This Week’s Menu, May 1, 2016

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Menu for the week of May 1, 2016

Breakfast: Greg’s cooking–I’m under the weather
Lunch: Leftovers from last week (smoked brisket)
Dinner:  Leftovers from last week (still have some pot roast left)

Breakfast:  Pancakes (if I’m feeling better)
Lunch:  Eggrolls
Dinner: Cheeseburgers

Breakfast:  Oatmeal
Lunch:  Brisket sandwiches
Dinner: Pasta

Breakfast: Leftover pancakes
Lunch: BLT sandwiches
Dinner: Baked chicken with sauteed veggies from the garden

Breakfast: Omelette
Lunch: Tuna salad sandwiches
Dinner: Leftover pasta

Breakfast:  Bacon and eggs
Lunch:  Pita pockets with veggies and leftover chicken
Dinner:  Taco night

Breakfast:  Breakfast out (We almost always have breakfast out if we’re hunting garage sales.)
Lunch:  Pasta salad
Dinner: Stir fried shrimp with steamed rice.



I’m late today for a number of reasons. First and foremost, I’ve been laid low by a sinus infection that affected my equilibrium. I’ve been so dizzy all I can do is sit in a dark room. This has been since Friday when a severe weather system moved into our area.

I’m feeling a little better today but not quite back to normal. When I finally dragged myself to the computer this morning, WordPress wasn’t working right. My editing menu disappeared and I couldn’t write my post. The Help Desk guy said it was fine on his end. I tried a different browser and it came up, so it must have something to do with Firefox. Maybe it’s feeling dizzy too.

The menu is super simple this week. Even if I start to feel better I’m not going to be in the mood for anything complicated. Since Greg will be doing the bulk of the cooking, I’ve limited it to leftovers and pre-made stuff he can pull out of the freezer.

Fortunately, he changed my menu last Friday. Instead of having cheeseburgers like I expected, he smoked a chicken and brisket so there’s plenty of food to last us all week.  How’s that for timing!

Who does the cooking when you’re under the weather? Or do you have to power through? Do you keep any pre-made foods in the freezer or canned food? They come in handy when you’re not up to the task.


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  1. JackieBCentralTexas

    When I am unable to cook we eat canned tuna, salad from local Mexican restaurant and Subway sandwiches among other easy meals. My sweetheart Husband cannot cook but he can open cans and shop for meals.

    Glad you are able to get through this easier because Greg is there to do the heavy lifting but hope you feel better soon because we are due for more severe weather this coming week and your area will probably get it worse than ours again too Maria.

  2. Hope you feel better soon! I actually like easy meals like what you have planned for the week ahead. If I’m under the weather or hubby we usually have a few TV dinners on hand; not the most healthiest, but the most easiest if not feeling like spending lots of time preparing food 🙂


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