Meal Plans for our Large Family

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I’ll confess, I’ve been doing terrible in the meal planning and food fixin’ department for far too long. So here it is, this week’s meal plans for our large family, including the first few days of our Month of No Sugar.

large family meal planMonday 

b: pancakes

l: english muffins, fruit, cheese

d: spaghetti, fresh bread, tomato cucumber salad


b: oatmeal with blueberries

l: tuna sandwiches (on lettuce for me) and fruit

d: Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole and green veggies


b: oatmeal

l: Greek Salad and raw nuts (homemade mac and cheese for kids)

d: Crockpot Orange Chicken, rice, raw veggies

Thursday (our first day of no sugar)

b:Blueberry Spinach Smoothie, rice cakes with peanut butter

l: southwest quinoa salad, string cheese, pbj’s

d: tacos, homemade refried beans, chips, restaurant style salsa, rice


b: Scrambled eggs with peppers and cheese

l: leftovers from dinner

d:  White Chicken Chili


b: granola

l: leftovers

d: Beef stew

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4 Responses

  1. Penny

    I did really well with meal planning for the past few weeks but I’m winging it tonight. I need to get back on that horse, make a plan for this week!

  2. Jean

    How much pasta do you make? What do you do when all your kids want more than one dish? When I make spaghetti and meatballs, my youngest will have four big bowls of spaghetti, a couple of pieces of sausage, about 5 meatballs, salad and garlic bread. He’s thin and eats a lot. All my kids are thin and eat a lot.

    • bakersdozenandapolloxiv

      I make about three standard sized packages of spaghetti for our family. My kids eat a lot as well, so thankfully pasta is a great filler.

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