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December 21 - 27, 2014

Weekly Meal Plan: December 21 - 27, 2014  by RecipeTips.com

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Day 1


Slow Cooked Barbecued Short Ribs

slow cooked barbecued short ribs

Moist and flavorful, these tender ribs fall off the bones. They are slow cooked in a barbecue sauce that creates the ultimate in flavor. These barbecued short ribs are bound to be a sure-fire-hit.
Perfect Sweet Potato Casserole

perfect sweet potato casserole

Sweet side dish that will be take center stage. The crunchy topping with the creamy potatoes is perfect for your holiday meal. And it's beautiful to look at.
Green Bean Casserole with Mozzarella Cheese

green bean casserole with mozzarella cheese

Green beans are transformed into a hearty side dish or main meal with this distinctive recipe.
Crunchy Napa Cabbage Salad

crunchy napa cabbage salad

An Asian inspired cole slaw with a bit of crunch from the toasted noodles, almonds and sesame seeds. Perfect salad. Add some chicken to make it a meal.
Famous Pumpkin Pie

famous pumpkin pie

A spoonful of whipped cream is just the right topping for this tasty pumpkin pie. Flavored with cinnamon, ginger, and cloves, this pumpkin pie recipe makes the prefect dessert for the holidays or anytime of the year.

Day 2


Fried Egg Sandwich

fried egg sandwich

Do you ever get hungry for a fried egg other than at breakfast time? This tasty fried egg sandwich is a way to satisfy that craving. It is a great sandwich to make for lunch or for a quick weeknight meal.
Skillet Potato Cake

skillet potato cake

A crispy shredded potato cake that is perfect as a side dish to steak, chicken, pork chops, or fish. It is also great as a breakfast potato to be served with bacon and eggs.
Fruit with Creamy Yogurt Dressing

fruit with creamy yogurt dressing

Any fruit tastes extra special with this rich-tasting but low calorie dressing - use the ones suggested, or use whatever is available. Vary the amount of sugar according to the acidity of the fruit.

Day 3


Cheeseburger  Fries Casserole

cheeseburger & fries casserole

Cauliflower Lettuce Salad

cauliflower lettuce salad

Simple salad that makes a perfect side dish or it could be enjoyed as a light lunch or dinner. Easy to scale for the number of servings you require.
Chocolate Kiss Peanut Butter Cookies

chocolate kiss peanut butter cookies

A holiday favorite of a crisp peanut butter cookie topped off with a chocolate kiss. Sweet and perfect for your holiday sweets assortment.

Day 4


Notes: For Christmas Eve serve oyster stew or your family's favorite soup along with some of their favorite appetizers and Christmas treats. This daily menu offers some suggestions.
Holiday Oyster Stew

holiday oyster stew

A holiday essential around many homes. While it may be hard to get the oysters done just perfectly without over cooking, this recipe makes it super simple.
Ranch Oyster Snack Crackers

ranch oyster snack crackers

Maple Glazed Chili Chicken Wings

maple glazed chili chicken wings

Sweet glazed wings with a little boost of flavor from the chili sauce and red pepper flakes. The combination of ingredients provides a great savory-sweet flavor.
Seasoned Cocktail Shrimp

seasoned cocktail shrimp

A simple way to add a little extra flavor to a favorite appetizer. Delicious served warm or cold with your favorite cocktail sauce.
Creamy Spinach Artichoke Dip

creamy spinach artichoke dip

This appetizer is just like the Applebee's version. Creamy and delicious, it couldn't be easier to make.
Cookie Press Spritz Cookies

cookie press spritz cookies

Almond flavoring is a favorite among these cookies, but any extract you prefer will work. Mix your favorite colored doughs together to make some beautiful creations.
Peanut Butter Balls

peanut butter balls

This Christmas candy is a bite-sized treat featuring the unbeatable combination of peanut butter and chocolate.

Day 5


Prime Rib

prime rib

Easy to prepare, prime rib is a delicious dish to prepare for those special occasions.
Creamy Scalloped Potatoes

creamy scalloped potatoes

Rich and creamy, these scalloped potatoes make a great side to beef, pork, and chicken. These potatoes would be perfect for holiday dinners and other special occasions.
Broccoli Cauliflower Casserole

broccoli cauliflower casserole

This creamy casserole can be made a day ahead, refrigerated and then baked just before dinner. Using frozen vegetables makes this dish a cinch.
Mango-Pecan Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

mango-pecan salad with balsamic vinaigrette

Sweet mangos and tart cranberries added to mixed greens and dressed with a balsamic vinaigrette. This salad is refreshing to serve and to eat. Makes enough to feed a crowd.
Grandmas Dinner Rolls

grandma's dinner rolls

These homemade buns will taste just like Grandma used to make. These are well worth the effort. Perfect to have on your holiday table. These will freeze well, too.
Christmas Layered Cake

christmas layered cake

Light and delicious, this Christmas cake is perfect for the holidays. A white cake with red and green colored layers that will catch everyone's eye. It is sure to be the first of the Christmas goodies to disappear.

Day 6


Perfect Tacos

perfect tacos

A perfect weeknight meal that the kids will enjoy. Serve it beside a Mexican rice for your own fiesta. Ole!
Simple Mexican Rice

simple mexican rice

You won't believe that this recipe would taste so good but it actually does! The leftovers are even better the next day. This is an inexpensive way to make rice and it is healthier than the boxes rices that are packed full with sodium.
BJs Salsa

bj's salsa

This homemade salsa will have you never purchasing it in the store again. As quick and easy as it is to pull together, you'll be hooked. Perfect with tortilla chips or even as a condiment to a hot off the grill steak.

Day 7


Pork Chops with Lemon Pepper

pork chops with lemon pepper

A quick-and-easy way to prepare pork chops for a simple weeknight meal.
Simple Baked Potatoes

simple baked potatoes

Baked potatoes are so simple, yet perfect for any meal. Throw them in the oven and then top the potatoes with your favorite toppings when they are done. Not to mention budget friendly, too.
Sweet Creamed Peas

sweet creamed peas

Sweet peas served with a rich cream sauce make this a perfect side dish. Its delightfully rich flavor will have you going back for more.
Creamy Oreo Cookie Salad

creamy oreo cookie salad

A creamy cookie salad that is yummy enough to be considered a dessert. This will be the first thing to disappear when kids are at the dinner table.
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