Creating a weekly meal plan can be pretty tricky, especially when you have so many people to feed! You don’t have to stick with boxed breakfast meals or takeout dinners to keep your family full and happy. Making your own breakfasts, dinners, and even snacks don’t have to take much time and can be done quickly!
In this post, you’ll get a complete weekly meal plan that includes breakfast, dinner, and snacks for 7 days. This weekly meal plan will help save you time in your busy week. Here is a healthy weekly meal plan below to get you started.
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Reasons why you need a weekly meal plan
There have been so many weeks that I’ve gone without creating a weekly meal plan and then when it comes to meal time, I don’t have any idea what to make. We end up eating out or eating cereal for dinner. Sure the kids may love it but my mom guilt is in overdrive.
This weekly meal plan will help save time with your grocery shopping and you’ll have one less chore to do because this weekly meal plan is done for you.
Tips for executing your weekly meal plan
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Your weekly meal plan
Here are 7 days of breakfasts, dinners, and snacks to help you get through your busy week!
Weekly meal plan day 1:
Day one gives you a nice variety of dishes from a breakfast pizza an easy snack. The beauty of this day is it starts you out slow with really easy recipes to assemble and serve up!
Breakfast: Quick and Easy Homemade Breakfast Pizza
Dinner: Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole
Snack: Pretzel Butterflies
Weekly meal plan day 2:
Start the day off with a protein-packed recipe, and move on to a hearty snack and savory chicken dinner. These recipes are healthy and will help fuel you and fill you up till it is your next meal time.
Breakfast: Bacon Egg Muffin Cups
Dinner: Quick and Easy Chicken Dinner
Snack: Whole Wheat Apple Muffins
Weekly meal plan day 3:
Leftovers! That is the beautiful things about these meals, is you will have leftovers that you can utilize over and over again! To change things up for dinner you have a nice pasta dish, and a power bar to tackle that afternoon slump.
Breakfast: Bacon Egg Muffin Cups (leftovers)
Dinner: Broccoli and Garlic Pasta
Snack: Almond Power Bars
Weekly meal plan day 4:
Here is another day where instead of 1 meal that utilizes you have 2 meals. I love this day because it gives me a nice break from stepping into the kitchen. Days like this help me stay focused on making meals at home, instead of ordering take-out. Meal plan for the win!
Breakfast: Bacon Egg Muffin Cups (leftovers)
Dinner: Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole (leftovers)
Snack: Carrot Cake Scones
Weekly meal plan day 5:
Day five is filled with even more instant favorite recipes. You have another sheet pan dinner for an easy assemble and prep. Breakfast and snack are easy as well but offer nutrients, and will tide you over till your next meal.
Breakfast: Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies
Weekly meal plan day 6:
I wanted to toss in a nice savory snack option for this day. I love a good popcorn, and this has a nice savory and slightly sweet flavor that is packed full of fiber! Add in your breakfast and dinner for two easy meals that are minimal time in the kitchen, and offer you a chance for leftovers.
Breakfast: Easy Cinnamon Roll Breakfast Casserole
Dinner: Chicken Pesto Pasta
Snack: Chili Maple Gourmet Popcorn
Weekly meal plan day 7:
Here we are day seven! You survived and I bet your family has loved all the tasty recipes. I wanted to do a fun pizza pancake for dinner to make it fun for the whole family. Breakfast you can cheese between leftovers, and then your snack is a delicious fruit wrap.
Dinner: Pizza Pancakes
Snack: Healthy Fruit Wrap
By following this weekly meal plan and all of the delicious recipes provided to you, you’ll wow your family this week when it comes to mealtime.
I hope that you’ve enjoyed this weekly meal plan and your family enjoys the recipes provided. To make your weekly meal plan a little easier to execute you can download the free weekly meal planner to help you with the planning and shopping.
Thank you so much for stopping by. Have an amazing day.