What's for Dinner

What’s for Dinner? Lemon & Herbs

Meal planning isn’t always the most enjoyable task of your week. So, each week I do my meal planning and share it with you. Now you don’t have to wonder – What’s for Dinner? I also share my shopping list for all of these healthy dinners to save you even more time each week.

What’s for Dinner Recipes this week include: a Pasta, Pork, Veggie, Chicken and some Keto friendly dishes too.

Dinner 1 – Keto Friendly – Since we’re celebrating Chinese New Year, I thought I’d include this Chinese dinner. I’ve been wanting to make this egg roll in a bowl for a while – it looks really simple & yummy! It’s also Keto friendly for our low carb friends.

Shopping List

  • 1lb ground (chicken, pork or sausage)
  • coleslaw mix
  • soy sauce
  • ginger
  • garlic powder
  • green onions
  • Cauliflower or Brown Rice

Dinner 2 – A simple pasta recipe is a great thing to have on hand for busy school nights. Carbonara is a delicious dish and it comes together in moments with just a few ingredients. You can also omit the bacon and make this a meat-free dish.

Shopping List

  • Spaghetti
  • Bacon
  • Frozen Peas
  • Eggs
  • Spices: Salt & Pepper
  • Parmesan
  • Salad Mix

Dinner 3 – I think I must be thinking of spring with these lemon and herb dishes. I like to try to use fresh herbs a couple of times during the week if I’m buying them. You can also throw fresh herbs into your eggs in the morning to make them extra fancy.

Shopping List

  • Chicken Breasts
  • Spices: Salt & Pepper, Lemon Pepper Seasoning, Fresh Garlic, Red Pepper
  • Butter
  • Lemon
  • Chicken Broth
  • Fresh Parsley and Rosemary
  • Honey
  • Broccoli
  • Cauliflower

Dinner 4 – Here’s another great recipe for those lemon and fresh herbs. Salmon and dill go together so well – if you’re not a huge salmon fan, try it with this dill sauce. I try to limit my starches with dinner but no one can turn down these herb potatoes.

Shopping List

  • Salmon
  • Lemon
  • Sour Cream
  • Fresh Dill
  • Spices: Salt & Pepper, Fresh Garlic
  • Asparagus
  • Mini Potatoes
  • Fresh Parsley and Rosemary or Thyme

Dinner 5 – I’m not sure that I’ve ever met anyone that doesn’t like a pulled pork sandwich. I love that you can put it in the slow cooker in the morning and come home at the end of the day to a delicious meal. I just serve this with pickles, cole slaw and potato chips. This is a great way to keep meal time simple when your day is packed with activities.

Shopping List – I tend to skip the extra sugar and soda because I don’t like the sauce really sweet.

  • Pork Shoulder
  • BBQ Sauce
  • Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Brown Sugar
  • Coca Cola, Dr. Pepper or Root Beer
  • Spices: Onion Powder, Garlic Powder
  • Potato Rolls
  • Pickles & Pepper Rings
  • Cole Slaw

Dinner 6 – Veggie Option – This is a great vegetarian option for dinner. I like to do a minimum of 1 meal a week in our house that’s meat-free. Baked potatoes or twice baked potatoes are filling and make a complete meal when paired with a salad.

Shopping List

  • Cheddar Cheese
  • Broccoli
  • Baked Potato
  • Salad Mix
  • Baking Potatoes
  • Butter
  • Sour Cream
  • Milk

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Tool of the Week – $12.99 Lemon Juicer – have you ever tried to juice a lemon or lime without one? It makes juicing citrus a breeze, definitely an essential tool in my kitchen.

If you have any meal ideas that are favorites in your house, I’d love to hear them! Please add any ideas to the comments!

Happy Cooking!

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