Meal Planning: Save Your Brain for Other Things, Make a Meal Plan!

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Poblano Chile Enchiladas

This month has just flown by! I cannot understand where the time went. I’m thankful to have had a monthly meal plan. I’m not sure where I would find the brain cells to store ideas if this weren’t for writing it down.

If you don’t regularly write a weekly or monthly meal plan, try it out this week. I think you’ll be glad you did.

(You can download a weekly menu/grocery grid or a monthly planning sheet to help you.)

Here’s what’s on our menu this week:

23. Hot Dogs with Homemade Buns, Pasta Salad, Veggies and Dip

24. Pizza Sub Sandwich – a freezer cooking experiment. I’ll let you know how it turns out.

25. Beef Tacos, Fruit Salad – The taco meat is already to go, stored in the freezer with a bag of shredded cheese. Add shells and other toppings, stir up a fruit salad. I like mine layered.

26. Grilled Chicken, Home Fries, Salad, Cornbread – The chicken is marinated and ready to go in the freezer. The sides are all easy ones, especially the Cornbread that’s from a homemade mix.

27. Birthday Dinner – It’s my party and I’ll have Poblano Chile Enchiladas if I wanna.

28. Pizza and ChiChi’s Salad – The sauce, cheese, and other toppings are all prepped and ready to go in the freezer.

29. Baked Chicken, Green Salad, Rolls – The chicken is prebaked and frozen. Rolls and Green Salad are easy side dishes.

What are you having?

Don’t forget to visit I’m an Organizing Junkie for more meal planning inspiration.

About Jessica Fisher

I believe you can get great meals on the table -- and still keep that pretty smile on your face.

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  1. My birthday is one the 27th of May as well!! I both loved and hated it as a kid!! Menu looks yummy..

  2. Happy early birthday!

  3. My birthday is on the 28th!! Great week for some great gals:-)

  4. Please come to England and organise me Please Please

  5. I sat down twice to make a meal plan and didn’t get one done. I am insipred to make one. I have to get one done so I can stop worrying about what I am goingt o make for dinner. Some of youe meals sounds amazing, we may try a few. I have a hard time trying to get organized. I really need tons of help in this department.

  6. I love that you have perfected Chi Chi’s dressing. It looks like a great Italian vinaigrette!

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