Meal Plan This Week.

Something about the school year starting just turns me into this kitchen monster. It’s like I have to spend time in the kitchen. I think it’s being out of the house all day, and the fact that our kitchen is one of my favorite places on earth and cooking and baking is one way that I say “I love you” to my family. Anyway, lots of good things happening in the kitchen. Here’s this week’s meal plan just in case it might inspire your meals this week!

MondayCrock Pot Gyros – crock pot Mondays are truly a gift during the school week. I come home to dinner being pretty much made. I’ll buy tzatziki from the store to make it easy, and if I’m especially productive, I’ll chop up the veggies on Sunday night.

Tuesday – Taco Salad (I don’t really use a recipe for this – just crushed Doritos, taco meat, lettuce, and a whole bunch of toppings) – served with an ice cold margarita with salt on the rim for me, and no salt for my husband. I’ll have the boys cut up the iceberg lettuce for our after school transition activity while I brown the meat and Lukey terrorizes us all.

Wednesday – Grilled Chicken with Tomato Tart or possibly this tomato tart recipe that I also bookmarked!

Thursday – Leftovers

FridayPizza! (Of course)

SaturdayChurrasco Skirt Steak with Chimichurri Sauce – served with roasted fingerling potatoes, a big green salad and that rosé punch you see below. Throw in a board game after the boys go to bed and it’s basically a date night at home.

SundayStreet Corn Chowder – served with crusty sourdough and all the mix-ins. Do not skip the cream sauce in the recipe. Amazing.

BakePeach Pound Cake – I think that I’ll make this in a Bundt pan with a glaze on top. Yum.

CocktailRosé Punch

TreatFluffernutter Cookies – we usually make a treat on Thursdays as it’s leftovers night, so the time spent in the kitchen for dinner is low. This recipe will be a great one for the boys. I have a bag full of stale marshmallows and I think I’ll put them in charge of wrapping the marshmallow up with the dough.

Bon appetit, friends!

What are you making this week? Anything I need to know about? You know I’m already thinking about my next meal plan!

6 thoughts on “Meal Plan This Week.

  1. Sound delicious! Also glad to see that you have a blog! I had no idea! We are making some chicken pot pie this week 🙂 that is all I have planned. But I am inspired now!


  2. I’m so glad you’re doing this! We’ve talked about each person making a dinner meal (Monday – Thursday) as my kids are 15 years old without take-out on Fridays. Thanks for help adding to our options.


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