Menus of a Mom

Just trying to get the family fed!

Menu – Week of 10/8/12


Halloween decorations are in progress, and we have the crock-pot pork roast with apples to get in the mood for fall 🙂


Monday: Mexican Stuffed Poblano Peppers 

Tuesday: Poppy Seed Pork with Apples and Rice

Wednesday: Cheeseburger Mac Attack 

Thursday: Chicken Tenders, Sweet Potato Fries, and Veggies

Friday: Mini Cheeseburger Pies


I have to buy:

  • bell pepper
  • pinto beans
  • poblano peppers
  • apples
  • celery
  • pork roast
  • apple juice
  • poppy seed dressing
  • ground turkey breast (x2)
  • milk
  • eggs

I already have on hand:

  • oil
  • onions
  • garlic
  • rice
  • canned tomatoes
  • chili powder
  • cumin
  • cheese
  • pasta
  • ketchup
  • frozen vegetables with cheese sauce
  • Laughing Cow wedges
  • chicken
  • honey Dijon dressing
  • corn flake crumbs
  • sweet potato fries
  • frozen vegetables
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • garlic
  • Bisquick



  • Organize the RR cabinet
  • Dice/cut onions for the week
  • Dice celery for the pork
  • Dice bell pepper for the stuffed peppers
  • Cook rice for the stuffed peppers
  • Assemble the stuffed peppers


After work: Bake the stuffed peppers.


Before work: Cut apples, sear pork roast and put everything into the crock pot for the pork dish.

After work Make 90 second rice in the microwave and serve.

Late night: Make the turkey mixture for the mac attack.


After work: Cook the pasta, microwave the frozen veggies with cheese sauce and mix everything together.

Late night: Dice the chicken for the chicken tenders.


After work: Dip the chicken in honey Dijon, then corn flake crumbs.  Bake the chicken tenders and sweet potato fries and microwave some frozen vegetables.

Late night:  Cook ground turkey mixture for the cheeseburger pies.


After work: Assemble and bake the mini cheeseburger pies.



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.

4 thoughts on “Menu – Week of 10/8/12

  1. i reorganized my pantry today inspired by you! But I made chili for dinner.

    • That is great – I hope it works out for you! I’m excited to put chili into the rotation once it gets a bit cooler here.

  2. Sounds like a good food week! Enjoy

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