Meal Planning Made Easy – Week 8

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!

So many great ideas for my meal plan next week - the speck ham looks delicious! Click on the image to see all the recipes.

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!


Easy Potato Soup Recipe with Speck Ham

“I love a good potato soup, especially one that is creamy and filled with chunks of potatoes. I especially love it when it can be made in no time flat since you all know busy moms need to get dinner on the table in no time flat! This Easy Potato Soup recipe fills both of those criteria and every time I make it I love it even more!”- Nepa Mom


Ginger Mustard Chicken Breasts

“Chicken breasts show up a lot in my Simple Dinner Recipes! I prefer to buy the boneless skinless breasts for easy dinner prep, or you can buy the breasts with the bone in and use the bones to make stock. Either way, chicken breasts are a versatile meat and don’t need a long cooking time, perfect for those nights when you only have 30 minutes to make dinner.”- A Life in Balance


Gorgonzola Beef Stroganoff

“When I was asked to create a recipe using Pennsylvania Dutch Noodles with a holiday theme there was no question about what I wanted to make – Gorgonzola Beef Stroganoff. I actually grew up “Pennsylvania Dutch” and this brand’s label is a very familiar memory not only from growing up but also in my own young family’s home.”- Real: The Kitchen and Beyond


Easy Almond Chicken Recipe

“Yes, pre cooked Chicken Foods can be thrown into the oven just as they are BUT they can also be made into a super simple yet elegant meal in minutes! Some days I just need that this is what I created a week or so ago when I was craving Chinese food.”- Faith Filled Food for Mom


Slow Cooker Lasagna

“Lasagne is one one of those dishes that I save for Sundays – when I have plenty of time to fuss over it and then spend an hour baking it. The sheer notion of making pasta in the slow cooker fascinated me. Lasagna is supposed to be a labor of love. A dish that is painstakingly assembled, prepared and baked to bubbly perfection on a lazy weekend. Not one of my easy crock pot recipes that I set and forget!”- It is a Keeper


Southwest Chicken Bake

“The latest dinner to get the green light was this Southwest Chicken Bake. This dinner is one that you can prep ahead or make even easier by using a rotesserie chicken. I try and buy a rotesserie chicken on Sundays, shred the meat, and use it as fillers in my dinners throughout the week. Not only is it cost-effective but a real time saver as well!”- A Grand Life


Cheesy Broccoli Chicken and Rice

“I want to say that it’s the time of year when we are looking toward more quick and easy meals BUT in my house, we need quick and easy meals year round as we are super busy! This Cheesy Broccoli Chicken and Rice meal is something that I have literally made for YEARS! “- Faith Filled Food for Mom


Easy Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

“It’s the season of pumpkin and I am sure I could fit in one more recipe for easy pumpkin bars with cream cheese frosting. I love all the pumpkin recipes so far and I can’t say that this will be the last. “- A Day in Candiland

Looking for More?

Easy Ground Beef Casserole Recipes Your Family will LOVE

“Lure your family to the table with the smell of one of these piping-hot, easy ground beef casserole recipes teamed with rice, noodles, potatoes, or even crescent rolls!”- 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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