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Easy as Pie Weekly Meal Plan for Families Recipes Week #40
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Are you guys loving these meal plans as much as I am? I hope so because we’ve got another great week of meal plans for you! This week is Halloween so we have a special meal for you to try to help keep the holiday fun for the family! Before we start, make sure to get our weekly meal planner to help you with your grocery shopping.
Monday- Bruschetta Chicken Alfredo Pizza
I have several weaknesses and one of them is pizza! I could eat pizza all day every day. This Bruschetta Chicken Alfredo Pizza from Lemon Tree Dwelling is a step up from your everyday ordinary pizza. You’ll feel like you’re in Italy eating REAL pizza right in your home!
Tuesday- Crockpot Steak Fajitas
I love crockpot meals because it means that I don’t have to worry about dinner at the time of day that is the busiest! This Crockpot Steak Fajitas from Chelsea’s Messy Apron gives you flavorful, tender, juicy fajitas with almost no work at all!
Wednesday- Garlic Lovers Thai Basil Chicken
No need to go to Thailand to get delicious Thai food! Try this Garlic Lovers Thai Basil Chicken from Little Spice Jar! It has the perfect amount of garlic and basil, is topped with a savory sauce and is ready in only 15 minutes! What’s not to love?!
Thursday- Mummy Pizza Braid
Happy Halloween! We’ve got a festive meal for you that your kids are sure to love! Mummy Pizza Braid from Six Sisters’ Stuff is SO easy and only takes 25 minutes from start to finish. Your kids will love that it looks like a mummy and you’ll love that it’s so easy to make and it tastes delicious!
*Drink- Evergreen Party Punch
You’ll want to get out your cauldron for this Evergreen Party Punch by Six Sisters’ Stuff! In just 5 minutes you’ll have a potion that looks and tastes (almost!) too magical to drink!
*Dessert- Halloween Whoopie Pies
Get in the Halloween spirit with these Halloween Whoopie Pies from Delicious Little Bites! Chocolate cookies with an orange cream in between them is the way to go this Halloween. Yummy, festive and it only takes 20 minutes! Now THAT is my kind of dessert!
Friday- Easy Pumpkin Chili
Now that Halloween is over what are you going to do with all those pumpkins? Turn it into this Easy Pumpkin Chili from Living Well Mom! This hearty soup is ready in only 15 minutes and it tastes so yummy! Filled with pumpkin, bell pepper, and ground turkey this is one chili you don’t want to miss!
*Side Dish- Jalapeno Cheddar Corn Muffins
Spice up the classic chili side dish with these Jalapeno Cheddar Corn Muffins from A Night Owl! It’s the perfect combination of jalapeno poppers and cornbread AND it’s ready in just 20 minutes!
Saturday- Ginger Honey Chicken with Broccoli
If only there was a dinner that was gluten-free, Paleo, sugar-free, and ready in 20 minutes. Oh, wait…THERE IS! Ginger Honey Chicken with Broccoli from A Saucy Kitchen is all of those things and it tastes good! Serve it over rice and you’ve got a complete meal!
Sunday- Creamy Cajun Shrimp Pasta
I love dinners that I can change to meet my family’s need and this Creamy Cajun Shrimp Pasta from Gimme Some Oven does just this! This recipe is fantastic just as it is but it also has other variations like vegetarian, different meats and veggies, and a way to make it spicier or even milder!
*Dessert- Caramel Apple Nachos
Need a break from all the sweets this week? No? How about at least a healthier dessert option then that you can sprinkle some of that Halloween candy over. These Caramel Apple Nachos from Life in the Lofthouse are super simple to make and are DELICIOUS! Just layer your apple slices, caramel sauce, white chocolate, and candy bars and you’ve got yourself some dessert nachos.
That is it for this week! I hope you enjoyed these amazing recipes as well as had fun with your family this week for Halloween.
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Michele is a Family Life Educator with her degree in marriage and family studies. She is a mom to 5 kids and loves helping others strengthen their families! When she is not blogging she is spending time with her family and running around drinking Diet Coke trying to get everything done!