Weekly Meal Plan April 22 – 29

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Don’t waste time deciding what to make for dinner. We’re taking the guesswork out of it and gathering the best recipes from around the blogosphere to help you create a meal sure to please the taste buds. Feel free to mix it, change it, rearrange it to suit your family. We’ve also found some side dishes and desserts to make it a complete meal! We’d love to know how it turned out as well, feel free to e-mail us with your input and your own recipes.

Sunday: Made With Love

Grilled SalmonSunday is traditionally the day of big meals that all include the same special ingredient: Love! Treat your family with a feast made with love (and other delicious ingredients) from the options below.

Monday: Make it Meatless

Skillet Tamale PieYou don’t have to be a vegetarian to enjoy a meatless meal. You don’t even have to tell the family there’s no meat in any of the options below!

Tuesday: Take a Break

Open Refrigerator Even those parents who love being in the kitchen all day can use and appreciate a break. Take it easy today and choose an easy recipe that allows you to take a break from cooking all day but still provides your family with a healthy meal.

  • Bananas Foster French Toast – Breakfast for dinner is quick, easy and a great way to mix things up a bit. Pair it with other favorite breakfast foods to make it a complete meal.
  •  Heat up leftovers and take the rest of the day off!
  • Make it a fend for yourself dinner. Let everyone pick and prepare their own meal (within reason, of course.)

Wednesday: One Dish Wonders

Soutwestern Egg RollsIsn’t it great to have a home cooked meal without a sink full of pots and pans afterwards? Give your dishwasher a break with a One Dish Wonder from the list below.

Thursday: Taste the World

Beef & Snow Pea Stir FryEthnic foods are a great way to introduce your family to new cultures and traditions. Take tonight to savor in a dish from another country and maybe throw in a history lesson on the side!

Friday: Fun With Finger Foods

lamb burgerIf you have picky eaters they’ll definitely enjoy tonight’s dinner! Forego the silverware and enjoy a night of finger foods (napkins optional.)

Saturday: Slow Cook It

Cream Cheese ChickenAh the wonders of a slow cooker. You have the benefit of a “cooked all day meal” without the hassle or mess. Treat yourself to another break by choosing one of the dinner ideas from below.


baked applesMost dinner’s need a side dish. Here are a few suggestions to get you started.


 Strawberry CakeAnd what dinner is complete without dessert?! Help yourself to a sweet treat from below to make your night time routine complete.

If you have a recipe you think would make a great addition to our weekly meal plan, drop us an e-mail and we’ll include it in the upcoming weeks!


  1. says

    I love how detailed your meal plan is and how many great options you give!!!
    Thanks for linking up to This Flourishing Life’s Menu Monday :)

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