Meal planning is a great way to help your family live within your monthly grocery budget. For those of you who haven’t started creating weekly menu plans, take the plunge! You can do it. Come up with a system that works for you. You don’t have to plan on Mondays. Do it on your payday or grocery shopping day. You don’t have to do a full week. Start with two or three days at a time. Keep at it for a few weeks until you see the benefits for yourself!
For those needing some inspiration, here’s a list of what’s for dinner at my house this week:
Monday — Halloween party! Lots of kid friendly food — sandwiches, cheese & crackers, olives, pickles, pizza sticks and, of course, candy!
Tuesday — Turkey Lasagna and salad
Wednesday — Honey Mustard Chicken from the The Ultimate Guide to Freezer Friendly Meals eBook with oven roasted potatoes and broccoli
Thursday — Our weekly dinner club (it’s not my week!)
Friday — Turkey Empanadas (old Weight Watcher’s recipe I found in a magazine) with rice and beans
Saturday — Chicken Taquitos (these don’t really need a side dish)
Sunday — Dijon Chicken from The Ultimate Guide to Freezer Friendly Meals eBook with steamed broccoli
Leave a comment! Do you use menu plans? What are the benefits for your family/budget? What are your favorite recipe sites?
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