Tuesday, October 8, 2013

My Weekly Menu-- Crocktober & Pumpkin Goodness

The Yellow Farmhouse Weekly Menu Plan
for October 7th thru 13th


Notes: It’s Pumpkin Time! Oh, yes! I have an entire section of my recipe binder devoted to all things pumpkin. Yummo!
And let's not forget its Crocktober! We're having a family favorite this week- Ms. Books' Crockpot Mac-n-cheese and we're also  trying out a new recipe- Bacon Cheddarburger soup. I'll be sharing the recipes as they come up on the menu.
From the Garden: We harvested the last of the tomatoes this week. We’re turning the beds and getting them ready to be all tucked in for winter now….
>>> we’re getting 5-6 eggs a day from our lovely ladies (less light=less eggs).
>>> Mr. Steady and the kiddos stopped at a potato field on the way home from the farm and gleaned from the pile of potatoes they put out for anyone who wanted to haul them away…. This was one gi-normous pile of potatoes…. With more than few rocks added in. So now there is about 3-4 bushels worth of potatoes on my front porch waiting for me to use them.
Food wasted last week: a few more apples…. I just can’t get to them fast enough and a few potatoes. [food for the hens so not a total loss- actually it helps cut down on the feed bill!]

Monday
Breakfast: Pumpkin oatmeal, toast and jam
Lunch: Diner dinner
Dinner: Bologna burgers, chips-n-dip
Tuesday –Comfort Food Night
Breakfast: Pumpkin cranberry waffles
Lunch: Diner dinner
Dinner: Cream chip beef and mashed potatoes, homemade bread
Wednesday
Breakfast: Yogurt and fruit parfaits topped with pumpkin granola, toast and jam
Lunch:  egg sandwiches
Dinner: Ms. Books Crockpot Mac-n-cheese, sausage, sliced homegrown tomatoes
Thursday –New Crockpot Recipe
Breakfast: pumpkin cream cheese on pumpkin English muffins, apple slices
Lunch: Diner dinner
Dinner: Bacon Cheddarburger soup, biscuits
Friday 
Breakfast: Choice: cold cereal with milk/ vanilla yogurt with fruit & granola
Lunch: Homeschool Group Potluck- bringing: pumpkin chili
Dinner:  French bread pizzas, salad
Saturday 
Breakfast: Daddy cook (eggs, bacon, toast or waffles or pancakes….)
Lunch: Leftover Smorgasbord
Dinner: Leftover Smorgasbord
Sunday
Breakfast: Coco Wheats with dried cranberries, toast
Lunch:  dinner @ church [making chicken salad on croissants]
Dinner: Sunday Snupper (snacks for supper) leftovers or nachos or cereal if its late…

Snacks for the Week:
The snack staples: Oreos and popcorn
Other snacks- salsa & chips, trail mix
Fruit for noshing this week: apples
Desserts we’re hoping I make this week:
Apple crumb cake

Want to read more of my menu plans? Click HERE.
Linking to I'm an Organizing Junkie's Menu Plan Monday

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