Easy Weeknight Dinner Recipes

By Alex Garza
 January 24, 2022    |     

Weeknights can be a little hectic for a family of four! We get so busy with work and the kids that it can be hard to come up with easy and quick meals. I found a few recipes online that I really enjoyed for a quick easy weeknight dinner!

Deconstructed Egg Roll

For the Creamy Chili Sauce

The How To’s

  1. Heat sesame oil in a large skillet and place over medium heat. Add white parts of green onions, diced red onion, and garlic and saute, stirring frequently, until the red onion begins to soften, about 5 min.

2. Add ground pork, grated ginger, water chestnuts, and 1 tablespoon sriracha hot sauce and cook until pork is browned, broken up, and cooked about 7-10 min.

3. Add coleslaw mix, coconut aminos, rice wine vinegar, white pepper, and salt, and stir until well combined. Cook, stirring regularly, about 5 min.

4. In a bowl whisk together 1/4 cup mayo and 1-2 tablespoons hot sauce. Add salt, to taste.

5. Spoon a hearty helping of the pork-cabbage mixture in a serving bowl. Garnish with sauce and green parts of the green onions and black sesame seeds.

This recipe was from https://40aprons.com/whole30-egg-roll-bowl-paleo/

Coconut Cauliflower Stir Fry

  • 3 Cups cauliflower florets
  • 2 cups of broccoli
  • 5 small pattypan squash, quartered
  • 2 tbs sesame oil
  • 1/3 cup onions
  • 2 tsp of ginger
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 3/4 cup coconut milk
  • 1 tbs liquid aminos
  • 1 tbs cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 2 tbs coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup coconut flakes
  • 2 tbs cilantro

The How To’s

1. Use the food processor to grate the cauliflower

2. On med high heat, In a large pan stir fry broccoli and squash in sesame oil for 4-5 minutes.

3. Add onions and stir fry 2 minutes. Transfer all veggies to a bowl.

4. In the pan add the ginger and garlic, cook for 30 seconds.

5. Add in coconut milk, aminos, vinegar, 1/4 tsp salt, and 1/8 tsp. pepper.

6. Bring that to boil

7. Reduce heat to low and simmer uncovered for 5 min.

8. In a new skillet, heat coconut oil, add in the cauliflower rice, remaining salt, remaining pepper, cook and stir frequently for 3-5 min.

9. Return veggies to pan, reheat for 1 min.

10. Mix all ingredients together.

This recipe is from Ketotarian by Dr. Will Cole

Easy Burger Recipe

  • Burger patty
  • Sautéed mushrooms
  • Guacamole
  • Mustard
  • Mayo
  • Lettuce to replace bun

The How To’s

  1. Make your hamburger patty. Sauté some mushrooms, to put on top, and add mayo and mustard, guacamole. Use lettuce for a bun substitute.

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