Sunday funday? More like Sunday get as much stuff done as possible day. Seriously. I’d hardly call it relaxing.
One think I won’t have to stress about is grocery shopping and dinners for the next week. Menu planning, people! It’s where it’s at! I’ve put together an amazing meal plan this week, in my humble opinion. Everything is full of flavor and good for you. A few dishes are a little adventurous, but that’s a good thing!
If you’re stopping by for the first time today, we do this free menu plan (with printable grocery) list every single week! We’ve got tons of menus in the archive if this one isn’t what you’re looking for…check it out!
Have a wonderful week, and happy cooking!
Monday: Yellow Split Pea Curry served with quinoa.
Tuesday: Lightened Up Chicken Tetrazzini with a green salad.
Wednesday: Crunchy Fish Sticks with Greek Yogurt Tartar Sauce and Sesame Orange Broccoli Slaw.
Thursday: (Slow Cooker) Spicy Pulled Port Tostadas with Cumin Lime Slaw
Friday: Date night or take out – healthy of course!
Saturday: Skinny BBQ Chicken Pizza
Sunday: Sneaky Cheesy Taco Macaroni with steamed green beans.
Carrot Sticks with Dilly Ranch Dressing
Cookie Dough Bites:
For the Yellow Split Pea Curry:
1 large russet potato
1/2 cup yellow split peas
1 cup cauliflower florets
1 small (8 ounces) eggplant
1 medium carrot
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
4 large cloves garlic
1-3 fresh green chiles, such as Thai or serrano chiles
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/4 cup fresh cilantro
1 medium lime
1 teaspoon butter
For the Lightened Up Chicken Tetrazzini:
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast tenders
1 teaspoon thyme
2 cloves garlic
1 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
3/4 cup skim milk
3/4 cup fat free chicken broth
1/4 pound whole grain fettuccine
1 cup frozen peas
2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan
head of leafy green lettuce
your choice of salad fixings
For the Crunchy Fish Sticks with Greek Yogurt Tartar Sauce & Sesame Orange Broccoli Slaw:
1 orange or red bell pepper
1/2 cup shelled edamame
20 raw almonds
4 ounces snow peas
1 green onion
1/4 cup crunchy chow mein noodles
1/2 tablespoon sesame oil
1/4 teaspoon soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon fresh grated ginger
For the Skinny BBQ Chicken Pizza:
3/4 cup fat free Greek yogurt
1/4 cup lowfat buttermilk
1 teaspoon white or apple cider vinegar
1 teaspoon dried dill
2 tablesppons fresh flatleaf parsley
1/4 teaspoon dried garlic
1 teaspoon dried onion flakes
1 bag baby carrots
For the Cookie Dough Bites: