The Meal Planning Linky Week #53 Meal Plan

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Meal planning is something that I have really come to enjoy in the last year. Meal planning keep us from buying takeaways, helps us eat well and has become an enjoyable part of each week. I love being able to look at this week’s meal plan, shop for all the groceries & know that we have nice meals to choose from.

Katykickers weekly meal planning linky

Meal planning allows me to remove some of the stress from our daily life. I’m able to look each morning and see what food I fancy eating. Also, if we are going to be busy then I can choose a slow cooker dinner and get that on in the morning. This allows us to sit down to a hot meal with minimal effort at a busy time of day.

By holding myself accountable, with a meal plan, I am making healthier choices for us. We are cutting out on the takeaways, preparing food from scratch and saving ourselves money too. I have switched from shopping at Tesco to shopping at Aldi and this has helped our grocery budget too.

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The Meal Planning Linky Week #53

I’ll be planning 6 meals per week each week. This leaves 1 day per 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: Our weekly meal plan by Mummy Vs Work

My meals for the Meal Planning Linky Week #53 are:

Salt and pepper chicken

Salt & pepper chicken with egg fried rice

Beef hotpot

Beef Hotpot

Slow cooker chicken nachos

Slow cooker chicken nachos

Easy calzone recipe - a look at my finished calzone

Calzone & airfryer chips

A look at my ultimate lazy tuna fishcakes - once cooked

Ultimate lazy fishcakes with veggies

Homemade onion gravy recipe

Sausage, mash & veggies with onion gravy

I love using my *triple slow cooker and I have been testing out making side dishes in it 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 53. Save money, cut down on takeaways, be motivated and get inspired. Salt & pepper chicken, chicken nachos and more

14 Responses

  1. Paula @ Mummy Vs Work January 4, 2019 / 10:48 am

    Thank you for picking my meal plan!

    Your meals this week look delicious 🙂

    • katykicker January 10, 2019 / 3:51 pm

      Thank you and thank you for joining in! x

  2. Kim Carberry January 4, 2019 / 3:36 pm

    All of these meals sound so good. I really need to try the Salt & pepper chicken. I think my family would love it x

    • katykicker January 10, 2019 / 3:57 pm

      Its so tasty and simple to make too! x

  3. Shoestring Jane January 5, 2019 / 12:02 pm

    We are doing sausages and mash too. Need comfort food in this weather!

    • katykicker January 10, 2019 / 3:51 pm

      Can’t beat a bit of comfort food can you! x

  4. Louise Fairweather January 6, 2019 / 4:40 pm

    Now that looks like a fantastic meal plan, I kind of want to change mine now!

    • katykicker January 10, 2019 / 3:53 pm

      Thanks so much! Maybe you could just work on next weeks in advance! x

  5. Utterly Scrummy January 6, 2019 / 10:37 pm

    All the meals on your plan are so delicious and comforting, perfect for the cold weather. I especially love the bangers and mash, nachos, and beef hotpot. Hope you have a fab week 🙂

    • katykicker January 10, 2019 / 3:54 pm

      Can’t beat a bit of comfort food can you! x

  6. Tree January 7, 2019 / 1:47 pm

    Nachos look great! And now I want sausage and mash. All your dinners look really tasty and sort of comforting for cold dark nights.
    Tx

    • katykicker January 10, 2019 / 3:55 pm

      Can’t beat a bit of comfort food can you! x

  7. Jaymee January 8, 2019 / 10:33 pm

    I am so exvited to join in with the linky! Your meals sounds delish!

    • katykicker January 10, 2019 / 3:55 pm

      Thanks so much for joining in! Welcome xx

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