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Sharing my Family Favorite Weeknight Dinner Recipes with you today!
Family Favorite Weeknight Dinner Recipes

Weeknight dinners can be so tricky with everyones busy schedules.  With a little preparation these dinner recipes are always a hit and don’t take too much time in the kitchen!

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Picky Palate Meal Plan Week 45

Picky Palate Meal Plan Week 45

Mar 10, 2017 | Meal Plan | Tags:

Here are more meal planning ideas for you!  Hope you enjoy my recommendations to make your dinner planning a breeze!

Monday:  Baked Enchilada Style Bean Burritos

Tuesday:  Weeknight Chicken Noodle Soup

Wednesday:  Sausage Basil Rigatoni

Thursday:  Chicken Taco Rice Skillet

Friday and Saturday this mama takes a break from the kitchen 🙂

Sunday:  Breakfast for dinner with my Perfect Homemade Waffles

Dessert Idea:  Ice Cream Sundae Brownies

Oreo S’mores Brookies

Mar 8, 2017 | Brownies and Bars | Tags: , , , ,

Sharing my Oreo S’mores Brookies today that will have your sweet tooth celebrating!

These simple bars are about to become your “go to” dessert for bringing to parties and get togethers with your family and friends.  You can simple use a brownie box mix and prepackaged cookie dough or use your favorite homemade recipes.  Whatever you’ve got the time for works just fine!
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Sweet N’ Creamy Lemon Pie

Mar 6, 2017 | Desserts, Sponsored | Tags: , , ,

This Sweet N’ Creamy Lemon Pie makes the perfect dessert for Pi Day and Spring!

Lemon desserts are hands down some of our favorite desserts to enjoy as a family.  I’ll never forget seeing my boys face when they came home from school and saw this vibrant pie sitting on the kitchen counter.  We all grabbed a fork and cut some slices to enjoy together.  There’s nothing more I love than baking for my family.  I just know they’ll love these fun memories in the kitchen we have and share it with their children someday.  I always make it a point to bake a little extra and it always results in cherishing these priceless memories.
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Picky Palate Meal Plan Week 44

Picky Palate Meal Plan Week 44

Mar 3, 2017 | Meal Plan | Tags:

More Meal Plan ideas coming your way!  Hope you enjoy these recommendations to make dinnertime a breeze!

Monday:  Breakfast for dinner with my Mexican Breakfast Frittata

Tuesday:  One Pot Cheesy Spaghetti

Wednesday:  Weeknight Cheesy Chicken and Rice

Thursday:  Make Ahead Country Burritos

Friday and Saturday this mama takes a break from the kitchen 🙂

Sunday:  Creamy Pesto Sausage Pasta

Dessert Idea:  One Bowl Chocolate Chunk Brownies

Mexican Breakfast Frittata

Mexican Breakfast Frittata

Feb 28, 2017 | Breakfast/Brunch, Sponsored | Tags: , , ,

My Mexican Breakfast Frittata is the perfect way to start your day!

There’s no better way to start your day than with this zesty Mexican style breakfast frittata.  Packed with delicious southwest vegetables and seasoned with Old El Paso Taco Seasoning, you are in for a treat!  With everything prepared in just one skillet, clean up is a breeze as well.  This frittata makes great leftovers and tastes great with your favorite hot sauce drizzled on top.
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One Pot Cheesy Spaghetti

One Pot Cheesy Spaghetti

Feb 21, 2017 | Dinner, Meatless | Tags: , , ,

Sharing my One Pot Cheesy Spaghetti that is the perfect quick fix dinner recipe!

I love simple weeknight dinner recipes, they are literally my favorite recipes to develop on Picky Palate.  This One Pot Cheesy Spaghetti is a family pleaser and takes less than 20 minutes to prepare.  With just a handful of simple pantry ingredients you’ll have dinner on the table in no time at all.

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Creamy Pesto Sausage Pasta

Creamy Pesto Sausage Pasta

Feb 13, 2017 | Beef, Dinner | Tags: , , , , ,

This Creamy Pesto Sausage Pasta made with whole wheat pasta is one of my favorite quick fix weeknight meals!

Simple past recipes are my favorite to come up with…usually the night I’m actually making dinner.  This creamy pesto sausage pasta was a huge hit with the family and let me tell you it could not be more simple to prepare.  Serve with a nice loaf of crusty bread and a salad, you’ll be good to go!
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