We would all like our day to go a little more smoothly right? One way to make that happen is meal planning!
There are three main ways it can help any busy family out. Save you time, save you money and make you eat healthier. I think that everyone can appreciate all of those reasons.
We all want to save time right? Whether it’s spending time with your family, doing crafts you love, reading a book from your favorite author or just sitting and sipping some tea. Doing things you enjoy instead of being tied to the kitchen each night would be a huge win.
With meal planning you will never be wondering at 4pm what to make for dinner. The frantic “What can I make with what I have thawed” will be a thing of the past. You will print a plan for a week, 2 weeks or whatever is the best time frame for you and your family. Write the meals on a paper and stick it to the fridge so you know what you have in the freezer to serve each day. It will help to see what you are making that day and to map out what you need to have ready.
You take the shopping list for one trip to get everything you need to make the meals in the weeks menu plan. This cuts down on multiple shopping trips for ingredients that you did not know you needed and saves time. Knowing what you are having for dinner will save you in time searching for a last minute recipe in a book or online. It saves you from having to scour the pantry and try to thaw frozen meat at the last minute and ruining the texture of the meat.
Just knowing what you need to do helps so you can plan your day around what needs to be done to get the meal on the table at dinnertime, or in many cases, you can ignore it completely as you know the meal will only take minutes to prepare 😉
Never worry about what's for dinner again. I've got you covered with the meal plans in the Once a Week Cooking Club. Cook once, eat all week.
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