Weekly Menu Plan with recipe ideas, menu planning tools and free printables to help you save money on groceries and eat well!

Weekly Menu Plan – Nov. 30, 2015

Weekly Menu Plan with recipe ideas, menu planning tools and free printables to help you save money on groceries and eat well!

How was your Thanksgiving? Last week I shared my menu plan for a perfect Thanksgiving and it was just about perfect to me. Spending time with family ruled the weekend and we had a blast doing puzzles, watching movies and enjoying some gorgeous spring like weather outside. The empanadas were a hit using leftover turkey meat and Caribbean beef.

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Are you a Black Friday or Cyber Monday shopper? I did score some amazing deals for my blog ($10/year hosting for life) and renewed my Plan to Eat* subscription. Now that I’m on a stricter diet and it’s helping my Rheumatoid Arthritis pain, we eat in a lot more which means I have to always be ready to cook. Plan to Eat saves the day and I highly recommend giving it a try! 

It’s back to the grind this week and we woke up to cooler weather and rain. Time to pull out some comfort foods to get us through the week. This is a short menu planning post. I started menu planning on Thursdays to make sure I had fresh food over the weekend when the boys are all home and I don’t want to spend time grocery shopping. 

The only topic I like to chat about as much as books is food! If you have a menu plan or a delicious recipe you want to share, feel free to link it up with our Small Victories Sunday Linkup. I’m always looking for new recipes to try.

This Week’s Menu Plan:



Chicken Shwarma with Rosemary Sweet Potato Stackers (without the Parmesan cheese for me and Superhubby)

Make Harvest Chicken Salad with Apples and Pecans from Cooking and Beer using leftover turkey. Put it on croissant for Superhubby’s lunch. I’ll eat it on a bed of lettuce.



Gluten Free Peanut Butter and Banana Muffins from Eat Good 4 Life (they’re dairy free too)

French Toast, sausage and fruit for the boys

Copycat Panera Bread Fuji Apple Salad from Creme de la Crumb and leftover Slow Cooker Chicken Fajita Soup from Foodie Crush for me



Pulled Tandoori Chicken from A Big Man’s World with Channa Masala (Chickpea Curry) from Yummily Yours and rice


Leftovers because it’s my usual grocery shopping day 

[bctt tweet=”Weekly #MenuPlan feat @jerseygirlcooks Shwarma & @TheBigMansWorld Tandoori Chicken “]

[bctt tweet=”Weekly #MenuPlan feat @CremedelaCrumb1 Fuji Apple Salad & @cookingandbeer Harvest Chicken Salad”] 

Menu Planning Tools

Simple Meal Planning - Plan to Eat

Like I said Plan to Eat* is having a 50% off Black Friday Sale from November 27-30, 2015. I bought it and have been loving the tool so much! To date I have 196 recipes in my account and planned 389 meals, that’s a whole lot of good eating! I highly recommend you try it out free for 30 days to see if you like it. We can share recipes there too if you’re a Plan to Eat member, just send me a friend request.

I created a couple simple but FREE weekly planner printables to incorporate my menu plans into my week. Check them out and download for free if it will help you with your weekly goal and menu planning.

Free Weekly Planner printable with menu planner based on 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Free Weekly Planner Printable with Menu Plan, Daily Goals and Small Victories & Gratitude Tracker

All Linked Up

This post linked up with Menu Plan Monday.

What’s on your menu plan for this week?

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