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  1. Monday, February 19

    Week 567 Weekly Menu

    Happy President’s Day weekend! We have been taking it easy today. I feel like we needed it after spending Friday at Disneyland, which turned out to be a madhouse that day. SO fun, not complaining, but definitely needed some quiet days after. Now it’s time to take a break from taking it easy to plan out this week’s dinners.

    Week 567 Weekly Menu from @janemaynard

    MONDAY:
    – Caprese Paninis

    TUESDAY:
    Chili

    WEDNESDAY:
    Spaghetti and Meatballs
    – Salad

    THURSDAY:
    – Leftovers

    FRIDAY:
    – BLTs
    – Smothies

    SATURDAY:
    – Eat out night

    SUNDAY:
    – Roast Chicken and Vegetables

    Your turn! Please share your weekly menu in the comments! I know I’m a broken record, but seriously, I love reading through your meal plans each week as I plan, they are so helpful!


  2. Monday, February 12

    Week 566 Weekly Menu

    It’s Monday already?!?!?!

    Week 566 Weekly Menu from @thisweekfordinner

    MONDAY:
    Pat’s Asian Chicken Salad

    TUESDAY:
    Chicken Pot Pie

    WEDNESDAY:
    – Roast Chicken
    – Side Veggie and Potatoes of some kind

    THURSDAY:
    – Leftovers

    FRIDAY:
    – Disneyland with the kids! Eat out 🙂

    SATURDAY:
    Caprese Paninis

    SUNDAY:
    – Breakfast for dinner: Waffles, Smoothies, Eggs

    Yay! I’m actually excited about this week’s dinner plans, both cooking and eating. You know the drill, folks…please share your weekly menu in the comments! Thank you!


  3. Monday, February 5

    Week 565 Weekly Menu

    Happy Monday! Sorry my menu is coming a little late in the day…I got distracted by the grocery shopping!

    Week 565 Weekly Menu from @janemaynard

    MONDAY:
    Chicken Caesar Wraps

    TUESDAY:
    Spaghetti Bolognese

    WEDNESDAY:
    Cora’s Ground Beef Tacos

    THURSDAY:
    – Leftovers

    FRIDAY:
    Pat’s Asian Chicken Salad

    SATURDAY:
    – Eat out night

    SUNDAY:
    Chicken Pot Pie

    You all know the drill…share your menus in the comments! I love that we are all back in the groove and getting so many great menus each week, they are truly helpful every time I sit down to plan. Have a great week!


  4. Monday, January 29

    Week 564 Weekly Menu from Kalyn Denny of Kalyn’s Kitchen

    Happy Monday! It’s the start of another week, which means it’s time for another menu. And it’s the start of a new year, which means a lot of us are making that annual attempt to eat a bit healthier. In that spirit I have a special guest menu for you today from Kalyn Denny of Kalyn’s Kitchen!

    Week 564 Weekly Menu: Low-Carb Guest Menu from Kalyn Denny of Kalyn's Kitchen

    Kalyn and I talked about having her do a guest menu months ago but decided to wait until January to publish. Kalyn’s site is about carb-conscious eating and is a great resource for all kinds of special diets, including low-carb, South Beach, low-glycemic and more. We thought January would be the perfect time for her to share some dinner ideas! I met Kalyn nearly a decade ago. She was one of the first food bloggers I connected with in person as I began this journey and she’s been a wonderful support and friend ever since. Coincidentally I took a trip to her hometown last week and we even had the chance to meet for lunch. She’s one smart cookie and I am so happy she’s here on the blog today with a great dinner menu to inspire us!

    MONDAY:
    – Low-Carb Chicken Stir-Fry Sheet Pan Meal

    TUESDAY:
    – Instant Pot Low-Carb Loaded Cauliflower Soup

    WEDNESDAY:
    – One-Pan Low-Carb Greek Skillet Chicken

    THURSDAY:
    – Asian Lettuce Cups with Spicy Ground Turkey Filling

    FRIDAY:
    – Easy Baked Pesto Chicken (with rice or cauliflower rice)

    SATURDAY:
    – Dinner Out

    SUNDAY:
    – Low-Carb Ground Beef Stroganoff Casserole with Cauliflower Rice

    Click here or on the image above for a free printable PDF of this week’s dinner menu and ingredients list!

    Thank you, Kalyn, for all the great dinner ideas! As usual, can’t wait to see what everyone has cooking this week! Be sure to share your own dinner plans in the comments!


  5. Monday, January 22

    Week 563 Weekly Menu

    Happy Monday! Menu time…

    Week 563 Weekly Menu from @janemaynard

    MONDAY:
    – Homemade Hamburgers
    Crispy Rosemary Roast Potatoes

    TUESDAY:
    – Chicken & Chickpea Tikka Masala
    – Naan and Salad

    WEDNESDAY:
    Creamy Pesto Fettuccine
    – Salad and Garlic Bread

    THURSDAY:
    – Leftovers

    FRIDAY:
    Roasted Vegetable Egg Scramble
    – Smoothies

    SATURDAY:
    – Eat out night

    SUNDAY:
    Pot Roast
    Mashed Potatoes + Veggie

    Alrighty, you know the drill…share your own menus in the comments! And with that I am off to the store!


  6. Sunday, January 14

    Week 562 Weekly Menu

    Happy Sunday! Everyone in my family (except little Owen) is still asleep, so I’m just gonna sit down, plan out some meals and hit the store! I just realized I’m going to be out of town most of the week, so I need to plan out meals the kids and Nate can take care of easily.

    Week 562 Weekly Menu from @janemaynard

    MONDAY:
    Spaghetti and Meatballs

    TUESDAY:
    – Roasted Vegetable Scrambles

    WEDNESDAY:
    – Hot dogs and brats
    – Salad

    THURSDAY:
    Naan pizzas

    FRIDAY:
    Chili

    SATURDAY:
    – Eat out

    SUNDAY:
    Chicken Pot Pie

    Your turn! Please share your meal plans in the comments below! It was SO WONDERFUL seeing your lovely names and menus last week! Keep it coming! They were a huge help as I sat down to plan this morning. 🙂


  7. Monday, January 8

    Week 561 Weekly Menu + A Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year! (Related: How are we already 1 week into January? WHOAH.)

    We just returned from a 2-week trip to New Jersey and New Hampshire. Yes, we were there for the bitter cold. Yes, we got to watch the blizzard in New England from my in-law’s couch in their 1775 farmhouse and it was awesome. Yes, traveling at Christmas was as stressful as I thought it would be. And, yes, it was totally worth it! (Although, it may be another 15 years before we do it again. Sorry, grandparents!)

    Week 561 Weekly Menu from @janemaynard, including Cilantro Sour Cream Enchiladas and More!

    It’s Monday and I actually do have a meal plan for the week. It’s boring but it’s done and I did the grocery shopping, so I’m feeling good about life. I’ve been getting messages about how people miss the weekly menu. So, let’s get this party started, shall we? GO MEAL PLANNING!

    MONDAY:
    – Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

    TUESDAY:
    Taco Tuesday

    WEDNESDAY:
    Rachel Sandwiches

    THURSDAY:
    – Leftovers

    FRIDAY:
    – Ravioli and Caesar Salad

    SATURDAY:
    – Eat out night (or maybe I’ll cook something special as my mom will be visiting!)

    SUNDAY:
    Cilantro Sour Cream Enchiladas

    OKAY, PEOPLE. We want to see your weekly menus! In the spirit of the New Year, please share your meal plan for the week in the comments! Remember, all menus are welcome here at This Week for Dinner. Fancy, simple, vegan, gluten free, whatever! We love all ideas!


  8. Monday, November 13

    Week 559 Weekly Menu from Katie Goodman Kick of Good Life Eats

    Happy Monday! Now that the week is started I think we need a dinner plan!

    This week our meal plan comes from Katie Goodman Kick from the food blog Good Life Eats. When I very first started this blog, Katie was one of my earliest and most loyal weekly commenters, always sharing her menus and great ideas. She has since built her own beautiful food space on the Internet with her blog Good Life Eats. Katie is talented and I love the recipes she shares – delicious but approachable and with ingredients that I regularly use. This week’s menu is a great example: Katie shared a ton of awesome recipes with us, and yet the ingredients list is not overwhelming. That’s my kind of cooking. Katie is a sweetheart (she once carefully brought a giant bag of homegrown tomatoes from her garden on the plane for me!) and I am so happy to be able to share her awesome meal plan with you this week. Thank you, Katie!

    Week 559 Weekly Menu - Guest Menu from Katie Goodman Kick of Good Life Eats (@janemaynard)

    MONDAY:
    Italian Sausage and Kale Soup
    Artisan Bread in 5 Minutes a Day
    – Salad

    TUESDAY:
    Honey Mustard Chicken
    Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Balsamic
    Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Garlic

    WEDNESDAY:
    Fall Sheet Pan Pork Tenderloin with Honey Balsamic Roasted Vegetables
    Artisan Bread in 5 Minutes a Day

    THURSDAY:
    No kids home – Date Night! Here are a couple of our favorite places to go!
    Community
    24 Carrot Bistro

    FRIDAY:
    Homemade Build Your Own Pizza Night (click the link for tips for making totally awesome pizza at home)
    Italian Mixed Greens Salad with Prosciutto and Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette
    Easy Homemade Fudgy Brownies with Caramel Sauce

    SATURDAY:
    Chicken Enchiladas with Homemade Chile Gravy Sauce (with Crockpot Mexican Chicken and Guacamole)

    SUNDAY:
    Indian Butter Chicken
    Homemade Naan
    – Salad

    Click here or on the image above for a FREE printable PDF of this week’s menu, complete with recipe links and ingredients list.

    You know the drill! Share your own dinner plans in the comments! We need your great ideas!


  9. Sunday, November 5

    Week 558 Weekly Menu from Barbara Schieving of Barbara Bakes & Pressure Cooking Today

    Happy Sunday! It is finally feeling like fall here in San Diego, just in time for a perfect Halloween with the kids! Today I’m making apple pie with Anna (using apples shipped by my mother-in-law from New Hampshire!) and all in all getting into the autumn spirit.

    I have another guest menu for you this week. Barbara Schieving from the food blogs Barbara Bakes and Pressure Cooking Today is one of the nicest people I’ve ever met. She was one of the first people to read my blog and was always so kind of supportive. It has always made me happy that she also jumped into food writing. She’s just plain awesome. Here second cookbook The Electric Pressure Cooker Cookbook comes out very soon on November 14. Click here to learn more about the book and if you want to pre-order the book, click here! The new book includes 50 of the most popular recipes on her blog as well as 150 new recipes you can only get in the book. So excited about your book launch, Barbara! Congratulations!

    Week 558 Weekly Menu on @janemaynard - Guest Menu from Barbara Schieving, including tons of great pressure cooking recipes!

    Barbara has created a great weekly menu for us, including a BUNCH of her favorite pressure cooker recipes. Seriously, if you’ve been wanting to get more into pressure cooking, Barbara is an amazing resource and this week’s menu is a great launching point!

    MONDAY:
    Potato Cheese Soup  (Click here for a FB video of the recipe!)

    TUESDAY:
    Chicken Tacos with Cilantro Lime Rice

    WEDNESDAY:
    Lighter Chicken Parmesan

    THURSDAY:
    Grilled Chicken and Couscous

    FRIDAY:
    Beef and Broccoli  (Click here for a FB video of the recipe!)

    SATURDAY:
    Spicy Chicken Soup

    SUNDAY:
    BBQ Baby Back Ribs (Click here for a FB video of the recipe!)
    Potato Salad (Click here for a FB video of the recipe!)
    Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

    Okey, dokey, you guys know the drill…time for YOU to share your dinner plans for the week in the comments! Can’t wait to see what you’ve all got cooking!

    Click here or on the image above for a free printable PDF of this week’s menu, including links to recipes and the ingredients list!

    Have a great week everyone!


  10. Sunday, October 29

    Week 557 Weekly Menu from Robyn Stone of Add a Pinch

    Happy Halloween Week!

    I have another guest menu for you today, this time from Robyn Stone of the food blog Add A Pinch. I’ve known Robyn for years and love every chance I get to see her in person. She is the sweetest, but she is also an excellent food writer to boot! Robyn’s work has been featured in Southern Living, Better Homes and Gardens, Redbook, and online at the Huffington Post and Food Network. Robyn’s cookbook, Add a Pinch: Easier, Faster, Fresher Southern Classics, was published in 2017 and it is beyond lovely, filled with delicious and approachable recipes. Robyn lives in Georgia with her husband, Bart, their son, Sam, and their two golden retrievers, Ranger and Annabelle. I can’t wait to share Robyn’s menu with you today. Here you go!

    Week 557 Weekly Dinner Menu from Guest Robyn Stone of "Add a Pinch" | @janemaynard

    MONDAY:
    Cashew chicken
    Broccoli

    TUESDAY:
    Halloween Soup Buffet

    WEDNESDAY:
    – Skillet Lasagna (Recipe can be found in Robyn’s beautiful cookbook!)
    – House salad

    THURSDAY:
    Sheet pan teriyaki salmon with green beans

    FRIDAY:
    Shrimp scampi

    SATURDAY:
    – Leftovers!

    SUNDAY:
    Pulled pork sandwiches
    Coleslaw
    Classic pound cake

    I am loving this menu from Robyn, so many wonderful ideas and surprisingly simple recipes. Thank you so much, Robyn! Click here or on the image above for a free printable PDF of this week’s menu and ingredients list!

    You all know the drill! SHARE YOUR MENUS! Please pretty please! We don’t care how fancy or simple your dinner plans are, share no matter what!

    Have a great week! Happy Halloween!