Meal Planning – Template

As we settle into the Autumn season and look ahead to the holidays, it is the perfect time to begin making plans to save time and money. Meal planning is the perfect way to do both!

Over this past year, my blog has featured recipes and my Podcast (see subscribe links below) currently features a series on meal planning in order to review the basics surrounding one way to make life easier.

Today, I wanted to share a free basic meal plan printable. Click the below link to download, print and begin using!

HAPPY MEAL PLANNING !!!

Download Free Template Here: Meal Planning Template

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LE 0003: The Backup Plan – Meal Planning

Today, we explore the ‘backup’ plan, what it is, why we need it and ways to ensure success when we need to use it!

What is it? A safeguard to stay on track when setting out on your meal plan endeavor.

Why have it? It is not a matter of will a meal plan fail, it is a matter of when. The definition of ‘fail’ could mean several things to include the simple fact of not wanting or making the meal that was outlined for that day or week.

How to ensure success? Ask what is the most loved meal. Go for easy, quick or semi-ready when you need to use a backup idea.

Roti (3 ingredients)

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Yields: 4-6 Roti
Serves: 2-3

Estimated Cook Time: 3-5 Minutes
Total Time Estimate: 15-20 Minutes

Ingredients

1 C Flour (self-rising)
1/2 t Salt
1 T Oil (your choice)

Directions

  • Heat roti pan on medium heat until hot (while roti pan is heating up, move to the next steps)
  • Mix above ingredients in a bowl until well combined
  • Separate dough mixture into 4 to 6 golf ball size portions
  • Place each dough portion onto floured surface and roll out thinly

Roti pan should now be hot 

  • Place each rolled dough portion onto hot roti pan (one at a time)
  • Brown on one side, flip, brown on the other side (one at a time)

Remove from roti pan and serve hot!

These freeze well for make a head meal planning and are highly versatile (add onion, garlic, cilantro… anything you like, use small amounts and follow same cooking instruction as above).

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