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The Speckled Palate
February 8, 2019

Dinner Divas Weekly Meal Plan: Week 95

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 extras, be they drinks, desserts, sides, etc. This eclectic meal plan, which includes relatively healthy dishes that won’t take all day to cook, is meant to help busy cooks plan for the week ahead! We hope this meal plan provides great ideas and delicious dishes for your family.

Pinterest photo for Dinner Divas Weekly Meal Plan 95, featuring six of the seven recipes

Welcome to this week’s Dinner Divas Weekly Meal Plan! This week’s menu is delicious, including two seafood entrees, as well as some vegetarian options. AND, to make matters amazing, we’ve got two desserts for y’all. Since, you know, Valentine’s Day is next Thursday and since you’ve gotta eat dessert that night. (You must. It’s only right!)

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 Graphics: Monday

A white plate holds a serving of Langostino Mac and Cheese

First up this week is Langostino Mac and Cheese from Pook’s Pantry. This decadent mac ‘n cheese calls for langostino, which is a type of lobster. 

Fancy mac ‘n cheese, anyone?

Dinner Divas Graphics: Tuesday

A green bowl holds a serving of Creamy Onion Soup, garnished with cheese, and served with oyster crackers

Tonight, we’re all about this Creamy Onion Soup from Comfortably Domestic. Calling for my favorite ingredient–ONIONS!–this soup is packed full of flavor.

In case you’d like to make it vegetarian, simply use vegetarian broth.

Dinner Divas Graphics: Wednesday

A turquoise bowl holds a serving of Penne alla Vodka

I always love to get Penne alla Vodka at Italian restaurants, but I’ve never made it at home. 

Well, tonight, Pastry Chef Online is bringing her recipe to the table, and we can learn how to make it at home! Shocker: It’s not nearly as challenging as I thought it might be, and it’ll make an amazing meal for all of us.

Dinner Divas Graphics: Thursday

Close up of two plates of Seared Scallops with Raspberry Gastrique, served with mixed drinks

Tonight is Valentine’s Day, so I’m serving up my Seared Scallops with Raspberry Gastrique. This is my go-to “fancy dish” for romantic dinners, and it never disappoints.

And if you’re not a fan of raspberry, a blueberry gastrique is lovely here, too!

Dinner Divas Text: Friday

A baking dish holds several Baked Chicken Legs with Oranges

This Friday night, we’re all about Baked Chicken Legs with Oranges! My Imperfect Kitchen’s recipe is gorgeous, and who wouldn’t love a chicken leg with some orange flavor? 

I meaaaaan… I know I would!

Dinner Divas Graphics: Extras

Since it’s Valentine’s week, we are bringing TWO desserts to the table as extras.

Three bowls hold Homemade Butterscotch Pudding on a platter

First up is Pastry Chef Online’s Homemade Butterscotch Pudding. As a fan of butterscotch, I 100% approve of this pudding. It’s the perfect sweet to make if you’re not a chocolate person. 

Our last recipe of the week is my Paloma Citrus Cake with Tequila-Lime Glaze. If you’re a boozy dessert person, this is for you. If you like a paloma cocktail, this is for you. And if you just wanna try something different for Valentine’s Day, this is for youuuuuuu. (You’re welcome.)

Are you a fan of the weekly menu plan?

We’d love to see your creations! Post a picture using #DinnerDivas and tag @speckledpalate on social media!

Pinterest photo for Dinner Divas Weekly Meal Plan 95, featuring a photo of Seared Scallops with Raspberry Gastrique

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

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

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