Menu for September 18th – 24th

We had a great time at the Scottish Games held in our area this last Saturday – the kiddos always enjoy seeing the costumes, parades, and interesting characters who always come out for these kinds of things 😉

I enjoyed the haggis! I was very surprised the first time I had it – I wasn’t expecting to enjoy it at ALL, but I really didn’t mind the “organ meat” taste! I think it probably has a lot to do with the fact that we eat liverwurst often in our home… 🙂  I also came home inspired to try making meat pies again… they are so stinkin’ tasty, and the kids just gobbled them up.

We’re celebrating my great auntie’s birthday this coming weekend, as well as enjoying a hayride + bonfire after the party.  Should be a lovely way to spend Sabbath… and I’m sure there’ll be plenty of marshmallow stickiness to go around. 😀

MENU
Sunday
breakfast: egg sandwiches w/cheese & sausage
lunch: crockpot ratatouille, french bread
dinner: roasted chicken w/lemon & thyme, buttered carrots, salad

Monday
breakfast: soaked oats w/apples & raisins
lunch: eggplant & tomato curry, rice
dinner: roasted sausages, creamy polenta, caprese salad

Tuesday
breakfast: sausage scramble
lunch: grilled cheese, tomato soup
dinner: steak w/mushrooms, mashed potatoes, salad

Wednesday
breakfast: fried polenta, poached eggs
lunch: savory puffed pancake, creamed spinach
dinner: meatloaf, peas (from freezer)

Thursday
breakfast: mixed soaked grain cereal w/dried fruit
lunch: chicken salad sandwiches, pickles
dinner: potatoes au gratin, green beans & bacon, sauerkraut

Friday
breakfast: baked oatmeal w/peaches & crispy walnuts
lunch: l.o. gratin & green beans
dinner: chicken pozolé w/tortillas & sour cream

Sabbath
breakfast: pancakes w/berry syrup, bacon
lunch at b-day party
dinner at hayride + bonfire

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Menu for September 11th – 17th

We had a brief respite from the heat for a few days – it even rained! 🙂  It’s difficult to enjoy cool, rainy weather though, when some of our family has their raisin crop out to dry! Thankfully, it seems to just settle the dust and clear the air – not do any permanent damage!

We’re enjoying the freezer full of lamb – I had forgotten what a joy cooking is when you have the basis for a meal just a thaw away! 🙂

Sunday
breakfast: fruit muffins, yogurt
lunch: spaghetti w/meat sauce, green beans
dinner: lamb stew, salad

Monday
breakfast: cornmeal porridge w/raisins & butter
am snack: carrot sticks w/cultured ranch dip
lunch: tostados w/refried beans, raw cheese, sour cream & romaine
pm snack: watermelon, trail mix
dinner: pizza, salad

Tuesday
breakfast: soaked oats w/peaches, cream & crispy walnuts
am snack: applesauce, sprouted raisin toast
lunch: tuna salad sandwiches, pickles
pm snack: oatmeal cookies, raw milk
dinner: shepherd’s pie, salad

Wednesday
breakfast: scrambled eggs & spinach, toast
am snack: watermelon, raw cheese cubes
lunch: lamb sliders w/pickled beet salad
pm snack: apple slices, peanut butter
dinner: jambalaya, green beans

Thursday
breakfast: biscuits & gravy, apples
am snack: peaches w/crispy walnuts
lunch: l.o. jambalaya & green beans
pm snack: yogurt w/coconut & berries
dinner: corned beef roast, cabbage

Friday
breakfast: corned beef hash, fried eggs
am snack: sourdough crackers, raw cheese
lunch: Rueben sandwiches, pickles
pm snack: fruit salad w/cream
dinner: black bean soup, corn muffins, salad

Sabbath
breakfast: baked oatmeal w/fruit & cream
lunch at Scottish Games
dinner: popcorn, fruit

Menu for September 4th – 10th

This is our first week of “school” here at our home.  Our oldest is beginning Kindergarten! I shamelessly admit I’m glad I don’t have to put him on a bus – I don’t think I could stand it!  I’ll be sharing some of the ideas and reasons behind why we choose to teach our children at home later this month.  I’m also sharing at Keeper of the Home this week on harvesting herbs, so check back for an update.

We’re also going to be heading to Southern California for the weekend, for my cousin Rachel’s wedding – Island theme! 😉  Looking forward to a beautiful time!

MENU
Sunday
breakfast: applesauce cake, yogurt
lunch: beef pot pie, salad
dinner:  roasted chicken w/sage & onion, rice pilaf, salad

Monday
breakfast: pancakes w/peaches & whipped raw cream
lunch out for Labor Day
dinner: baked potatoes w/italian beef & sour cream, peas (from freezer)

Tuesday
!!FiRsT DaY oF ScHoOl!!
breakfast: fried eggs & potatoes, sauerkraut
lunch: pasta bake, green beans
dinner: tacos w/shredded chicken & gaucamole

Wednesday
breakfast: creamy soaked wheat cereal w/bananas & crispy walnuts
lunch: liverwurst sandwiches, pickles
dinner: roasted sausages w/cabbage, buttered carrots

Thursday
breakfast: sausage scramble
lunch: quesadillas w/chicken, guacamole, sour cream
dinner: stir-fry vegetables w/rice

Friday
breakfast: omelets w/avocado, cheese & salsa
lunch on the road to Rachel & Teoti’s wedding!
dinner at the wedding!

Sabbath
breakfast with Uncle Joe & Aunt Cheryl in Oceanside
lunch on the road… we’re hitting some California Missions on the way back!
dinner: pizza, salad