Enjoy a free, 5-day meal plan of delicious meals for you and your family. Meal plan is a great way to ease your days, relax, save time while making sure your family is getting hot home-cooked meals every night.
I've been sharing 5-day meal plans with my email subscribers for many years now, started sharing some of those on Instagram and I love the feedback I get from those who love the meal plans and use them regularly.
If you’re new to my meal plans, they normally include 5 dinner recipes and one or two desserts to satisfy your sweet tooth. I'm trying my best to be thoughtful and add a variety of recipes with plenty of wiggle room for you to add or subtract food and I always suggest you make a day per week for leftovers or use them for lunch the next day.
📅 Food Holidays
This week we are having some interesting and fun days to celebrate. These days are a good opportunity to raise awareness, shed some light, or inspire you to create more recipes in your kitchen. So let's check them out:
- December 8 is National Brownie Day! .
- December 9 is National Pastry Day, here is a bakery style scones recipe to try.
🫑 In Season Now
Beets, cabbage, cauliflower, potato, leek, lettuce, spinach and winter squash.
Meal Prep Tricks
- Remember to prep as much ahead of time as possible.
- Buy pre-chopped or pre-cored veggies if possible. Your time is worth money.
- Chicken enchilada lasts 3-4 days in the fridge and leftovers freeze great!
- Leftover white bean salad makes a great lunch the next day.
- Use any leftover ground beef or shrimp as toppings for Friday pizza.
This Mediterranean white bean salad is delicious as a side as it is on its own. Can be a vehicle to so much more like feta cheese, olive, canned tuna and more.
You cannot go wrong with this chicken enchilada pasta recipe.
Ease into mid-week with this easy flavorful shrimp kabobs .
Quick and easy pizza dough ready for the your great pizza toppings.
Baklava rolls are so popular in my home, delicious crunchy and buttery.
🖨️ Printable Shopping List
Here is a free printable shopping list to use while shopping this week.