For the month of October I plan to use most of Real Simple’s “A Month of Easy Dinners.” Links to all the recipes have been provided. If you read the post I made about this and go to the original article on the Real Simple website, they will give you a link to the grocery list too!
October Monthly Meals 2011
||1 Chicken with Tomatoes and Mushrooms, Rice and crusty bread
|2 Chicken Gumbo and cornbread
||3 Chicken with wild rice and grapes
||4 Steak with Cognac Sauce and Salad
||5 Roasted Vegetable and Quinoa Salad with Pistachios
||6 Shrimp Tacos with Black Beans
||7 Pasta with Sausage and Tomatoes
|9 Chicken with Mustard Greens, Olives and Lemon
||10 Pork Loin with Sauteed Cauliflower and Capers
||11 Chickpea Spinach Curry with Cucumber Yogurt Sauce
||12 Lamp Chops with Roasted Broccoli and Feta
||13 Lemony Tuna and Olive Oil Pasta, Salad
||14 Roasted Chicken with Mole Sauce and Citrus Salad
||15 Mexican Posole with Garnishes
|16 Cornbread and Beef Skillet Pie, Salad
||17 Pan Roasted Cod and Fennel with Spinach Couscous
||18 Chipotle Beef and Beer Chili, cornbread
||19 Lime and Soy Glazed Chicken with Cabbage Slaw
||20 Salami and Brussels Sprout Pizza
||21 Skillet Poached Eggs with Braised Peppers and Onions, crusty bread
||22 Balsamic Skirt Steak with Polenta and Roasted Tomatoes
|23 Perfect Pot Roast, Blackberry Cobbler(Can leave the roast cooking while you go to church)
||24 Salsa Chicken Rice Casserole, Salad
||25 Beef ‘N’ Bean Quesadillas serve with sour cream and guacamole (use leftover roast from Sunday)
||26 Italian Chicken Soup and crusty bread
||27 Pork Chops with Apples and Creamy bacon cheese grits, salad
||28 Plans changed! No football tonight! We are watching baseball! (I thought the Rangers would have won by now! LOL!) So we are going out to eat early or ordering pizza!
||29 Chicken and Dumplings mmmmm-Comfort food!!
|30 Braised Short Ribs, Mashed Potatoes and Green Beans(can leave the ribs cooking while you go to church)
||31 Halloween! Pumpkin Ravioli with Gorgonzola Sauce, Green Salad
November menu can be found HERE!