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What's for dinner this weekend?

Posted March 5

Veggie soup

Here's the place to share your meal ideas for the evening, post where you bought the ingredients frugally and even share a recipe if you would like.

If you need some inspiration for your own dinner tonight, this may give you some helpful ideas.

What's on your menu tonight?

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  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Mar 6, 2016

    Katyshuler - I love the idea of using the pineapple, peppers and chili sauce with the chicken. I have a number of the perdue grilled chicken breast strips from HT SD and I think I will try your recipe with it (using honey teriyaki since I don't have chili sauce)along with some veggie eggrolls I have in the freezer. I do believe that may be Monday's dinner. Thanks for the idea!

  • katyshuler Mar 6, 2016

    I decided to utilize some of my freebies for dinner. I cooked chicken nuggets (free), then mixed in a pan with canned pineapple (free), peppers, and sweet chile sauce. On the side made jasmine rice and chicken spring rolls (nearly free).

  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Mar 6, 2016

    pirategirl342 - your sauce for the chicken and pasta sounds wonderful! And YAY for leftovers!

    ascherer - those breakfast bowls do sound good.

    Raesmom - I hope DH is on the mend. It's so tough to travel when you are under the weather.

  • ascherer Mar 6, 2016

    Tonight is just a ham and cheese sandwich with carrots on the side. I am cooking my breakfast for the week tonight. I make my own version of Jimmy Deans breakfast bowls. I am using bacon, sausage, frozen potatoes, and cheese on sale from HT SD. I will scramble some eggs to bring the other ingredients together and then top with feta cheese in individual containers.

  • pirategirl342 Mar 6, 2016

    We had Kale & Mushroom Quiche yesterday (my easy go-to meal).

    As I type, I have a yummy recipe from my sister's church cookbook in the crockpot - Chicken Breasts w/ an amazing, yet easy sauce (cream of chicken soup - homemade which is cheaper and healthier, cream cheese, dry Italian dressing packet mix, water, butter), all served over bowtie pasta and a salad....SO good! Plus, we will have leftovers to take to work for lunch. ;)

  • raesmom1612 Mar 6, 2016

    Thanks jdouglas. He is a bit better today. I hate that he has to go back not feeling 100%. Tonight I am making old faithful spaghetti with meat sauce a small salad and garlic bread from the freezer. Something quick since we have been spring cleaning all day. 3 rooms and a closet down, two rooms and two closets to go :) Pillsbury chocolate chip cookies for dessert.

  • ybaverage2003 Mar 6, 2016

    Grilled up some leftover steak to make tacos tonight :)

  • jdouglas13 Mar 6, 2016

    Raesmom, I hope DH is feeling better and that everyone else doesn't get it!

    GatorGirll your menus sound yummy!

    What's everyone doing for dinner tonight?

    I did a small hunting expedition in the fridge-freezer yesterday, and discovered some forgotten buried treasure in the form of a London broil. It's been marinating in tamari, garlic, and EVOO overnight and we'll grill it to have with some kind of big salad.

  • Gator Girll Mar 5, 2016

    I think tonight will be thin crust pizza and tossed salad night while we watch the Carolina-Dook game. Tomorrow will be tacos (with all the trimmings), southwestern corn and refried beans.

  • raesmom1612 Mar 5, 2016

    Lol jdouglas....maybe you were trying to be extra healthy with two bags of romaine.

    As much as cooking out sounds great, that's a DH job and unfortunately he is under the weather :( The girls and I are hiding out in the room this weekend and I might make some chicken soup for him and pasta for Rae and I. Enjoy the weather!!

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