Tip of the Week: Make a Plan!

Today is the first Monday of the year and everyone is filling in their planners with all the work and homework they have to do. Don’t forget to make a plan for dinner with your family too!

My favorite way to plan the week is to make enough dinner so I can take the leftovers with me for lunch the next day! What do you do with your leftovers? Add them to your plan!

Tips and Tricks to make planning easy:

  • Choose the meals you want to eat, and plan for leftovers.
  • Check your cupboards, fridge, and freezer to see what ingredients you already have.
  • Write a list of the ingredients you need. (Check the weekly ad from the store for sale items!)
  • Shop from the list and don’t give in to impulse items you may not eat, no matter how nice it looks in the store.
  • Get the whole family involved to cook, set the table, and clean up!
  • Make a list for next week!

Here is a handy page to plan each week:

Would you rather plan a whole month? We have that too!

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