Plan your dinners this week with these 2 easy summer meal ideas for families! Simple recipes like Okra, Tomatoes & Smoked Sausage Skillet served over rice or BBQ Pot Roast Sandwiches (thanks to the crock pot) get dinner on the table & keep everyone happy.
Good cooks know that cooking with what’s in season is a guaranteed way to make delicious meals, packed with loads of flavor and goodness. This week’s Monday Menu Meal ideas use recipes that do just that while keeping the cooking & prep easy with little to no fuss.
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Enjoy simple southern classic side dishes like Southern Cornbread Pudding, Crock Pot Black Eye Peas, and Spicy Watermelon Salad. Cool off with the crunch of cucumbers while snacking on Whipped Tzatziki Dip. Learn why Tomatoes, Okra & Sausage eliminates every reason most people don’t like okra. Then top it all off with an easy, no bake dessert.
Yep, this week’s Monday Menu recipes do all that and more! This is what seasonal families meals are all about.
Dessert This Week!
Summer is all about time on the patio, slow evenings, and enjoying time with family and friends. And while you still want those moments to be punctuated with all the special foods and drinks that draw people together, there is not a one of us who wants to spend their time in a hot kitchen putting that together. That’s why simple no-bake desserts like this Mason Jar Blueberry Lemon Lush are not just nice to be able to whip up, they are foundational elements of any sane Southerner’s summer survival kit!
Here’s What We’re Snacking On
Cool, classic Tzatziki meets the salty, garlicky goodness of whipped feta dip in this spectacularly quick & easy Whipped Feta Tzatziki Dip! Creamy, light and full of happy, refreshing cucumber crunch, this party dip will be your new, favorite summer appetizer and a go-to for charcuterie boards.
Breakfast Made Easy
This Banana French Toast Bake has layers of luscious caramelized bananas and rich, buttery croissants bathed in delicious egg custard and topped with crunchy frosted corn flakes! This special brunch casserole combines all your breakfast favorites in one delicious, easy breakfast dish!
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