Using a weekly meal plan is the best way to cook healthier for your family, save money, and time! This week’s menu includes our popular Creamy Lemon Chicken Piccata, Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup, Slow Cooker Ribs, Sweet Potato and Black Bean Enchiladas and Chicken Caesar Wrap.

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a collage of 5 meals from meal plan 68.

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Each meal plan has 5 dinner recipes that will serve approximately 4 adults. We’ve tried to be thoughtful about including recipes that the whole family will love as well as varying the recipes to include a variety of different meals so that you’re not having chicken every night!

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Our meal plans come with prep-ahead instructions for every recipe. Even 5 minutes of cutting veggies or prepping a sauce ahead of time will make all the difference in your attitude about making dinner that night. 

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**NOTE: You’ll notice the shopping list includes categories like “pantry staples”, and “spices”. Hopefully, those are items you already have on hand, and you can cross them off of the list.

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Mongolian beef on a plate with rice and chopped green onion on top.Day 3
Chicken Fajita Pasta served in a skillet with a scoop of salsa on top.Day 4
Five chicken taquitos lined on a plate with a bowl of salsa on the side.Day 5

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Lauren Allen

Welcome! I’m Lauren, a mom of four and lover of good food. Here you’ll find easy recipes and weeknight meal ideas made with real ingredients, with step-by-step photos and videos.

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