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Weekly and Monday meals & new recipe!

Posted September 8, 2014 6:04 a.m. EDT

Pumpkin French Toast


What's on your menu tonight? Share your frugal ideas for the week or the evening! I've included a new recipe we tried this weekend for Pumpkin Pie French Toast. It was delicious!

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.

On our menu this week you will find:

Meatless Monday:  Baked tortellini and mushroom alfredo, garlic knots, broccoli florets, red grapes

Tuesday: London broil in the slow cooker, mashed potatoes, green salad

Wednesday:  Chicken tacos with all the fillings (tomatoes, lettuce, onions, cheese, sour cream, salsa),  corn, fruit of some kind

Thursday:  Baked lemon and garlic salmon, saffron rice, sugar snap peas, peach slices

Friday: Homemade veggie pizzas and salad - our traditional Friday meal these days!


Pumpkin Pie French Toast

This weekend, we tried a delicious new recipe from www.5dollardinners.com. It was a big hit! I actually quadrupled the batch and froze 2 batches to enjoy in the coming weeks. One batch we ate this weekend and one batch is in the fridge for the next couple days for snacks or breakfast. Instead of homemade pumpkin pie spice, as the recipe calls for, I used McCormick's pumpkin pie spice. Other than that, I followed the recipe exactly.  We topped ours with raspberries and served grapes on the side.  If you are looking for a way to spice up your French toast for the fall, this recipe is a keeper!  You can find the recipe on www.5dollardinners.com.