Run2Gun “Weekly A La Carte”

What we are doing at our dinner table, you can now do on yours!

-Fresh ideas
-Stick to a plan
-Have fun with the family
-Save money
-Eat healthy
-Attain Balance

The Recipes:


Basil Chicken – marinate chicken breast in basil pesto – grill or bake (325 degrees) chicken until done

Potatoes – 1/2 inch dice red potatoes and toss in bowl with olive oil, garlic powder, ranch seasoning, pepper, and salt. Put in roasting pan to bake(400 degrees) or sautĂ© in skillet/griddle until potatoes are tender and browned.

Rice Cauliflower – just grab the easy steamer bags from your freezer aisle 🙂


Mexican Rice Bowl

Start with cooking up brown rice (I always use instant!)

Brown hamburger meat – drain off fat and put in packet of taco seasoning and finish browning.

Drain and heat a can of corn and a can of black beans.

Start layering rice, taco meat, black beans, corn, and your favorite salsa (I always use Pico de Gallo) and extra toppings you can put on is shredded cheese and sour cream.


Elk Hamburger Steak

1 lb of elk ground beef – put in bowl and add garlic powder, onion powder, salt, pepper, Worcestershire sauce, and soy sauce. Make into 4 patties and cook on pan/griddle until done.

Saute’ onions and mushrooms for a nice topping on the hamburger steak and then make an instant beef gravy for a sauce.

Mashed potatoes – make real, instant, or heat up already made ones (whatever works for you!)


Leftover night – heat those lovely day old items up! 🙂


Kids special night – No recipe needed


Mesquite Turkey Sandwiches

Whole grain bread, mesquite turkey, olive oil mayo, dijon mustard, lettuce, tomato, onion, and pickles

Sunday – Garlic Chicken (Piccata style) –

Heat up pan/griddle with olive oil – lightly flour chicken breast and sautĂ© in olive oil. Once chicken has a good sear then put in garlic, capers, lemon juice, and white wine or chicken stock and reduce down until chicken is done.

Buttered Noodles –

Boil noodles and drain then add 1 tablespoon butter and garlic salt to taste – then top with parmesan cheese.

Green Beans- sautĂ© fresh green beans in pan with olive oil, salt, and pepper or steam frozen green beans – Whatever floats your boat!


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