This week, please welcome Rachel Knecht and her meal plans! Rachel is a recipe tester here on Simply Recipes and the blogger behind Baking with Rachel.
My youngest is turning 10 years old this week and it’s amazing to think back and remember what life was like with a newborn.
The birthday boy adores Slow Cooker Meatballs in Tomato Sauce and has specifically requested it for his birthday dinner so of course, I had to add them to the meal plan. It makes a big batch which is nice because I know I can quickly reheat it for weekday lunches now that everyone is working and schooling at home. I’m also making these chocolate cupcakes, you can’t have a birthday without chocolate.
This week’s recipes focus on my favorite types of homemade meals: stir fry (especially with chicken thighs!), pasta with simple scratch sauce, oven-baked dishes, meaty family favorites, and a quick-cooking…