We spent this weekend celebrating my oldest’s fourth birthday, which meant lots of donuts, chicken nuggets, and ice cream. It was a four year old’s dream, but this 30 something is definitely craving some lighter fare.
This week’s meal plan is full of fresh, colorful, crunchy summer produce–the perfect antidote to the weekend’s carb and sugar fest. These quick meals are perfect for hot summer days!
This paprika, honey, and garlic rubbed salmon is grilled in a foil packet and topped with fresh mango salsa for a light and refreshing summer meal.
This Mason Jar Chicken Taco Salad is a perfect make ahead meal for packed lunches or busy evenings!
This 20-minute Summer Parmesan Chicken has that classic delicious crispy coating but instead of smothering it in red sauce it’s topped with fresh garden veggies and ribbons of fresh basil.
Thursday: Barbecue Mozzarella Meatballs- Little Dairy on the Prairie
Barbecue Mozzarella Meatballs are loaded with melted cheesy goodness and slathered in scrumptious barbecue sauce! They can easily be made ahead and baked right before dinner time
This sticky sweet Slow Cooker Cherry Cola Pulled Pork takes less than 10 minutes to prepare which guarantees it’s perfect for dinner any night of the week
No barista experience required! With just four ingredients, you can create a delicious and less expensive Iced Caramel Mocha Latte at home.
This hearty Amish Baked Oatmeal is a warm, comforting way to start your day.
Dessert: No Bake Chocolate Banana Cream Pie - Little Dairy on the Prairie
Chocolate Banana Cream pie is pretty much one of the best things that ever happened! It’s a mashup of banana cream pie, cheesecake, and chocolate pudding all in one luscious no bake dessert! You want this in your life, and it’s so easy you can have it with very little effort since it’s no bake!
These Easy Lemon Cupcakes have a heavenly light and fluffy texture with the perfect sunshiny citrus flavor. They’re then topped with a silky smooth sweet lemon buttercream frosting. You’re sure to be making these on repeat this summer!