Bacon Ranch Chicken Strips and Weekly Menu Plan

Happy Monday! Did you all enjoy your weekend and Father’s Day? Doug had the opportunity to take a few days off and head to southern Indiana for a baseball tournament, and it just happened to be the town near where his Dad and other relatives live. He had a chance to visit with his Dad and see some baseball, which was awesome.

So while he was gone, I fired up the grill and made these Ranch Bacon Chicken Strips. They are easy, went together in a snap and the kiddos are sure to love them!

Using skinless, boneless chicken breasts and cutting them into pieces, will save you money, typically the chicken tenders are much more expensive in the store than breasts. Then I coated them with a mayo, ranch dressing and little Dijon mustard mixture, making them really tender. Wrap them with a piece of bacon and throw them on the grill for about 10 minutes…they couldn’t be easier.


Budget Friendly Weekly Menu Plan

Monday ~ Ultimate Fried Egg Sandwich and Fruit Salad

Tuesday ~ Ham & Cheese Pockets, Mac & Cheese

Wednesday ~ Taco RingHomemade Pico de Gallo and Chips

Thursday ~ Kung Pao Chicken and Rice

Friday ~ Chicken Phillies and Deli Style Pasta Salad

Saturday ~ Italian SlidersGrilled Asparagus

Sunday ~ Happy Birthday Casey! Build Your Own Hot Dog BarPizza Dip, Chips and Ice Cream Sundae Bar

Dessert for the Week – Birthday Cupcakes for Casey our youngest turns 15!

What’s on your menu this week?

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  1. I love homemade pico this time of year… we’ve got tomatoes and jalapenos in our garden, and it’s so fresh and yummy on these hot afternoons!
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  2. Made this for dinner tonight sans the dijon and ranch – SO yummy!!
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