu looks great!

  13. The turnovers sound really different..I’ll have to try those sometime.

    Thanks for sharing!

  14. I love the way those turnovers sound also. I’ll definitely be trying them sound. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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