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The Meal Planning Linky Week #36 Meal Plan

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I’m a BIG fan of meal planning! Being able to save money, and avoid takeaways is great for our waistline and our budget too. For us, the main area where we go wrong with eating healthy is not planning dinners and not meal planning before we go shopping. Since we have become more motivated and begun meal planning, we feel more organised at home and we are eating healthier too.

Katykickers weekly meal planning linky

Meal planning allows me to remove some of the day to day stress from my life. Often, by 3 pm, I’m tired from juggling work, nursery drop-off/pick-up and don’t have the motivation to think of what we want to eat for dinner. Also, my husband works shifts so he goes out to work at 5 pm sometimes. This means we need an early dinner and it falls right in the middle of Daisy’s bedtime routine.

By posting my meal plan weekly I want to make healthier choices, cut out takeaways, cook from scratch and save lots of money too. I’ve also switched from shopping at Tesco to shopping at Aldi and I’ve been saving a LOT of money so far.

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The Meal Planning Linky Week #36

This week I have planned 6 dinners. This leaves one day for using up leftovers or possibly eating out. We don’t eat our dinners on set days, as I just decide each evening which meal we will be eating the following day.

My favourite meal plan from last week:

A meal plan for zero waste week

My meals for the Meal Planning Linky Week #36 are:

slow cooker pulled pork

Pulled pork with sweet potato hash

Fresh pasta with pasta sauce

Slow cooker hunters chicken with chips - A look at the finished dish

Slow cooker hunters chicken with airfryer chips

Sausage Cassoulet - A look at the finished dish

Sausage cassoulet

A look at my ultimate lazy tuna fishcakes - once cooked

Lazy tuna fishcakes with veggies or salad

Moroccan lamb burgers

Moroccan lamb burgers

I absolutely love my *triple slow cooker. It helps me batch cook, make a separate meal for Daisy and I can even make side dishes too!

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 36. Save money, cut down on takeaways, be motivated and get inspired. Moroccan lamb burgers, chocolate chip muffins and airfryer chips! #mealplanning #frugal #food

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katykicker

Tuesday 18th of September 2018

You're so welcome! x

Genevieve Cornish

Tuesday 11th of September 2018

Homemade pasta! Never have attempted that, but truly do want to try. My husband has celiac so I did find a pasta recipe for wheat-free pasta. I need to get busy and try making gluten free noodles especially for tuna casserole.

Charlotte Jessop

Monday 10th of September 2018

Tuna fishcakes!!! I had forgotten they were even a thing. Definitely doing those soon. Love them! Thanks for the reminder!

Kim Carberry

Monday 10th of September 2018

Thank you for hosting! Those Lazy tuna fishcakes look fantastic. I have saved the recipe. I can see me making them soon x

katykicker

Tuesday 18th of September 2018

Ooh hope you like them! x

Michelle

Sunday 9th of September 2018

Love the sound of Moroccan Lamb Burgers and the pulled pork. Your meal plans are always so delicious and thrifty too :)

katykicker

Tuesday 18th of September 2018

I try my best xx

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