Meal Plan Monday for August 15 thru August 21

Ah, ready for another week!  It’ll be busy for us. My mother has 2 doctor’s appointments that I’ll have to take her to. One of my best friend’s just got a new puppy and I promised to go over and meet her (didn’t take much convincing, I love puppies!). My only grandchild has her 2nd birthday on Tuesday and I will be making her cake. Well actually cupcakes that will (hopefully) look like Elmo from Sesame Street. And my youngest son starts college on Wednesday. How is your week looking?

Okay, here’s my plan for this week:
Monday
BBQ Chicken
Asparagus

Tuesday
Spinach Manicotti

Wednesday
Taco Soup

Thursday
Hotdogs
Salad
Friday
Fast Food (my break from cooking!)

Saturday
Grilled Steak
Fried potatoes and onions
Green Beans

Sunday
Chicken Alfredo
Brussels Sprouts

 

Today, I’ll share my Spinach Manicotti recipe:

Manicotti
1 pkg manicotti shells
1 bag of frozen chopped spinach
1 large container of cottage cheese
1 can or jar of spaghetti sauce
1 12oz bag Mozzarella
1 8 oz bag Cheddar
1/2 t pepper
1 t garlic salt or powder

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Boil manicotti shells until done.
Microwave spinach until no longer frozen, and is at least warm (usually 5 minutes). Drain the spinach.
In a large bowl, mix spinach, mozzarella, 1/2 of the Cheddar, cottage cheese, pepper and garlic until blended.
When manicotti noodles are done, fill them with the spinach/cheese mixture and lay in a baking dish.
Cover with spaghetti sauce and remainder of cheddar.
Bake for 45 minutes or until golden brown.

Have a great week!

Cathy

4 Responses to “Meal Plan Monday for August 15 thru August 21”

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  1. Your manicotti recipe sounds like a quick and easy supper. Perfect for a school year dinner. Thanks for sharing!

  2. mommacat says:

    Thanks Pary, it is easy to make and a family favorite.

  3. Cristi says:

    I’ve never had taco soup… sounds yummy! Thanks for sharing your menu this week!

  4. mommacat says:

    Thanks Cristi. It is yummy and is actually better during the winter months (kind of like chili) but we eat it year a round.

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