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Worthwhile Weekly Meal Plan for Families Recipes Week #48
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I can’t believe Christmas is already this week! Time really flies especially during this Holiday season. That is why we’ve got your meals covered for you with our worthwhile weekly meal plan for families! We’ve even got a special Christmas Eve and Christmas dinner for you that is oh so yummy!
Monday- Cashew Chicken
Want Cashew Chicken but don’t want to actually go out to get it? Then stay in and make it at home with Averie Cooks! Ready in just 20 minutes you get delicious cashew chicken that is full of flavor and has great textures.
Tuesday- Garlic Crusted Prime Rib
Garlic Crusted Prime Rib from Our Life Tastes Good is the next meal that you have to try! Tender, flavorful, and the perfect meal to make for your Christmas Eve festivities. Your family and friends will be begging for more when you put this on the dinner table.
*Side Dish- Cranberry Pecan Roasted Vegetables
Cranberry Pecan Roasted Vegetables from Yellow Bliss Road is the perfect side dish for your Christmas Eve party! With cranberries, brussel sprouts, butternut squash, pecans, maple syrup, the list just goes on and on with deliciousness.
*Dessert- Mini Christmas S’mores Pie
Your kids are gonna love these Mini Christmas S’mores Pie from Buns in my Oven! Graham cracker crust, mini marshmallows, sprinkles, and chocolate all in the perfect size for your kids to hold. Don’t forget that it’s festive so what’s not to love?!
Wednesday- Slow Cooker Honey Glazed Ham
Merry Christmas! We know you are super busy this day which is why we took the meal planning out of the way for you. This Slow Cooker Honey Glazed Ham from Life in the Lofthouse is the perfect way to enjoy Christmas together. Honey glazed ham is my favorite kind of ham. The sweet, crunchy crust on the outside and tender meat on the inside is the best way to eat ham!
*Side Dish- Garlic and Herb Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes
*Side Dish- Stovetop Bacon Creamed Corn
Creamed corn is such a classic holiday dish that you just have to have. This Stovetop Bacon Creamed Corn from Damn Delicious gives you creamy delicious creamed corn with crispy bacon. If there’s bacon in it, then you know it’s going to be good!
*Dessert- Chocolate Pretzel Bites
These Chocolate Pretzel Bites from Six Sisters’ Stuff are yummy, festive, and tasty! Pretzels with melted chocolate and M&M’s ready in just 14 minutes! It’s the perfect after Christmas treat because it takes no time at all.
Chicken, bacon, and Avocado Chopped Salad from Gimme Some Oven is the best meal to have after Christmas. In just 20 minutes you get a delicious salad full of veggies, chicken, and bacon!
Friday- Italian Wedding Soup
Yes, yes, yes! Italian Wedding Soup from Little Spice Jar is filled with chicken, meatballs, veggies, and the perfect amount of spice in just 45 minutes. Soup in the winter is my best friend, and this recipe will soon be your go-to soup.
*Side Dish- Copycat Olive Garden Breadsticks
Breadsticks are the perfect side to a delicious soup and this Copycat Olive Garden Breadsticks from The Country Cook is the best! Fluffy, garlicky, and pure heaven!
Saturday- Instant Pot Jambalaya
Sit down to a tasty Sunday dinner with this Classic Roast Chicken with Garlic and Thyme from Brooklyn Supper. Tender, flavorful, and full of amazing flavor, this is a great dinner to gather the family together for a yummy meal.
*Dessert- Slow Cooker Peanut Butter Cup Swirl Cake
Do you like peanut butter? Do you like chocolate? Do you like cake? Then you HAVE to try this Slow Cooker Peanut Butter Cup Swirl Cake from Averie Cooks. It’s a yellow cake with peanut butter, hot fudge, and peanut butter cups. And it’s made in the slow cooker which means less work for you!
Need more help this holiday season? Then try our weekly meal plan to help you with all your holiday grocery shopping!
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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!