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Welcome to week 31 of Melanie’s FREE weekly meal plans – where you’ll never run out of dinner inspiration! Make all five recipes, or pick a couple of your favorites, double the portions and enjoy the leftovers the next day! Here are this week’s recipes:
- Grilled Chicken Marinated In Italian Dressing
- Crab Salad Sandwiches
- Veggie Brown Rice Pilaf
- Italian Sausage With Onions And Peppers
- Baked Chicken And Potatoes
And this week’s dessert is Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake – it’s like a one amazing chocolate chip cookie, but in cake form – you’ll love it!
Monday Dinner Idea: Grilled Chicken Kebabs Marinated In Italian Dressing
Did you know that Italian Dressing makes a delicious chicken marinade? Yes, it’s that simple – just marinate the chicken in Italian dressing, then grill! It tastes so good!
Recipe link: Grilled Chicken Recipe Marinated In Italian Dressing
Tuesday Dinner Idea: Crab Salad Sandwiches
This yummy crab salad is really easy to make – just mix the crab, onion, hard-boiled egg and mayo – yum! You can use real or imitation crab meat, either way it tastes delicious! Serve on the burger buns to make yummy sandwiches!
Recipe link: Crab Salad Sandwich Recipe
Wednesday Dinner Idea: Vegan Brown Rice Pilaf
This veggie pilaf is so delicious and nutritious! With a variety of vegetables, chickpeas and almonds, this one-dish meal has an amazing combinations of flavors and textures! Super-filling – you’ll definitely won’t miss the meat!
Recipe link: Vegan Brown Rice Pilaf Recipe
Thursday Dinner Idea: Italian Sausage With Onions And Peppers
This recipe makes a very easy way to enjoy Italian sausage – just bake it in the oven alongside sliced onions and green peppers! Just put it in the oven and when it’s done baking enjoy a delicious dinner!
Recipe link: Italian Sausage Recipe With Onions And Peppers
Friday Dinner Idea: Baked Chicken And Potatoes Sheet Pan Dinner
Here’s another oven dinner – baked chicken and potatoes! Everything is baked together on one baking sheet, so the chicken juices flavor the potatoes – yum! Sprinkle the chicken liberally with any chicken seasoning for deep flavor!
Recipe link: Baked Chicken And Potatoes Sheet Pan Dinner Recipe
Weekly Dessert Idea: Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake
Is it a cookie? Is it a cake? It’s a cookie cake! It’s like a giant chocolate chip cookie, but even better! Chocolate chip cookie cake is extremely easy to make, and it looks so good and tastes so delicious!
Recipe link: Easy Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake Recipe
Weekly Meal Plan Shopping List
Grilled Chicken Kebabs Marinated In Italian Dressing
- 2 lbs chicken thighs
- 1 bottle (8 oz) Italian dressing
Crab Salad Sandwiches
- 8 oz imitation crab meat or canned crab meat
- 4 hard-boiled eggs
- 1 onion
- ½ cup mayo
Vegan Brown Rice Pilaf
- 1 cup brown rice, uncooked
- 2 cups water
- ½ tsp salt
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 2 onions, chopped
- 4 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 carrots
- 1 package (8 oz) mushrooms
- ½ bunch parsley
- ¼ cups slivered almonds
- 1 tbsp soy sauce
Italian Sausage With Onions And Peppers
- 1 lb Italian sausage links
- 2 bell peppers
- 1 onion
Baked Chicken And Potatoes Sheet Pan Dinner
- 2 lbs cut-up chicken
- 2 lbs potatoes
- 2 tbsp chicken seasoning mix
Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake
- ¾ cup (1½ sticks) butter, softened to room temperature
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 2 eggs
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 cups flour
- 1 tsp baking soda
- ½ tsp salt
- 1½ cup chocolate chips