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Weekly Menu Plan #7 is packed with comforting, easy-to-make, and unique meals. Families will adore these tried-and-true favorites, and you can’t forget about the included grocery list to make shopping a breeze!

In this weekly menu plan, you’ll discover delicious meals that are perfect for every night and can be prepared in minutes. Some of my favorite recipes include The BEST Homemade Smash Burgers my classic Tender and Juicy Air Fryer Chicken. Explore all the weekly menu plans here.

5 Meals for Dinner this Week!

This weekly menu plan focuses on comfort, pantry-style ingredients, and simple recipes to make busy weeknights less stressful. Each recipe has been tested and loved by my family, making them kid-friendly and even picky-eater approved!

Weekly Menu

Don’t like something on the menu? Don’t worry! I have a weekly meal plan coming out each week and you can switch out and replace any meals that you want! If you want to make sure that you receive all of the meal plans every week, sign up for my newsletter here!

Creamy Tuscan Garlic Chicken

4.95 from 159 votes
Creamy Tuscan Garlic Chicken has the most amazing creamy garlic sauce with spinach and sun dried tomatoes. This meal is a restaurant quality meal ready in 30 minutes!
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Smash Burgers

5 from 1 vote
I love a good burger! Smash burgers are easy to prepare and come together so fast. If ever I'm craving a good old-fashioned burger, these smash burgers are my go-to recipe!
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Grilled Asian Garlic Steak Skewers

4.86 from 14 votes
Grilled Asian Garlic Steak Skewers are marinated in a delicious asian sesame sauce and grilled to tender and juicy perfection!
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Hawaiian Poke Bowls

This Hawaiian poke bowl is fantastically fresh and full of healthy ingredients! Skip ordering this at a restaurant and make it at home in less than 15 minutes! 
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Tender and Juicy Air Fryer Chicken

4.73 from 47 votes
Tender and Juicy Air Fryer Chicken Breasts turn out perfect every time! Golden and crispy on the outside and moist and delicious on the inside. It's so easy and bursting with flavor!
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Why is Meal Planning Helpful?

If you haven’t tried planning your meals ahead of time, this is going to be a game-changer for you! Here’s why I swear by meal planning:

  • Time Saver: No more 4:00 PM panic about dinner. With a meal plan, you know exactly what’s on the menu, what you need, and how long it takes to cook.
  • Money Saver: Prepare to be amazed – meal planning works wonders for your wallet. When you organize your shopping list for the week, then you’ll easily spot opportunities to buy in bulk and creatively repurpose leftovers for future meals. It’s a clever approach that keeps more money in your pocket.
  • Bye-Bye Takeout: When meals are planned and groceries are stocked, you’re less likely to hit the drive-thru. That means more savings and healthier eating. Win-win!

These weekly menu plans are designed to be quick, easy, and affordable for families. Enjoy homemade meals and desserts without the hassle of guessing what’s for dinner. Each recipe is crafted to simplify your weeknights, giving you more time with your loved ones.

A pdf of a meal plan with recipes and shipping list.

Post Updated on June 7, 2024

Originally Posted on August 1, 2015

 

 

About Alyssa Rivers

Alyssa Rivers is the author of 'The Tried and True Cookbook', a professional food photographer and experienced recipe-developer. Having a passion for cooking, her tried and true recipes have been featured on Good Morning America, Today Food, Buzzfeed and more.

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  1. Hi Alyssa,

    You are a genius. Seriously. Your recipes are the best on the planet. And the reason: Flavor. You infuse your recipes with tons of flavor. This is the ‘secret sauce’ (pun intended!) of recipes, it’s why gourmet restaurant recipes are so delightful. Next is texture and, lastly, ‘eye candy’, every one of your recipes is a work of art. One more secret: They are generally easy to make and your presentation of videos and in-depth understanding of the ingredients adds excitement to the whole cooking process. Thank you so much.