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Save yourself some time, money and stress by using this FREE Meal Plan that is full of amazing recipes. Each plan includes 5 dinner ideas, 2 side dishes, 1 dessert and a shopping list making meal planning easier than ever!!

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Each week, I share with you a FREE meal plan that consists of 5 dinner ideas (Monday-Thursday plus one Weekend meal), 2 side dishes, and 1 dessert!

Included is a grocery list with EVERY ingredient you need for all the items on the meal plan.

This is meant to help simplify menu planning, shopping, and cooking so you can more easily enjoy meals with your family throughout the week!


Our Sweet Pork Barbocoa is the best recipe you will try for this. Trust me!

I love having leftovers because of how versatile it is to serve. We love having it in tacos, enchiladas, on top of nachos or salads, and inside burritos or quesadillas. See what I mean? The options are endless.

The meat also freezes very well. So, don’t be afraid to double the recipe!

1 lb of pork sirloin will serve about 3 people.


There’s nothing worse than the dread every time a family members asks, “What’s for dinner??” And your answer is “I have no clue.” Having a meal plan for the week eliminates that completely, which is the number one benefit in my book!

Besides having a game plan in place, there are several other benefits of meal planning, including:

  • Cost: When you have a plan set in place, and a specific list of groceries, you eliminate cost wasted on impulse items or produce that never gets used.
  • Decrease Waste: No wasted money, and no wasted food! Having a set grocery list will help to avoid both of those issues.
  • Variety: Our meal plans specifically include a lot of variety, with MexicanItalianBreakfast for Dinner, and so much more! You can expose your family’s palates to all kinds of meals.
  • No Indecision: Did you know there’s such thing as “indecision fatigue”? The idea is that when you can’t make a decision on something (like what to make for dinner) it actually makes you mentally fatigued. When dinners are already planned out, though, you avoid indecision completely!
  • Health: When you plan for/anticipate making well-rounded meals, you’re much more likely to actually make them rather than defaulting to convenient boxed meals, or unhealthy fast food!

As you can see, there are so many benefits to meal planning!

And if you want to create your own menu, be sure to check out all our recipes and visit our recipe pages, including: Main DishSide DishesDessertsAppetizers and Breakfast!



Sweet Pork Barbacoa is the best slow cooker pulled pork recipe you will ever try. Better than Cafe Rio—you better make a double batch!

Leftovers? Fantastic! Our Tip of the Week is filled with ideas on how to use your leftover meat including tacos, quesadillas, and enchiladas.



A lighter Chicken asparagus pasta bake that is a favorite dish topped with Panko and baked to crispy perfection!!

Try pairing this delicious dish with our Creamy Pesto Salad and our easy Cheesy Garlic Bread for a complete meal that will satisfy everyone’s taste buds.


Breakfast Potatoes & Breakfast Sausage

Crispy Breakfast Potatoes are seasoned to perfection. Look no further for a breakfast potato recipe because this one has everything you need! Also, homemade Breakfast Sausage is so easy and will taste 100% better than anything you’ll find at the grocery store!

Our Baked Eggs go great with this meal! If you want to add some color and vitamins, serve with fruit salad or a breakfast smoothie.



Simple Avocado Chicken Salad is fresh, delicious, and whips up in minutes. Enjoy it as a salad or sandwich!

For alternative sandwich ideas, try our Chicken Salad or Egg Salad. Both are delish! Baked Zucchini Chips, one of our featured sides this week, would go great with any of these sandwiches.



This is Our All-Time Favorite Steak Marinade. It requires only four ingredients, and makes our steak taste SO amazing!

This flavorful steak would be so yummy with other featured side this week, Strawberry Broccoli Salad. Or, try our Wedge Salad or Arugula Salad for a perfect steak and salad pair.

Sides of the week

Our Top Two Choices

Strawberry Broccoli Salad is creamy and refreshing with pops of juicy fruit. It can easily be made ahead and enjoyed later!

Some of our other top summer broccoli salads are Favorite Broccoli Salad, Broccoli Slaw and Broccoli Cauliflower Salad. All of them are easy, healthy, and yummy!

Baked Zucchini Chips are your answer if you’re looking for a tasty side! Sliced zucchini baked to perfection with a bread crumb and parmesan crust. These bite-sized veggies taste amazing and are a great alternate to the classic fried zucchini recipe.

For more zucchini goodness, check out our Zucchini Fries, Cheesy Zucchini Tots and Parmesan Crusted Zucchini.

Dessert of the WEek

Oreo shake

A cool and creamy Oreo Shake whips up in minutes for a classic treat. Perfect for kids and adults alike!!

For more MILKSHAKE IDEAS, try:

Download the Meal Plan!

Click the link below to download this week’s FREE Meal Plan!

And remember – if you want to create your own menu, be sure to check out all our recipes and visit our recipe pages, including: Main DishSide DishesDessertsAppetizers and Breakfast!

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Printable version of Meal Plan #60 with grocery list.


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