Week of Weeknight Meals: March 2023

Hey buddies? How are you? Did you could have a great weekend? I’m feeling further chipper this morning as a result of certainly one of my greatest buddies from faculty is arriving on the town in the present day! My pal Laurel is coming to the Charlotte space for work so we’re taking full benefit of her travels and squeezing in some high quality time collectively. She’ll be staying with us tonight and immersing herself within the Fagan household craziness!

Earlier than signing off, I needed to supply a peek into final week’s dinners as a part of my Week of Weeknight Meals collection.

I started sharing what one week of weeknight dinners appears like in our home one week each month some time again as a form of throwback to the start days of this weblog after I’d paperwork breakfast, lunch and dinner practically every single day. Just like the early running a blog days, images on this publish are snapped in real-time with no fancy meals pictures allowed.

Final week our meals included some long-time favourite blogger recipes, seafood, a stir fry and straightforward eats and hopefully one thing beneath will come out at you and provide you with some meal concepts while you’re attempting to determine what to make throughout the week sooner or later!

Week of Weeknight Meals: March 2023

pizza spaghetti squash casserole

This pizza spaghetti squash casserole has been a household favourite in our home since 2015. (There’s a motive it claimed a spot on my record of Blogger Recipes I Make Again and Again!) I made the casserole on Sunday evening for dinner so Monday’s dinner was truly leftovers (I made a big batch) and we paired the leftover casserole with a caesar salad combine from a bag. It was a easy dinner which was essential as a result of Monday nights are soccer nights in our home and we don’t arrive dwelling till near 7 p.m.

On the boys’ plates: Grilled cheese, peach slices and a mixture of child carrots and cucumber slices

  • Tuesday: Shrimp Edamame Ceviche with Avocado

shrimp edamame ceviche

The Entire Meals close to my dad and mom’ place in Jacksonville Seaside sells pre-made shrimp ceviche and it’s so contemporary, vibrant and scrumptious. It’s additionally a reasonably simple recipe to make at dwelling and imitate which is strictly what I got down to do for Tuesday evening’s dinner. I would like to jot down down the precise measurements of this one to share with you guys as a result of it was my favourite meal of the week! I ended up making one other batch for lunch the subsequent day as nicely and simply kicked myself for not doubling or tripling the recipe from the start. Within the combine: Shrimp, bell pepper, purple onion, cilantro, edamame, cherry tomato, lime juice, pink salt and many avocado!

On the boys’ plates: Shrimp, edamame, buttered toast and clementines

  • Wednesday: Marinated Hen Wings with Baked Purple Candy Potatoes and Inexperienced Beans

The marinade I used on the hen wings we had for dinner on Wednesday evening is identical one I shared on this weblog publish for my Easy Marinated Pork Chops! It’s such a easy one and since we virtually all the time have the elements available, it’s a go-to for me for meat and fish alike. After marinating the chickens all through the day, I baked them within the oven together with purple candy potatoes after which I topped the candy potatoes with butter and salt and served them with steamed inexperienced beans seasoned with garlic salt. It was an excellent easy meal however a great one!

On the boys’ plates: Annie’s natural hen nuggets with ketchup, inexperienced beans, raspberries and yogurt

  • Thursday: Common Tso’s Hen Stir Fry

This meal was born out of the truth that I used up all of our soy sauce/coconut aminos in Wednesday evening’s dinner. I initially deliberate to make our favourite egg roll in a bowl recipe however after I went so as to add coconut aminos to the skillet, I remembered I used all of it up the earlier night. I shortly pivoted and used some Common Tso’s sauce I purchased by means of Thrive Market within the skillet as an alternative and it labored nicely! Within the skillet: Floor hen, edamame, carrots, cabbage, onion, garlic, toasted sesame oil and Kevin’s Common Tso’s sauce!

On the boys’ plates: Scrambled eggs with buttered jelly toast, carrot slices and apple slices

  • Friday: Salmon + Sauteed Kale with Daily Harvest Curried Brown Rice + Inexperienced Chickpeas

On Wednesday evening, I participated in a night Zoom name with a bunch of influencers and a visitor chef by means of Daily Harvest. (Bachelor followers, there have been some former contestants and even a former Bachelorette on the Zoom and I mentioned to Ryan, “I ponder how I can privately DM them and fan lady a bit and he was like, “Umm, you don’t.” Stable recommendation, I suppose. I settled with texting my girlfriends a pic of the Zoom display screen as an alternative. Haha!) Anyway, we made dinner on the Zoom name utilizing a few of the new grains packages Each day Harvest despatched our method. Regardless that I already ate dinner earlier on Wednesday evening, I basically ate a second spherical of dinner as a result of the meal we ready was so good! Fortunately I made a double batch of the recipe and the leftovers had been a welcomed meal on Friday night, too, particularly since Chase had a soccer sport that evening and we had been looking out for one thing fast and straightforward.

The bottom of Friday’s nights (leftover) dinner was Daily Harvest‘s new Curried Brown Rice + Inexperienced Chickpea Grains and I you higher imagine I’ll be ordering this taste from their grains choice sooner or later. It was SO GOOD. I’m notably psyched in regards to the new grains choices from Each day Harvest as a result of they’re bigger and meant to serve a number of folks. I’ve been ordering and loving Each day Harvest deliveries for years and have all the time wished that they had extra family-friendly choices after I need to feed our complete gang in a busy evening. This grains combine was extremely scrumptious and tasted nice served with sautéed kale and topped with salmon and a yogurt-lemon sauce made with full-fat Greek yogurt, contemporary lemon juice and salt.

(I’m not certain if my code nonetheless works, however prior to now my code pbfingers would allow you to save as much as $40 off your Each day Harvest order so it is perhaps price a shot for those who’re and haven’t tried Each day Harvest earlier than!)

On the boys’ platesQuesadillas with bell pepper slices, apple slices and yogurt

Query of the Day

What was your favourite dinner of the week final week? 

Any new scrumptious must-try recipes to share?