What to Cook: (Aug 26-30): Family Friendly Dinners

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Here’s What to Cook This Week: Family Friendly Dinners

Aug 26-30, 2019

Family Friendly Dinners: A weeknight dinner meal plan with flavorful, healthy, and mostly quick, favorites. From a pressure cooker Friday favorite to take-out standards like Kung Pao, low carb remake and a little chocolate too. It’s going to be a delicious week!

It’s zucchini season! Gardens are brimming with this favorite summer squash. Along with peppers and tomatoes and corn… all favorites, all delicious! These veggies inspired this week’s menu.

The summer months are coming to a close, school is either in session or just about to be, you’re busy… and so are we. These delicious dinner ideas will check off at least one item on your to-do list. Dinner! 

Have a great week everyone!

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Family Friendly Dinners Week at a Glance: 

Monday: KUNG PAO CAULIFLOWER – KUNG PAO CAULIFLOWER RECIPE
Tuesday: CORIANDER CHICKEN THIGHS WITH SPRING VEGETABLES, GNOCCHI, AND LEMON-BUTTER SAUCE
Wednesday: LOW CARB ZUCCHINI ENCHILADAS
Thursday: QUICK AND EASY: CHICKEN THIGHS WITH TOMATOES AND ZUCCHINI
Friday: INSTANT POT ITALIAN BEEF
Treat: DOUBLE CHOCOLATE ZUCCHINI MUFFINS


What to Cook This Week: (Aug 26-30): Family Friendly Dinners

It's the last week of August, summer is coming to a close. You're busy, here's one thing you can check off your list. Dinner. And what to make. These family-friendly favorite dinners will make everyone happy.

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Monday: Kung Pao Cauliflower - Kung Pao Cauliflower Recipe

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"This kung pao cauliflower recipe is roasted on one sheet pan and covered in a delicious sauce! Serve alongside jasmine rice for the best dinner ever."

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Tuesday: Coriander Chicken Thighs with Spring Vegetables, Gnocchi, and Lemon-Butter Sauce

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"Succulent, crispy-skinned thighs, vibrant veggies, and pillowy potato dumplings, all dressed in a luscious lemon-butter pan sauce—really, what more could you ask for? Treat yourself to a chicken dinner that’s 100% as impressive as it sounds. It’s not one of those “ready-in-15-minutes” meals, but it is a plate you’ll be happy you pulled together after a weekend trip to the farmers’ market."

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Wednesday: Low Carb Zucchini Enchiladas

"We’ll never say no to an enchilada…but sometimes we want to keep it on the lighter side, too. These enchiladas have a secret: They’re made with zucchini instead of tortillas, so they have all the gooey, cheesy goodness, minus the carbs."

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Thursday: Quick and Easy: Chicken Thighs with Tomatoes and Zucchini

A quick chicken skillet dinner with fresh veggies of the season!

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Friday: Instant Pot Italian Beef

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"Instant Pot Italian Beef! Just a few minutes to prep and totally hands-off to make. Tender shredded beef, crusty buttered bread, melted provolone, salty tangy giardiniera, and some broth to dunk it all in. YES."

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Treat: Double Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Photo Credit: www.mybakingaddiction.com

"Chocolate Zucchini Muffins are rich, delicious and loaded with flavor. Have ’em for breakfast all week long. Every morning is better with chocolate!"

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Stephanie Wilson is an author, blogger, publisher, and former television news writer and producer. She lives in the Puget Sound area with her family.

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