Planning to Stock Up Your Kitchen
Meal planning is an area of homemaking where many women struggle. We know it’s a daily necessity. Yet it meal time often seems to sneak up on us.
As a wife, mom, and homeschooler we generally have to plan 21 meals every week, plus snacks, and desserts. Then there are times we even entertain guests.
To help you in your planning efforts I’m sharing some free meal planning printables.
If you’ve been following this meal planning series you have come to learn that my method of meal planning consists of keeping a well stocked kitchen. Then I make daily choices based upon what I have on-hand in my kitchen pantry and cold storage supplies.
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Perhaps that’s not the way you plan. Which I totally understand. We each have to do what works for us. But maybe you are wanting to give this type of meal planning a try and aren’t sure where to start.
That’s why I came up with these meal planning printables which can help you as you begin to plan by stocking up your kitchen for the first time.
My planning pages include a Food Supply Planner, Monthly Meal Planner, Weekly Meal Planner and Daily Planning Schedule. I also include a list of the supplies I like to keep on hand which you can use as a guide to but then use the editable Food Supply Planner to customize your own plan.
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Food Supply List Meal Planning Printable
To use this Food Supply Planner, once you subscribe and open the file you can save it, or edit it before you save it.
Once you open it either on the web or using an Adobe or other pdf reader, you can edit the cells in the list to include the shopping items that you want to keep on-hand in your own kitchen. Use my Pantry Supply List as a starting guide but then tweak it to fit your own family’s need.
Monthly Meal Planning Printable
Use this Monthly Menu Planner AFTER you’ve gone grocery shopping and filled your kitchen with supplies. Then look at the meats that you have on-hand and couple those with side dishes to plan out an overview of your month.
Since dinner is typically the hardest meal to plan for, start there. You can print as many of these forms as you like and also plan out breakfast and lunch meals.
Weekly Meal Planning Printable
Daily Meal Planning Printable
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