Monday, April 14, 2014

Menu Plan Monday: 4/14-4/20

How was your weekend, friends?  We've been soaking up the sunshine and beautiful weather. It's supposed to be another beautiful day today, so you can guarantee we'll be spending time outside!

This week's menu is a bit different from the norm: nothing from the freezer, only one in the crock pot, and very simple meals, all leading up to a big Easter Dinner at our house. I'm excited to spend some time with my family this weekend!

This Week's Menu: 4/14-4/20

Monday: Salad Night

Tuesday: Crock Pot Falafel

Wednesday: Breakfast for Dinner - probably pancakes, sausage, and applesauce

Thursday: Tuna Sandwiches (Softball night)

Friday: Grilled Chicken

Saturday: Easter Dinner - Ham, Potato Salad, Asparagus, Carrot Souffle, Rolls, Black Forest Cake for my dad's birthday, Carrot Cake Whoopie Pies (recipe coming soon!)

Sunday: Leftovers

Recipes I Tried:

I tried three new recipes this week. The first was the Simple 2-Hour Meat Marinade from Andrea Dekker. I forgot to make the other marinades that I planned to try in time, so this 2-hour marinade was the perfect solution. Hubby and Kiddo devoured it! I will definitely make this again, though next time I'll use a little less lemon pepper.

I also tried my own version of  Carrot Cake Whoopie Pies. Come back tomorrow for the recipe. :)

Finally, I made these delicious Snickerdoodle Blondies for Small Group. They got rave reviews, and I thought it was pretty funny that all the inside pieces were taken and only a few edge pieces were left to take home. I definitely plan to make them again!

This Week's Recap:

This was a big week at Pinspired Home. I celebrated my 100th post by sharing 5 posts in one week - which was a lot for me.
After Menu Plan Monday, I shared A Little About Me on Tuesday...

A Linen Closet update on Wednesday as part of Four Weeks to Clutter-Free Closets...

On Thursday, I shared 10 Reasons to Cook With Cast Iron, including a GIVEAWAY, which is open through this Friday if you haven't entered yet! (Giveaway is now closed)

And on Friday, a recipe to make with a skillet - Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie. This recipe's definitely a keeper!

Have a great week, and Happy Easter, everyone!

I linked up with I'm An Org Junkie for Menu Plan Monday.


  1. Thanks for your sweet comment! I love the carrot cake cookies!

    1. Thanks so much for stopping by and leaving some comment love!
      You can find the recipe for the carrot cake cookies here. :)
      Have a great one!


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