Jen's Dinner Plan Jun 9-15

Need some new ideas for dinner meals? Here is Jen’s weekly dinner menu with notes:


Sunday: Tortilla-less Chicken Fajitas

  • After grilling chicken seasoned with homemade taco seasoning on the grill pan, I cooked slices of red onion and colorful bell peppers.

  • Topped the chicken and veggies with my homemade salsa and fresh cilantro. No avocado this time.

  • On the side, warmed canned black beans and chopped up baby spinach for my green.


Monday: Jen G’s Go To Chili Recipe

  • After trying multiple traditional chili recipes and not finding one I loved, I decided to create my own.

  • I used ground beef this time.


Tuesday: Grilled Cod with Roasted Broccoli and Radishes

  • I seasoned the cod with just salt and pepper. Grilled on the grill pan.

  • Broccoli florets and radish ...yes, radish...wedges roasted in olive oil, salt, and pepper at 425 degrees for 20-30 minutes. Tossing occasionally.

  • If the rashes are medium size, quartering is best when cooking with broccoli to sure they are done at the same time. If the radishes are large, slice in 6-8 wedges.

  • I forget how good roasted radishes are. Like a potato.

Wednesday: Sunday’s Leftovers

  • Mexi again! Mexican food is my favorite.

Thursday: Monday’s Leftovers

  • One bonus to cooking a big pot of chili is it makes great leftovers to have later in the week or to freeze for a quick meal on busy nights.

Friday: Homemade Pizza

  • Yes, we have this pizza often.

  • My daughter had a few girls over for a birthday party and they got to make their own pizzas. They loved it!

  • For the dough recipe, my own sauce recipes, and topping ideas check out this dinner menu.

  • Dessert was 100 Days of Real Food 5 Minute Fudge Brownies (made with whole wheat flour) topped with vanilla ice cream.  


Saturday: Curry Chickpea Salad from Sweetgreen

  • I L-O-V-E Sweetgreen and I L-O-V-E this salad. I like it because it is warm.

  • I met a dear girlfriend for a hiking date and picked up salads to have beforehand.

  • It was a great Girls’ Night Out!

Let me know if you try any of these recipes or have good ones of your own to share.

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