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Meal planning for a mood eater

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I don’t know about you but I’m a mood eater. I very much pick my meals based on what I feel like eating that day. As an organized person this is definitely at odds with how I like to live day by day. In order to curb this problem I have devised a way to plan my meals but still eat what I feel like.

It looks something like this:

meal-planner

On the weekend I go shopping for what I need for the week. If you are in a rush be sure to check out the grocery pick up options they now have available at Walmart and Superstore.

Then on Monday morning I simply just choose which meal I want to eat that day out of the seven days. So for instance, if I feel like pizza on Monday I will cook that. As long as there are seven suppers planned out, the days that they are eaten is up to you.

A few more things I do to make meal planning easier is to:

  • Have staples in the house like pasta, rice, sauces for cooking
  • I also do a meat order for the year which supplies me with all my beef, pork, chicken and fish. This means that I am only buying dairy, fruits and vegetables and other odds and ends at the grocery store.
  • Lastly, I also try to do a few bulk cooking days a year to have easy freezer meals which save on my time, are healthier options and also save money! A great choice all around.

If you would like to use my, “What’s For Dinner” meal planner you can get it free on my website here.

Happy Organizing!

Laura

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Author: lauramariewatts

Along with my wonderful husband and two daughters, I am figuring out this thing called life a little bit each day. Every day is precious and I try not to waste it!

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