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Effortless Weekly Meal Plan for Families Recipes Week #14
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Does that say 15 minutes?! Why, yes. Yes, it does! This 15-Minute Sheet Pan Lemon Pepper Chicken from Averie Cooks is perfect because it is quick and makes like literally no mess! As a bonus it is healthy too! So let’s start Monday off RIGHT with this fast, easy clean up dinner that is so tasty!
Tuesday- French Dip Sandwiches
French Dip Sandwiches sound SO YUMMY but can you actually make them at home? Thanks to Cooking Classy you can! This is a slow cooker meal so you can just throw everything together in the morning and forget about it until your tummy starts rumbling.
Wednesday- One Pan Chicken and Spinach Gnocchi
Anything that is one pan is my kind of meal! I don’t want to spend more time cleaning that it takes me to actually eat it. That is when cooking becomes NOT fun for me. Let’s make cooking fun again with this easy clean up One Pan Chicken and Spinach Gnocchi from Chelsea’s Messy Apron. With only taking 40 minutes from start to finish, this tasty meal is sure to leave a smile on everyone’s face!
Thursday- One Pot Red Beans and Rice
Need a dinner that only takes 30 minutes to make, is one pot for easy clean up, and uses minimal ingredients? Then try this One Pot Red Beans and Rice dinner from A Night Owl. Scrumptious and quick this might become your family’s new favorite!
Friday- Tortilla Crusted Tilapia
I am always afraid to make fish because I can never get the taste just right. That is why I was SO happy when I found this Tortilla Crusted Tilapia from Once Upon a Chef! In less than an hour you can get delicious tasting tilapia that will leave your family asking for seconds!
*Side Dish- Roasted Cauliflower
Who says healthy has to taste bad? Try this Roasted Cauliflower recipe from Gimme Some Oven. This side dish is a great way to get your kids to eat their veggies AND it only takes 25 minutes to cook. Score!
Saturday- Chicken and Avocado Ranch Burritos
I LOVE a good burrito and am always look for a way to improve my burrito eating experience. That is why when I found Chicken and Avocado Ranch Burritos from Damn Delicious I knew I had found something special. With just 15 minutes of prep time and 15 minutes cook time this 30 minute total dish is quick, easy, and yummy!
Sunday- Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas
I am a SUCKER for pulled pork. I always order it whenever I go out but sometimes I don’t want to leave the house. That is when I turn to these Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas from Carlsbad Cravings. It gives you the BEST Mexican pulled pork! Use the meat in a taco, burrito, tostada, or eat it plain. No matter way you eat it, you can’t go wrong!
*Dessert- Delicious Tres Leches Cake
In the mood for some Tres Leches? Good! Because we have this Delicious Tres Leches Cake from Six Sisters’ Stuff. In 1 hour you’ll have the classic tres leche flavors right in your kitchen!
Well that’s it for this week’s effortless weekly meal plan for families! I hope you enjoy them as much as we do. And don’t forget to use #busymommealplan so we can see your favorite dishes from this week!
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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!