We’re taking weeknight meal planning off your plate with a menu filled with fast, fresh, mix-and-match recipes

Are things getting busy again with the kids back in school and activities starting back up? Take one thing off your list for the next 4 weeks and follow this menu for your weeknight meals.

Week 1 Menu:
Monday: Creamy Chicken Alfredo Casserole
Tuesday: Greek Meatballs with Cucumber-Yogurt Sauce and Rice
Wednesday: Sheet Pan Flank Steak, Greens, and Yukon Gold Fries
Thursday: Winter Vegetables and Gnocchi
Friday: Sausage Calzones
Dessert: Chocolate Banana Puddings

Week 2 Menu:
Monday: Sweet Potato Soup
Tuesday: Chicken Bog
Wednesday: Cabbage, Mushroom, and Bacon Pasta
Thursday: Fried Pork Chops with Peas and Potatoes
Friday: Sheet Pan Nachos
Dessert: Mini Lemon Cream Pies

Week 3 Menu:
Monday: Quick and Easy Spaghetti Bolognese
Tuesday: BBQ Rub Roasted Chickens with Potatoes and Carrots
Wednesday: Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya
Thursday: Hearty Beef and Freezer Veggie Soup
Friday: Fish Tacos and Topping Bar
Dessert: Ambrosia Meringue Trifles

Week 4 Menu:
Monday: Steak, Sweet Potato, and Blue Cheese Salad
Tuesday: Tortellini, White Bean, and Turnip Greens Soup
Wednesday: Ham and Lima Bean Fried Rice
Thursday: Buttermilk Chicken Tenders with Roasted Potatoes and Green Beans
Friday: BBQ Pulled Pork Loaded Baked Potatoes
Dessert: Sautéed Apple Crisp

Ready to eat? You'll need to go shopping first. Here are the grocery lists for week 1, week 2, week 3, and week 4.