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Meal Plan Monday: Week #7

Another yummy week ahead, and I am really enjoying finding and collaborating with some great Food Bloggers! Check out these tasty recipes this week! Feel free to share, and tag #CookingwithMPM if you do cook these! I would love to see how you plate these delicious dishes!

Now, I know I’ve asked repeatedly, but if you have any recipes you want featured, feel free to contact me and show off your yummy meal! We could all use some inspiration at times!

This week, I’m featuring recipes from My Gluten Free Miami, Easy Peasy Foodie, Bites of Flavor, Family Capers, Good Food Week, Miss Food Fairy, and Kidgredients! Be sure to check out their pages for even more great recipes!

In case you’ve missed any of the weeks before, be sure to check out Weeks weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6!

So here’s this week!

Monday: One Pot Creamy Smoked Salmon Penne from Miss Food Fairy

One Pot Creamy Smoked Salmon Penne from Miss Food Fairy

Tuesday: Gluten free Philly Cheesesteak Burger from My Gluten Free Miami

Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Burger; Photo Credit: My Gluten Free Miami

Wednesday: Butternut Squash, Cauliflower and Red Lentil Dahl from Easy Peasy Foodie

Butternut Squash, Cauliflower, and Red Lentil Dahl; Photo Credit: Easy Peasy Foodie

Thursday: Lasagna Stuffed Chicken from Bites of Flavor

Lasagna Stuffed Chicken; Photo Credit: Bites of Flavor

Friday: Slow Cooker Beef and Noodles from Family Capers

Slow Cooker Beef and Noodles; Photo Credit: Family Capers

Saturday: Lamb and Havarti Gozleme from Good Food Week

Lamb and Havarti Gozleme; Photo Credit: Good Food Week

Sunday: Slow Cooker Pineapple and Lime Pulled Pork from Kidgredients

Pineapple and Lime Pulled Pork; Photo Credit: Kidgredients

 

Meal Plan Monday: Week #6

Another week, another Meal Plan! This week I am featuring recipes from Easy Peasy Foodie, Good Food Week, The Healthful Ideas, Daisies and Pie, and Family Capers.

Enjoy these and feel free to share this post and the recipes! If you cook with them and take photos, tag #CookingwithMPM so we can see your tasty meals!

As always, if you want to feature a recipe or just share one you love, contact me! I am always on the lookout for great food!

If you need further inspiration, see them here at Meal Plan Mondays

Monday- Creamy Chicken, Broccoli, and Sweet Corn Pasta from Easy Peasy Foodie

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Photo Credit: Easy Peasy Foodie

Tuesday- Pork Cutlets with Couscous and Fig from Good Food Week

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Photo Credit: Good Food Week

Wednesday- Arugula Basil Pesto Pasta with Roasted Beets from The Heathful Ideas

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Photo Credit: The Healthful Ideas

Thursday- Beef and Mushroom One Pot Wonder from Good Food Week

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Photo Credit: Good Food Week

Friday- Chilli and Lime Mackerel with Homemade Mushy Peas from Daisies and Pie

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Photo Credit: Daisies and Pie

Saturday- Lamb Tacos with Avocado, Feta, and Pomegranate from Easy Peasy Foodie

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Photo Credit: Easy Peasy Foodie

Sunday-  Chicken & Vegetable Pie from Family Capers

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Photo Credit: Family Capers

Meal Plan Monday: Week #5

It’s week #5 of Meal Plan Monday and I hope you have been getting some tasty additions to your family’s menu for the week! Remember that we are always on the lookout for recipes to feature here, so if you have anything, feel free to submit one with the contact form, or send me an email at MummyConfessions@hotmail.com

If you’ve missed any of the past weeks, check them out here
(Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, and Week 4)

This week some yummy ideas from Kidgredients, The Butterfly Mother, Easy Peasy Foodie and Good Food Week!

Be sure to tag #CookingwithMPM if you share your food photos on social media, so we can see how delicious it all looks on your plate! Without further ado, here’s this week’s recipes! Have a lovely week and feel free to share and subscribe!

Monday: Pork and Sweet Potato Chilli Con Carne from Easy Peasy Foodie

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Prom and Sweet Potato Chilli Con Carne; Photo Credit: Easy Peasy Foodie

Tuesday: (Almost) Macaroni Cheese from The Butterfly Mother

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Almost Macaroni Cheese; Photo Credit: The Butterfly Mother

Wednesday: Beef Rissoles from Kidgredients

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Beef Rissoles; Photo Credit: Kidgredients

Thursday: Chicken Cutlet Sheet Pan Dinner from Good Food Week

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Chicken Cutlet Sheet Pan Dinner; Photo Credit: Good Food Week

Friday: Trout with Freekah, Silverbeet, and Pine Nuts from Good Food Week

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Trout with Freekah, Silverbeet and Pine Nuts ;Photo Credit: Good Food Week

Saturday: Beef and Ale Stew with Dumplings from Easy Peasy Foodie

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Beef and Ale Stew with Dumplings; Photo Credit: Easy Peasy Foodie

Sunday: Cuban Lamb Chops with Sweet Potato and Black Bean Salad from Good Food Week

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Cuban Lamb Chops with Sweet Potato; Photo Credit: Good Food Week

 

Hope you enjoy  joy all of your meals this week! Yum!

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Meal Plan Monday: Week #4

We’re into week four of meal planning, and I haven’t been great at it, but I’m getting better! I’m loving the ideas and recipes from all of the lovely Bloggers, and hope you are, too! Be sure to subscribe to updates to get an email when a new Week is posted! In case you’ve missed them, be sure to check out Weeks 1, 2, and 3 for further inspiration!

This week, we have some great recipes from Sweet Tea Baby Brie, Family Capers, Strength and Sunshine, and Kidgredients! Yum!

If you are cooking and loving the ideas here, feel free to use the tag #CookingwithMPM on social media, so we can see how great your dishes turn out! And, if you would like to submit any recipes to be featured, let me know by filling out the form here, or sending an email!

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Get some more ideas for the kids’ lunches! Photo Credit: Kidgredients

Need help with lunch boxes for the kids? Kidgredients Guide to Awesome Lunches, an ebook by Kidgredients has some great helps, tips, and recipes for lunches.* I also recommend browsing through her week of lunch boxes series! I have heard recently that packing a lunch for the ones at home is a great idea as well, so you have something quick to grab as the day goes!

Monday: Simple Salmon Fillet

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Slow Cooker Chicken Sofrito (Photo Credit: StrengthandSunshine.com)

Tuesday: Slow Cooker Chicken Sofrito by Strength and Sunshine

Wednesday: Lamb Mini Rump Pot Roast by Family Capers

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Veggie Packed Quiche (Photo Credit: Sweet Tea Baby Brie)

Thursday: Veggie Packed Quiche by Sweet Tea Baby Brie

Friday: Snapper On Pappardelle by Family Capers

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Slow Cooker Apricot Chicken (Photo Credit: Kidgredients)

Saturday: Slow Cooker Apricot Chicken by Kidgredients

Sunday: Slow Cook Beef Roast

I hope you enjoy your week ahead! If you want to share this week’s tasty recipes, please do! Happy Dining!

 

*Disclosure: I am affiliated with Kidgredients and earn a small commission for the qualifying purchases of the Kidgredients ebook listed above.
Recipes from Mummy Confessions

Simple Salmon Fillet
Two Salmon Fillets
Salt
Black Pepper
Cayenne Pepper
Paprika
Olive Oil
Lemon
Aluminium Foil

1. Preheat oven on 200 degrees Celsius
2. Place fillet in centre of foil square.  Add a pinch of salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper and paprika on top of fillet.
3. Add a very small amount of olive oil on top of fillet.
4. Cut lemon into slices and add on top of fillet.
5. Wrap fillet in foil making sure it it completely covered.
6. Place it n oven for 30 minutes.
7. Serve along side your favourite vegetables.

 

Slow Cook Beef Roast
1 rump roast or round roast
1 pack French onion soup mix
2 beef stock cubes
2 carrots
3-6 potatoes, depending on size

1. Peel potatoes and carrots and cut to desired size. Place at bottom of slow cooker.
2. Place roast in pot.
3. Melt stock cubes in 2 cups water and pour over roast.
4. Add in packet of French onion soup mix.
5. Pour more water if needed over top, should be about half covering roast.
6. Cook for 6 or so hours on high.
7. Serve along side rice or noodles. You can boil some pasta in the stock watered down as well for more flavour.

Meal Plan Monday: Week #3

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Week three! Get those recipe cards out and join up here for some refreshing ideas for your pantry! If you’ve missed any of the weeks before this, feel free to check Week 1 and Week 2 for more great recipes!

Do you need ideas for kid’s lunches, too? Check out Kidgredients Guide to Awesome Lunches eBook for great tips, tricks and 10 new recipes as you prepare those lunch boxes! (I’m sure they’d make excellent at-home snacks, too.) I am proud to be an affiliate of Kidgredients, and by purchasing through this link I do earn a commission on qualifying sales.

Don’t forget to tag #cookingwithMPM if you do happen to use some of these, so we can see your delicious your dishes! On to great food

If you want to submit any of your recipes to be featured, feel free to use the contact form on the “About the Blogger” page, or email me at MummyConfessions@hotmail.com

Monday: Simple Chicken Wraps

Tuesday: Veal Saltimbocca by Kidgredients

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Photo Credit: Kidgredients

Wednesday: Slow Cooker Lemon and Herb Chicken by Kidgredients

Thursday: Sloppy Joes

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Photo Credit: Mellie and Lou

Friday: Tuna Casserole from Mellie and Lou

Saturday: Pasta Marinara (American Style, no seafood involved)

Sunday: Slow Cooker Pork and Veggies

 

 

Mummy Confessions Recipes from above:

Simple Chicken Wraps:

500g-1kg chicken breast, either cut into fillets or cubed
Turkish Wraps, Flat wraps, or Pita bread
lettuce, tomato, onion, or other toppings
cheese if desire
sauce such as dressing, aioli, etc if desired
Season All by McCormick

1. Cut chicken into desired size and cook until nicely browned and cooked in the middle. When nearly done, sprinkle season all to taste. Separate unseasoned for kids if needed.
2. Place into wrap or bread and top with desired toppings. Enjoy!

Pasta Marinara (American Style):

Pasta of choice (we choose fettuccini)
Vegetable Oil
Small Onion, finely chopped
1 Grated Carrot
1-2 Cloves Garlic, finely chopped
1 Can Organic Crushed Tomatoes with Basil Oil
(or 1 Can crushed tomatoes and 1/2 teaspoon dry basil
(or 1 Can crushed tomatoes and 1/2 jar Tomato paste with basil)
1 Tablespoon Chopped fresh oregano leaves or 1/4 teaspoon dry oregano

1. In saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. In separate pot, boil water and cook pasta. Drain pasta once finished, but cook the sauce while it cooks.
2. Cook onion, carrot, and garlic in oil for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally until tender.
3. Stir in remaining ingredients and heat to boiling.
4. Reduce heat; Cover and simmer 15 minutes. Add salt (or Vegeta) or sugar, depending on how you like it.
5. Serve over pasta. Sprinkle cheese over top for more taste.

Sloppy Joes (This also makes a great dip for nachos or chips):

500g minced beef
3/4 Can Tomato Soup
1/2 Cup Salsa
Hamburger Buns or round rolls

1. Cook beef until well browned, breaking up the meat as you go. Pour off grease
2. Stir in tomato soup and salsa once meat is browned.
3. Heat to a boil.
4. Reduce heat and simmer for about 5 minutes or until no longer soupy, but still saucy. Stir occasionally. Add salt or Vegeta to taste if needed.
5. Serve on burger buns.

Slow Cooker Pork and Veggies

1 Kg pork tenderloin
1 pack French onion soup mix
1 cup water
3/4 cup red wine
3 Tbsp crushed garlic
3 Tbsp soy Sauce
pepper (optional)
Potatoes, peeled and cut in quarters
Carrots, peeled and cut

1. Peel potatoes and carrots and place in slow cooker.
2. Mix all dry ingredients and put over top of tenderloin in slow cooker. Pour all wet ingredients over top.
3. Cook on high for 6 hours or so, until roast is cooked through.