The Meal Planning Linky Week #42 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. As well as sharing my own meal plan this week I’m inviting other bloggers to take part and share their meal plans. Hopefully, this will give our readers lots of meal planning inspiration!

Katykickers weekly meal planning linky

Meal planning allows me to remove some of the day to day stress from my life. 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. 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 #42

I’ll be planning 6 meals this week. This leaves 1 day a week for eating leftovers, dining out or visiting friends and 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 day’s plans.

This weeks favourite meal plan: Meal Planning Monday via Simply Cornish (Sounds delicious!)

My meals for the Meal Planning Linky Week #42 are:

Homemade onion gravy recipe

Toad in the hole with mash & onion gravy

Beef hotpot

Beef hotpot

Chicken fajita triangles

Fajita triangles

A look at my ultimate lazy tuna fishcakes - once cooked

Lazy tuna fishcakes

Bolognese pasta bake

Bolognese pasta bake

Sweet & sour chicken peking style

Chocolate ripple cheesecake

Dessert: Chocolate ripple cheescake

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.

If you enjoyed this post I’d love it if you could pin it on Pinterest!

The Meal Planning Linky weekly meal plan week 42. Save money, cut down on takeaways, be motivated and get inspired. Hotpot, fishcakes and pasta bake #mealplanning #frugal #food

9 Responses

  1. Joleisa October 19, 2018 / 5:51 pm

    That chocolate ripple cake looks amazing! I’ll stop drooling now and get back to work. Wishing you a lovely weekend and a great week ahead.

    • katykicker October 25, 2018 / 12:28 pm

      Thanks lovely, hope the week has been a good one x

  2. Genevieve Cornish October 20, 2018 / 3:01 pm

    Thank you so much for making my meal plan this week your favorite pick. I do enjoy visiting your site weekly not just for meal planning ideas, but also life management plans and goals. It’s also a delight to watch your adorable Daisy growing so quickly. Love the pics on Instagram! Thanks again, for your consideration.

    • katykicker October 25, 2018 / 12:29 pm

      Oh what a wonderful message, thank you SO much! Hope your week has been a good one x

  3. Kim Carberry October 22, 2018 / 3:04 pm

    That onion gravy looks so good, so does the Chocolate ripple cheescake! Yum!
    It sounds like a great week of meals x

    • katykicker October 25, 2018 / 12:31 pm

      We love a bit of comfort food here! x

  4. katykicker October 25, 2018 / 12:29 pm

    We love a nice bit of onion gravy and comfort food in this house!

  5. katykicker October 25, 2018 / 12:29 pm

    It’s SO good!

  6. katykicker October 25, 2018 / 12:30 pm

    It’s SO tasty!

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