Week of Weeknight Meals: July 2023

Hey mates! I’m coming at you as we speak with the newest version of my Week of Weeknight Meals sequence! I started this sequence on the weblog some time again in an effort to remain true to the origins of this weblog once I used to share my dinners on this area virtually daily. This sequence is now my means of providing you with guys a peek into what weeknight dinners appear like in our home for one week of each month.

I feel I ought to dub final week the “Week of Zucchini” although, if I’m being sincere, it’s extra just like the summer season of zucchini for our household as a result of we’ve been incorporating into so a lot of our meals! Our backyard is flourishing and it’s served as the proper motivation to make use of tons and plenty of our homegrown zucchini in our meals.

Beneath you’ll see a random assortment of meals, together with some recipe experiments, throwback recipes, an evening out at a baseball recreation and extra!

Week of Weeknight Meals: July 2023

Discuss a throwback meal! For Monday evening’s dinner, I really revisited an excellent outdated weblog put up (hellooo, 2011) as a result of one thing at the back of my thoughts remembered loving a squash casserole I made greater than a decade in the past. My mind can’t keep in mind mainly something after I birthed youngsters however my pre-2015 food-related reminiscence is outwardly thriving. I shortly Googled “squash casserole pbfingers” and I immediately discovered the put up and made the recipe once more, although this time I swapped out yellow squash for zucchini. It was simply as scrumptious as I remembered and Ryan and I beloved this one!

  • Tuesday: Leftover Salmon Salad

Ryan had a piece dinner on Tuesday evening and I saved issues easy for myself and integrated some leftovers right into a salad. I used leftover roasted cabbage and zucchini as the bottom of my salad and topped it with edamame, corn, leftover salmon and an orange-ginger dressing. It wasn’t something superb nevertheless it was tasty and a pleasant solution to get some greens into my stomach on the finish of the day.

  • Wednesday: Pulled Hen Sandwich with Fries

We spent our Wednesday evening on the Charlotte Knights baseball recreation and ordered meals for our household on the recreation. I opted for a BBQ pulled rooster sandwich topped with cole slaw and served with a aspect of fries. Easy recreation day meals!

  • Thursday: Zucchini Lasagna

Shock, shock, extra zucchini! Thursday evening’s dinner regarded like my try at a zucchini lasagna. I layered zucchini and tomato slices with a mixture of ricotta cheese, cream cheese, cottage cheese, contemporary basil and Italian seasoning and poured Rao’s marinara over every layer. It wasn’t the prettiest meal nevertheless it was so tacky and so scrumptious!

We arrived in Florida simply earlier than supper time on Friday which meant we made it in time to dig right into a meal with my mother and father earlier than bedtime. My mother ready Brunswick stew, certainly one of my favorites, and I had two bowls of the stew together with some bread and butter. I have to get this recipe from her to share with you guys as a result of the flavour profile is so distinctive and an ideal alterative to rooster soup. If you happen to’re seeking to strive one thing related within the meantime, this recipe seems near the one my mother makes and has nice opinions.

Query of the Day

What was the very best factor you ate final week?