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Healthy Fall Dinner Meal Plan for Oct. 19-25

October 16, 2020

It’s my birthday this week, so we’re starting the week with takeout and filling the week with some of my favorite fall easy dinners. These are all so good! Dinners we make all the time when the weather gets cooler. One, roasted kaboucha squash soup, is a new recipe I can’t wait to try. Here’s […]

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It’s my birthday this week, so we’re starting the week with takeout and filling the week with some of my favorite fall easy dinners. These are all so good! Dinners we make all the time when the weather gets cooler. One, roasted kaboucha squash soup, is a new recipe I can’t wait to try.

Here’s what we’re planning for dinners this week:

Monday: Takeout for my birthday!

Tuesday: Chicken Tacos. Always simple and delicious. Topped with guacamole, tomatoes, cilantro and plain yogurt (instead of sour cream).

Image from Tone It Up

Wednesday: Crockpot Black Bean Quinoa Chili from Tone It Up topped with chopped cilantro, avocado slices and a dollop of plain Greek yogurt. This is an easy chili that makes leftovers perfect for lunch the next day.

Image and recipe from Tone It Up

Thursday: Cauliflower Curry from Pinch of Yum with Brown Jasmine Rice. I’ve made this curry so many times I have the recipe memorized. It’s so good, and quick to make. I cook the rice in the Instant Pot first, about half an hour before starting the curry.

Instant Pot Cauliflower Curry: such a simple and quick and healthy dinner! Served with brown jasmine rice.
Image and recipe from Pinch of Yum

Friday: Sausage Apple Sweet Potato Tray Bake from PB Fingers with Easy Fall Salad (minus the sweet potatoes). We’ve made this tray bake a bunch of times and it’s always a winner. And it makes the house smell like Thanksgiving. 🙂

Image and recipe from PB Fingers

Saturday: Leftovers.

Sunday: Roasted Kaboucha Squash Soup from Simply Real Health with grilled cheese and roasted broccoli. This soup recipe looks so easy and good, I can’t wait to try it.

Image by Carina Skrobecki; recipe by Simply Real Health

I hope you enjoy these comforting and healthy October dinners.

Check out past dinner meal plans HERE!
And our family’s favorite one-pot/ one-pan/ skillet dinner recipes HERE! (So delicious!)
Plus a whole post on how to enjoy and simplify making dinner HERE! (For me, it’s all about atmosphere and mindset  + a good playlist!)
And if you’re a Trader Joe’s fan (like me!), check out a bunch of TJs favorites posts HERE!

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