These Weekly Menu recipes allow you to get out of that same ol’ recipe rut and try some delicious and easy dishes! This week I highly recommend making Chicken Barbacoa Burritos, Meatloaf & Mashed Potatoes, and Tuscan White Bean Soup!
Happy Sunday TKW Family! How was your week? Welp… it had to happen sooner or later I guess. Last Saturday Mr. Fantabulous tested positive. Now I, the queen of allergies 24/7/365 thought nothing of my symptoms. As well, they weren’t like the usual Covid symptoms we all knew of.
We both had had these nagging headaches for days and I with crazy sniffles/sneezing. I blew it off as cotton is blooming here and I’m allergic to it. However Saturday he felt horrible – fever, super bad sore throat, tons of drainage. Since we have home kits, he used one, and yep, positive. Now I don’t know if it’s an area thing because this wasn’t like it back in Pittsburgh. Almost all pharmacies here close at 6 pm every night of the week.
So off to the urgent care just to get a script for Paxlovid and then drive an hour to find a 24-hour pharmacy open to fill it. Soon he was in bed and there he stayed pretty much for 5 days. I felt fine other than really bad allergies …or so I thought.
Thursday morning I woke up with an elephant sitting on my chest, bronchitis-like coughing and covered in sweat. So I made an appointment to get tested (as we were out of home tests) and within an hour you heard a slur of obscenities leave my mouth when I got the results. I don’t get sick. Not like actually sick, sick. By the time I got home, it was like a switch flipped and I was down for the count. No fevers just upper body aches but I think that’s from the most intense coughing. The worst was the sweats. OMG – it was like I ran a marathon in 110F temps! Yet no fever. Come to find out that was from the virus.
Out of all of this, I did want to share with you the most AMAZING blanket ever – it helps SO MUCH with his Covid fevers!
I shared this on Facebook and IG and I wanted to make sure to share it here. I think most of us could use this blanket. For about 7-8 weeks here it was well over 100°F🔥 and using blankets or sheets, even with the AC on was not going to happen. It was just HOT in bed. I hate that and I hate not using a sheet or anything.
One day on Amazon, this Cooling Blanket showed up as a suggested item. I figured I’d try it. Y’all even when it was 114°F outside this blanket was cool to the touch! Like it’s crazy! One side is super silky cold (like a silk nightgown) and the other is soft cotton.
I’ve been using it for about 6 weeks and LOVING IT. THEN… COVID HIT. 🤕 Mr. Fantabulous and I tested positive for Covid. And for him came the high fevers. This blanket kept him cool, even with a 102° fever.
Since Covid is everywhere and most of the country is having massive heat waves, I would consider this blanket. It’s kept me cool borderline cold at night and helped with his Covid fevers keeping him cool and comfortable. I absolutely swear by this blanket! If you’re a hot sleeper this is also a dream!
Have you seen the feature of Reels on Instagram and Facebook? They are anywhere from 15 seconds to 60 seconds little videos of content. I’ve been posting them on Instagram for quite some time now but have recently started to post some on Facebook too. If you get a chance, check them out! While you’re there, please give me a follow!
- The Best Cooling Blanket – link to buy your own Cooling Blanket
- Meat Lovers Grandma-Style Pizza
- 9-Layered Lasagna
- Stone Fruit & Burrata Salad
- How to Stretch Pizza Dough
- How to Ball Pizza Dough
- Garlic Bread Spaghetti Bread Boats
TKW On YouTube
As I mention every Sunday, I have a YouTube channel. I’d LOVE and appreciate it if you subscribed there. I’m brand spanking new there and with the millions of TKW Family members out there, I need to build up my subscription base there.
Not only am I creating videos for my newer recipes but I’m also going back and creating them for my most popular recipes.
Since I have 1000+ recipes posted, it’ll take me a little bit to get them all done but I’ll get there.
My goal is to do more longer-type 10-15 minute cooking videos where I talk to you while cooking – think TV show but candid.
Candid in the sense of – I scrape the whole bowl out (no, we don’t waste stuff in my house), I’ll get batter on my face, flour on my chest, and laugh at myself because I dropped/tripped/or just messed up what I was trying to say.
You’ll get me as me – true authentic Lori
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So why do I ask this? Two reasons:
- Honest feedback is appreciated. It helps me learn and grow.
- Most folks read the comments first before they decide on making a recipe or not.
We all visit blogs looking for delicious items and inspiration. What I find (and you should as well) the MOST USEFUL thing is the comments that people leave. Honest feedback, good or bad but respectful please, on a recipe.
You can give suggestions on what you’d tweak or a spin you put on it. Heck or just tell me that you loved it! Like how to make vegan, keto, or not use mushrooms.
This is how I grow and become better on here and it gives you guys real feedback. The absolute most critical thing you can do for me is to leave a comment on the blog recipe post.
When I look at someone else’s recipe I read the comments as to me, that’s honest feedback. So when you make a recipe of mine or plan on making it, leave a comment on the post. I, and everyone else that goes to my site, truly would appreciate it!
Highlighted Recipes of the week!
Recipes that are tried and true but ones that you may have forgotten about.
- Belgian Waffles– Light and fluffy waffles
- Maple Butter Cream Sauce – From pancakes to bread pudding to ice cream, this luscious Maple Butter Cream Sauce is pure deliciousness!
- Cheesy Garlic Bread Spaghetti Stuffed Boats – Cheesy Garlic Bread Spaghetti Bread Boats are the perfect way to use up leftover spaghetti. Nothing beats pasta stuffed cheesy garlic bread!
- Perfect Mashed Potatoes – Creamy or lumpy, these are the best-mashed potatoes!
- Grilled Mahi Mahi Fish Tacos – Seriously, THE BEST fish tacos I’ve ever had!
- Classic Egg Salad – Simple ingredients for a delicious and classic recipe!
Weekly Dinner Menu – What to cook this week
With that guys, I’m getting this off to you all. Stay tuned for your newsletter AND your bonus recipe! Have one fantabulously amazing day!
Below I’ve put together some easy and delicious meal prep recipes that can help with dinner or lunch for the week. Plus dessert as well, you always have to have dessert! Is your favorite recipe listed below?
With that, have one fantabulously amazing week!
♥ Monday – One Pot Cheesy Chili Beef Pasta
♥ Tuesday – Dried Cranberries and Turkey Wrap
♥ Wednesday – Tuscan White Bean Soup
♥ Thursday – Slow Cooker Pulled Spicy Roast Beef
♥ Friday – Thai Style Peanut Chicken Flatbread
♥ Saturday – Chicken Barbacoa Burritos
♥ Sunday – Meatloaf & Mashed Potatoes
♥ Dessert of the week – Brownie Batter Cheesecake Dip