April 4, 2011

Menu Plan Monday | Week of April 4 - April 10,2011 {Recipe Links + Printable Grocery List}


I plan my family's dinners in five week blocks to maximize my savings at the grocery store and minimize my stress at dinner time. You can read more about my strategy here in my Q&A post here.

I also answered several more questions about how I plan my big ol' menus and how I stockpile shop the weekly sales with coupons; my goal is to get the best deals on items for my monthly menu plan for the lowest cost.  For more Q&A (because you're just dying to know, right?), click here.

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A new month is here (how April arrived so quickly, I still haven't figured out!) with the promise of an Easter feast and spring veggies.  Of course, I still need to get my vegetable garden started....! 

I spent a few minutes this weekend planning an easy menu for April.  Softball and baseball practices have started (all 3 kiddos) and my hubs will be traveling again for work.  The theme of the month for me: easy & kid friendly

Here's my menu plan for this week - taken from my monthly menu plan for April - with recipe links and a link to a printable grocery list.  I'll be publishing each week as a separate post; at the end of April, I'll publish a monthly menu version of all (4) weeks as well as a big ol' grocery list for all (4) weeks as well.

I hope you find it useful!

Monday

Awesome Pot Roast
Buttered Egg Noodles
Steamed Vegetables

Tuesday

Chicken Enchiladas
Ground Beef Tacos
Chopped Lettuce and Tomato
Salsa

Wednesday

Italian Beef Sandwiches
Grinny Beans
Salad

Thursday

Pizza Pasta
Sweet Dinner Rolls
Salad

Friday

Scrambled Egg Muffins
Fluffy Pancakes
Fresh Fruit

Saturday

Sandwiches + Leftover buffet (a great way to clean out the fridge & freezer!)

Sunday

Free night!

**CLICK HERE for the printable grocery list.**

Looking for more menu planning ideas? Hop links over at Menu Plan Monday where hundreds of bloggers share their weekly menu plans.

1 comment:

  1. thanks for sharing the link to the awesome link pot roast that looks awesome come see me at http://shopannies.blogspot.com

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