The Meal Planning Linky Week #34 Meal Plan

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I love to meal plan. It is such a good way to feel organised, eat well and save money too. Today I’m sharing the Meal Planning Linky Week #34.

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Meal planning is easy once you complete it for a few weeks. It really does become a habit. I spend 10 minutes a week, on a Sunday, working on a meal plan, and writing my shopping list. We are saving a lot of money, especially as I have switched from shopping at Tesco to shopping at Aldi.

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The Meal Planning Linky Week #34

I will be planning 5 meals each week. This leaves 2 days per week for using up leftovers, dining out or visiting family for dinner. We don’t have set days for our meals, as I prefer to decide in the morning which of the meals we want and what fits in with our plans. Some of this weeks meals are the same as last week because we ate out a few times. 

My meals for the Meal Planning Linky Week #34 are:

Slow cooker gammon joint with balsamic & orange glaze

Roast gammon, roast potatoes, stuffing, onion gravy

Airfryer chips

Fakeaway kebabs + airfryer chips

Toad in the hole with veg & onion gravy

Frozen Pizza night – Nice and easy!

Slow cooker spaghetti bolognese


Fancy looking at what I bought at shopping this week?

Some of the meals are the same as last week, because we ate out. I had lots of items in the freezer and I don’t want to waste food.

My *triple slow cooker is really helpful when I want to make us a slow cooker dinner. I’m able to make us the main dish, a side dish and cook a separate meal for Daisy too. Most of this week’s dinners are Daisy friendly so I won’t have to do that much extra cooking for her. Yay!

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

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The Meal Planning Linky weekly meal plan week 34. Save money, cut down on takeaways, be motivated and get inspired. Roast gammon, kebabs, airfryer chips, lasagne and more! #mealplanning #frugal #food

10 Responses

  1. Shoestring Jane August 24, 2018 / 9:07 am

    My meals are all about saving money on my food bill. I am being strict in the run up to Christmas!

  2. Joleisa August 24, 2018 / 10:45 am

    I do like the money-saving aspect! And apart from weight control, that’s what we focused on this week too. Thank goodness for whoever designed the refrigerator and freezer so we can store leftover foods or foods we aren’t yet ready for.

  3. Michelle August 27, 2018 / 7:20 pm

    Love roast gammon, and toad in the hole too. We’re having slow cooker bolognese this week. It’s a broke until payday week for us so we’re using up what we have and being thrifty but still delicious.

    • katykicker September 18, 2018 / 10:35 am

      I absolutely love toad in the hole – never get tired of it!

  4. Kim Carberry August 27, 2018 / 7:21 pm

    Great meals and thank you for hosting. x

    • katykicker September 18, 2018 / 10:35 am

      You’re so welcome – thanks for joining in x

  5. Charlotte Jessop August 27, 2018 / 8:56 pm

    Oh my goodness! I love roast gammon! It reminds me of Christmas! Great meals. Inspirational as always!

    • katykicker September 18, 2018 / 10:35 am

      Thanks so much! x

  6. Tree August 28, 2018 / 8:02 am

    Mmmmm…. Toad in the hole, we’ve not had that for yonks. Might give that a try in the next few weeks…
    Please people, there are too many mentions of Chr****** in the comments for this early in the year!!!!

    • katykicker September 18, 2018 / 10:36 am

      3 more weeks have zipped by now – Less than 100 days to go! x

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