Summer to Fall Dinner Ideas

I in no way know irrespective of whether to phone these posts “what I’ve been eating” or “dinner ideas” or just plain “food images,” but I do adore sharing them with you for the reason that primarily based on suggestions, these are some of my most handy posts. See all my dinner round ups below. And I recognize that I like knowing what other individuals are earning for meal. It inspires me to change issues up when we hit those people inescapable ruts. So here’s some of the ideal items we ate in August!

I’m kicking issues off with what seems to be a very un-summery meal, but I found I have a handful of of all those this thirty day period. Most likely tumble anticipation? Potentially I just appreciate warm food? Both way, hopefully this will showcase a several terrific suggestions for the months in advance.

This simple nonetheless exquisite ample to be a Sunday evening meal roasted chicken is a hearty and healthful food that satisfies like ease and comfort food when staying wholesome at the similar time. Rosemary Lemon Chicken with Roasted Potatoes, Carrots, and Onions

I searched the freezer for fish and located cod. Working with a uncomplicated lemon pepper seasoning, I baked right up until flakey, about 12 minutes. I served it with turmeric rice and sautéed Swiss chard.

This coconut curry soup is so, so good. It was published at a time when zoodles were being all the rage, and whilst it is nonetheless extremely good that way, I have been leaving them out and using the brown rice and millet ramen from Costco (just incorporating it throughout the very last number of minutes of cooking) and it’s produced it a fantastic child-friendlier meal. So gratifying and flavorful!

I produced handmade rolls for 1 night and the upcoming I sliced the remained in 50 percent, gave them a smear of mayo and a handful of cheese and popped it on to the panini maker. It created for tremendous swift grilled cheeses to dip into our favored tomato soup- Amy’s Creamy Tomato Bisque.

I sautéed some leftover rice with taco seasoning, some broth, and black beans to make a hearty foundation for this steak fajita bowl. I marinated and grilled the flank steak (about 2 minutes per side) although I sautéed peppers and onions.

This pad Thai recipe is my go to because the sauce is straightforward to make, then you can use it on regardless of what you like. As an alternative of rice noodles, I made use of the millet and brown rice ramen, which was fantastic with the sauce, some cubed chicken, and snap peas.

I utilized this simple strategy to roast a total hen in the sluggish cooker. I actually use my Precision Dutch Oven exclusively now simply because I tossed my gradual cooked mainly because the lining was setting up to flake off. It was so simple and I was ready to pull a ton of meat from it. When I pulled the chicken out to carve, I dumped some leftover rice into the juices with the roasted greens and combined it all up. It was a terrific side dish, together with some roasted broccoli. All with a drizzle of BBQ.

Ever since we acquired our 50 % cow, I’ve built critical progress in nailing how to most effective cook steaks. I normally year, convey to home temp, sear them stovetop and complete them in the oven making use of this system. Good gracious, we all definitely enjoy steak night this way! Served steak property design and style with a baked Russet potato with bitter product and chives and roasted environmentally friendly beans- spray with avocado oil, sprinkle with salt and garlic powder, then roast at 400 for 15-20 minutes.

Although I’ve played with other dough recipes, I typically stick with my preferred bread machine pizza dough with our beloved traditional toppings- pizza sauce, mozzarella, peppers, onions, pepperoni, fresh basil, Italian seasoning, and pink pepper flakes.

I come to feel I have been creating this ultimate Greek salad on repeat. I’ve mixed it with pasta for lunches, extra orzo, included handfuls of chopped spinach, and much more. It’s so flexible and the young children appreciate it.

If you are wanting to switch up your regular enchiladas, you must try out this enchilada recipe from Amber’s Kitchen. So delightful. It is created with salsa verde and large cream and the flavor is robust. Kaitlyn and I made it in about 20 minutes (at the time the rooster was cooked and shredded). YUM.

I saved a single of the greatest for past- make your very own wrap (or bowl) night! I baked and chopped up frozen chicken tenders and served it buffet design with iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, red onion, blue cheese crumbles, refreshing parsley and chives from the countertop gardens, Primal Kitchen ranch, and buffalo sauce. I also experienced lower carrots and celery as a side. I can see this remaining a chaotic year go to food for us.


  • Omelets with kale, onions, and goat cheese with bacon.
  • Apple spiced muffins the young children designed from their baking for little ones cookbook.
  • And some juices (generally shot style). I hadn’t utilised my juicer in so extended but after pulling it out to make some wellness shots, I have gotten back again into the habit!

Meals Out

  • Grilled romaine wedge type salad and salmon from Refreshing Chef. I almost certainly would have chosen a classic wedge of ungrilled iceberg, but it was even now yummy!
  • My favorite lunch out- a buffalo grilled rooster wrap with roasted broccoli and ranch from Blu Star Grille. It hits the place each individual time!

What’s the greatest dinner you’ve had currently?!