Well, that’s all folks! How to meal plan… I thought it would be handy to have the whole series in one post to save you some time trying to find what you are looking for, so here it is!
- Save money,
- save time,
- reduce waste,
- anyone can do the cooking and shopping,
- predictability and variety of meals.
What’s not to love?!
- Pro’s and con’s discussion on technology,
- Some app’s to consider.
- How I do it.
A look into some of the how’s of meal planning. A list of considerations before you start the formal planning process.
A little preparation goes a long way.
This post gets down into the nuts and bolts of how to efficiently meal plan. Before you start this one, ensure you’ve read the one above. This one has a free downloadable weekly plan with breakfast, lunch and dinner. If you only want the printable, here it is Weekly menu planner
If you’re having a little trouble coming up with meals for your planner, check these out. Most of them use a thermomix, but it’s not essential.
If you’re wondering what a thermomix is, there’s a link in the post to the functions of this amazing appliance. This is not an affiliate link, I truly enjoy my thermomix.
Most of the recipes have my own little tweaks, and are one pot (or bowl rather) meals. Do try the naan, so good!
Photo by Tirachard Kumtanom on Pexels.com
I have a very basic, very functional grey folder with plastic sheets in it. It contains a 4 weekly meal plan, my pre-printed shopping lists and the recipes.
Everything. In. One. Place
And here are some extras that are helpful too:
And finally, what works for our family, this is my most viewed post:
I hope that’s been helpful!