It’s here! We have another round of weekly meal plan recommendations, with easy, low-stress meals your whole family will enjoy. We promise, these five recipes will get you through this week ahead easily and deliciously.
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Make dinner easy on yourself this week: just grab some kebabs from the butcher section at your grocery, then throw them on the grill while you focus on this Greek Layered Hummus Dip at Saving Dessert. This recipe calls for store-bought hummus, then just layer on the yummy toppings and serve with some pita bread. So good.
I love lighter pastas for dinner in the spring months, and this One Pot Pasta with Peas & Bacon at Salted Mint is so easy. The fresh and creamy sauce with spring peas is perfect for dinner on the back porch, and the noodles and bacon means there’s a good chance our kids will want to eat it too.
Throw some rice in the rice cooker and stir fry this Hunan Beef at Sweet & Savory Meals for an easy Chinese dinner at home this week. Even if your kids won’t eat all the veggies in the dish, making them available helps expand kids’ palates. One of mine would likely sit down with a plate of white rice and soy sauce if I cook this, and that’s when I turn trying “scary” foods into a game.
This week l have been trying to find more ways to involve the Future 50 Foods into my family’s meal plan, and this Zesty Quinoa Salad at Garlic and Zest is a great way to use quinoa. Plus, it incorporates all those yummy spring veggies we’re starting to see in the produce section. You can grill up some tofu or chicken to serve on the side.
For an easy comfort-food meal that’s not too heavy, this Cheesy Lemon Chicken with Bruschetta Topping at Cooking for Keeps is perfect. Make a big salad on the side and it’s an easy dinner the whole family will love. (Just budget in the 1-hour marinating time when you plan.)
OK, who’s ready to start binging the next season of Game of Thrones? We loved this Brienne of Tart (get it?) dessert, inspired by our favorite female knight. So before you turn on HBO next Sunday night, whip up this Mixed Berry Galette at The Live-in Kitchen first.