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December 29 - January 4, 2014

Weekly Meal Plan: December 29 - January 4, 2014  by RecipeTips.com

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Day 1


Super Moist Roast Turkey In A Bag

super moist roast turkey in a bag

Reduce your turkey cooking time by roasting it in an oven bag. Not only will you cut turkey cooking time down but you will also end up with a super moist and flavorful turkey.
Simple Mashed Potatoes

simple mashed potatoes

Rich Turkey Gravy

rich turkey gravy

Served over mashed potatoes, stuffing and turkey, this gravy will be perfect. Try putting some freezer corn in the mashed potatoes well and topping it off with this gravy.
Fantastic Green Beans

fantastic green beans

Crispy green beans combined with the smokey flavor of bacon and just enough heat from the red pepper flakes to make a perfect sidedish for beef, chicken or pork.
Easy Oreo Cookie Salad

easy oreo cookie salad

Kids will eat every last bite of the sweet salad. Creamy whipped topping, tangy buttermilk and instant pudding all mixed around everyone's favorite Oreo cookie crumbs!
Chocolate Mousse Cake

chocolate mousse cake

Chocolate mouse filling inside a moist chocolate cake doesn't get any better. And the chocolate mousse is easy and creamy. The raspberry adds a hint of mystery to the dessert.

Day 2


Notes: Your favorite brand of salsa can be substituted for the homemade salsa if preferred.
Leftover Turkey Enchiladas

leftover turkey enchiladas

For a change of pace, use your leftover turkey to make these tasty turkey enchiladas. Everyone will enjoy the fantastic flavor of these enchiladas and appreciate the change in menu from tradtional leftover turkey recipes.
Spicy Corn Casserole

spicy corn casserole

Scalloped corn with a hint of spice. This side dish is perfect beside any grilled meat. The best part is you mix it up and bake it, not much to it.
Homemade Canned Salsa

homemade canned salsa

Homemade salsa is the perfect way to enjoy your garden harvest throughout the year. Use tomatoes, green peppers, and jalapeno peppers fresh from your garden to make this fantastic canned salsa to enjoy the entire year. Make fresh salsa to enjoy during the harvest season.

Day 3


Notes: The meatballs can be served over egg noodles or spaghetti.
Saucy Porcupine Meatballs

saucy porcupine meatballs

Simmered slowly, the sauce and beef and rice go together perfectly. Be sure to serve it with a loaf of bread to mop up all that sauce. You might want to double this recipe! These will also freeze well.
Beer Cheese Bread

beer cheese bread

A quick and easy bread with a savory flavor that is great to serve with soup, stew, or chili. It is also good with spaghetti and meatballs.
Cashew Lettuce Salad with Vinaigrette

cashew lettuce salad with vinaigrette

This salad will surprise you how tasty it is. The mustard in the dressing add a great tanginess without overpowering. Add some grilled chicken to make it a meal or serve it as a side salad for your pasta dish.
Root Beer Float Cookies

root beer float cookies

If you love root beer floats, you will enjoy these unique cookies.

Day 4


Peppered Beef Tenderloin with Portobello Marsala Sauce

peppered beef tenderloin with portobello marsala sauce

You won't be disappointed in the results of this pricy beef tenderloin. The deep wine sauce with mushrooms, garlic and shallots puts it over the top. Serve this over some mashed potatoes to mop up every last drop of that sauce.
Steamed and Roasted Baby Red Potatoes

steamed and roasted baby red potatoes

The steaming potatoes prior to roasting helps cook them faster and more evenly. They still get that great crispy skin during the roasting though. Serve them with a little sour cream and ketchup.
Oven Roasted Carrots

oven roasted carrots

Nutritious and more flavorful when roasted, this method for preparing carrots provides a delicious side dish that goes with a variety of foods.
Layered Lettuce Salad with Ranch Dressing

layered lettuce salad with ranch dressing

Layers of flavorful vegetables make up this fresh crisp salad. A perfect side to any meal any time. You can substitute in season vegetables throughout the year to add a little variety.
Coconut Cream Pie

coconut cream pie

The coconut provides a wonderful sweetness to this pie that will be enjoyed by anyone that loves coconut.

Day 5


Creamy Chicken over Biscuits

creamy chicken over biscuits

A great homestyle meal that is perfect for leftover chicken or turkey. Season the white sauce up to your taste.
Garlicky Peas

garlicky peas

Spruce up those ordinary peas into something fabulous. Those green spheres aren't just for color on your plate anymore, they taste great, too.
Banana Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

banana bars with cream cheese frosting

Simple banana bars to use up those too ripe bananas. The cream cheese frosting adds just the right sweetness. All ages will enjoy these moist and delicious bars.

Day 6


Baked Potato Soup with Bacon

baked potato soup with bacon

This soup is a great way to use leftover baked potatoes. Even better the next day and freezes beautifully. I like green onions sprinkled on top.
Easy Maid Rites

easy maid rites

You can enjoy a loose meat hamburger without heading out to your favorite diner. Seasoned lightly, you might even prefer these to a hand packed hamburger. These are great to serve for a crowd.
Kool-Aid Punch

kool-aid punch

A refreshing punch mixed with seven-up for a little added spark. This recipe makes a large batch which is great for a large gathering of family and friends.

Day 7


Baked Pork Chops with Cream Sauce

baked pork chops with cream sauce

Seasoned and browned pork chops then baked with a creamy sauce that is super simple. Serve it over egg noodles with a green vegetable for a complete meal.
Broccoli Bake 9

broccoli bake 9

Cheesy broccoli with a crunchy topping. Your kids will eat all their vegetables and ask for more. Add some cauliflower with the broccoli for a different mix.
Great Grandma s Fruit Salad

great grandma' s fruit salad

A fluffy fruit salad that is a must-have for every occasion. The mandarin oranges, pineapples and fruit cocktail are covered in a sweet glaze and mized with marshmallows and whipped topping for the perfect salad.
Blueberry Cheesecake Dessert

blueberry cheesecake dessert

A simple dessert that tastes like classic cheesecake. A thick layer of blueberries makes this dessert irresistible. Don't be surprised when everyone comes back for seconds.
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