Week of Weeknight Meals: August 2022

Hey pals! How are ya!? I hope you are hungry this early morning since we’re chatting about food items and straightforward dinner strategies on the blog now! I’m sharing a peek into final week’s foods as section of my 7 days of Weeknight Meals collection. It is a collection I started a though again to give you men a glimpse into what weeknight dinners seems to be like in our home for a person 7 days of each and every thirty day period. No fancy food items pictures is permitted and all pictures are snapped in true time.

We have plainly been on a little bit of a seafood kick in our house and final week’s meals bundled a lot of seafood and frozen veggie mixes! Down below you will locate a mix of air fryer recipes, Instant Pot meals, very simple skillet mixes and extra. (Also, thanks to your comments, I after once again involved what the boys ate each and every evening as very well.) I hope something pops out at you and inspires you in the kitchen area this week!

Week of Weeknight Meals: August 2022

For Monday night’s meal, I marinated salmon in my favorite maple ginger salmon marinade and then cooked it in the air fryer for about 12 minutes until eventually it was fork-tender. Even though the salmon was cooking, I created a enormous batch of my ginger sesame broccoli — aka the broccoli recipe that can make me want to consume a total pound of broccoli each individual time! Our complete family members enjoys this broccoli recipe so I normally make a ton of it when I make this recipe. We rounded out our food with some chickpea fusilli pasta from Thrive Industry on the aspect. I merely tossed it in avocado oil and seasoned it with a gentle sprinkle of garlic salt.

On the boys’ plates: Pasta with ginger sesame broccoli, string cheese and strawberries

  • Tuesday: Scallops with Cauliflower + Brown Fried Rice and Edamame

I have raved about ALDI’s frozen scallops in the earlier and they are nevertheless a favored in our residence! I thawed the scallops right away and then seared them and positioned them on top of a bed of blended cauliflower fried rice and brown rice. I additional brown rice to a mix of frozen cauliflower fried rice from Total Foods ( I Really like this combine!) and greater the taste with a drizzle of soy sauce. I also extra a bunch of frozen edamame to the blend since I really like the crunch!

On the boys’ plates: Macaroni and cheese, edamame, cucumber slices and mango slices

  • Wednesday: Caribbean-Fashion Veggies + Beans with Shrimp

Speak about an easy food! I prepped a bunch of frozen shrimp around lunchtime so they ended up easy ample to toss into a skillet with a huge bag of Caribbean-fashion frozen vegetables from Full Meals. I stretched the bag of veggies by introducing brown rice and much more black beans and we cherished this meal!

On the boys’ plates: Shrimp with corn, brown rice and pear slices  

  • Thursday: Pasta with Steak and Brussels Sprouts

This supper wasn’t my favored but they can not all be winners, correct? The flavors of this dish just didn’t jive perfectly alongside one another but we nonetheless ate it! I put together chickpea pasta with small slices of leftover steak, Brussels sprouts, garlic, avocado and garlic salt. You will not see this a person on the blog yet again. Ha!

On the boys’ plates: Quesadillas with green beans and apple slices

  • Friday: Fast Pot Rooster Soup

We had been basically out of town on Friday so I swapped our Friday night time meal pic for yesterday’s meal! I sautéed carrots, onions and celery in olive oil in the Fast Pot and then extra rooster, rooster broth, turmeric, salt, pepper, oregano, thyme and rosemary in advance of tension cooking the soup for 18 minutes. I then shredded the chicken and included frozen edamame (really don’t knock it ’til you attempt it!) and corn to the soup ahead of stirring in cooked chickpea fusilli pasta.

On the boys’ plates: Applegate Farms organic and natural chicken nuggets, carrots, edamame and peach slices 

Question of the Day

What was the ideal meal you ate for dinner final week?