3 Easy Steps to Meal Planning

Gone are the days of wandering the grocery store every day trying to come up with an idea of what to feed the family for dinner, or scratching your head each morning trying to throw together your kids lunch. Meal planning is a game changer and if you haven’t tried it yet, then you are missing out! While it can seem daunting to pull together all the meals for the week in one sitting, a few helpful tips and printables  make the process simple, easy and fun. Before starting the process make sure you have some time to…

Healthy Customizable Meal Plan

                                                     **Photo credits linked to blogs the recipe is from, sites at bottom and on word doc** I have been helping a friend create healthy meal plans for her family. After her raving about the plan I decided to make the meal plan useable for everyone and share here with you all! The premise of this list is that it has the meal plan with some notes of variations I took from the recipes so you can follow along. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks are all included. Best part? The shopping list notes what “meal” they apply to so…

Saturday morning pancakes

Enjoying a Saturday morning breakfast with my family is important to me and has been a tradition in my family. Pancake breakfast is my go to, with the added bonus of freezing some for the week.  Plus my little ones loves to help! We use the ihop secret pancake recipe and usually make our own buttermilk for it. I double the recipe and freeze the extras for a quick breakfast or snack throughout the week. To freeze just put on a baking sheet that will fit in your freezer and put the pancakes on the sheet, not touching, and layer…