Looking for food inspiration for next week’s menu? Look no farther than the Dinner Divas weekly meal plan, a comprehensive plan that includes FIVE dinners and two sweet treats.
Welcome to this week’s Dinner Divas Weekly Meal Plan! This week’s menu is delicious and features several TexMex recipes. Just in case you don’t get your fill this weekend. 😉
In case you’re new around these parts, I share a new menu plan here every Friday morning. It will always include FIVE dinner options and TWO extras, curated by me and my friends, who make up the Dinner Divas. Our dinner options feature (mostly) healthy, seasonal foods that don’t take all day to prepare because nobody has time for that. 😉 And the extras we share can be side dishes, desserts, drinks, etc.
We hope this weekly menu helps you create your shopping list and prepare for the week ahead, as well as provide inspiration. And hey, if it makes your life a little easier, too, we’re thrilled to help!
Y’all ready for this?
Monday's Dinner: Homemade Flour Tortillas
You know what you can make and pair with basically anything/everything? TORTILLAS. And they're actually quite simple to make at home to step up your TexMex game. Once you make these tortillas, you can put anything on them and make it a taco night! And who doesn't love a taco night?
Tuesday's Dinner: Chings Junior Style
If you're scratching your head at the name of this dish, I get it. I felt the same way, then I headed over to Jenni's blog to discover that these are "basically fat flautas stuffed to the gills with moist shredded chicken, deep fried, cut into segments, and stood on end in a circle on the plate." Yes, please, and thank you!
Wednesday's Dinner: Instant Pot Macaroni and Cheese
OK, so apparently, I was the only one who didn't get the memo that this week was about TexMex foods. That said, if we have to stray from TexMex for one evening, I want to stray to this Instant Pot Macaroni and Cheese. Decadent and versatile, this mac 'n cheese is the stuff your fam has been dreaming of. And it's all made in the IP and super simple!
Thursday's Dinner: Cheese Stuffed Queso Fundido Chicken
Let's all take a moment to swoon over the deliciousness that is this Cheese Stuffed Queso Fundido Chicken. Everything about this dish is calling my name, and I cannot wait to make it. Pair it with rice and beans (or maybe a salad), and you're good to go.
Friday's Dinner: Chicken Burrito Bowls
We have been SO into bowls recently because we can all make our own and dress them as we like. I know these Chicken Burrito Bowls are going to be a huge hit because of that. Not a fan of tomatoes? Add a few more avocado. Don't eat cheese? Skip it! So easy and perfect for a family with varying tastebuds.
Dessert Option #1: Old-Fashioned Chocolate Chess Pie
OK, real talk: this Old-Fashioned Chocolate Chess Pie from Pastry Chef Online is the stuff dreams are made of. I haven't had a chess pie in ages, and I need to get my hands on a slice of this one ASAP. You should, too.
Dessert Option #2: Margarita Cupcakes with Salted Tequila Frosting
Looking for a festive dessert to serve this weekend? We love these small batch Margarita Cupcakes with Salted Tequila Frosting. If you're serving kids, skip the tequila in the frosting, and add lime juice instead. Super flavorful and perfect for the springtime, these cupcakes aim to please.
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