Menu Plan Monday, December 24th

Menu plan with recipe links


Christmas is this week. I’ll be making two kinds of twice baked potatoes and ham for our Christmas dinner. Along with a batch of the yummy and easy to make quick dinner rolls.

We have lots of candy and cookies that I’ve made for dessert too.

We are having a snack dinner for tonight, Christmas Eve. It’s so easy to make. I love to have an easy to make dinner the night before Christmas, since I know I’ll be cooking a bunch on Christmas Day.

The rest of our menu is full of easy to make dinners. The pan fried pork chops are so easy to make. They turn out crisp and flavorful on the outside and juicy on the inside.

We love the sesame chicken recipe from Budget Bytes and we’ll be making that this week. 

And the garlic pork roast is fancy enough for the Christmas dinner but easy enough for even a busy weeknight meal. 

What are you having on Christmas?

Here’s what’s cooking at our house this week


Start dinner in the slow cooker in the morning and have dinner waiting for you when you get home. This Garlic Pork Roast will cook all day and be ready just in time for dinner.

Garlic Pork Roast, Mashed Potatoes, and Green Beans

Snacky Dinner for Christmas Eve:  Beef Stick, Cheese, Crackers, Fruit, Vegetable Sticks and Pringles Chips (this is one item my son has to have on Christmas Eve)

Honey Ham, Twice Baked Potatoes, Twice Baked Yams, Quick Dinner Rolls, and Salads

Pork Tacos (using leftover pork roast), Chips and Salsa, and Fruit

Chicken Marsala, Egg Noodles, and Salad

Easy Sesame Chicken, Rice, and Stir Fry Vegetables

Pan Fried Pork Chops, Mashed Potatoes, and Green Beans


Easy, cheap and yummy dinner, Chili Baked Potato Bar | Frugal Family Home

Leftover most days

Chili Potato Bar and Fruit

Hamburgers, Baked Fries, and Fruit



Yummy quick and easy breakfast or dinner, Omelets | Frugal Family Home

Toast, Eggs and Oatmeal

Double Chocolate Donuts, Eggs and Sausage

Omelets, Hash Browns and Toast


What’s on your menu for this week?

Where to find more menu plan ideas for this week.

Do you need help planning your menu? Find my menu planning tips here with a free printable menu planner page and here for my frugal menu planning tips.

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3 thoughts on “Menu Plan Monday, December 24th”

  1. We always had a “snacky” type of dinner on Christmas Eve growing up…just a bunch of appetizers and Christmas cookies, since there would be a big dinner on Christmas Day. I’m doing the same thing this week for my family.

    Have a wonderful Christmas!

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