Happy spring break for many of you…and last week of March! It feels like this year is zooming by. Wasn’t it just January? I mean, I felt like February was long, I guess, but January and March just zipped by. It’s probably because we had Grace home from college for some of that time. This mama’s heart sure loves it when she comes home for a visit. She’ll be back for Easter, though, so, yay!
I like to be transparent with all of you because I don’t ever want you guys to think that making our menu (the one my family eats throughout the week) is always easy. It’s not. Some weeks I have tons of ideas and other weeks my brain is just tired and can’t think of what sounds good or what I feel like cooking. This was definitely one of those challenging weeks for me. I struggled so much!
I feel as if I’m on the upswing this week – I’ve got some meals planned out for the following weekend I’m very excited about. I share this so you may also be encouraged – if you also have a couple of weeks where it is rough…there is menu #inspo on the other side. Which is why I continue to create these menus each week for you! Hopefully you can pull one or two of these recipes aside and use them in your own cooking.
Without further ado, here’s what’s on the menu this week…
Apple Bacon Brie Grilled Cheese Panini
This apple bacon brie grilled cheese panini elevates the classic with apple butter, creamy brie cheese, bacon, and fresh apple slices!
Roasted Zucchini & Tomato Pasta
You can't go wrong with this hearty, tasty roasted zucchini & tomato pasta. It's full of fall flavors and gets your kids their veggies incognito!
Amish Pumpkin Pancakes
This traditional Amish pumpkin pancakes recipe can also be sweet potato-based, but no matter how you make it, it's an autumn breakfast treat!
Chicken Caesar Burgers
These chicken caesar burgers combine summer grilling with the delightful flavors of this familiar salad in one easy recipe!
Coconut Chicken Tikka Masala
This coconut chicken tikka masala recipe is kid-friendly, make-ahead easy, and ready to add some variety to your weeknight meal plan!
Ham and Cheese Quiche with Fresh Spinach
Once you try this classic ham and cheese quiche version of this tasty breakfast pie, you’ll want to make a different one for every morning of the week!
Copycat McMenamins Cajun Tots
Crunchy on the outside, soft and hot on the inside, with just the right amount of zesty kick, these Copycat McMenamins Cajun Tots are where it's at.
Country Apple Dumplings
This recipe for homemade country apple dumplings is made easy using crescent rolls! The cinnamon and sugar goodness will keep you coming back all year long!
And if you need more dinner inspiration, may I suggest this Pinterest board as an option: Meatballs! I happen to love meatballs and I don’t make them nearly enough – I think they’re so fun! So here are a ton of different meatball recipes for you to look over. And if that doesn’t work for you, breakfast for dinner is always a great option!