Our Weekly Meal Plan – March 20th

Meal Planning:
  • Go through flyers for best prices. Also check online for specials at local butchers, farmer's markets, bakeries and shops.
  • Check freezer, fridge, pantry and make as many meals as possible with these items and items on sale this week.
  • Make menu and shopping list.
Here's what I purchased yesterday:

  • 1 pkg 5 Naan Bread $1.79
  • 2x Rotisserie Chicken  $15 for 2
  • 1 large bag spinach $2.97 
  • Bananas  $1.56
  • 2x 1lb extra lean ground beef $3.75
  • Hamburger buns $1.79
  • Sweet Potatoes $2.64
  • Zucchini $2 (bag of 6 in clearance section)
  • Broccoli $2.49
  • 1 Dozen Croissants ($2.50 were 50% off at WM)  
  • Strawberries $2.97
  • Apples $4.99
  • Steak $9.78

TOTAL: just under $60

Menu:

I usually use this format to plan. Not assigning a day to the meal, but rather having everything prepped to make whichever I feel like doing that day. Here is my plan for this week. Recipes will be added as well, as I get them photographed and posted.

MEALS THIS WEEK

  • Naan Pizzas (with chicken & feta)
  • Hamburgers & Homemade frozen French Fries  
  • Roasted Veggies & Chicken 
  • Slow Cooker Steak Fajitas
  • Fish Cakes 
  • Chicken with croissants and Gravy 
Breakfast Time:

We have options ready and available.

Lunch Time:

  • sandwiches or wraps
  • chicken with rice and veggies (pictured)

SNACKS:

  • Plain Greek yogurt (with peanut butter)
  • Sliced cucumbers & carrots
  • almonds
  • dates
  • cereal bars /  granola bars (kids)
  • crackers & cheese
  • boiled eggs

Here is the Meal Prep I did yesterday to create this menu and spend less time during the week cooking.

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