Good morning! Monday is right here! How are you feeling? How was your weekend? I hope you’re checking in at the moment feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. With the Fourth of July rapidly approaching on Thursday, I’m certain a bunch of you on the market are touring this week however should you’re staying put and carrying on with regular on a regular basis life and in search of a bit dinnertime inspiration, I’m hoping at the moment’s submit will likely be useful for you!

As a part of my week of weeknight meals collection, I’m sharing a glimpse into what final week’s dinners regarded like in our home. I started sharing one week of weeknight dinners every month on the weblog some time again as a nod to the early days of this weblog once I used to share my dinner plate practically each single night time!

Final week’s meals have been all straightforward, no-fuss recipes and as regular photos have been snapped in real-time — no fancy meals images allowed! You’ll see a mix of rooster and pork dishes in addition to poke bowls and what I consult with as my “I do not know what to make for dinner” weeknight dinner method which popped up twice under. Hopefully not less than one meal under will come out at you should you’re making an attempt to determine what to make for dinner this week!

Week of Weeknight Meals: June 2024

everything bagel tuna poke bowlseverything bagel tuna poke bowls

I arrived residence from Milwaukee on Monday and since I didn’t put any thought into meal planning heading into the week, I turned to our freezer to see what we may work with for dinner that night. I discovered some wild caught tuna and defrosted it earlier than searing it and serving it poke-bowl type. Our tuna bowls included brown rice, roasted zucchini from our backyard, edamame, inexperienced onions and a simple poke sauce I made with sesame oil, soy sauce, ginger, rice vinegar and garlic. In the event you’re intimidated by seared tuna, my every little thing bagel seared tuna recipe makes it really easy! It’s nonetheless a recipe we make on a regular basis in our home!

marinated porkmarinated pork

I made it to the grocery retailer on Tuesday so we had extra than simply freezer meals to work with for dinner Tuesday night time! I marinated pork tenderloin in my favourite pork marinade, seared on the stovetop in my dutch oven after which baked it together with a couple of candy potatoes. We additionally had steamed inexperienced beans combined with roasted zucchini. It was a easy meal however a very good one!

taco bowlstaco bowls

Wednesday night we had taco bowls for dinner! I reheated leftover brown rice from Monday night time’s poke bowls and added taco meat made with floor beef and onions, tomatoes from our backyard, avocado, inexperienced onions and cilantro. The meal was particularly straightforward, as I used a packet of natural taco seasoning combine I hold readily available from Thrive Market!

paleo marinated chicken thighspaleo marinated chicken thighs

This meal was similar to Tuesday night time’s meal however with a unique protein and totally different veggies. It’s mainly my go-to method once I don’t have a meal plan — aka a protein, some sort of straightforward carb and a vegetable. Thursday’s protein regarded like my paleo marinated rooster thighs (our all-time favourite and the dinner recipe we make most frequently from this weblog) whereas the veggies have been a mix of air fryer brussels sprouts paired with blanched asparagus. I didn’t love the brussels sprouts ready within the air fryer however I feel this was my very own fault as a result of I maybe saved them a bit too easy with simply olive oil and garlic salt. Subsequent time I’ll jazz them up a bit!

  • Friday: Oven Baked Fajita Bowls

Friday night time’s dinner was an previous standby for our household: Oven baked fajitas! I shortcut this recipe each single time by utilizing a bag of frozen sliced bell peppers and onions which makes it a breeze. I additionally swap the rooster breasts for rooster thighs and we love this meal a lot! We had our oven baked fajitas bowl-style with brown rice, guacamole, tomatoes, lettuce, shredded cheese and cilantro.

Query of the Day

What was the very best factor you ate for dinner this week?

Any new recipes making their manner into your dinnertime rotation?

Do you’ve got any scrumptious recipes you’re planning to make for the Fourth of July?