Time for this week’s dinner ideas! It was back to school week, and lots of sports, so crockpot and simple dinners were essential.
Our weekly menu will give you some good dinner ideas
Time for this week’s dinner ideas! The boys started school this week and we have four football practices a week between the two younger boys, so there’s lots going on. Crockpot and easy dinners are essential so we aren’t eating leftovers, cereal, or takeout every night.
Here’s a quick review of our weekly dinners:
Monday: My father in law was in town, and we went out to eat for his birthday
Tuesday: Back to school dinner – Hamburgers, fries, and shishito peppers
Wednesday: Chicken and Chipotle BBQ Chicken Tacos
Thursday: Chicken and Barley Stew
Friday: Homemade Hawaiian Pizza
Saturday: Family date night
Sunday: Red Beans and Rice
Wednesday was our first day back to school, so we had our annual back to school dinner on Tuesday night. The boys got to choose what we were going to eat and they chose burgers with fries, and then I made roasted shishito peppers for an extra veggie. We had fresh berries and whipped cream for dessert!
This was a super good and hearty soup that was simple to make and a great comfort food kind of dish. I made it in our dutch oven and it was amazing.
I’ve made a similar version of these before, and these were delicious. The recipe was a little labor intensive, but not terrible! Also don’t make the mistake I did last time of putting them on a foil lined baking sheet to crisp up…the cheese stuck to the foil and they were impossible to flip over halfway through baking. I remembered just in time this time around.
I’ve been searching high and low for a good red sauce so I could make a red sauce pizza. Philip is super particular about it, and he actually really liked this one! This pizza was a winner. I just did red sauce, cheese, Canadian bacon, and fresh sliced pineapple.
I use this pizza dough for the crust.
This is Philip’s favorite, so we make it every few months. It’s super simple to make — just throw it all in the crockpot and let it cook all day. I always leave the sausage out until about an hour before so it doesn’t get mushy. Also I always reduce the amount of spiciness by cutting the creole seasoning down significantly.