Family Meal Plan – Week 7

Family Meal Plan - Week 6

I know, I’ve not been uploading plans recently things have been super busy and we took some time to just focus on us as family. But I’m back to uploading them on a weekly basis again.

We’ve started with the baby led-weaning as well, so keep your eyes out for lots of baby friendly meals in the next posts.

As always, you can find last week’s family meal plan here. And to make things even easier, I have also pinned all the recipes into a weekly meal section on my Pinterest. Just click here to find the Pinterest board. If you follow the board, you get notifications when I upload a new meal plan. They get uploaded every Saturday morning, in time for our weekly food shop.

Let’s have a look at next weeks meal plan. I’ve tried to incorporate more healthier meals than normal as well.

Monday – Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken

Family Meal Plan - Week 7
Honey Garlic Chicken by Cookpadrecipes

I’ve cooked something like this as a one pan sheet dinner before, but I love the idea of chucking it all in the slow cooker. What a time saver for the afternoon, as can I focus on the kids instead of prepping dinner after school.

You can find the recipe here.


Tuesday – Veggie Quesadillas

Family Meal Plan - Week 7
Veggie Quesadillas by Erhardts Eat

We love a good mexican dish at home, but it’s rare that we have meals without meat at home. My husband and daughter always complain that a meal doesn’t fill them without the meat, but I’m hoping that this one will do the trick. Swap the veggies around and make it with or without beans.

You can find the recipe here.


Wednesday – Garlic Butter Pork Bites and Lemon Green Beans

Garlic Butter Pork Bites & Lemon Green Beans by Eatwell101

This look so good and I love the pork is cut up into small pieces, rather than big pork chops. This is probably the meal, that I’m most looking forward to.

You can find the recipe here.


Thursday – Loaded Burger Bowls

Family Meal Plan - Week 7
Loaded Burger Bowl by 40Aprons

Dare I say, this a one-fits-all dish? Well almost, it’s not vegetarian or vegan but it’s low-carb, healthy and it still feels like you’re cheating and eating comfort food. I’ve been really struggling to find italian sausages in the UK, so I decided to go for some herby cumberlands instead.

You can find the recipe here.


Friday – Whole Weat Turkey Chilli Mac

Family Meal Plan - Week 7
Turkey Chilli Mac by SuperHealthyKids

This will be actually our lunch time meal, as kids finish school around lunchtime here and we’ve been invited to a friends house for dinner. This meal is baby and toddler friendly as well. I’ve cooked this before and I love freezing extra portions for the kids. It went down a treat last time and my daughter loves the magic (kidney) beans in there.

You can find the recipe here.


Saturday – Spaghetti Meatballs

Spaghetti and Meatballs by CookingForKeeps

My daughter has her friend over on Saturday and she’s requested her spaghetti meatballs. And every kid loves meatballs, which is always an added bonus. We love this recipe and have been using for years whenever we make spaghetti and meatballs.

You can find the recipe here.


Sunday – Slowcooker Texas Pulled Pork

Family Meal Plan - Week 7
Texas Pulled Pork by HouseofYumm

This is one of our favourite slow cooker meals. We’re a big fan of american style meats and are regular watchers of Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. We love the Texas Spice Rub and I always a keep ready made mixture in my cupboard. It’s great on a flank steaks and a lots of other meats. We love eating it, in a brioche bun with extra bbq sauce and coleslaw.

You can find the recipe here.


That’s all for next weeks meal plan, don’t forget to subscribe for alerts when a new post goes up.

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9 Comments

  1. 24th January 2020 / 2:16 pm

    This looks like an awesome weeks worth of meals and I will definitely be checking out a few of these recipes as I really need to find some new things to cook x

  2. 22nd January 2020 / 9:33 am

    Chilli mac! I’ve never heard of that before but it looks lush. Sounds like you’ve got a great week of food planned out, it’s much more exciting than my meal plan!

  3. ChelseaMamma
    22nd January 2020 / 6:54 am

    I have been meal planning for the last couple of weeks and its working well. The honey garlic chicken sounds wonderful

  4. 21st January 2020 / 2:12 pm

    Those garlic butter pork bites look delicious! I do love a slow cooker dish though so I’ll be trying the honey garlic chicken.

  5. 21st January 2020 / 11:08 am

    It sounds like you have some lovely meals planned this week, I could eat them all lol! I have been using my slow cooker recently too, I just love how easy it is to chuck everything in and let it do its job. Loving the sound of the texas pulled pork and the burger bowls especially, I might have to sneak these onto our menu next week!

  6. 20th January 2020 / 10:32 pm

    The slow cooker honey garlic chicken looks divine. I keep meaning to meal plan but haven’t yet, really must try to be more organised.

  7. 20th January 2020 / 12:28 pm

    So many wonderful dishes to choose from, I’m loving the sound of the Garlic Butter Pork Bites and Lemon Green Beans

  8. 19th January 2020 / 8:15 pm

    Your family is very lucky to have you. Every day, they get to eat really well

  9. 19th January 2020 / 3:56 pm

    I love the variety of meals here including the veggie one, maybe incorporate meatless Mondays into the week so it shakes things up!

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