Sunday, November 18, 2012

Weekly Menu Plan #53 ~ Thanksgiving Week!

Very naughty no-bake chocolate peanut butter pie (I used GF pretzels)
Happy Thanksgiving!  This holiday is way up there on the "Days I Adore" list.  We focus on thankfulness, loved ones, and food.  These are a few of my favorite things!  This week is especially special because my parents are coming up for a visit.  Then we are all making the trek to my in-laws on Thanksgiving day.  We plan to spend "Black Friday" in the forest, looking to tag the perfect Christmas tree for our little Christmas Cabin.  Then...  out come the Christmas decorations!  This week is a most happy one, indeed.  What are your plans?

To do: thaw ground meat for Wednesday, make crackers
Breakfast: GF Chocolate-Drizzled Pumpkin Muffins (double batch)
Lunch:  Leftover Soup from Last Week & Grilled Cheese on GF Bread

To do: soak beans for tomorrow
Breakfast: GF German Pancakes
Lunch:  Quesorritos & Pear Slices
Dinner:  MM Sandwich (sans bread, over salad instead)

Wednesday: Thanksgiving prep!
To do: make cranberry saucepumpkin pie pecan pie, & no-bake chocolate PB pie (with GF pretzels) 
Breakfast: Chocolate-Glazed Pumpkin Muffins (leftover from Monday)
Lunch:  out to lunch with my parents!

Thursday:  Happy Thanksgiving!
To do: make GF version of green bean casserolecream corn casserole (using GF mix)
Breakfast:  GF Scones (recipe coming soon)
Lunch:  Packed lunches for the road:  Carrots, Celery, Cheese, Raisins, GF Crackers
Dinner:  Potluck Thanksgiving Feast

Friday: in the woods, hunting for a Christmas tree!
Lunch:  traditional stop at Cinnamon Bear Cafe after getting the tree
Dinner:  Shepherd's Pie

Saturday: decorate for Christmas!
Lunch:  Turkey Sandwiches 
Dinner:  Turkey Reuben Sandwiches (recipe coming Wednesday!)

Breakfast: Stuffing Cakes
Lunch:  Leftovers
Dinner:  Leftovers
(Sunday is my day off)

I'm sharing this at Monday Mania, Real Food Wednesday.


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