Dinner Ideas for the Week

My “baby” hit double digits this week…It seems like yesterday I was holding him in my arms, soaking up every moment of his being an infant, knowing he would be my last baby, and now he’s entering the “tween” stage.  He has the most sensitive heart and winning smile, and he will sit with me for the longest time, and look at old pictures together.

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I know I’m biased, but wasn’t he an adorable baby!?

Out of all of my children, he’s the one who likes to help out in the kitchen the most. I highly suspect it’s because he likes to do the taste tasting!  🙂  His favorite food in the whole wide world is cheese, and his favorite dinner meal is macaroni and cheese!

Here’s some yummy ideas for feeding your family dinner!

, Dinner Ideas for the Week, Joyful HomemakingVegetable Lo Mein
Grocery list:  Noodles, soy sauce, sesame oil, scallions, peppers, carrots, snow peas and leafy greens
A scrumptious way to serve veggies to your family!

, Dinner Ideas for the Week, Joyful HomemakingBaked Chicken & Spinach Egg Rolls
Grocery list:  Egg roll wraps, chicken, black beans, spinach, corn, green chilies, green onions and cilantro
A healthier way to prepare egg rolls, but they taste delicious!

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Better for you “Corn Dogs”
Grocery list: Cornbread mix, hot dogs, baked beans and fruit
An easy way to make corn-dogs!

, Dinner Ideas for the Week, Joyful HomemakingChicken Cordon Bleu Crescent Rolls
Grocery list:  Crescent rolls, chicken slices, ham slices and Swiss cheese
Quick and easy, but yummy “finger food” dinner idea!

, Dinner Ideas for the Week, Joyful Homemaking
Grocery list: Lasagna noodles, cottage cheese, egg, spinach, pasta sauce, mozzarella and Parmesan cheese and salad ingredients
No meat? No worry, this lasagna is delicious without it!

, Dinner Ideas for the Week, Joyful HomemakingPesto chicken salad sandwiches
Grocery list: Chicken, pesto, sun-dried tomatoes, mayonnaise and Italian bread
If you know me, you know I like anything with pesto!

For the dessert of the week, how about some DIY ice cream sandwiches?

, Dinner Ideas for the Week, Joyful HomemakingWith just some cool whip and graham crackers, you can make a light and tempting after dinner treat!

Click on the links below for breakfast and lunch inspiration:

Breakfast ideas

Lunch ideas

Have a great week!

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