Weekly Meal Planner – Week 9

A lot of families are headed back to school at this point – whether it’s in-person, virtual or some hybrid version. Which means more focus from the parents in these situations. Meal Planning can be such a stress reliever. Not having to think about what you will make for dinner each day can make things so much easier. Being able to make a grocery list and one trip to the store for the whole week – so much easier. This week’s meal planner is going to be a hit in your home!

Each week I will be sharing one Weekly Meal Planner each Sunday to help you get a jump start on your meal planning. I also want to provide you with the blank version of the Meal Planner so that you can make your own menu using other recipes (egads!) than those from my cookbook! Maybe even incorporate some of the free recipes I provide right here on this blog

Hopefully by now you have purchased your copy of the Homemade on a Weeknight Cookbook – if you haven’t you can get it as a Paperback or an eBook on Amazon! All of the full recipes for these meals are found in the cookbook. As mentioned in the cookbook, you can easily create weekly mean plans by simply selecting a recipe from each of the five categories in the book:

Here is the free printable Blank Homemade on a Weeknight Meal Planner (pdf):

Homemade on a Weeknight Blank Menu Planner

And here is this week’s Meal Plan!

This Week’s Meal Planner

Meal Planner Week 9 Printable

Sausage & Peppers Beer Cheese Pasta (get the full recipe here!)

Sausage & Peppers with Beer Cheese Pasta

Chicken & Bacon Carbonara

Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

Shrimp Fried Rice

Shrimp Fried Rice

Turkey Bean Chili

Homemade on a Weeknight

Spicy Garlic Parmesan Wings

Spicy Garlic Parmesan Wings

Meal Planning 101

There are lots of different methods to Meal Planning. Some people like to plan out a whole month – some people want to repeat their meals over and over again. Some people take it a week at a time – some people just pick 7 dishes for a week and then eat them as they decide that’s what they want. None of these methods are wrong. The only way to go wrong with meal planning…is to not do it!

Published by Estelle Forrest

I am a lot of things – wife, mother, daughter, sister, niece, friend, business owner, volunteer, and a home chef. I have lived in the Pacific Northwest for most of my adult life and plan to stay forever – while traveling a lot. I am currently running a General Contracting business with my husband out of our home. Between us we have 6 kids in our blended family, 4 of which live with us full-time. We are a highly active family during the week – sports, bands, dance classes – as well as on the weekend – camping, hiking, car shows, and concerts. We like to go go go, but when it comes to dinnertime, we mostly like to dine-in! I love to create things with my hands and have probably tried almost every craft out there at least once or twice. Cooking is a huge part of my life. No matter what anyone says – you can taste the difference in the food if it was made with love. Some of the simplest meals can be elevated so much when they are cooked with care. Pouring love into the meals I create brings a feeling of fulfillment and satisfaction, not only to me, but to the people I care about.

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