Month of Meals Recipe Box – July 2014

An entire Month of Meals for your July Recipe Box!

July Recipe Box - Month of Meals Menu Plan This month, with the #MonthofMeals plan, we’re mixing it up.  I’ve come to realize that when it comes to cooking, despite what’s on my calendar for the day, most nights just don’t go as planned.  An ingredient is missing, my schedule is off, I just don’t feel like mac ‘n cheese.  Okay, that’s a lie.  I always feel like macaroni and cheese, but that’s not on the menu every night. :)

So, instead of basing the menus on the day of the month, we’re compiling once massive July Recipe Box, with recipes based on diet (vegetarian, gluten free, etc.), and ease.  I hope you’ll find this layout even more user-friendly… but, I want to hear your thoughts!

Do you prefer a ready-made calendar of meals, or do you like having a bunch of recipes to choose and use as you please?  Comment below, and at the end of the month, one commenter (my spell checker says that’s not a word, but you know what I mean) will be randomly selected to win a $10 Visa gift card on July 31st.
july quick and easy main dishes

Quick and Easy Dinners

Mango Black Bean Chipotle Chili, recipe from Carlsbad Cravings

BBQ Cheesy Chicken, recipe from Mom Favorites

Quick Honey Ginger Chicken Stirfry, recipe from Halfbaked Harvest

Creamy Chicken and Rice, recipe from Natasha’s Kitchen

Slow Cooker Korean BBQ Beef Tacos, recipe from Diethood

Skillet Gnocchi with Shrimp & Asparagus, recipe from Eating Well
vegetarian main dishes july

Vegetarian/Vegan Dinners

Whole Wheat Sesame Noodle Salad, recipe from Mom Favorites (serve with steamed edamame)

5 Ingredient Strawberry Caprese Salad, recipe from Gimme Some Oven (serve with breadsticks)

BBQ Cauliflower Curry, recipe from Noshing with the Nolands (serve with steamed rice and snow peas)

Grilled Goat Cheese Flatbreads, recipe from Spiced Blog (serve with salad)

Avacado and Hummus Quesadillas, recipe from Cookin’ Canuck

Fire-Roasted Mac and Cheese, recipe from Everyday Reading
gluten free dinners july

Gluten-Free Dinners

Chicken Enchilada Casserole, recipe from Gimme Some Oven

Quinoa and Black Bean Stuffed Peppers (Vegetarian, too!), recipe from Jo and Sue

Grilled Ham and Pineapple Kebabs, recipe from She Wears Many Hats

Gluten Free Pizza Biscuits, recipe from A Few Short Cuts

Garlic Butter Shrimp Quinoa, recipe from Pinch of Yum

Sausage and Veggie Bake, recipe from Plate Full Paleo
interesting sides july

Sides Dishes – to go with whatever you throw on the grill!

Tex-Mex Corn and Chickpea Salad, recipe from The Kitchen Magpie

Crock Pot Cheesy Potatoes, recipe from Julia Eats & Treats

Asian Cucumber Salad, recipe from Carlsbad Cravings

Salad with Melon, Blackberries and Feta Cheese, recipe from Kwestia Smaku

Sweet Potato Fries with Spiced Ranch Dip, recipe from Jew Hungry
breakfast recipes for july

Breakfast Recipes

Chocolate Chip Scones, recipe from Sally’s Baking Addiction

Strawberry Coconut French Toast, recipe from Frugal Foodie Mama

Veggie Egg Bake, recipe from Taste of Home

Gluten Free Banana Crumb Muffins, recipe from Delicious as it Looks
july desserts and sweets

Sweet Treats & Snack Ideas

Smore’s Bar, recipe from Martie Knows Parties

Pina Colada Granola, recipe from Wonky Wonderful

Iced Chocolate, recipe from Taste and Tell Blog

Lemon Rice Krispie Treats, recipe from The Taylor House


  1. says

    Thank you so much for including my Grilled Goat Cheese Flatbreads on this list…I hope you enjoy them! And what a great collection…now I’m inspired for the month. :-)

  2. Jill Gerrish says

    These look delicious! As a vegetarian of 23 years, I am especially excited to see the plant-based options. Especially the cocoa bean plant. A person can never get quite enough plant-based options from coca beans!


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