Weekly Dinner Menu Planner Template

For a long time, my wife used a blank monthly calendar for planning our meals. Because she is proficient with Excel, I decided to create a simple weekly meal planner application that would allow her to select from a list of meals and side dishes , and it got a thumbs up review. So I went ahead and created a monthly version as well as a selection of printable meal and menu planners that you can download. She also wrote up some meal planning tips , that I've included below the downloads.

This is JUST what I’ve been looking for — thank you. These designs are all so cute. Now I have to decide which to use … Maybe I’ll rotate … Thanks for helping me with my new foray into actual meal planning!

Free family meal planning templates that you can use to help plan your grocery list, weekly and monthly meals.  These meal planning templates include free printables, healthy, paleo, vegetarian, and even meal planning on a budget.  Let these templates help take the work out of meal planning so that you can enjoy your time before, during and after your meals!

I got a free menu planner in a swag bag at a conference. The company is called Poppy Seed Projects that gave a laminated dry erase menu planner/weekly planner if you stopped by their booth. It looks like it is $7.95 on their site. I desperately need to start planning my meals better.  I do the 5:00 “oh-crap-what-are-we-having-for-dinner” dance every night.  With summer coming I know I get even more laid back with planning dinner.  If I don’t get my act together stat my kids are going to live on cereal for dinners…. they totally wouldn’t mind .