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The Meal Planning Linky Week #82 Meal Plan

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Happy Friday! I hope your week has been a good one so far. I’m melting. If you’re in the UK I’m sure you’ve been feeling the same so I won’t go on about it! Here is my meal plan for next week. This meal planning linky has been fantastic for my family as we have a lot more meal ideas now an almost nothing feels boring. I love to see what meals people are cooking and get some inspiration from others. I’m running this weekly meal planning linky, that allows other bloggers to share their meal plans too. I hope that this will help people to find lots of inspiration, delicious recipes and maybe read some helpful blog posts about meal planning and money-saving.

Katykickers weekly meal planning linky

It doesn’t take me long to meal plan. Normally I sit down once a week and look at what groceries we have available. In this heat, I’ve been finding it a little tricky to think up meals but I’ve tried my best. I thought about the meals that we haven’t had for a while or look online for a bit of meal planning inspiration. The posts people link up with here are a source of inspiration for me too now! A couple of years back I switched from shopping at Tesco to shopping at Aldi and saved over 30%! Then I fell off the wagon and started doing the grocery shop online, for convenience. Now I’m back to browsing the aisles of Aldi and really enjoying it. Our local store, Aldi Harlow, had a refurbishment recently and I am enjoying shopping there even more now.

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My favourite meal plan from last week: Our weekly meal plan from The Mum Diaries.

The Meal Planning Linky Week #82

I have planned 7 meals this week. I always hope this will keep us from the takeaway but in this heat, we’ve been failing. Still, we have good intentions!

The meals for the Meal Planning Linky Week #82 are:

Slow cooker cottage pie (made with turkey mince)

Spaghetti carbonara with homemade garlic bread

Toad in the hole with lots of veggies and onion gravy and an individual toad in the hole for Daisy

Air fryer frozen fish and chips

Slow cooker beef chilli with rice made in the slow cooker & tortilla chips from homemade tortillas

Pizza night – I often use homemade pizza dough in the breadmaker but I’m buying frozen ones!

Gammon, egg & airfryer chips 

I’ve had more of a plan for lunches and breakfasts too this week. I am going to bake some snacks, including gluten free jam drops and gluten free puff pastry doughnuts. I’m also going to be using my 40 ideas for your Yumbox post to make sure Daisy is having varied lunches as she is just constantly hungry at the moment! I’m not sure if it is a growth spurt or just normal…!

I absolutely love my triple slow cooker. It helps me to batch cook, make separate meals for Daisy as required and I can even make side dishes for us 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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Becky Wilkinson

Tuesday 30th of July 2019

How funny, our meal plans are so similar this week! Have a great week :)


Sunday 4th of August 2019

I often find this with friends of mine too! It's so weird isn't it! x

Kim Carberry

Monday 29th of July 2019

It is so hard to cook when it's too hot. We cheated one day last week and got a takeaway. hehehe We haven't had Gammon, egg & chips for ages. I must add it to our meal plan soon.


Sunday 4th of August 2019

Can't beat a nice takeaway sometimes can you! x

Paula @ Mummy Vs Work

Monday 29th of July 2019

Sounds like another delicious meal plan!


Sunday 4th of August 2019

Thanks so much Paula!

Sarah - Mud, Cakes and Wine

Friday 26th of July 2019

I adore carbonara such an easy meal and gammon, eggs and chips is the best comfort food


Monday 29th of July 2019

Me too! Going for quick and easy this week x


Friday 26th of July 2019

Ooh, lovely meal plan, Katy! I'm definitely going to check out your puff pastry doughnut recipe!


Monday 29th of July 2019

They're simple but really fun!

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