Menu Planning: Week 1

Menu planning is one of those things that shows up on all the lists about how to save money and time.  It took some trial and error but M and I finally figured out a system that works for us.

Want to know our secret?  We give each night a theme!  This way, it helps to narrow down our food options so we aren’t so overwhelmed with the choices.

Here’s how we plan our meals:

Sunday: meat and veg
Monday: chicken and veg
Tuesday: pasta
Wednesday: stirfry
Thursday: Mexican
Friday: pizza
Saturday: sandwiches

Then we have 8-10 go-to meals within each theme.  We may be overly complicating things but this process works for us!

Over the next 4 weeks I’m going to be sharing some of our weekly menus on the blog.  Here’s the first one…

theelmlife_menuplanning1

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