My progress, since weight loss surgery 8/8/07

Sunday, July 1, 2007

Menu 7/1 to 7/06

Bold Items will have the recipes following the menu.
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S- Breakfast-English Muffins Lunch- Out Dinner- Leftovers Snacks-Vanilla wafers
M-Breakfast-Strawberry smoothies and PB toast Lunch- Tuna salad sandwiches,fruit choice Dinner-Meatball Hashbrown casserole, salad Snacks- Jello
T-Breakfast- Cereal Lunch- Banana sandwiches Dinner-Apple stuffed pork chops, broccoli and rolls Snacks- Pumpkin Snack
W-Breakfast- Oatmeal/grits Lunch- Baked potatoes Dinner- grilled steaks, hot dogs and potluck Snacks- applesauce
Th-Breakfast- Cream of wheat Lunch-canned beef stew, biscuits Dinner- Pastitiso, salad and garlic bread Snacks- Teddy grahams
F-Breakfast- cheese toast Lunch- Wraps with Deli turkey and cream cheese Dinner-Sausage rotini, Salad and bread sticks Snacks-Chocolate banana pops

Meatball Hash Brown Bake

2 eggs
3/4 cup crushed saltines (about 20 crackers)
6 to 8 garlic cloves, minced
2 tsp salt, divided
1 1/2 tsp pepper, divided
1 pound ground beef
1 can (10 3/4 oz) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
1 cup sour cream
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 large onion, chopped
1 package (30 oz) frozen shredded hash brown potatoes, thawed

In a bowl, lightly beat eggs. Stir in cracker crumbs, garlic, 1 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp pepper. Crumble beef over mixture; mix well. Shape into 1-in balls. In a covered skillet over low heat, cook the meatballs in a small amount of water until browned; drain.

In a bowl, combine the soup, sour cream, cheese, onion and remaining salt and pepper. With paper towels, pat hash browns dry. Stir into the soup mixture. Transfer to a greased 13"x9"x2" baking dish. Arrange meatballs over top pressing into mixture. Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. Uncover; bake 15 minutes longer or until meat is no longer pink and potatoes are tender.
Apple Stuffing Pork Chops

1 box stove topped stuffing
1 can apple pie filling
pork chops
Layer in dish Stuffing mix and the amount of butter add water that the Package calls for.
pie filling and Pork chops. Cover with foil and bake until meat is cooked 350 30-45 min.

Pumpkin Snack

1/2 cup canned pumpkin
1/3 cup marshmallow cream
1 sheet graham crackers, divided

1. Heat pumpkin and fluff over medium heat, and stir in spices. When warm, spoon into serving dish, stick in crackers, and enjoy!
Quick & Cheesy Sausage Rotini

3 cups rotini pasta, uncooked
1 lb. Italian sausage links, cut into bite-size pieces
1 can (15 oz.) diced tomatoes, undrained
1 cup chopped onions (about 1 medium)
1/4 cup KRAFT Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing
3/4 cup KRAFT Shredded Mozzarella Cheese, divided

COOK pasta as directed on package.
MEANWHILE, cook sausage in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat 10 min. or until sausage is cooked through, stirring occasionally. Drain sausage; return to skillet. Add tomatoes with their liquid, the onions and dressing. Cook 5 min. or until onions are crisp-tender, stirring occasionally.
DRAIN pasta. Toss with the sausage mixture and 1/2 cup of the cheese. Sprinkle with the remaining 1/4 cup cheese.


annie said...

Your menu looks delicious!
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tegdirb92 said...

my kids would love the pumpkin snack!! Great plan you have. Have a great week!

Slava Bogu said...

Your menu looks yummy! Thanks for sharing.

Anonymous said...

Looks yummy. Thanks for including the recipes.

Candi said...

That pumpkin snack sounds great...thanks for sharing!