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The Speckled Palate
July 12, 2019

Dinner Divas Weekly Meal Plan: Week 117

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.

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Welcome to this week’s Dinner Divas Weekly Meal Plan! This week’s menu features several easy pasta dishes, which we all know are lovely for the summertime because they don’t require the use of the oven. We’re also featuring TWO desserts–one heavy on the dairy and one without. #yourewelcome

What is the weekly meal plan?

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?

Dinner Divas Weekly Meal Plan (July 15-19, 2019)

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. 

Monday's Dinner: Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Photo Credit: www.pookspantry.com

Summertime means an abundance of seasonal fruit and veggies, and I love how this Mediterranean Quinoa Salad uses some of my favorite summer ingredients. Simple to make and satisfying for the whole family!

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Tuesday's Dinner: Lemon Garlic Linguine with Kale 

Photo Credit: comfortablydomestic.com

Lemons and garlic paired together with pasta is a favorite meal of ours, and this Lemon Garlic Linguine with Kale sounds absolutely fantastic! I love the addition of kale to this pasta dish to give it some extra uumph.

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Wednesday's Dinner: The Best Creamy (Stove Top) Mac and Cheese

Photo Credit: pastrychefonline.com

Mac 'n cheese for dinner? Count me in! Loving that we don't have to turn on the oven for this macaroni and cheese recipe, too. Because it's too hot to have the oven on for long!

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Thursday's Dinner: Lemon Shrimp Pasta

This shrimp pasta recipe is made on repeat in our house during the summer months. Featuring Gulf shrimp, lemon juice and tons of garlic, it's hard not to love and super easy to make any weeknight!

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Friday's Dinner: Chicken Taco Salad with Crispy Tortilla Strips and Avocado Buttermilk Dressing

Photo Credit: www.pookspantry.com

What better way than to end the week with a colorful salad? I love all the additions to this one, including those tortilla strips for some crunch and the dressing that's a little something extra special!

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Dessert Recipe #1: Whipping Cream Pound Cake

Photo Credit: pastrychefonline.com

Just in case you're on the hunt for a delightful baked good this week, look no farther than this Whipping Cream Pound Cake. I'm totally here for it, and I could go for a slice right about now...

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Dessert Recipe #2: Dairy Free Peach Cobbler

If you're in the market for a dairy free dessert, this PEACH COBBLER is a summertime favorite over here! In fact, most people wouldn't know it's dairy free if you didn't tell them. The peaches get nice and gooey, and the cobbler topping is wonderfully crumbly. Serve with your favorite dairy-free ice cream, and you're good to go!

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See you next week with new recipes and a new menu!

Thank you for spending part of your day with me, have a wonderful and delicious weekend.

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