The Meal Planning Linky Week #119 Meal Plan

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Hello loves, I hope you and your family are all keeping well. It’s such a hard time at the moment but I’m just trying to keep up with my routines and do the best I can to keep family life ticking over.

Meal planning helps us to have low food waste which is really important to me. I feel really sad if we have to throw something in the bin, thinking of both the environmental impact and the fact that other people struggle to afford food. I am always trying to take steps to make sure we are avoiding overspending on groceries.

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Meal planning makes me feel a little more in control. It is a simple way to feel organised, eat well, avoid wasting money and do what I can to avoid food waste too.

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My favourite meal plan from last week: Our weekly meal plan from Mummy Vs Work

The Meal Planning Linky Week #119

I like to plan 7 dinners for most weeks. We tend to eat 5-6 of them, rather than 7, but it means we have lots of choices and sometimes we can have a hot lunch to share if we want to.

The meals for the Meal Planning Linky Week #119 are:

Slow cooker beef casserole - A look at the dinner once the flour has been added

Slow cooker beef casserole

Slow cooker gammon joint with balsamic & orange glaze

Slow cooker roast gammon, airfryer roast potatoes, sage and onion stuffing, Yorkshires, onion gravy, airfryer parsnips and more.

A look at the slow cooker cottage pie

Slow cooker cottage pie

Easy calzone recipe - a look at my finished calzone

Calzone with salad

Bolognese pasta bake

Bolognese pasta bake

Fish, mash & veggies

How to cook rice in the slow cooker

Jerk chicken (Simply Cook) and rice in the slow cooker

If you’re looking for meal planning inspiration then be sure to read my meal planning tips. Also, check out my meal planning with mince post. I’ve also got a post about making a roast chicken go further.

Why not check out some of my latest recipes?

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14 Responses

  1. Shoestring Jane April 11, 2020 / 7:50 am

    The slow cooker gammon looks good! I am back to low carb as it has transformed my health, I am convinced. Stay well.

    • katykicker April 20, 2020 / 3:05 pm

      I’m so pleased that low carb is helping you! x

  2. Sarah - Mud, cakes and wine April 11, 2020 / 4:21 pm

    I love gammon though want to pick at it way too much. As always all your meals sound so comforting and just what we need

    • katykicker April 20, 2020 / 3:06 pm

      Thanks lovely, hope you’re keeping well! x

  3. Anne April 12, 2020 / 3:12 pm

    We are having gammon today, we love it. I like the idea of a bolognese pasta bake, I might suggest that instead of our usual bolognese this week

    • katykicker April 20, 2020 / 3:07 pm

      Oh yay – hope you enjoy it!

  4. Kim Carberry April 13, 2020 / 10:42 am

    All of your meals look and sound so good. That beef casserole has my mouth watering. x

    • katykicker April 20, 2020 / 3:07 pm

      Thank you. We do love a hearty dinner!

  5. Cheryl Pasquier April 13, 2020 / 10:52 am

    Oooh I haven’t had a calzone for year, sounds like a great idea 🙂

    • katykicker April 20, 2020 / 3:07 pm

      Thanks love, hope you’re well.

  6. Charlotte Zealey April 17, 2020 / 9:12 am

    The calzone and the slow cooker gammon would go down a treat here we haven’t had either in a while. Hope your not struggling too much with lockdown

    • katykicker April 20, 2020 / 3:08 pm

      Thanks lovely, not doing too bad. Hope you’re ok!

  7. Paula @ Mummy Vs Work April 20, 2020 / 1:04 pm

    Your meal’s looked yummy! I was going to make pizza’s this week but may go for calzone instead!

    • katykicker April 20, 2020 / 3:12 pm

      Ooh we love a nice calzone! Hope you’re keeping well.

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