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  1. Sunday, February 17, 2019

    Week 612 Weekly Menu

    Happy Sunday! Before we jump into this week’s menu, just wanted you to know that I have finally created a separate Instagram account for This Week for Dinner, where I will share the blog and podcast content (including the weekly menu), delicious food and more. If you are on Instagram, I would love for you to come follow along! Click here or search thisweekfordinner on Instagram. Thank you! And now this week’s dinner plans:

    Week 612 weekly dinner menu list

    MONDAY:
    – Eat out night (we’re going to the SD Zoo Safari Park all day!)

    TUESDAY:
    Carnitas Tacos

    WEDNESDAY:
    – Leftovers

    THURSDAY:
    Stuffed Peppers (going to use ground turkey instead of beef)

    FRIDAY:
    Tuscan Tomato Soup
    Prager Brothers Bread grilled cheese sandwiches

    SATURDAY:
    – Leftovers

    SUNDAY:
    Homemade Pizza – Margherita and Honey Goat Cheese w/Caramelized Onions

    The biggest reason this weekly menu is awesome is because of all your comments each week. Please share your menus below! Can’t wait to see what you’ve got on the docket in the kitchen this week!


  2. Sunday, February 10, 2019

    Week 611 Weekly Menu

    So, last week. I totally did not follow my menu at all. I did in fact cook but ended up making totally different stuff for some reason. So, I’m just cutting and pasting last week’s menu. Probably the easiest planning session I’ve ever had!

    Week 610 Weekly Dinner Menu: Monday - leftovers; Tuesday - chicken tikka masala; Wednesday black bean burgers; Thursday - Stuffed shells; Friday - leftovers; Saturday - eat out; Sunday - chicken soup with rice

    MONDAY:
    – Leftovers

    TUESDAY:
    – Chicken Tikka Masala
    – Rice and Salad

    WEDNESDAY:
    Black Bean Mushroom Burgers (thanks for the idea and link, Kim in PA!)

    THURSDAY:
    Stuffed Shells

    FRIDAY:
    – Leftovers

    SATURDAY:
    – Eat out

    SUNDAY:
    Chicken Soup with Rice

    Your turn! Please share your meal plans in the comments below. Have a great week!


  3. Monday, February 4, 2019

    Week 610 Weekly Dinner Menu

    Oh man, we had symphony tickets with the kids yesterday and the Super Bowl (yay, Patriots!) and I totally spaced on my menu. A day late but still getting it done!

    Week 610 Weekly Dinner Menu: Monday - leftovers; Tuesday - chicken tikka masala; Wednesday black bean burgers; Thursday - Stuffed shells; Friday - leftovers; Saturday - eat out; Sunday - chicken soup with rice

    MONDAY:
    – Leftovers

    TUESDAY:
    – Chicken Tikka Masala
    – Rice and Salad

    WEDNESDAY:
    Black Bean Mushroom Burgers (thanks for the idea and link, Kim in PA!)

    THURSDAY:
    Stuffed Shells

    FRIDAY:
    – Leftovers

    SATURDAY:
    – Eat out

    SUNDAY:
    Chicken Soup with Rice

    Your turn! Please share your menus below in the comments! They are SO INCREDIBLY HELPFUL for me and so many others. Thank you!


  4. Sunday, January 27, 2019

    Week 609 Weekly Menu

    Time for the weekly menu! And I’m sharing a gluten-free Super Bowl menu with you for Sunday! (Yep, I’m officially allergic to wheat. Fun times!)

    Week 609 Weekly Dinner Menu

    MONDAY:
    – Pot roast leftovers

    TUESDAY:
    Chili

    WEDNESDAY:
    Grilled Salmon Tacos with Zesty Slaw

    THURSDAY:
    – Baked Potatoes with toppings

    FRIDAY:
    – Leftovers

    SATURDAY:
    – Eat out night

    SUNDAY: Gluten-Free Super Bowl Menu
    Southwestern Layered Bean Dip with Tortilla Chips
    Gluten-Free Baked Buffalo Wings (use the recipe I linked to but use your favorite 1-for-1 GF flour)
    – Classic onion dip (sour cream + Lipton onion soup mix) with Potato Chips
    – Tossed Salad
    Football-themed Casheweroos

    Side landscape view of football cashew rice Chex treats

    One, two, three, Go! Share your own menus in the comments! And have a great week! And GO PATRIOTS!


  5. Sunday, January 20, 2019

    Week 608 Weekly Menu

    Hi everyone! Just gonna be quick and drop by dinner menu for you. Here we go…

    Week 608 Weekly Dinner Menu: Monday Disneyland; Tuesday Tortellini; Wednesday Leftovers; Thursday Pesto Chicken Salad; Friday Disneyland; Saturday Club Sandwiches; Sunday Pot Roast

    MONDAY:
    – Second to last trip to Disneyland (passes expiring soon and we have two days off school this week, so perfect!)

    TUESDAY:
    Bertucci’s Tortellini
    – Salad

    WEDNESDAY:
    – Leftovers

    THURSDAY:
    – Pesto Chicken Salad Sandwiches

    FRIDAY:
    – Last trip to Disneyland with our annual passes!

    SATURDAY:
    – Grilled Turkey Club Sandwiches

    SUNDAY:
    – Pressure Cooker Pot Roast
    – Potatoes and Carrots

    You know the drill: PLEASE post your own meal plans in the comments below! They are so appreciated by myself and others. Keep it coming! And have a great week!


  6. Sunday, January 13, 2019

    Week 607 Weekly Dinner Menu

    Hello, everyone! Just now getting to my weekly menu planning because I’m still on my konmari kick. It feels good to clean out and organize but man am I sick of cleaning out and organizing. 😉 ANYWAY…time to get this week’s dinner plans in gear.

    Week 607 Weekly Dinner Menu from This Week for Dinner: Red beans and rice, chicken soup, asian salad and more

    MONDAY:
    Red Beans & Rice

    TUESDAY:
    – Chicken Soup with Rice

    WEDNESDAY:
    Pat’s Asian Chicken Salad
    – Nate and I are going to see David Sedaris! Can’t wait!

    THURSDAY:
    – Leftovers

    FRIDAY:
    Pesto Chicken Salad Sandwiches

    SATURDAY:
    – Eat out night

    SUNDAY:
    Pressure Cooker Pot Roast
    – Potatoes and Carrots

    You know the drill…please share your own meal plans in the comments! Thank you! Have a great week!


  7. Sunday, January 6, 2019

    Week 606 Weekly Dinner Menu

    Happy New Year! Might I suggest meal planning as a resolution? I’ll share my own food-and-the-environment resolution in the next week or two!

    Week 606 Weekly Dinner Menu for week of 1/7/19: Monday - Tacos; Tuesday - Fajita Rice Bowls; Wednesday - Crispy Coconut Chicken; Thursday - Leftovers; Friday - Chicken Soup with Rice; Saturday - Hors D'Oeuvres Night; Sunday - Fettuccine Alfredo

    MONDAY:
    Cora’s Ground Beef Tacos

    TUESDAY:
    – Fajita Rice Bowls

    WEDNESDAY:
    – Crispy Coconut Chicken (stealing this idea from Vicki’s menu last week!)

    THURSDAY:
    – Leftovers

    FRIDAY:
    Chicken Soup with Rice

    SATURDAY:
    – Hors D’Oeuvres Extravaganza (have a few friends over that night, details TBD)

    SUNDAY:
    – Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo
    – Salad

    Your turn! Share those weekly meal plans in the comments below! (Remember, it’s the best new year’s resolution ever, and posting your menu here each week is a great way to stay accountable. Just sayin’.)


  8. Sunday, December 30, 2018

    Week 605 Weekly Menu

    Hello! In the last day or two I have decided to go on a road trip this week with my kids, so no menu from me this week. I haven’t the faintest idea what we’ll be eating for dinner let alone anything else the next 7 days as we galavant across the Old West!

    I am certain that some of you will have your menus planned, which the rest of us will need desperately since I’m coming up short with inspiration. So, this week more than ever, please post your wonderful meal plans in the comments below! And now I must go pack the car.

    Happy New Year!


  9. Sunday, December 23, 2018

    Week 604 Weekly Menu

    Happy Holidays! Merry Early Christmas!

    Week 604 Weekly Dinner Menu: Monday - Chinese Takeout for Christmas Eve; Tuesday: Swedish Meatballs and Cardamom Bread; Wednesday - Leftovers; Thursday - Asian Chicken Salad; Friday - Eat out; Saturday - Hamburgers; Sunday - Waffles

    I just finished grocery shopping. I think we can huddle in for the next few days with no need to go anywhere. I am really looking forward to quiet time with our kids!

    MONDAY:
    – Christmas Eve Chinese Takeout (Maynard family tradition!)

    TUESDAY:
    Swedish Meatballs, Boiled Red Potatoes and Lingonberry Jam (going to try making gluten-free, dairy-free meatballs for myself…we’ll compare to see if they’re any good!)
    Vetebröd (Swedish Cardamom Bread)

    WEDNESDAY:
    – Leftovers

    THURSDAY:
    Pat’s Asian Chicken Salad

    FRIDAY:
    – Eat out night

    SATURDAY:
    – Homemade Hamburgers

    SUNDAY:
    – Breakfast for Dinner: Waffles, Eggs, Fruit

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  10. Sunday, December 9, 2018

    Week 603 Weekly Menu

    UPDATE 12/18/18: This past week included two of my kids’ birthdays and my busiest work week of the year. As I add this update to this post it’s 5:00 pm and I still don’t know what’s for dinner! 😉 SOOO…please share your menus for the week of 12/18 in the comments below! A few of you already have and I love those people oh so very much. Have a great week! 

    I have a few carryover items from last week’s menu, which means no grocery shopping until later in the week, woohoo!

    Week 603 Weekly Dinner Menu for the week of 12/10/18: Monday - Pot roast; Tuesday - Hamburgers; Wednesday - Salmon; Thursday - Leftovers; Friday - Chili; Saturday - Spaghetti Bolognese; Sunday - Leftovers

    MONDAY:
    – Pressure Cooker Pot Roast
    – Mashed Potatoes & Salad

    TUESDAY:
    – Homemade hamburgers

    WEDNESDAY:
    – Roasted Salmon with Urban Plates Chimichurri
    – Side vegetable dish of some kind

    THURSDAY:
    – Leftovers

    FRIDAY:
    Chili

    SATURDAY:
    – Cate’s friend birthday party night! We’re going to have pasta for all the girls and they can choose between Bolognese or Alfredo
    – Salad

    SUNDAY:
    – Leftovers (I think we’ll have even more leftover food by Sunday, so two nights of leftover this week!)

    You know the drill…share those weekly meal plans in the comments below! And have a great week!