Monday: Easy Chicken Divan • chicken smothered in a light cream sauce topped with bread crumbs and cheese, baked over broccoli florets
Tuesday: Pepperoni Lasagna Bowls • layers of noodles, ricotta cheese, fresh mozzarella, pepperoni and marinara, baked in individual bowls. Perfect for two!
Wednesday: Hoisin and Sesame Shrimp Rice Packets • shrimp, onion and red bell pepper marinated in a hoisin and soy sauce mixture topped with sesame seeds and baked over rice
Thursday: Zucchini Pizza Boat • zucchinis stuffed with pizza sauce and pepperoni, topped with fresh mozzarella and Italian style bread crumbs
Friday: Turkey Sausage Nachos • tortilla chips topped with Italian turkey sausage, corn, avocado tomato, salsa and melted cheese
Monday: Mini Buffalo Chicken Burgers • shredded chicken smothered in buffalo wing sauce served between fresh baked biscuits topped with celery, cucumber and ranch dressing
Tuesday: Marinara Burgers with a Pea-pod, Cucumber and Tomato Salad • seasoned lean ground beef stuffed with mozzarella and topped with marinara sauce, served with a pea-pod, cucumber and tomato salad
Wednesday: Spicy Italian Sausage Minestrone Soup with Baked Biscuits • a hearty minestrone soup packed with vegetables, Italian turkey sausage, noodles and a bit of spice, served alongside baked biscuits
Thursday: Taco Salad • seasoned lean ground beef, onion, bell pepper, corn and zucchini served over crisp lettuce topped with tomato, avocado and tortilla chips
Friday: Panko-Crusted Chicken Strips with Sweet Potato Fries • panko-crusted chicken strips seasoned and baked to crispy perfection, served alongside baked sweet potato fries
Below is a list of everything you'll need to make this week's meal plan. Be sure to check back each day for the recipes.
I hope everyone had a fantastic weekend. I spent my weekend celebrating a good friend's wedding shower and bachelorette party in Chicago. It was wonderful to catch up with good friends in a great city! But now it's time to get back in the kitchen. Here's what I'll be cooking this week.
Monday: Barbecue Chicken with Spicy Corn and Peppers • grilled chicken smothered in a sweet barbecue sauce, served alongside a spicy, lightly creamed corn and peppers
Tuesday: Sweet Pepper and Steak Salad • grilled strip steak served over fresh greens, red onion, bell peppers and tomato with a sweet vinaigrette dressing
Wednesday: Jamaican Chicken Curry over Rice • chicken breasts cooked in light coconut milk with peas, onions and lots of bold flavors, served over white or brown rice
Thursday: Spinach Cheese Tortellini with Fresh Mozzarella • tortellini stuffed with spinach and cheese sauteed in diced tomatoes, fresh spinach and olive oil topped with fresh mozzarella cheese
Friday: Barbecue Baby-Back Ribs with Sweet and Savory Sweet Potatoes • steamed baby-back pork ribs smothered in a sweet barbecue sauce, served alongside sweet and savory sweet potatoes
Below is a list of the groceries you'll need to make this menu a reality. And be sure to check back each day to find out how to create each of these delicious recipes.
I hope everyone is having a great Labor Day weekend. While I'm not looking forward to the holiday weekend coming to an end, I am looking forward to this week's dinner plans. Here's what I'll be cooking.
Monday: Little Labor Required Chicken Enchiladas with Mixed Vegetables • flour tortillas filled with chicken, cheese and salsa topped with a light cream sauce and shredded cheese, served alongside mixed vegetables
Tuesday: Lemon Chicken with Creamed Spinach • baked chicken with a hint of lemon flavor, served alongside creamed spinach
Wednesday: Southwestern Pasta with Mexican Cheesy Bread • corkscrew pasta and vegetables infused in a salsa based sauce, served alongside french bread topped with melted cheese, diced tomatoes and Mexican spices
Thursday: Asian Beef Kebabs with Udon Noodles • sirloin steak, onion and bell peppers marinated in hoisin sauce, oil and vinegar topped with sesame seeds, served alongside spicy, garlic udon noodles
Friday: Vegetable French Bread Pizza • toasted french bread topped with onion, bell peppers, tomato, spinach, garlic and fresh mozzarella cheese
Be sure to check back each weekday to learn how to turn these daily plans into your nightly dinners.