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Free Easy Weekly Family Meal Plan – Week 25 Recipes

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FREE Weekly EASY Meal Plan - Week 25 - these meal plans will make your life so much easier! |

Another exciting week of Melanie’s easy weekly meal plans is here – feeding you fresh dinner ideas every Monday!   Here are this week’s recipes:
  • 30 Minute Spanish Paella
  • Baked Apricot Chicken Legs
  • Pineapple Pita Pizza
  • Homemade Crab Cakes
  • Mexican Beef Enchiladas

And for dessert we are having a Plum Pie with fresh sweet plums – super easy to make and so delicious!

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Monday Dinner Idea: 30 Minute Spanish Paella

How To Make Paella

Paella is notorious for being labor-intensive, but I simplified it to the max!  This easy Spanish paella recipe takes only 30 minutes from start to finish – this is a true paella-making breakthrough!

Recipe link: Easy Spanish Paella Recipe

Tuesday Dinner Idea: Baked Apricot Chicken Drumsticks

Baked Apricot Chicken Legs

These sweet and spicy chicken legs are everyone’s favorite!  Just slather with marinade and put them in the oven, and the oven does all the work!  They are so finger-licking-good!

Recipe link: Baked Apricot Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

Wednesday Dinner Idea: Pineapple Pita Pizza

Pineapple Onion Individual Pita Pizzas

Making individual pizzas has never been easier!  Pita bread is serving as an instant pita crust – just put tomato sauce and topping on it, bake and serve!  Pineapples are awesome on a pizza – so yum!

Recipe link: Pineapple Pita Pizza Recipe

Thursday Dinner Idea: Homemade Crab Cakes

Easy Crab Cakes Recipe - How To Make Crab Cakes

These crab cakes are so easy to make at home and so delicious!  Follow this foolproof recipe to make amazing crabcakes and wow your family for dinner!  Crab cakes will surely get you out of a dinner rut!

Recipe link: Homemade Crab Cakes Recipe

Friday Dinner Idea: Mexican Beef Enchiladas

How to make beef enchiladas

These authentic Mexican enchiladas are bursting with flavor from all the spices and gooey melted cheese!  These taste even better than the ones in a Mexican restaurant, you’ll love them!

Recipe link: Mexican Beef Enchiladas Recipe

Weekly Dessert Idea: Easy Plum Pie

How To Make Plum Pie

Who can resist this mouthwatering pie with fresh sweet plum and delicious crumble topping?  This pie is super easy to make and truly foolproof – anyone can make this easy and delicious dessert!

Recipe link: Easy Plum Pie Recipe

Meal Plan Weekly Shopping List

Easy Spanish Paella

  • 2 cups short-grain rice
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • ½ tsp saffron threads
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp red pepper flakes
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 lb chicken breast or thighs, cut-up
  • 1 lb cooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • ½ lb chorizo sausage, crumbled

Baked Apricot Chicken Drumsticks

  • ½ cup apricot jam
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 2 jalapeno peppers
  • 4 gloves garlic
  • 12 chicken legs

Pineapple Pita Pizza

  • 8 pita breads
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 can (8 oz) pizza sauce
  • 1 package (8 oz) shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 can (8 oz) chopped pineapple, drained
  • 1 small onion, sliced

Homemade Crab Cakes

  • 1 lb lump crab meat (preferably fresh, but you can use canned drained crab meat)
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup mayo
  • 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 5 green onion stalks
  • ½ cup Ritz or saltine crackers, crushed (approximately 15 Ritz crackers)
  • ¼ cup flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 2 tbsp oil

Mexican Beef Enchiladas

  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 1½ lbs ground beef
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can (8 oz) tomato sauce
  • 1 bunch of cilantro (leaves chopped, stems discarded)
  • 1 package (8 oz) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp oil

Easy Plum Pie

  • 8 medium plums
  • 2 cups flour
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1½ sticks (12 tbsp) butter, cut in 12 pieces
  • 1 egg
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