If you’ve been growing an herb garden all summer (or just eyeing the pretty bunches at the farmers market), now is the time to take advantage of your hard work. Introducing a week’s worth of bright, herbaceous dinners that taste like summer in a bowl (or on a plate). Here’s your meal plan, grocery list included.

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Grocery List

1½ boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs
2½ pounds pork tenderloin
1 pound ground chicken
1 pound bacon
3 peaches
1 lemon
1 lime
5 ounces kale
4 cups baby arugula
1 head Bibb lettuce
1 cup microgreens
24 ounces cherry tomatoes
3 cucumbers
1 bunch radishes
½ pound green beans
10 garlic cloves
6 scallions
4 shallots
1 red onion
1 cup Niçoise olives
½ cup pepperoncini
¾ pound new potatoes
1 bunch fresh rosemary
1 bunch fresh thyme
1 bunch fresh parsley
1 bunch fresh oregano
1 bunch fresh basil
1 bunch fresh cilantro
1 bunch fresh mint
One 14-ounce sheet frozen puff pastry (such as Dufour)
1 pound pizza dough
4 large eggs
½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
¾ cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
8 ounces fresh mozzarella
1 cup bite-size (perline) fresh mozzarella balls
1 cup ricotta cheese
Dry white wine
One 12-ounce box linguine
1 can coconut milk

Pantry Ingredients

Extra-virgin olive oil, vegetable oil, kosher salt, black pepper, crushed red pepper flakes, red wine vinegar, white wine vinegar, rice vinegar, Dijon mustard, brown sugar, all-purpose flour, paprika, garlic powder, dried oregano, chicken broth, honey, soy sauce, jasmine rice, red curry paste

Monday: Veggie Niçoise Salad with Red Curry Green Beans

We found the cure to the Monday blahs, and it’s a composed salad topped with all the fancy fixings. You’ll be feeling très chic in no time.

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Tuesday: Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Chimichurri

Yes, you can grill out on a Tuesday. Pork tenderloin is easy, impressive and surprisingly healthy; the fresh chimichurri sauce just gilds the lily.

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Wednesday: Chicken Larb Bowls

These Thai lettuce wraps—courtesy of PureWow Coterie member Gaby Dalkin—are fun to say and even more fun to eat. Use ground chicken (or turkey, if you so please) and dinner is ready in a flash. 

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Thursday: Cherry Tomato Galette with Garlic and Herbs

Thought cherry tomatoes were just a sad salad topping? You should try roasting them.

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Friday: Rosemary Peach Chicken in a White Wine Pan Sauce

Whenever we hear the words “pan sauce,” we think “fancy.” This skillet meal is fancy, but it’s not complicated—just how we like it.

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Saturday: Chopped Italian Salad Pizza

Pizza and salad all in one dish? Genius. (And even more genius if you use store-bought dough.)

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Sunday: Linguine with Bacon, Peaches and Gorgonzola

If you’ve never tried peaches in pasta, you’re about to experience something magical. Plus, this dish has less than ten ingredients so you can spend your Sunday evening with Netflix instead of at the store.

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