Dinner time can sometimes be a total pain, especially figuring out what’s for dinner. Luckily, we have this painless weekly meal plan for families!
Painless Weekly Meal Plan for Families Recipes Week #22
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Welcome back for another week of meal plans to make YOUR life easier! Don’t forget to use our weekly meal planner to help with your grocery shopping. One tip when using these meal planners is to save them! If you keep them around, you already have a week’s worth of meals planned along with accompanying grocery list at your fingertips.
Let’s get started.
Monday- Doritos Chicken Taco Salad
Chips for dinner? Now you can with this Doritos Chicken Taco Salad from Life in the Lofthouse. The addition of the chips adds a twist on your classic crouton. With your choice of dressing, this yummy, crunchy salad is going to be one of your new favorite salads!
Tuesday- Grilled Steak Kabobs
Let’s change things up a bit! Instead of eating steak in the typical way let’s eat it on a kabob. This Grilled Steak Kabobs from Cake Whiz has a marinade that is going to knock your socks off! And, let’s be real, who doesn’t like to eat their food off of a stick?!
Wednesday- Chicken Pesto Sandwich
Yes, yes, yes! Until I found this Chicken Pesto Sandwich from Damn Delicious I thought I could only get this sandwich at a Deli! No more! From arugula to pine nuts this sandwich is PACKED with flavor!
Thursday- Tuna Noodle Casserole
Need some comfort food? Try this Tuna Noodle Casserole from Mom Dot! Crunchy, cheesey, and creamy, this casserole can be ready in 40 minutes or less. I grew up on Tuna Noodle Casserole and had lost the recipe, so I was so happy when I found this to bring back memories from my childhood.
Friday- Easy Lime Chicken
The weekend doesn’t always have to be about making more elaborate meals. Let’s start this weekend off RIGHT by making a dish that literally has the word EASY in the title! Gimme Some Oven gives you fantastic flavors in their Easy Lime Chicken. Ready in less than an hour this dish is a great way to KICK off your weekend!
*Side Dish- Brussels Sprouts, Cranberry and Quinoa Salad
Want a vegan, gluten-free, light salad that is PACKED with healthy-ness? Brussels Sprouts, Cranberry and Quinoa Salad from Gimme Some Oven is so full of healthy foods that you will be AMAZED at how delicious it is.
Saturday- Baked Beef and Bean Chimichangas
What’s a step up from a burrito? A chimichanga! And what’s a step up from an ordinary chimichanga? This Baked Beef and Bean Chimichangas from Six Sisters’ Stuff! PACKED with all the Mexican flavor that you love, these chimichangas are ready in less than ONE hour!
Anything that is bacon wrapped has my name written ALL over it. Slow Cooker Bacon Wrapped Pork Loin from Damn Delicious is topped with a tasty brown sugar glaze that is sure to please everyone who eats it. Being able to cook it using your slow cooker makes it even easier to love this recipe!
*Dessert- Caramel Chocolate Cookies
There’s just something about chocolate and caramel that goes PERFECT together. This Caramel Chocolate Cookies recipe from Chelsea’s Messy Apron is soft and chewy and practically perfect in every way!
Well that’s it for this week! What was your favorite recipe from this week? Take a picture and show us with #busymommealplan so we can see all your favorites!
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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!