Meals for a Month: December


Chicken & Sausage Gumbo, Rice and Green Salad
Freezer Meal: Chili w/ toppings (cheese, onion & cilantro) with Quinoa
Curried Chicken Corn Chowder , Naan Bread & Fruit Tray
(Tate of Home Farm Fresh Cookbook, pg 96)
Zuppa Toscana, Homemade Bread, Green Salad


Broiled Salmon, Roasted Butternut Squash w/ Lentils & Walnuts, & Roasted Brussel Sprouts
Tuna Noodle Casserole with Cheddar-Panko Crust and Green Salad
Shrimp Étouffée, Rice, and  Kale and Apple Salad w/ Bacon & Pecans
Tuna Croquettes, Not Your Mama’s Mac ‘n Cheese, and Green Beans


Kale, Sausage & Lentil Skillet Supper , Roasted Broccoli, 30 Minute Rolls
Spaghetti Bolognese, Green Salad
Homemade Pizza, Caesar Salad

Christmas Dinner

(It’s a tradition to go see a movie on Christmas Day. While we are at “The Hobbit,” dinner will be cooking in the crock pot!)

Crock pot Roast w/ Onions, Potatoes & Carrots, Best Brussel Sprouts Ever, Green Salad, and Homemade Rolls


Freezer Meal: Honey Ginger Chicken, Coconut Rice & Garlic Green Beans
Freezer Meal: Creole Chicken, Pasta w/ Tomato-Parmesan Sauce, Spinach Salad
Freezer Meal: Chili Maple Chicken, Sweet Roasted Rosemary Acorn Squash & Spicy Roasted Cauliflower


Sweet Potato and Black Bean Burgers, Vegetable Tray with Dip
MujadaraMiddle Eastern Spiced Carrots
Lentil Coconut Curry, Basmati Rice, & Curried Cauliflower
Sloppy (Lentils) Joes, Baked Potato Wedges, and Green Beans
Smokey Charred Cauliflower & Potato Soup, Crusty Bread and Spinach Salad

Breakfast for Dinner:

Soaked Oatmeal Pancakes, Bacon & Fruit
Moroccan Merguez Ragout with Poached Eggs, Crusty Bread & Fruit
Crêpes, Whipped Cream and Fruit
German Pancakes,  Sausage and Fruit
Spicy Tiffin Eggs, Chutney and Green Salad

5 dinners, plus lunches

Hard-boiled eggs
Banana Bread
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Freezer Cooking:
Banana Bread
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins
Large batch of dried beans  for meals



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