Free Weekly Meal Plan with Printable Grocery List – 9/16

by Jenn K on September 15, 2013

The Recipes

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!

Spicy Quinoa with Kidney Beans, Corn and Lime

2 cups quinoa
2 tsp minced garlic
1 Tbsp minced onion
1 15 oz. can corn
1 15 oz. can diced tomatoes
1 15 oz. can red kidney beans
1 tsp ground cumin
Fresh cilantro
Juice from 1 lime, optional

Beef & Bean Oven Tacos

1 lb. ground beef
1 small onion
2 cup black beans
2 Tbsp homemade taco seasoning
1 15 oz. can diced tomatoes
8 taco shells
1 cup shredded cheese
Toppings, or side suggestions – shredded lettuce, salsa, avocado chunks, guacamole, corn

Crunchy Parmesan Spaghetti

1/2 to 3/4 lb spaghetti noodles
2 Tbsp olive oil
1/2 cup bread crumbs
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
(1 tsp Italian seasoning if using plain bread crumbs)

Grilled Pork Chops with Peaches & Red Onion

4 small pork chops
Garlic powder, sprinkles
Onion powder, sprinkles
3 large peaches
1 medium to large red onion
Serve with a side of rolls/bread loaf

Fried Egg Caesar Salad

4 eggs
1 bag Romaine hearts lettuce
Homemade Caesar Salad Dressing, or store bought
Parmesan Cheese shreds
Croutons (optional)

Whole Wheat Carrot Cake Pancakes

2 cups whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 – 1 3/4 cups milk (depending on how thick you like your pancakes)
1 egg
1/4 cup applesauce
2 Tablespoons maple syrup
2 Tablespoons butter
1 1/4 cup grated carrots
Syrup ~ equal parts cream cheese and maple syrup with dash of cinnamon
Serve with sides of sausage, eggs, fresh fruit

Mocha Brownies

4 oz. dark chocolate
1 cup (dairy-free) margarine or butter
2 cups chocolate chips
4 eggs
1 3/4 cup sugar
2 tsp vanilla
1 cup flour
2 Tbsp cocoa powder1 tsp baking powder
2 packets Starbucks via instant coffee

Spiced Pumpkin Latte

2 cups whole milk
¼ cup canned pure pumpkin puree
¼ cup sugar or other sweetener
1 tablespoon vanilla
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1 cup strong coffee, or 2 espresso shots

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{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

Jessica September 16, 2013 at 4:34 pm

Love your site

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Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom September 18, 2013 at 8:19 pm

Thanks Jessica :)

Erin

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Laura September 19, 2013 at 5:00 pm

I would really love to see a little more about what your family and your husband thought about your choices for a weekly menu. Sometimes, I will set up a menu and my hubby will not be totally into what I chose. So, I would love to see more than just you’re line up of recipes, but your family and spouse’s feed-back about what you’ve chosen. I know you’ve not chosen what you did randomly, just so you know. It’s just that these posts are a little skinny. Thanks so much! From a new housewife!!!

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Lacie September 23, 2013 at 8:51 am

First timer here. I’m really confused. I was under the impression that it would be 5 complete dinners in the meal plan but it looks like the crunchy parmesan spaghetti is to be served as a side. A side to what?

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