March Meal Plan Madness!

Welcome to March meal plan madness!

To be honest, planning meals each week is one of my least favorite tasks. I run out of creativity and often get stuck in a rut of the same meals over and over again. However, I am committed to making weekly meal plans, because it is the best way for me to avoid overspending at the grocery store. Like I mention in this post, spending less each month means that Andy and I can save more money for a down payment.

In honor of the Final Four coming to San Antonio this weekend, I thought I would post our meal plan for March.

Hereโ€™s a few quick notes about my meal plans:
  1. I only plan dinners. We eat much of the same thing for breakfast (eggs, toast, cereal, oatmeal) and lunch (peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, mac and cheese, grilled cheese, leftovers), so I already know what items I need to buy for breakfast and lunch.
  2. We only eat meat for dinner 2-3 times a week. We like to save money by eating more vegetarian meals, but we also like the way our bodies feel after eating a vegetarian meal.
  3. I usually only plan one week of meals in one sitting. This calendar shows the past four weeks of planning.

Let the madness begin!

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

1

2

3

potato soup, apple-cinnamon muffins and salad pizza and salad veggie frittata, polenta and salad

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

sloppy joe and roasted potatoes spaghetti with artichoke hearts, bread and salad vegetarian tiki masala, rice and salad tacos, corn and Spanish rice veggie burgers, roasted potatoes and salad pizza and salad hot dogs, baked beans, potato salad and carrot sticks

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

Take out from Subway ๐Ÿ™‚ spaghetti, bread and salad burrito bowls pork chops, mashed sweet potatoes and salad veggie frittata, corn muffins and salad pizza and salad roast chicken, mashed potatoes and a green vegetable

18

19

20

21

22

23

24

veggie burgers, baked potatoes and raw veggies (ie: carrot sticks, cucumber slices and cut bell pepper) breakfast tacos and Spanish rice pulled pork sandwiches, homemade mac and cheese and coleslaw pesto chicken pasta (using leftover chicken from roast) and salad teriyaki veggies and rice pizza and salad tacos, corn and Spanish rice

25

26

27

28

29

30

31

pasta, bread and salad burrito bowls hot dogs, baked beans and potato salad veggie lasagna and salad leftovers ๐Ÿ™‚ pizza and salad BBQ chicken, sweet potatoes and corn

Join the madness and let me know how you like to meal plan by leaving a comment below!

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Andy and Ginny

We are a married couple living in San Antonio, Texas who are delving into the adventure of buying a house with a zero credit score and trying to help other people do the same.

One thought on “March Meal Plan Madness!”

  1. thanks for sharing your meal plan! i agree that a meal plan is absolutely key to staying on food budget and not going over budget on quick runs to store and eating out because nothing is ready. i also plan weekly. leftover nights are a must!

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