Today I am sharing a typical weekly meal plan menu at our home. Realistically I do not cook every night. I cook most days of the week because it saves my family money and is healthy but I do not like cooking everyday nor do I like cleaning dishes everyday. My goals are to cook efficiently to save time for more important things. Below I have written out what my family will be eating for the next week.
Monday: Breakfast for Dinner Egg Cups and PancakesWe love breakfast for dinner. I make a variation of this recipe for dinner at least once a week. I typically double the recipe and make pancakes too. My family and I enjoy the leftovers for breakfast throughout the week!
Tuesday: Taco Tuesday Slow Cooker Taco Meat This slow cooker taco meat is so easy to make especially on a busy day! I simply start it in the morning and let it cook all day in the slow cooker. It is delicious and makes a lot of food. We will be eating this meat for the remainder of the week.
Wednesday: Taco Salad Using the leftover meat from the night before I will make a taco salad similar to this one. This dinner takes 10 minutes to prepare since the meat was prepared in advanced all I have to prepare are the vegetables to serve with it. For dressings I love this chipotle ranch or an avocado ranch.
Thursday: Rotisserie Chicken and Roasted Vegetables I love buying rotisserie chicken from Costco or other grocery stores. They are so easy and delicious. As a side dish, I love to roast seasonal vegetables and use the leftover vegetables in salads, quinoa bowls or loaded sweet potatoes (my go to lunch).
Friday: Leftovers! (better known as feed your own face night) Typically by the end of the week we have lots of leftovers in our fridge. We will keep it simple and eat leftovers or make something like quesedillas.
Saturday: Night Off
Typically one night a week I do not cook. Wether my husband cooks or we go out to eat.
Sunday: Slow Cooker Chipotle BBQ Chicken Sandwiches This is so easy to make on Sunday and everyone in my house loves it (including my toddler)!
I hope this meal plan in helpful. This is what my family typically eats for dinner throughout the week. Many of these meals can be eaten for lunches the next day.