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    Weekly Menu Plan – November 29, 2009

    The week is over (or just beginning).  I guess it depends on how you look at it.  The busy week is over and a less busy week is starting.  It was so great to spend time with family over the past few days, but it is good to get back to the routine.  I am worn out.  I did manage to get the tree & Christmas decorations up today. 



    My Mom, Hannah and I headed out shopping for some great deals on Friday.  We shopped for close to 12 hours.  We got some amazing deals, most I can’t talk about due to peeping eyes!  ;)  We stopped for lunch  around noon at Marcella’s.  I am a sucker for risotto, so I ordered the Roasted Chicken & Broccolini Risotto.  It was TDF!  I thought I liked the Seafood Risotto – I think this Roasted Chicken one might be better!  It was the perfect way to refuel.  After lunch we hit up World Market & spent close to an hour in there.  Not because we were in line, because we were having a blast!  I love that place!  The only bummer – they were out of their dark chocolate & sea salt bars that I have been dying to try!  It was a super fun day!  I love spending time with my Mom & Hannah.  The only thing missing was my sister, Kelly.  Here is a picture of us together last December.


    This week Manda of Asparagus Thin is hosting the Gluten-Free Menu Swap with the theme of cranberries.  Cranberries rock!  I made my own cranberry sauce for the first time last Thanksgiving.  This year I added a new twist to that recipe and I will be sharing it later this week.   I am also interested in learning how to cook other things with cranberries.  I have been adding the leftover cranberry sauce to my salads….what a great topper!

    Sunday- Rotisserie chicken, green beans, sweet potatoes & salad

    Monday ~BBQ chicken breast, brown rice, asparagus & salad

    Tuesday ~Tacos, refried beans, corn & salad

    Wednesday ~Burgers, sweet potato fries & salad

    Thursday~ Filet, roasted veggies & salad

    Friday~ Homemade pizza, veggies & salad


    Baked Goods


    Cookies (starting my Cookie a Day baking to get ready for December)

    Don’t forget to check out Orgjunkie for lots more menu plans & ideas. 



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