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Weekly Meal Plan #157 from

On the Menu This Week

Saturday: Skillet Ribeye Steaks + Instant Pot Baked Potatoes + Garlic Butter Roasted Asparagus + Coconut Cream Pie (60 Minutes, Make Ahead, Instant Pot)

Sunday: Shrimp Creole + RiceSkillet Zucchini + Banana Bread (60 minutes, Make Ahead)

Monday: Grandmother’s Potato Soup + Cheddar Muffins (35 Minutes, Make Ahead)

Tuesday: Chicken Fajitas + Restaurant Style Salsa + Cilantro Lime Rice (30 Minutes, Make Ahead)

Wednesday: Instant Pot Spaghetti + House Salad with Homemade Croutons (Instant Pot, Make Ahead)

Thursday:  One Pan Pesto Chicken + Chocolate Chip Cookie Pie (30 minutes, Make Ahead)

Friday: Leftovers or Eat Out

Meal Plan Tips:

Skillet Rib Eye Steaks Recipe - Butter-basted skillet rib eye steaks that will remind you of your favorite steak house rib eye steaks! //

Skillet Rib Eyes: The night before, I will place the rib eye steaks on a baking sheet and season according to the recipe. I place my steaks in the refrigerator overnight, then take out at least 30 minutes ahead of cooking on the night I’m going to serve them. These steaks are scrumptious!

Instant Pot Baked Potatoes: “Baked” potatoes are ready in minutes in the Instant Pot and are absolutely delicious! If you wish, you can also make oven-baked potatoes or use the slow cooker method.

Coconut Cream Pie: I often keep my homemade pie crusts made ahead and in my freezer. But this is a simple pie to make and takes around 35 minutes. It’s loaded with coconut – like coconut milk and toasted coconut – so it’s a coconut lover’s dream and one of my favorite pies!

Shrimp Creole Recipe from

Shrimp Creole: This delicious shrimp creole is such a family favorite – for good reason! It’s delicious and so easy to make! If you wish, you can prep the onions, celery, garlic and peppers ahead and refrigerate. The Rice and Skillet Zucchini cook quickly, so these will cook while the shrimp creole is simmering.

Banana Bread: You’re in for a treat with this banana bread! It is simple, made with wholesome ingredients and makes a great dessert, snack or breakfast treat! It can be made ahead and stays delicious under a cake dome for a few days. My family has loved it for generations and I think you will enjoy it too!

Potato Soup Recipe - My Grandmother Verdie's Potato Soup recipe makes an old-fashioned, easy, comforting soup recipe.  //

Potato Soup: Simple, comforting and absolutely delicious! This is how my Grandmother always made it and it’s quick and so perfect on a chilly day! The Cheddar Muffins will be scrumptious with this potato soup!

Chicken Fajita Recipe - This Chicken Fajita recipe makes a quick, delicious meal perfect for a busy weeknight supper or a fun weekend meal! //

Chicken Fajitas: A definite quick and easy go-to favorite recipe that takes just 25 minutes! Sometimes I go ahead and prep the veggies the night before to make it even faster.

Salsa: So fresh and takes just minutes to make, but we snack on this so often that I already have it made in the fridge.

Cilantro Lime Rice: Comes together quickly and is a perfect side to this meal!

Spaghetti makes a favorite weeknight meal and this quick and easy Instant Pot Spaghetti recipe makes it even easier! Ready in 30 minutes! //

Instant Pot Spaghetti: Spaghetti is a favorite around our house and this version is so easy! It all cooks in one pot and is ready in less than 30 minutes. But if you want to make it ahead, it’s great for that too! Just prepare according to the recipe instructions (don’t add the Parmesan yet) and let it cool completely before adding to an airtight container. It will keep in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

House Salad with Homemade Croutons: I have this salad prepped ahead and waiting in my fridge. We eat it nearly every day with meals or lunches. The Homemade Croutons are so tasty and an easy make-ahead addition to this delicious salad. If you make them ahead, let them cool completely and store them in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

One Pan Pesto Chicken Recipe - This One Pan Pesto Chicken recipe makes a quick and easy answer to what's for supper? Made with chicken, pesto, peppers, tomatoes, zucchini and mozzarella, this will easily become a favorite! //

One Pan Pesto Chicken: Easy as can be, this favorite dish comes together all in one pan and cooks in less than 30 minutes! To prep ahead, I’ll make my pesto earlier and have in the fridge. I will cut up the chicken ahead of time too.

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