Welcome to the Weekly Meal Planner! Whether you work all day and are out of steam when the dinner hour hits, or are fresh out of ideas and in a cooking rut, we are here to make your life easier.
This week we are featuring special Mexican inspired-dishes, delicious seafood, and easy homemade dips that are all prefect for weeknight meals or weekend entertaining.
Be sure to try this week’s Sunday supper: juicy grilled pork chops with a delicious honey mustard glaze and a fresh berry pudding. Sorry, there won’t be leftovers!
Lunch: Prepare the sauce and salad over the weekend to enjoy a stress-free weekday lunch when you assemble Roasted Vegetable Tabbouleh with Grilled Flatbread and Yogurt-Tahini Dressing.
Dinner: Broccolini and pasta is complemented by a spicy pesto sauce for another satisfying Meatless Monday meal. Everyone will love Spicy Parsley Pesto. Cooking the broccolini with the pasta cuts down on time and dishes! Pro tip: Leftovers make a great brown bag lunch the next day!
Snack: Turn bottom-of-the-jar salsa into a cheesy Queso Dip – brilliant!
Lunch: A little bacon goes a long way in this satisfying Smoky Bacon and Bean Salad.
Dinner: It’s Taco Tuesday! Make these easy and crowd-pleasing Fish Tacos with Corny Guac with your family’s favorite white fish. Pro tip: The corny guac is delicious on its own as a dip.
Dessert: It’s a mid-week treat when you whip up a batch of Dark Chocolate Brownies. Save a few for tomorrow’s lunches, if you can!
Lunch: The blue cheese ranch dressing makes this Lunch Box: Cobb Salad Triple-Decker Sandwich something special. Cook’s note: If you’re brown bagging, sauce your sandwich just prior to serving to prevent a soggy sammie.
Dinner: You can feel good about serving this delicious, healthy main course salad packed with super foods – Spanish-Style Grilled Chicken and Dark Greens Salad.
Snack: Make your favorite dip in your own kitchen (homemade is always better!) with this French Onion Chips and Dip.
Lunch: Lunch Box Turkey Sushi is a fun lunch for all ages and a great recipe to get little ones cooking in the kitchen!
Dinner: Mexican is on the menu tonight. Layers of rotisserie chicken, cheese, tortillas and a spicy sauce come together in one delicious dish – Chicken Suizas Quesadilla Cakes.
Dessert: Use your favorite in-season fruits and Greek yogurt in this delicious Fruit with Honey Cinnamon Sauce. It’s the perfect healthy dessert, snack or even breakfast!
Lunch: Red Lentil Salad is hearty and satisfying – enjoy over fresh spinach or your favorite greens.
Dinner: Serve a fun and casual Friday night dinner when you prepare Chicken Monte Cristo Burgers. The flavors of chicken picatta and chicken francese are combined into a delicious patty served on savory Parm toast – delish!
Snack: Refrigerated pie dough makes these irresistible M-Y-O Cheesy Crackers a snap to prepare. Three ingredients are all you need!
Brunch: Andouille sausage gives Gumbo-Style Chunky Hash with Fried Eggs a kick!
Dinner: Treat your guests to a luxurious meal that comes together in no time – Lemon Cream Shrimp Scampi. Don’t forget the crusty bread to mop up the delicious sauce!
Cocktail: Wow your guests when you serve your favorite summer cocktail with festive Watermelon Ice Cubes.
Brunch: Treat the family to the ultimate decadent brunch – Scrambled Eggs with Smoked Salmon.
Dinner: A sweet and tangy honey-mustard, wine and herb sauce is the perfect topper to juicy grilled pork chops in Pork Chops with Dijon Glaze.
Dessert: Take advantage of berry season and make this easy and beautiful Summer Berry Pudding. Cook’s note: Make sure to plan for overnight chilling time!