If you’re looking for a winning family-friendly meal plan this week, I’ve got you covered for the 3rd week of 2021.

Here’s dinner for each night during the workweek, breakfast to cover each morning, plus a sweet treat to enjoy all week long!

Go from feeling frustrated and overwhelmed to excited to get back in the kitchen with these easy recipes that your entire family will love!

Using a weekly meal plan is the best way to time and money, too!

meal plan week 3

Family-Friendly Meal Plan Week 3

MondayCrock Pot BBQ Chicken Sandwiches

All you need for this easy crockpot chicken recipe is chicken breasts, diced onions, chicken broth, and a bottle of your favorite barbecue sauce.

It’s really as easy as adding all the ingredients to the crockpot and turning it on! Perfect to start the week off! Bonus…leftovers for lunch!

bbq chicken on a plate

TuesdaySalmon + Asparagus Sheet Pan Meal

This simple lunch or dinner recipe packs a ton of flavor and health benefits as well. To say that this is my favorite oven-baked salmon recipe is true!

asapragus and salmon sheet pan dinner

WednesdayMeatball Stroganoff

Tender meatballs in a creamy mushroom sauce on top of egg noodles and ready in under 30 minutes, this easy dinner recipe is a winner!


meatballs in skillet

ThursdayCalifornia Chicken

Marinated chicken breasts, grilled to perfection and topped with tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, and avocado then drizzled with a balsamic reduction. Perfection!! (oven directions included!)

california chicken on a plate

FridayPepperoni Rolls

Using premade pizza dough from the store makes this recipe a breeze! All you literally have to do is roll out the dough, cut, add in pepperoni, and mozzarella string cheese stick then roll it all tightly together.

pepperoni and cheese pizza rolls


Breakfast Sous Vide Bacon + Gruyere Egg Bites

By making these Starbucks Sous Vide Egg Bites at home in the Instant Pot, you’ll have an amazing breakfast or lunch in minutes at a fraction of the cost of eating out for the whole week!

copycat starbucks sous vide egg bites

DessertPeanut Butter Cookies

With minimal prep work and a cooking time of only 9 minutes, these simple cookies are easy to make and tasty crazy good.

peanut butter cookies

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About Kasey Schwartz

For over 15 years, Kasey Schwartz, the mastermind behind All Things Mamma, has been the ultimate go-to for mouthwatering family recipes. Her work has been featured on Today.com, Buzz Feed, Better Homes and Gardens, and more, making her your go-to mom next door for all things delicious and family-friendly.

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