Meal Planning Made Easy – Week 5

Welcome to another week of Meal Planning Made Easy where 8 moms share their favourite recipes for a whole week of quick and simple dinner ideas the whole family will enjoy eating.

Just scroll down to see this week’s simple meal ideas and be sure to pin them or share them on Facebook so your friends can enjoy them too!

Loving these quick and easy meals for my meal plan next week. Click on the image to see them all.

Meal Planning Made Easy

Here’s a quick tip for you – treat yourself to one of these weekly planning boards so that you can make a note of your meal plan. Not only will you not forget what you’re making but the whole family can see what they’ll be enjoying for dinner!


Spaghetti Carbonara

“This Spaghetti Carbonara is the perfect quick dinner. It’s ready in 20 minutes!”- It is a Keeper


The Essex Resort & Spa’s Fresh Pasta with Tomato Basil Sauce

“Hands down this was some of the best pasta and sauce that I have had in a very long time. It was light. It was flavorful. It was perfect!”- A Grand Life


Bang Bang Chicken

“These crispy chicken bites are ready in 30 minutes and are oh, so good. But, the dipping sauce is best part! It has quickly become one of my family’s favorite dinner recipes: quick easy meals.”- It is a Keeper


Grilled Hawaiian Hot Dog Hot Pockets

“I made these to go with my Homemade Sweet and Sour Sauce and trust me…you are going to LOVE them! As a matter of fact I’m pretty sure the whole crowd will love them!”- Faith Filled Food for Mom


Homemade Cheeseburger Mac and Cheese

“Do you have a favorite homemade mac and cheese recipe? We love mac and cheese made different ways but this homemade mac and cheese with hamburger is one of my favorites because it is a quick and easy meal that makes everyone happy and is just as easy as making it from a “helper” box.”- Real: The Kitchen and Beyond


Mushroom and Onion Frittata

“I’ve discovered frittatas are a fun and easy way to get protein into my breakfast and lunch. With a savory taste, I can start my day with veggies and protein and stay full all morning.”- A Life in Balance


Cucumber and Tomato Salad Recipe

“This Cucumber and Tomato Salad Recipe with Feta tastes great, goes well with fish, chicken or beef.”- Nepa Mom


Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcake Recipe

“Last week I had a friend who wanted gluten free chocolate cupcakes. I like to make them with a blend of gluten free flours and then top it off with dairy free chocolate ganache and dairy free vanilla frosting. I could have made her gluten free magic bars but I decided on cupcakes.”- A Day in Candiland

Looking for More?

One Whole Month of School Lunch Ideas for Kids

“Stuck for school lunch ideas for kids? Well how would you like a whole month’s worth of ideas?”- Super Mommy Club

If you loved this meal plan don’t miss our other kid friendly recipes including our collection of 30 Minute Dinners or Easy Ground Beef Casserole Recipes for more great ways to make healthy meals the whole family will enjoy together.

~Clare, currently pinning to Kid Friendly Recipes

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