Sunday, March 25, 2012

Menu Plan Monday 3/26 - New Mom Dinners

Wow, last week was such a crazy and amazing week! My newphew, Elliott William, was born on Saturday -- 4 weeks early! He is perfect and healthy, the cutest 5lb 10oz peanut you'd ever see! I was able to be there to witness his birth and the miracle of life God has given us. I have to admit, it was very strange for me not to be the one laying in the bed!! I am so excited to be an Aunt and I know my sister and brother in law will be amazing parents.

That being said, I offered to make dinners for them this week. So, I logged into Pinterest and made a New Mom Dinners board and repinned several meals that I thought would work good. I was looking for meals 1) I've made before and 2) that fit 9x13 pans so that I could split the recipe between two smaller baking dishes instead - one meal for them and one meal for us. I'm hoping this way I'm not making double dinners all week!

Bubble Up Enchiladas

Chicken Salad Sammies/Italian Pasta Salad (from a mix)
I'm omitting the pecans and cranberries and adding sliced grapes instead

Two Timin' Pasta Bake/Garlic Butter Rolls

Overnight French Toast Casserole/Breakfast Sausage

YOYO (You're On Your Own!)

Hotdogs on the grill/Leftover Pasta Salad

Slow Cooker Orange Chicken

I hope you have as great a week as I just had! God bless!

Linking up to Menu Plan Monday.


  1. Kelly,
    I'm so glad you found my blog so I could find yours. I don't know anyone having a baby at the moment but this is such a great idea, I'm storing it away for when I do. Love your blog! I'll be back for more. Have a great week.

  2. i bookmarked the orange chicken
    i am totally making it next month. i think i will use boneless thighs so it stays moist. and serve over rice of course with either snow peas/sugar snap peas or broccoli
    Here is a link to my Menu Plan
    I'd love if you stopped by my page
    Have a great week :)



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