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Meal Planning Templates

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If you read my blog, you know that I like to prepare a meal plan each week.  This helps me get organized, know what groceries I need to buy, and brainstorm where I might need or want to spend extra points throughout the week.  If you are not sure where to get started, check out my post on the 8 Step Meal Plan. I thought it might be helpful to give you a printable template that you …

Meal Prep Mania

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One of the biggest obstacles to healthy eating is time.  After working 8-9 hours, we still have errands to run, kids to pick up, activities to attend, homework, chores, etc, etc, etc.  There are days when I think if I have to make another decision my head might explode.  

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Meal Plan Step by Step

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As I sat down to create my meal plan today, I realized that I have a specific process that I follow each week. I thought it might be helpful to have a list of the basic steps that get me from a blank meal planning template to a complete meal plan!  I have also elaborated on each item below the list. Look at your calendar. Fill in dinners on the meal plan. Fill in breakfasts on …

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Basic Meal Planning

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Having a meal plan is one of the best ways for me to stay on track with healthy eating.  Sometimes having a plan is the difference between making the smart choice or not.  Sometimes it is the difference between eating within my points budget or not.  Sometimes it is just a way to avoid stressing about dinner. Before I started planning our meals, every night after work was the same conversation with my husband: “What …