MONDAY: Bratwurst + German Potato Salad + Cabbage
An easy Oktoberfest inspired dinner. I'd recommend checking your local meat market for German Sausage (Ede's Meats in Amarillo has a very good one). If making German Potato Salad is too much for a Monday you can always make a simple side of boiled cabbage and potatoes. If you don't like boiled cabbage, try cutting it into wedges, brushing with olive oil and roasting. Link to German Potato Salad recipe here.
TUESDAY: Lasagna + Garden Salad
I just discovered that my family prefers lasagna to spaghetti. Somehow the kids make less of a mess with it. I like this easy recipe from the Pioneer Woman because the ingredient list is simple and even if you only have a very small grocery store they should have everything you need. If you don't feel up to making a salad, canned green beans or frozen broccoli florets are a couple of my go-to's for getting a vegetable on the dinner table. Link to lasagna recipe here.
WEDNESDAY: Slow-Cooker Vegetable Barley Soup
This is a meatless soup but you could easily add rotisserie chicken, leftover steak or beans for protein. Or you could serve with a grilled sandwich. Link to soup recipe here.
THURSDAY: BBQ Shredded Chicken Sandwiches + Sweet Potato Fries
Trick-or-treaters start very early in our neighborhood so I plan to have these sandwiches made ahead of time for my kids. Other easy dinner ideas for Halloween include sandwiches, sheet-pan meals, pizza, and soup. Link to BBQ Chicken Sandwich recipe here.
FRIDAY: Leftovers or dinner out!
Have a great week y'all!