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  1. Sunday, July 2, 2023

    Week 775 Weekly menu

    Hello again! Unsurprisingly, the end of this school year got very busy and we have barely cooked at all over the last month. We officially have a high school graduate! It is hard to believe that Cate was only 2 years old when I started this blog. The time has felt both fast and slow. 

    Our whole family is tired of eating out and squeaking by in the dinner department, so we’re excited to get back into the planning and cooking groove. 

    Week 775 weekly dinner menu from This Week for Dinner

    MONDAY:

    • Leftover smoked brisket – maybe some delicious sandwiches?

    TUESDAY:

    • Cookout food!

    WEDNESDAY:

    THURSDAY:

    FRIDAY:

    SATURDAY:

    • Leftovers

    SUNDAY:

    • Smoked turkey breasts + fixings

    Your turn! Share those menus in the comments! 


  2. Monday, May 29, 2023

    Week 774 Weekly Menu

    Happy Memorial Day! Hope you all have some delicious food on the grill right now! This week is the quiet before the storm of graduation week, so going to really try to get some good cooking in!

    Week 774 weekly dinner menu from This Week for Dinner food blog

    MONDAY:

    • Memorial Day BBQ: Brisket + Fixings

    TUESDAY:

    WEDNESDAY:

    THURSDAY:

    • Enchiladas

    FRIDAY:

    • Leftovers

    SATURDAY:

    • Eat out night

    SUNDAY:

    • Indian food night (whatever I have in the cupboard to support the cause)

    Your turn! Throw those dinner plans in the comments below!


  3. Monday, May 22, 2023

    Week 773 Weekly Menu

    The roller coast has officially hit the top of the hill and we are starting the downward decent to the end of the school year, speeding up every day! It’s going to be fun! (And crazy. But fun!)

    Week 773 weekly dinner menu plan from This Week for Dinner

    MONDAY:

    • Grilled chicken, mashed potatoes and butter lettuce salad

    TUESDAY:

    • Mushroom swiss burgers

    WEDNESDAY:

    • Orchestra banquet at school – delicious local Mexican food!

    THURSDAY:

    • School open house AND a Lizzo concert…I can’t even begin to figure out how we’re doing dinner that night. 😉

    FRIDAY:

    SATURDAY:

    • Takeout night

    SUNDAY:

    • Smoked chicken, rice and grilled veggies

    your turn! Share menus! Thank you! Happy eating!


  4. Monday, May 15, 2023

    Week 772 Weekly Dinner Menu

    Hello! I truly cannot believe it’s time to plan another week of dinners. Here goes!

    Week 772 weekly dinner meal plang

    MONDAY:

    • Mother’s Day leftovers

    TUESDAY:

    • Chicken pot pie (I STILL haven’t made this but I am bound and determined)

    WEDNESDAY:

    THURSDAY:

    • Grilled salmon

    FRIDAY:

    • Speech and debate banquet for Cate

    SATURDAY:

    • Leftovers

    SUNDAY:

    • Takeout night

    Your turn! Share those meal plans in the comments! Have a great week, everyone!


  5. Tuesday, May 9, 2023

    Week 771 Weekly Dinner Menu

    I’m a little under the weather and didn’t realize until this morning I never finished up my menu from yesterday! Better late than never, right? 

    Week 771 Weekly Dinner Menu from This Week for Dinner

    MONDAY:

    TUESDAY:

    • Steak, green beans and fries

    WEDNESDAY:

    THURSDAY:

    FRIDAY:

    • Leftovers

    SATURDAY:

    • Takeout night

    SUNDAY:

    • Happy Mother’s Day to me…I am not planning the food for this day! Hopefully some delicious smoked meat from Nate!

    Have at it! Post your menus below!


  6. Sunday, April 30, 2023

    Week 770 Weekly Menu

    Hello, all! Well, last week took quite the turn…Cate and I ended up driving to three universities in three days. Fun, exhausting, helpful, and completely blew up our meal plan and ability to cook dinner. So, lots of repeats from last week’s menu for us. But I didWhite Chicken Chili make the that was on the menu, which made for lots of great leftovers for when we were in a pinch!

    Week 770 weekly dinner menu from This Week for Dinner

    MONDAY:

    TUESDAY:

    WEDNESDAY:

    THURSDAY:

    • Indian food night (with whichever Maya Kaimal simmer sauce is in the pantry)

    FRIDAY:

    • Leftovers

    SATURDAY:

    SUNDAY:

    • Smoked chicken

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  7. Monday, April 24, 2023

    Week 769 Weekly Menu

    Hello! I am BACK into the dinner groove!

    Week 769 weekly dinner menu from This Week for Dinner

    MONDAY:

    • Dinner at Crack Shack to celebrate the conclusion of Cate’s high school speech & debate career! (She was a speech semifinalist at the California state tournament this weekend…go Cate!)

    TUESDAY:

    WEDNESDAY:

    THURSDAY:

    FRIDAY:

    • Leftovers

    SATURDAY:

    SUNDAY:

    • Smoked chicken

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  8. Sunday, April 16, 2023

    Week 768 Weekly Menu

    Hello everyone! I’m smack dab in the middle of some atypical weeks. This past week we went to Park City for Spring Break, and now I’m on the East Coast touring a couple of colleges with Cate. SOOOO…not much cooking and a whole lot of flexibility happening. But I wanted to put up a quick post so YOU can share your menus. Have at it and I’ll be back in action next week!


  9. Monday, April 3, 2023

    Week 767 Weekly Dinner Menu

    Hey, everyone! I am currently listening to the book Lessons in Chemistry and it’s lovely. It also motivated me to make dinner last night instead of ordering takeout! Speaking of cooking, here is this week’s menu!

    Week 767 Weekly Dinner Menu

    MONDAY:

    • Paneer with peas tikka masala
    • Coconut korma chicken
    • (Lest you think I’m fancy, I’m using Maya Kaimal simmer sauces)

    TUESDAY:

    WEDNESDAY:

    THURSDAY:

    • Homemade hamburgers

    FRIDAY:

    • Leftovers

    SATURDAY:

    • Takeout night

    SUNDAY:

    • Easter brunch (menu TBD)

    Your turn! Can’t wait to see your meal plans for the week!


  10. Monday, March 20, 2023

    Week 766 Weekly Menu

    Menu time! 

    week 766 weekly menu from this week for dinner

    MONDAY:

    • Takeout (celebrating the girls Science Olympiad awards night!)

    TUESDAY:

    WEDNESDAY:

    THURSDAY:

    FRIDAY:

    • Leftovers

    SATURDAY:

    • Eat out night

    SUNDAY:

    • Smoked chicken, potatoes and salad (last Sunday we ended up with leftovers, so putting this back on the menu)

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