Menus of a Mom

Just trying to get the family fed!

Menu – Week of 7/30/12

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Trying to keep it low key this week!


Monday: Pasta with Tomato Alfredo Sauce (Vitamix Recipe), Ground Turkey, and Vegetables

Tuesday: Black Bean Tostadas (no recipe, just kind of winging it)

Wednesday: Chicken with Tomato Couscous

Thursday: Turkey Burgers and Sweet Potato Fries

Friday: Chicken and Black Bean Pie



  • Organize the RR cabinet
  • Dice onions and bell peppers
  • Pull chicken (already diced) out of the freezer

MondayAfter work: Boil pasta, brown meat and onions, microwave veggie blend, and make sauce in the Vitamix.

Tuesday: After work:  Saute onions with the black beans and some taco seasoning.  Mash.  Top tostadas with black bean mixture, avocado slices, and shredded cheese

WednesdayAfter work: Cook the chicken and couscous according to the recipe.

Late night: Make the turkey burger patties (ground turkey breast, salt, pepper, diced onion, diced bell pepper, worcestshire sauce, one egg) and press between wax paper.

ThursdayAfter work:  Throw the sweet potato fries in the oven while cooking the burgers on the stove.

Late Night: Boil and shred the chicken for Friday’s meal.

Friday: After work: Finish prepping the Chicken and Black Bean Pie and bake.


Author: menusofamom

I'm a mom that works outside the house trying to create home cooked meals for my little family of three. My husband is a small business owner, and my daughter turned 2 in February.

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