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August 28 - Sept. 3, 2011

Weekly Meal Plan: August 28 - Sept. 3, 2011  by RecipeTips.com

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Day 1


Grilled Chicken Thighs

grilled chicken thighs

Chicken thighs are ideal for grilling. They are moist, flavorful, and small enough to cook quickly. Although good without any additions beyond salt and pepper, try an addition of barbeque sauce, such as honey mustard barbeque sauce, for an easy but tasty flavor boost.
Potato Salad

potato salad

A traditional potato salad recipe that makes an excellent side dish. This potato salad is perfect to serve with any of your summer grilled burgers and steaks or any other meat and sandwiches throughout the year.
Grilled Tomatoes with Mozzarella

grilled tomatoes with mozzarella

Grilled tomatoes are a perfect side dish to a grilled meal. They are quick and easy to make and provide an interesting way to enjoy fresh tomatoes. You can try our Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe for another great way to serve cooked tomatoes.
Honey Mustard Barbecue Sauce

honey mustard barbecue sauce

This quick-and-easy BBQ sauce can be prepared in the time required to heat the grill. Kids like the sweetness of the sauce, but the heat can be raised to suit any taste. This barbecue sauce is especially good on chicken or pork.
Peach and Blueberry Crisp

peach and blueberry crisp

An all American favorite to be enjoyed during the summer when fruit is at it's best.

Day 2




Seasoned ground beef loose meat sandwiches that are similar to a sloppy joe without the tomato base. These work great for feeding a crowd and keep warm nicely in a slow cooker.
French Fried Onion Rings

french fried onion rings

Crispy and flavorful, fried onion rings make a great appetizer or a late evening snack.
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chocolate malt shakes

Day 3


Notes: You could serve potato chips with this wrap to add a little salty crunch to this meal.
Curried Chicken Wraps

curried chicken wraps

Great way to use left over grilled chicken for a light summer meal.
Chocolate Cream Cheese Bars

chocolate cream cheese bars

A rich and creamy bar with a crunchy chocolate crust. Peanuts give the crust its crunch and cream cheese is what gives it its creamy smooth center. For another great cream cheese recipe, see Lemon Cream Cheese Bars.

Day 4


Saucy Stovetop Pork Medallions

saucy stovetop pork medallions

Cooked in thick homemade barbecue sauce, these pork medallions are a pleasantly sweet, rich and flavorful addition to a meal, especially when combined with rice.
Baked White Rice

baked white rice

Baking is a method that is not often considered for preparing rice, but when you are using the oven to prepare dishes to accompany rice, why not bake the rice in the oven as well? This method produces excellent results.
Cashew Drop Cookies

cashew drop cookies

A chewy cookie with the added crunch of cashews--a perfect combination.

Day 5


Pasta with Grean Beans and Tomatoes

pasta with grean beans and tomatoes

Bright and flavorful salad can serve warm or at room temperature.
Special French Bread

special french bread

This bread is perfect served beside pasta. Foil wrapped bread is a great time saver that you can have ready and refrigerate until baking.
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cherry limeade 2

Day 6


Upside-down Pizza Casserole

upside-down pizza casserole

This hotdish is the perfect weeknight meal that will please the kid in all of us. Add in your favorite pizza toppings to make it your own. Serve with a side salad and your meal is complete.
Spicy Sweet Buffalo Wings

spicy sweet buffalo wings

These deliciously seasoned buffalo chicken wing appetizers will disappear quickly when you serve them at your next gathering. Make these chicken wings up ahead of time and keep them warm in a slow cooker. You will find many more chicken recipes on our site.
Blue Cheese and Walnut Dressing

blue cheese and walnut dressing

With the tangy flavor of blue cheese and the crunchy texture of toasted walnuts, this wonderful, thick dressing is perfect on salad greens or served as a dipping sauce.
Easy Cabbage Salad

easy cabbage salad

This crunchy sweet-and-sour salad, a favorite with kids, lends itself to endless variations. For instance, try adding celery, chopped apples or raisins.

Day 7


Notes: For even better flavor, try using fresh diced tomatoes with Italian seasoning in place of the canned Italian tomatoes when making the shrimp.
Sauteed Shrimp in Tomato Sauce

sauteed shrimp in tomato sauce

Featuring tender sautéed shrimp tossed in a lively tomato sauce atop a generous portion of lemon pasta, this dish will take its place among your favorite seafood and pasta recipes.
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broccoli delight salad

A great summer salad.
Boston Cream Pie

boston cream pie

This classic dessert consisting of a rich pastry cream sandwiched between layers of cake, and topped with a sweet chocolate icing, is a traditional favorite that is sure to please.
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