I think I’ve mentioned a few times our schedule at home has been pretty busy. The re-start up of our Thrift & Consignment Store has kept us quite busy over the past few weeks and come dinner time I’m pretty wiped out. That’s why I love my crock pot!
I’m keeping this week’s meal plan pretty simple and still not breaking the grocery budget by Cooking Meals On Less and with the weather as nice as it’s been, I’m hoping to start grilling out back soon.
Here’s our meal plan for the week:
I meal plan at the beginning of each week. For me, it’s Sunday mornings when the house is quite and everyone’s still sleeping. I try and manage a decent frugal grocery budget and not go to the grocery store on a weekly basis unless we need dairy products like milk. Weekly meal planning saves our family money, reduces food waste, and keeps us from the urge to say, “Let’s eat out!”
My weekly meal plan and shopping list is completed and posted on our fridge:
(served with fruit)
French toast casserole
Biscuits and Sausage Gravy
Scrambled, Fried, or Hard-Boiled Eggs
Mini Apple Pies or Turnovers
Sandwiches or Wraps (Tuna salad, egg salad, chicken salad, turkey salad, leftover meats, grilled cheese, blt, pb&j)
Leftovers from dinner
Homemade Pizza Pockets
Suppers Your Family Will Love
Need ideas for your weekly meal plan? It’s time for another weekly menu. I enjoy menu planning because of the simplicity it provides for my life. It enables me to decrease my grocery shopping excursions to twice a month and it allows me to have more free time to focus on my family and home. For ideas in the weekly meal plan, we’ll be focusing on a variety of family meals. You’ll find the recipes on the weekly meal plan also available on my Recipe Index page with a grocery list included.
Dinner (recipes will post throughout the week, given time to cook and photograph )
Note: an asterisk* means it’s from the freezer
Sunday: Sunday Supper~Eggs served over Tater Tots
Monday: Pancakes- it’s not from the crock pot but it’s simple and quick to make
Wednesday: Crock Pot Stew – simple recipe to make; it’s affordable and a dollar stretching meal!
Friday: Family Favorites Night~ Hum Baby Burritos-using leftover beans and rice from Tuesday night
Saturday: Cincinnati Chili -serve with cornbread.
Dessert of the Week:
Homemade Yellow Cake with Fruit & Cream
For more great family recipes, be sure to visit my new recipe box page.