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Easy Weekly Meal Plan for Every Family Week #8
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Welcome back, friends! How did last week’s weekly meal plan go? Hopefully, they went well and you found those meals delicious! Which one was your favorite? If this is your first time with us, head on over and grab your weekly meal planner to make planning your meals and grocery shopping even EASIER! Let’s get started with this week’s meals!
Monday- Creamy Beef and Shells
Do all kids love pasta as much as my own? I think if kids could have their own way when it comes to dinner they would eat pasta 5 out of the 7 nights! So, because of my kid’s love for pasta we are always trying new things! Say hello to Creamy Beef and Shells by Damn Delicious! Simple, quick, and delicious, this meal is one to please all!
Tuesday- Teriyaki Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Looking for a fast, healthy, gluten free, dairy free, soy free, paleo option dinner? Then check out this Teriyaki Chicken Lettuce Wraps meal by A Saucy Kitchen! With only taking 20 minutes from start to finish this yummy recipe is a must try!
Wednesday- Ham and Cheese Sliders
Anything that has Hawaiian Sweet Rolls as an ingredient I am down to try! This Ham and Cheese Sliders recipe by Averie Cooks is a GREAT way to spice up the normal ham and cheese sandwich. I love this meal because it is fast and easy and sure to please even the pickiest of eaters!
Thursday- Crockpot Steak Fajitas
This is what typically happens at my house: I am busy doing other things, then I look at the clock, and realize it’s already past 5 o’clock and my husband is going to be home in 30 minutes and I still haven’t started dinner. Sound familiar? That is why I LOVE crockpot dinners because I can just throw them together in the morning and forget about it for the rest of the day. This Crockpot Steak Fajitas recipe by Chelsea’s Messy Apron is GREAT tasting and it allows me to forget about dinner. Score!
Friday- Cafe Rio Pork Burritos
Have you guys ever eaten at Cafe Rio? It’s kind of like In-N-Out or Bojangles’ where it is only in certain parts of the country. But let me tell you, their Pork Burritos are my FAVORITE! And I was so sad that I wouldn’t be able to get a sweet pork burrito anymore since I moved…that is until I found this Cafe Rio Pork Burritos copycat recipe by Favorite Family Recipes! This is the most amazing meal ever!!! Like you have to try it!
*Side Dish- Mexican Rice
Have you guys ever had homemade Mexican Rice? Because if you haven’t you are MISSING OUT! Delicious and only taking 30 minutes, this recipe by Damn Delicious is the perfect side for any Mexican dish you decide to make, like those sweet pork burritos!
Saturday- Slow Cooker Chicken and Corn Chowder
Need a sneaky way to get your kids to eat more vegetables? This Slow Cooker Chicken and Corn Chowder by Damn Delicious is a hearty dish packed with 5 different kinds of vegetables. Don’t think your kids will go for it cause of all the veggies? Don’t worry, there is BACON in it too. Oh, and did I mention it’s a crockpot dinner? With this meal you are winning in all sorts of ways!
Sunday- Baked Chicken Parmesan
Chicken parmesan is one of those meals that seems too fancy to be able to make at home. Well not anymore! This Baked Chicken Parmesan recipe by Favorite Family Recipes gives you all the same great flavors that you love but in a simpler way for you to enjoy at home!
*Dessert- Ultimate Snickers Ice Cream Pie
Ice cream. Candy. Pie. Need I say more? Two types of ice cream, candy, and caramel sauce finished with an Oreo crust, this Ultimate Snickers Ice Cream Pie by Gimme Some Oven is sure to become a family favorite!
Well y’all, that’s it for this week’s easy weekly meal plan for every family! Be sure to stay tuned next week to see what we have in store for you. In the meantime, enjoy making these meals and show us which ones your family enjoyed most using #busymommealplan with a picture of the meal(s) you made from this week’s meal plan and tag us in it (@confessions_of_parenting)!
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Michele is a Family Life Educator. 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!