nw mama’s dinner menu for week 21, 2014

In case you have ever thought about meal planning and are still feeling overwhelmed at the thought of it. I am starting a blog series on meal planning. That series, along with these weekly menu posts, will eventually get moved over to their own page so they are easy to find and refer to for ideas!

On with Week 21:

NW Mama’s Menu for May 19-25

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creamy vegetable casserole

This is a very mild and creamy, delicious side dish that pares well with baked chicken, or even a steak. This recipe was given to me by my mom. She hand wrote it on a little piece of notepaper, so where she got it from (many moons ago), is a “Nancy Drew mystery,” as my family would say. I will definitely be making it again, and am thinking of adding an “adult” version with some powdered chipotle and/or sauteed onions for a little more kick.Read More »

spanish chicken – how do i love thee?

Delicious Spanish chicken complimented with fresh orange slices, potatoes and chorizo.In Sunday’s post, I gave you my dinner menu for this week. I have to admit that ever since I found it on Pinterest, I had been loo
king forward to making last night’s meal with a crazy similar excitement to preparing for holiday dinners. The difference is where holiday meals usually require much preparation and effort, this meal makes you look like you slaved for hours when it really only took 30 minutes, at the most, aside from the cooking time. Easy, delicious and pretty!

Oh, Spanish Chicken. You did not disappoint, and I will never be the same again. It was wonderfully plate-licking good and I have to say that there is very little I would change about this recipe.Read More »