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Weekly Family Meal Plan #103

A weekly family meal from your favorite bloggers featuring 5 main dishes, a breakfast, side dish, drink and 2 desserts. Leave the thinking to us and the eating to you!

Weekly Family Meal Plan #103

Who’s ready for fall?! I am.

This week’s meal plan is full of comfort food and deliciousness. I hope you’re ready to be full. Let me know in the comments which of these recipes you want to try first!!

I think I’d go for a piece of that pizza!

Happy Saturday.

Weekly Meal Plan #103

Main Dishes

Grilled Chicken and Bacon Pizza – Diary of a Recipe Collector

Looking for a nice change to your family pizza night? This is the recipe you’re looking for!

This recipe has all the favorites: grilled chicken, bacon, and a super creamy garlic sauce. A nice change to a traditional Italian pizza, you’re going to gobble this pizza up!

Weekly Family Meal Plan 103 Dinner

Hamburger Hotdish – Melanie Makes

This eight ingredient Hamburger Hotdish is a classic family recipe that will never go out of style!

Ground beef, egg noodles and creamed corn combine in this bubbly, cheesy comforting casserole. If you use an ovenproof skillet, this is truly a one dish meal. Thumbs up for less cleanup!

Weekly Family Meal Plan 103 Dinner

Bean Burrito Casserole – Honey and Birch

This bean burrito casserole is the perfect weeknight vegetarian freezer meal.

Easily prepped days before your chosen dinner night, simply pull the casserole dish out of the freezer and defrost it during the day. Pop it in the oven after work and have dinner fresh on the table in just 30 minutes!

Weekly Family Meal Plan 103 Dinner

Creamiest Mac and Cheese – NeighborFood

Super cheddary, rich, and made on the stovetop in under 30 minutes, this is going to be making many appearances on your family table.

Start with a rich bechamel made with whole milk and plenty of butter. Use hearty macaroni noodles (the kind with ridges for soaking up sauce)! And stick to traditional cheeses–a flavorful aged sharp cheddar and a dry pecorino romano.

Oh so cheesy!

Weekly Family Meal Plan 103 Dinner

Honey Mustard Glazed Chicken Thighs – Fake Ginger

Super simple: just a quick brown on the stove and then baked for 20 minutes!

Seriously easy and seriously good, these Honey Mustard Glazed Chicken Thighs are sensational. Dijon mustard, coconut oil, honey, and salt glaze these thighs and crisp up so nicely in the oven.

Have a tasty, quick dinner on the table in 30 minutes with this recipe!

Weekly Family Meal Plan 103 Dinner


Caramel Pecan Spice Muffins – Diary of a Recipe Collector

Grab the napkins and get ready for great fall breakfast treat with these Caramel Pecan Spice Muffins with applesauce.

These spiced muffins are perfect for any time of year, but especially autumn! Take a batch to your co-workers or treat your kids. Either way, everyone will enjoy them!

Weekly Family Meal Plan 103 Breakfast

Side Dish

Loaded Scalloped Potatoes – Melanie Makes

These Loaded Scalloped Potatoes are sure to steal the show at your dinner table tonight!

Sliced skin-on potatoes are layered with butter, chives, bacon, and cheddar cheese. Repeated for about 7 layers, they are then covered with a creamy milk & yogurt mixture to create the most delicious sauce.

Pair this side dish with just about anything: chicken, steak, or pulled pork sandwiches!

Weekly Family Meal Plan 103 Side Dish


Autumn Spiced Rum Cider Cocktail – Honey and Birch

Looking for a fall cocktail? Try this autumn spiced rum cider cocktail!

The perfect blend of spiced rum, spiced apple cider, and hard cider paired with cinnamon & star anise. Brimming with the scents of autumn, you’re ready to welcome sweater weather.

Weekly Family Meal Plan 103 Drink


Apple Upside Down Cake – Fake Ginger

Moist cinnamon-spiced cake topped with apples in a buttery, brown sugar sauce this dessert is perfect for fall weather.

This is the kind of cake that you can have for breakfast that won’t require a nap afterwards. And breakfast cake is the best kind of cake!

Weekly Family Meal Plan 103 Dessert

Cherry Chocolate Chip Banana Bread – NeighborFood

In a banana bread or toss territory? Always choose banana bread!

Chocolate & dark sweet cherries add a special something to this Cherry Chocolate Chip Banana Bread!

The combination is rich and comforting, with melty chocolate giving way to subtly spiced banana bread and the occasional burst of sweetness from the dark cherries. This bread is going to become the only reason you let your bananas get over-ripe.

Weekly Family Meal Plan 103 Dessert

This weekly meal plan has been brought to you by:

Fake Ginger | Diary of a Recipe Collector | Honey and Birch | Melanie Makes | NeighborFood


Saturday 22nd of September 2018

I was very excited to find this recipe since my children like the garlic pizza from Papa Murphy's. Unfortunately, all I can see is a picture of the pizza & recipies for other meals. I saw this on a facebook page called Recipies from Heaven. It looks great but I wish I could find the recipe.


Sunday 23rd of September 2018

Hi Nina - I have no idea what Recipes from Heaven shared, can you let me know the recipe name? All links to the recipes are included if you click on the name. It might be this one -


Friday 29th of December 2017

Some ads block that link


Sunday 31st of December 2017

Thank you for letting me know - I put all of the links in bold so that they are easy to find and click. Let me know if you have any other problems.

karen jones

Friday 15th of September 2017

If you want people to use your website, you'd best make your recipes easier to find. Never did find the pizza recipe. This means that any recipe you post I'll just blow by to some other website that's more user friendly.


Monday 18th of September 2017

Hi Karen,

I'm not sure what you mean by not being able to find the pizza recipe - the link to that recipe is just below the picture of the pizza.

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