Weekly Meal Plan November 12

Our Weekly Meal Plan November 12 shares our family’s quick and easy meals for every day of the week. There are easy ideas for side dishes and a delicious dessert too!

Happy Monday to you all! Hope your weekend was full of rest and relaxation. We are less than two weeks until Thanksgiving! I can’t believe it’s so soon! The hubby and I went out for a little shopping yesterday and noticed  the holiday displays are in full swing! Christmas displays are everywhere.  

Since the holidays quickly are right around the corner, I decided for this week’s meal plan to get some crock pot meals done. Each crock pot meal I make, is made for 4-6 adults (teenagers eat more now) and always enough for at least one, maybe two lunches throughout the week. You can always double the recipe for a larger size family. 


This week’s Healthy Weekly Meal Plan will definitely help me stay on track with my food choices and save me time in the kitchen . And don’t forget to come back and check out this week’s featured recipe on Wednesday for my version of Poor Man’s Stew, it’s perfect for a rainy day.

Now onto the meal plan for the week

Eating meals at home with our families is a great way for families to reconnect and develop relationships as well as customize our families’ meals and nutrition habits.Not to mention, it saves you money!

The Weekly Plan is Posted

There’s some great recipes in this week’s Weekly Meal Plan! Often times when Sunday rolls around and busy schedules, as moms we don’t have a clue what to make for meals during the week. Let alone always have the time to map out a plan. Lucky for you and me I’ll generally be sharing these healthy weekly meal plans every Sunday night or early Monday mornings! 

I hope you enjoy all the delicious recipes (fingers crossed I can get the posts up during the week so check back) and find these posts helpful. Happy week ahead! Enjoy!

Healthy Weekly Meal Plan

We’re keeping organized and putting more effort into frugal living and my hope is to help you all on this journey with me to continually save time in the kitchen, have a weekly meal plan and continue to create those family mealtime memories.

Be sure to check out my post on How We’re Cutting Our Grocery Bill for some frugal tips on your next shopping trip. Now, are you ready for the meal plan?

My Meal Planning Process:

  • Prepare for the week: Our family typically meal plans on Sunday (since it’s my first day off from work) and plan out what we are having for breakfast, lunch and dinner each week.  Because we know what we are eating each morning (this definitely helps on those crazy school mornings) and night, it means less stress, less money splurged on eating out and the ability to pull anything frozen out of the freezer the night before.
  • Save some money:  ibotta’s cash back rewards program  We save money on items we purchase often when we can combine a sale and a use a coupon, or even the store’s savings app. I tend to use for every grocery store and Target’s Cartwheel  for Target combined with ibotta.  We also save money by only purchasing the items we plan to eat within a given week, vs. going to the grocery store hungry and winging it… Because we all know how that turns out.
  • Weekly schedules: We always keep our weekly schedules and appointments in mind when we meal plan.  Some nights the kids go off to Neo (a safe, fun social hangout place for kids) or school functions, which means quick and easy dinners. And on our family nights mean we can pick something new to make and spend a little more time preparing a good meal. 

It’s all about finding that balance.

Weekly Meal Plan November 12

My weekly meal plan and shopping list is completed and posted on our fridge:

Breakfast options:  

Homemade Greek Yogurt, Green Smoothie, Breakfast Nachos, cereal, Homemade Granola, Oat Bars, toast, eggs, Breakfast Burritos, and/or fresh fruit

Lunch options:

Sandwiches, Chicken Salad Wraps, Tortilla Rollups (aka “Prairie Sushi”), protein shakes, pizza roll ups, salad, fresh cut veggies and/or fruit

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.

Crock Pot Stew With Ground Turkey

Dinner (one new recipe will post throughout the week)

Sunday: Tortilla Pizza

Monday: Featured Recipe of the Week Noodles with Poor Man’s Stew  

Tuesday: My Favorite Chili

Wednesday: Honey Sesame Chicken, serve with broccoli and rice

Thursday:Spicy Dr Pepper Pulled Pork

Friday: Chicken Fajitas

Saturday: Sloppy Joes

Side Dishes

  • Mixed Green Salad
  • Homemade Freezer Biscuits

Desserts

  • Peanut Butter Brownie Pizza

Having our food prepped and the week planned has me entering this week feeling organized and ready to take on the week and I’m excited to keep up this two hours on a Sunday and Monday routine. Bring on the week! 

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Noel is a CEO and Mother of 4 who can be found blogging from her home office, who’s passionate about family, nutrition, fitness and supporting others reach their health & fitness goals. Noel uses her blog to share about simple, healthy recipes, nutrition tips, walking, workouts and a little sprinkle of life! She created Noel’s Kitchen Tips teaching families how to make budget friendly meal and healthy recipes. She’s blessed to have the opportunity to be able to teach busy moms and families how to use food and cooking as a means of bringing family mealtimes back to the table and stay healthy.

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