Weekly Meal Plan – Homemade Lamb Rissoles and more

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In this weeks meal plan I put the slow cooker to good use, I love it for those days we are really busy or I’m not feeling the best.  Those types of recipes where you can just throw everything into the cooker without browning are my favourites!  Find more meal planning tips:  How to meal plan & meal planning printables.

As you know I each Monday I share my families weekly meal plan and other recipes to help inspire you.  I use easy family friendly recipes that the kids will enjoy.  I do try my best to keep our meal plan healthy, however we may have something every now that may not be.  See my previous weekly meal plans here.

Slow Cooker + Weekly Family Meal Plan

MONDAY

Lamb rissoles, with broccoli, cauliflower, carrots and a cob of corn

TUESDAY

Slow Cooker Fish Chowder served with a slice of bread

This is one of those throw everything into the bowl and cook for the next 4 hours recipe, only effort here is chopping up the vegetables and remembering to add in the cream 30 minutes before it’s finished.  We enjoyed this chowder, another great way to add fish into our diet.  I used 2 fillets of white perch and one fillet of salmon to stretch it out to feed 5, which it did, plus left overs for one lunch the next day.

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WEDNESDAY

Chicken and Mushroom Lasange with salad

THURSDAY

Slow Cooker Beef Goulash

This is one of those throw everything into the slow cooker and leave it alone for 8 hours kind of dishes.  All you need to do is make some potato mash half an hour before serving time.  I cooked a double batch for dinner tomorrow night.

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Left overs

SATURDAY

Chinese Chicken Stirfry packed with loads of vegetables

SUNDAY

Mini Beef Mince Pies with salad

Miss 12 made a double batch of these so the kids could have them in their school lunch boxes and as after school snacks.

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BAKING

Healthy Chocolate Rice Bubble Bars

My kids always ask for the store variety LCM rice bubble bars, but making them at home is really easy and so much more cost-effective.  Making one batch of these healthy chocolate rice bubble bars only takes minutes and makes 16 good-sized portions.

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Banana and Oatbran Muffins

A healthy after school snack for the kids or leave out the nuts (if not permitted at your school) and add to the kid’s school lunchbox.

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What is on your meal plan this week?

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6 comments

Lucy @ Bake Play Smile April 20, 2015 - 8:28 AM

Every time I visit your site I get so many yummy dinner ideas! Off to do my grocery shop… with 3 of your dinners in mind!

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Kat - The Organised Housewife April 21, 2015 - 8:46 AM

Ooh thank you Lucy.:) x

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Vanessa from StyleandShenanigans.com April 20, 2015 - 1:14 PM

Yum – love seeing what’s in your weekly plan. After a month of eating out overseas, I am looking forward to a week of healthy home cooked meals, so thank you for the inspo! Love the look of the baked goods too. I really need to expand my repertoire! x

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Kat - The Organised Housewife April 21, 2015 - 8:44 AM

Ooh yes there is nothing better than coming home from holidays to beautiful home cooked meals.:) Enjoy x

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SusieV April 20, 2015 - 6:07 PM

Kat, you’re on a roll – LOVE this one also. The Choc Rice Bubble Bars ought to help with the ‘back-to-school’ sting! Thanks.

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Kat - The Organised Housewife April 21, 2015 - 8:43 AM

Susie, i am sure they will be a real winner with the kids. I must say they are pretty yummy.:)

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