It’s time to start thinking about your meal plan for next week. From a quick salmon broil to sheet pan fajitas, we’ve got five weeknight dinners that will get you through the week ahead. So grab a pen, make your shopping list, and stock up before the weekend’s over.
And, if you want to make things even easier, you can start food shopping right now! This month, we’re thrilled to welcome our sponsor PeaPod, online grocer extraordinaire.
Just click on over to the recipes, then open Peapod in a new tab in your browser. Fill your cart with everything you need for a week’s worth of meals and when you’re ready, order. Dinner will practically make itself. Well, you know, besides the cooking. But that part is made easier with this ready-made meal plan and convenient grocery deliver from Peapod. Phew.
Top: Broiled Salmon with Summer Fruit Salad | Weelicious
If you ask me, serving Tex-Mex food is one of the best ways to get kids excited about #MeatlessMonday. It’s just so easy to make a hearty Tex-Mex meal, even without meat. So this week, I’m whipping up Sheet Pan Vegetarian Fajitas, one of my boys’ favorite recipes from my cookbook, Make It Easy: 120 Mix-and-Match Recipes to Cook From Scratch with Smart Store-Bought Shortcuts When You Need Them. Toss the veggies with spices and oil, then roast everything on a single sheet pan for 25 minutes. It doesn’t get easier.
If your family isn’t super into seafood, this Baked Fish and Chips at Peapod is a great place to start working on them. And if they already love seafood, well, this fast, easy meal will be a treat. I’d even suggest making enough to ensure leftovers to pack for school lunch the next day.
Summer won’t stop (yet!) and neither will I! I’m loving this Summer Tortellini Salad at Hip Foodie Mom and think that it makes a fantastic quick weeknight meal for as long as fresh tomatoes and corn are in season. Also, you can definitely use fresh, store-bought pesto, but if you have time, I suggest grabbing a big bunch of fresh basil and making homemade pesto. It’s so easy and you can make it ahead too.
About our sponsor
As the country’s very first grocery delivery service, having delivered over 40 million orders so far (!!), it’s no wonder that Peapod has the whole online grocery shopping thing down.
In fact, you may also be surprised to learn that Peapod does not deliver groceries from your local Stop ‘n Shop. Rather, they have their own grocery warehouses with a massive selection just for you, including all the affordable staples you know and love. Plus, they offer a wide range of fresh produce, organic items, even ready-to-cook meal kits.
In other words, Peapod offers absolutely everything you need to keep your family well fed, all delivered straight to your door.
Everyone may be back in school, but summer produce is still around. Get your last licks in with this gorgeously simple recipe for Broiled Salmon with Summer Fruit Salad at Weelicious. Because, before you know it, we’ll only have apples, pears, and gourds. For a long time.
I love this recipe for the best Sloppy Joes at Oh Sweet Basil because Carrian starts by saying that she never liked sloppy joes. I can attest to the fact that, as a recipe developer, if you create something that changes your opinion about a dish, it’s good. So I’m placing bets on this for Friday. Though I’ve never been a huge sloppy joe fan myself, I have a feeling I’ll like this. A lot.