Whats For Dinner Next Week 8-19-12

I am taking a little down time and trying to enjoy some R and R but I didn't want to leave all my readers without menu ideas for the week. Hope you are staying cool and enjoying the last days of summer.


Grilled Flank Steak
Sliced Tomatoes with Basil Oil
Garlic Bread
Fresh  Peach Ice Cream

Slow Cooker
Green Chili Enchilada Chicken

Green Chili Enchilada Chicken
2 1/2 to 3 pounds of Chicken Thighs
washed and dried
Mix together
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 Tablespoon Chili Powder
1 Tablespoon Cumin Powder
Rub the mix all over the Chicken
Pour into Crock Pot
1 15 ounce can Hatch Green Chili Enchilada Sauce
1 cup of Fresh Orange Juice
Place the rubbed Chicken in the Enchilada Sauce/Orange Juice Mixture
Turn the Chicken making sure it is covered.
Cover and Cook 4 hours on high
5 to 7 hours on low
When the Chicken is cooked through
Pour the liquid into a sauce pan
1/2 cup Orange Marmalade
Zest of one Orange
1/4 cup fresh chopped Cilantro
Cook sauce over low heat until reduced by 1/3
Plate the Chicken
Drizzle the sauce over the Chicken
Garnish with Fresh Sliced Oranges and Cilantro

Green Tossed Salad
Flour Tortilla's
Fresh Berry Short Cake with  Ice Cream

Pinto Beans
(don't forget to soak the beans the night before)
Roasted Seasoned Potatoes
Lettuce and Tomato Salad
Mexican Corn Bread
Lemon Cup Cakes

Slow Cooker
Bar B Que Ribs
Cole Slaw
Pinto Beans (left over)
Roasted Corn on the Cob
Peach Ice Cream (left over)

Mexican Meatloaf
Mango Salsa
Tossed Green Salad
Baked Corn Tortilla Chips
Lemon Cup Cakes (left over)

Chicken Parmesan Burger  at Passionate Perseverance

Baked Sweet Potato Chips

Crock Pot Peach Cobbler  at Busy Mom's Menu Plan

 Fish Fry
Catfish and White Fish
Spicy Cole Slaw

Fresh Black Eyed Peas

 Baked Hush Puppies

 Lemon Olive Oil Cake at Katie Kates Kitchen

I am so happy that you stopped by today, I always look forward to your visits. Sure hope you are having a great week, stay cool and enjoy the end of summer days. Come back to see me real soon!
Peace and Joy

Miz Helen
Miz Helen

Cookbook Author, Recipe Developer, Organic Gardner.


  1. Looks like a good week. We're having pinto beans and corn bread one night this week too! Starting to be the time of year for that sort of thing.

  2. Hi Miz Helen!! Thanks so much for featuring my crock pot peach cobbler on your menu this week!! Hope you like it! Have a great week!!

  3. Hi! These recipes and ideas look ah-mazing!!!!! Thanks for stopping by Amy's Journey at http://www.journeywithamy.blogspot.com. I share recipes quite frequently too. I will definitely be stopping by your blog on a regular basis to see what Miz Helen has cooking!!!! Have a blessed day!


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