Next Week's Meal Plan: 5 Most-Requested Family Meals - Next Week's Meal Plan

Next Week's Meal Plan: 5 Most-Requested Family Meals - Next Week's Meal Plan
From The Kitchn - November 12, 2017

Some weeks the meal plan just flows out. Monday through Friday gets filled out in about 10 minutes. But other weeks, like this one, when I feel uninspired or bored by meal planning, I take requests from my family to fill up our week.

I consulted my favorite diners, my husband and two kiddos, for their meal requests this week and used them to plan a week of fall-feeling, family-friendly dinners for the last bit of October.

Welcome to This Week's Meal Plan

Planning my weekly meals is a habit I enjoy. Since I am frequently asked by friends and family what I am cooking for dinner each week, I thought it'd be useful to share my weekly meal plan here. Whether you are just learning to meal plan and looking for a real-life example of how this works or you are an old pro on the hunt for inspiration, here's a peek at how I am feeding my family this week.

Monday: Creamy One-Pot Pumpkin Pasta

I try to avoid hiding vegetables in kid-friendly food, but honestly I have a can of pumpkin pure that needs using up and this one-pot pasta is calling my name. Pairing this with some roast broccoli for the best-loved Monday combo ofveggies and pasta.

Tuesday: Ground Beef Taco Casserole

Wednesday: The Best Chicken Zoodle Soup

Thursday: Black Beans and Plantains Breakfast Bowl

Friday: Pepperoni Pizza Baked Pasta


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