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Category Archives: Meal Planning

This weeks meal plan Monday – Fish and vegetables Tuesday –  BBQ steak & salads Wednesday –    Easy Dinner – Baked Beans on toast Thursday – Fettuccine Boscaiola Friday – Chicken Parmigiana with Avocado & veges Saturday – Leftovers Sunday – Mushroom & Tomato Frittata   Baking – Double Chocolate Chip Muffins Meal planning tips: How to […]

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This weeks meal plan Monday – Beef and vegetable stir fry Tuesday – Prawn sandwiches (thankyou to my Dad for bring something special around for Mr Organised and I wedding anniversary) Wednesday – Pizza by candlelight  Thursday – Rainbow Chicken Logs Friday – Bacon and pumpkin pesto pasta Saturday – night out Sunday – Steak with seasoning, […]

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  • flyingdrunkenmonkey

    We’re having an almost entirely vegetarian week this week – just for something different.


  • Jacqui (CRAP Mamma)

    I love your meal plan this week. We tried the McCormacks BBQ mate seasoning while we were in Melbourne and it’s the absolute bomb! Yummo!
    Thanks for the recipe ideas and thanks for the link-up too xReplyCancel

This weeks meal plan Monday – Slow cooker Chicken and Bacon casserole with spaghetti  Tuesday – Fish with salad Wednesday – Easy night – eggs on toast Thursday – Hubby takes over kitchen – Chicken Nuggets, vegetables and chips Friday – Dinner out celebrating twins karate belt grading achievements!   Saturday – Hubby takes over kitchen – Quick […]

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  • I have been doing particularly horridly in the meal planning stakes (and blogging, shh) – last week was the first week in absolutely ages I actually did a meal plan, and we ate to it twice. In seven days! This week – I have tried again. And I have worked out tonight and tomorrow night (one will be snags, one will be burgers. Or it will be both tonight and I’m stuck again for tomorrow!) Wednesday night, the kids are at their grandparents, so we may go out. Or not. And Thursday, we will possibly have the GPs over for dinner in thanks for looking after the kids for two days. I am planning to do a LOT of sorting, tidying and rearrangements over the long weekend, so I am thinking a lot of BBQ and things on sticks. Maybe some lamb kofta or something different?

    Man, I would like to get this meal planning business to work for me – because when it does, it’s awesome. It’s just that it rarely does!ReplyCancel

  • Chicken avo risotto, pesto, roast pumpkin and bacon pasta, mango chicken, spaghetti bolognaise, stirfry, penne boscaiola, slow cooked sausages, roast chicken :)

    I have to do two weeks in advance and we’re in the middle of the first week.
    I love autumn for slow cooker season!ReplyCancel

  • Amie McIlroy

    I have now added the Slow Cooked Chicken and Bacon to our weekly meal plan. It was a winner with the family! (And I love it because it is so easy to put together). Thank you!ReplyCancel

I would love to hear what is on your meal plan this week, please share it in the comments section below! This weeks meal plan Monday – Fish with salad Tuesday – Beef & Tomato Mornay Wednesday – Bacon & Cheese Chicken Thursday – Leftovers Friday – Very simple Lamb & Spinach Curry Saturday – Spoilt the […]

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This weeks meal plan Monday – Cup a noodles Tuesday – Roast chicken and salad Wednesday – Easy Salmon Pasta Bake Thursday – Soy-sesame Beef and Noodle Stirfry Friday – Fish and chips Saturday –   night out Sunday – Homemade Beef Hamburgers with salad Baking – 3 ingredient muffins Meal planning tips:  How to meal plan & more meal […]

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This weeks meal plan Monday – Salmon steaks with steamed vegetables Tuesday – Beef Ravioli with bolognese sauce Wednesday – Slow Cooker Country Chicken  Thursday – Crustless quiche, again because I LOVE this recipe. Friday – Rissoles with sweet potato mash and vegetables, I made double quantity of rissoles and place uncooked left overs in […]

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Sorry today’s post is a little late, I have been working really hard the last week with upgrading a section of the website, all to be revealed later today.   I hope you have all enjoyed the guest posters from last week contributing their posts the ‘Organising You’ series:  Organising and celebrating you, A mothers […]

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  • I made this exact recipe on the weekend for a cake fundraiser stall, and then put them on the end of skewers & placed in a small vase. So effective & the kids loved them!ReplyCancel

  • Gayemurphy

    Wow! I didn’t realise Julie Goodwin had a website with her recipes on it!!! Thanks!!! (I was given “our family table” cookbook for Mother’s Day) I’ve started to meal plan – not quite getting to the full seven days – but from Monday to Friday the meals are planned out! I’ve been thinking about doing a shepherds pie for awhile… thanks for reminding me to ‘plan it in’…ReplyCancel

  • Can anyone suggest a substitute for cocoa?ReplyCancel

  • Glenn, that is such a good idea, I’m going to do that tooReplyCancel

  • Anoter cute idea was putting a spearmint leaf lolly onto a skewer, followed by a marshmallow, spread some butter icing on the end of marshmallow, dip into sprinkles. Cute edible marshmallow flowers in a vase :)ReplyCancel

  • Oopsiemumma

    I’ve only just discovered your meal plans and I LOVE them. They are what real people can cook for real kids. I always used to do meal plans with exotic dishes then would get stressed about cooking it and it would always turn out hideous. I’ve only just recently discovered the power of doing a meal plan with ‘normal’ foods. So nice to know you do too and I’ll be popping back to check each week, your schnitzel is one I keep forgetting to put on my plans. You never know but one day I might get organised and be able to link up with you!ReplyCancel

  • Use caramel out if a tin!!ReplyCancel

  • Liz
    this is our meal plan for the week ahead!

Very easy meals this week as I have been busy preparing for my twins, now 9, birthday parties.  Full blog post about their parties coming soon, however we had a wonderful day, filled with so much fun, smiles and excitement. This weeks meal plan Monday – Fish, pasta and vegetables Tuesday – Creamy Thai Chicken with brown […]

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This weeks meal plan Monday – Salmon and Brocolli Pasta Bake Tuesday – Crustless Quiche Wednesday – leftovers from freezer, on toast Thursday – Fish fillets with pasta and vegetables Friday – Pie with potato and vegetables Saturday – Chicken and Bacon Risotto Sunday – Ham and Potato Cakes with salad Baking – White chocolate and raspberry […]

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This weeks meal plan Monday – Tuna Pasta Bake Tuesday – Homemade Pizza, as requested by the birthday girl Wednesday – Chicken caesar salad  Thursday – BBQ sausages and steak with salad Friday – Chicken and Spinach Lasange with vegetables Saturday – Beef Enchilada’s, inspired by The Fridge Door Sunday – Easy dinner, eggs on toast Baking […]

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  • SusieQTpies Scraps

    Thanks for hosting! I linked up and gave you a Pin in Pinterest under my Meal Planning Board! I’m following you, too! I’m on Pinterest.

    Have a super week! SusieReplyCancel

This weeks meal plan Monday – Bacon Pasta Bake Tuesday – Donna Hay’s, Chorizo, Spinach and Ricotta Frittata (Fast, Fresh, Simple cookbook)  next time I will omit the sage and ricotta. Wednesday – KFC, we had a delightful day seeing Mary Poppins the musical so… had the night off     Thursday – Slow Cooked Silverside […]

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I have been very spoilt over the last two weeks with hubby cooking dinner most nights.  He wanted to do it so it felt like a bit of a break  for me too.  We have enjoyed BBQ’s, salads, cup a noodles, nights out with family, date night dinner (yum cha, yummo) and  pizza.  So if […]

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  • Brooke

    Katrina, the lamb pie looks delish! Definitely one too try when it cools down a bit!ReplyCancel

  • Sam

    Do you mean favourite recipes from 2011?ReplyCancel

    • Katrina

      No 2010 is correct :). I was intending on doing both together but didn’t have time.ReplyCancel

  • […] for some meal planning inspiration check out The Organised Housewife, Quirky Cooking and My Little Thermomix for more […]ReplyCancel

  • Hrrrm. Meal planning is not so good at my house at the moment! Hopefully next week when we’re all at home it will come good again!ReplyCancel

  • Christeen

    Made the Choc Sprinkle Cookies the other day. They were GREAT!! A big hit with everyone, even the daughter of my always baking friend. She said that they were better than her mum’s! ThanksReplyCancel

I would like to say a big thank you to Lisa for sharing her families weekly meal while I am away in Kuala Lumpur.  However I am sure that my hubby is cooking beautiful meals for my family Please remember that I post meal plans from my week that just passed, which gives me the […]

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