Free Weekly Meal Plan with Printable Grocery List – 2/25

stovetop italian chicken with potatoes

The $5 Dinners Weekly Meal Plan with Printable Grocery List

Every week I will post 5 links to archived recipes, plus an additional 1 or 2 recipes for breakfast, snacks or batch cooking recipes.  You can click through to see the original recipe and print that recipe if you like. (Or go green and just come back to this post to get to the recipe.)

Well, happy slow cooker week! We’ve randomly pulled together recipes this week and most of them are slow cooker recipes. So this is the week to “load and go,” sit back, relax and enjoy your days of “not cooking dinner!”

The Recipes

Also, don’t forget to check out the amazing resources at Food on the Table!

And feel free to check out all the previous weekly meal plans with printable grocery list for other options!

Scroll down and you’ll see a list of ingredients for each of the recipes included, in the order they are listed above. I’ll include ALL ingredients, including many that you already have in your pantry, refrigerator, or freezer. If you have those ingredients, just don’t click them!

Put a check mark by each of the ingredients, and then print your grocery list and be on your way to the grocery store!

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato and Chicken Curry

1 can (15 oz.) light coconut milk
3 teaspoons curry powder
1 pkg (about 1.5 lbs.) boneless skinless chicken thighs
3 medium sweet potatoes
6 carrot sticks
1 small onion

Slow Cooker Slopp-Beany Joes

1 pkg Hurst’s® Navy Beans (1 lb.)
1 lb ground beef
2 15 oz. cans sloppy joe sauce (or make your own sauce)
Wheat Buns
Serve with a side of fresh fruit, carrot sticks, small salad

Slow Cooker Chicken Pesto with Bowtie Pasta

4 to 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 can cream of chicken soup
1/4 cup pesto sauce
1 box of bowtie pasta

Slow Cooker Barbecue Chicken

1 bag (3 lbs) frozen chicken tenderloins (adjust for your family size)
1 bottle barbecue sauce, your favorite
chopped onion, optional
Serve with your favorite fruits, veggies, and bread

Stovetop Italian Chicken with Potatoes

2 Tbsp olive oil
1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
8 bone-in chicken thighs
About 2 lbs red potatoes
4 carrots
1 small onion
1 15 oz. can diced tomatoes
2 tsp Italian seasoning
Drizzles of olive oil

Waffle Iron Cookies

(Your favorite cookie dough recipe (fresh or frozen)!  Need a new idea?  Try this Gluten Free, Dairy Free Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe!)

1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup Earth Balance soy free margarine
3/4 cup white sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp xanthum gum
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup GF oat flour
2 cups GF all purpose baking flour (I used BRM)
2 cups Enjoy Life chocolate chips

If you are seeing this in an email or in your reader and you’d like to print your grocery list, then click here to access the list feature, which is only available on the website.

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  1. says

    I love your blog :). For your printable weekly meal plan… are each of the meals under $5 to make? I know that seems like a silly question, but it doesn’t say either way, so I thought I would check.

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