Holiday cooking means holiday leftovers! You could reheat the same ole same ole or you could reinvent them. Whip up these five easy dinners, including turkey sandwiches and pumpkin chili, to enjoy each night of the week.
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Dinner basics for busy weeknights. This week’s meal plan focuses on either quick and easy dinner recipes or recipes where the work is broken up—a slow cooker pulled pork that’s prepped in the morning and cooks while you’re at work or a vegetarian main where you roast the squash on Sunday to make getting Monday night’s dinner on the table that much faster.
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When dinner can double as the next day’s lunch or the next night’s repurposed leftovers, that’s a busy weeknight win. Make it easy on yourself with Instant Pot Stew, Creamy Polenta with White Beans and Broccoli, or a hearty Puerto Rican dish loaded with shrimp, rice, and peas.
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Skip the takeout, grab a helper, and whip up these carefree weeknight recipes. One-pan tilapia with mushrooms and tomatoes, beef lettuce wraps, chicken and rice soup, and creamy polenta with white beans and broccoli. Eating at home never tasted so good.
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Gardens keep banging out awesome summer produce, so make the most of its final act! Roast eggplant with chicken, stuff zucchini taco-style, griddle sweet corn quesadillas, and more!
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Love food holidays? Here’s a meal plan inspired by some of the best ones September has to offer. Make a peanut curry, eat a hoagie, dig into classic nachos, and more! Dinner is a great reason to celebrate!
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Craving a vacation? Travel through food with this weekly meal plan, featuring awesome regional specialties like crab cakes, South Carolina BBQ and Cincinnati Chili for a road trip adventure without leaving your hometown. No reservations needed!
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Grab up all the summer vegetables and cook them in fresh, fast weeknight recipes for quick and easy warm-weather dinners featuring vegetable pizza, scallops with sweetcorn, stuffed zucchini and steak with peppers!
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Kick the doldrums out the door with this week’s inspiring meal plan. Make a dry rub with pantry spices for Grilled Salmon with Peach Salsa and use all those avocados for a delicious Avocado Chicken Salad.
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Keep the kitchen cool by taking the cooking outside on the grill or for a family picnic in the backyard. This week’s meals include Carne Asada, Seafood Paella, and Lentil Salad with Summer Vegetables. Let’s get cooking!
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Craving restaurant food, but stuck at home? Never fear! Try your hand at these restaurant-inspired favorites like Chinese orange chicken, vegetarian tacos, or Korean Spicy Cold Noodles.
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No need to overthink dinner when the sun is shining and school is out! Get your week started with meatballs and fried catfish, then finish things off with cauliflower gnocchi, pork chops, and BBQ pizza!
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Simplify dinner by using a different cooking technique or tool! Dust off that slow cooker, break out that new air fryer, or transform your favorite sandwich into a casserole.
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This week’s meal plan ensures everyone leaves the table with full bellies and happy hearts. Filling casseroles, hearty soup, plus a sizeable salad, sure to please.
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This week’s meal plan makes the most of your spice drawer. Create simple, pantry meals that are packed full of flavor using what you have on hand.
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In this week’s meal plan, we are using the food we already have on hand to make new meals the whole family loves. Short grocery lists and full bellies make for a happy mama.
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This week’s meal plan recipes have either short ingredient lists, can be made ahead of time or are on the table in thirty minutes or less. Incredibly delicious, homemade dinners for the win!
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This week’s meal plan focuses on family favorites with a batch of chocolate cupcakes thrown in for good measure. Enjoy Slow Cooker Meatballs in Tomato Sauce, Sweet and Sour Chicken, Fettuccine Alfredo and some sole to round out the week.
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Celebrate spring and St. Patrick’s Day with “green” food all week long. Start your meal planning week with Thai Green Curry, by midweek enjoy a quick and easy Kale and Sausage Dinner then wrap up the week with Salmon with Avocado Remoulade!
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This meal plan is all about adjusting and adapting. Being on the go, needing quick and easy dinner ideas, or figuring out how to get those 5 a day doesn’t mean you can’t eat well. Don’t sacrifice — enjoy Freezer Chicken Burritos, Pasta Pomodoro with Shrimp, and Baked Sweet Potato Taquitos.
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Dinner this week has something for everyone – chili, easy enchiladas, and ramen stir fry for the causal diners and Chicken Cordon Bleu or seared tuna for those looking to serve something extra special.
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Living a healthy lifestyle doesn’t happen overnight. Making one simple dietary change at a time can translate to big changes over the long haul. Use this week’s dinner ideas to set yourself (and your family) up for success!
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Welcome to your Week 3 Meal Plan! This week we take the guesswork out of what to make for dinner with healthy recipes that are sure to inspire and satisfy!
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Usher in week 2 of the January Challenge with these 5 days of healthy family dinner ideas! From Black Rice Grain Bowls to Spicy Turkey Burgers, everyone in the family will find something to love here!
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Start the New Year off with a healthy meal plan for the WHOLE family! This week’s meal plan is full of tips to help you feel your best and recipes that will keep you and your family full, satisfied, and ready to take on the day!
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Ease into the work week with this flavor-filled meal plan loaded with simple-to-make recipes like Sheet Pan Ranch Pork Chops, and penne pasta with meat sauce. Then finish off the week like a pro with broiled lobster tail! That’s right, go ahead and treat yourself!
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Fall is officially here and this meal plan is all about recipes you can double so you can enjoy quality time with friends and family. Chicken Gumbo, Air Fryer Falafel, Beef Stew, and Turkey Sloppy Joes are sure to please any crowd!
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Take a culinary trip around the world with this week’s meal plan! Indulge in Indian saag tofu, spice up your burger with a little chipotle, or head to France to enjoy pan bagnat. Round out the week with Greek chicken skewers, and arrive stateside for some lobster!
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Too hot to cook? We’ve got you covered! This meal plan is full of dinner ideas that don’t require an oven. Zucchini Noodle Chicken Pesto makes the most of fresh basil. Breakout the Instant Pot to whip up a batch of carnitas. Keep dinner on the light side with lettuce wraps or Panzanella salad. YUM!
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Crisp, refreshing, and vibrant are all ways to describe this week’s meal plans filled with Cesar salad, zucchini bowls, lentil salads, and more! As an extra perk, many dishes transform easily from dinner to lunch and can be eaten hot or cold!
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What’s cooking this week?! What about easy pan-fried flank steak? Or maybe some ginger-garlic shrimp? We’ve got plenty of ideas to help you feed your family all week long!
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This week’s meal plan is all about easy dinners. Dig into tuna with capers, turkey meatloaf, ginger beef stir fry, stuffed peppers, and Italian skillet chicken!
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Make the most of this week by leaving the meal plan to us! Peas and asparagus dishes welcome Spring while pizza and tostadas quell those comfort food cravings!
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Need a little help using up leftover ingredients? This meal plan is all about creating tomorrow’s inspiring meals from the remains of last night’s masterpiece! This week, we’re focusing on recipes with chicken, smoked salmon, and pine nuts.
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Have a bunch of potatoes that need using up? Sweet or Russet, big or small – we have plenty of ideas for turning this starchy staple into a meal that everyone will love.
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It’s our contributor Aaron’s birthday this week and that calls for a meal plan with cake! C E L E B R A T E good times, come on! This week enjoy Cowboy Steak, Shrimp Taco Bowls, BBQ Sheet Pan Pizza and MORE!
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Are you trying to plan dinner and coming up short? No worries we’ve got you covered with this week’s meal plan! Lemon Chicken, EASY Italian Sausage Spaghetti, Gnocchi and MORE!
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What’s on your menu this week? What about stuffed peppers? Or jambalaya?! Or mac and cheese with chorizo? Get these ideas and more in this week’s meal plan.
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Looking for some meal inspiration this week? Check out our meal plan! We have Arroz con Pollo, stuffed shells, a quick hamburger soup, and more!
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Here’s your fresh, new meal plan for this week! You can look forward to Slow Cooker Taco Soup, Creamy Ziti Florentine, Stromboli, and more!
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Welcome to the New Year! Let’s get things started off on the right foot, shall we? In this week’s meal plan, we have Turkey White Chili, a creamy vegan spaghetti, Albondigas soup, and more!
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Not sure you have time for homemade meals during this busy holiday season? Let us help! This week we’ve got an easy coconut shrimp curry, garlic chicken, a kale and sausage soup, and more!
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Here’s your meal plan for October Week 2! We’ve got easy Veggie Fried Rice, Pasta a la Vodka with Shrimp, Chicken Adobo, and more!
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Here’s your meal plan for the last week of September! You can look forward to Angel Hair Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes, Skirt Steak Skewers, Skillet Pork Chops and Cabbage, and more!
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Here’s your meal plan for September Week 3! We’ve got Black Bean Burgers, Grilled Salmon with Peach Salsa, Chili Mac and Cheese, and more.
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Here’s your meal plan for September Week 2! We’ve got Greek Pasta Salad (yes, for dinner!), Eggplant Parmesan, Steak Salad, and more!
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Here’s your meal plan for the first week of September! We’ve got grilled dukkah-crusted chicken, taco-stuffed zucchini boats, gazpacho with avocado, and more!
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A few simple tweaks during dinner prep means that you can make one meal that everyone will eat. The trick is to customize as you go!
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Here’s your meal plan for August Week 4! We’ve got Angel Hair Pasta with Shrimp, Veggie Fried Rice, Cider Glazed Salmon, and more!
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Check out our meal plan for August Week 3! We’ve got Santa Maria Tri-Tip, Chicken Tostadas, Pasta with Tomatoes and Brie, and more!
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