7 Easy Meals for Meal Planning

The whole reason I started meal planning was to save time, save money, and become less wasteful. I started prioritizing my stock pile and purchasing low-priced items in bigger quantities, but I also started prioritizing the idea of planning ahead. To give you an idea of what my weekly meal plans look like, I’ve decided to share 7 easy meals for meal planning. 

7 Easy Meals


  • Cauliflower
  • Milk
  • Water
  • Flour
  • Garlic Powder
  • Onion Powder
  • Cumin
  • Paprika
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Butter
  • Frank’s Hot Sauce
  • Tortillas
  • White fish (preferably Tilapia)
  • Egg
  • Bread Crumbs
  • Miracle Whip
  • Cabbage
  • Carrot x2
  • Potatoes
  • Creamed Corn
  • Yves Veggie Ground Beef (which you can substitute for real ground beef)
  • Macaroni
  • Diced Tomatoes
  • Tomato Soup x2
  • Onion
  • Grated Cheese
  • Instant Noodles
  • Garlic
  • Mushrooms
  • Red Pepper
  • Snow Peas
  • Spinach
  • Soya Sauce
  • Sugar
  • Sesame Oil
  • Ginger
  • Sriracha
  • Tofu
  • Brown Sugar
  • Black Beans
  • Avocado
  • Rice (preferably Basmati or Jasmine)
  • Spaghetti

Grocery List

Once I’ve written down all the ingredients (without repeating any), I look at what ingredients are missing from my kitchen. Then I go back through the list and mark missing items in bold text and rewrite all the bolds items in my grocery list. 

The Key To Making Meal Planning Easy

The best way to insure your meal planning is as easy as possible is to pick meals you know you and/or your family will love and that don’t require too much cooking and prepping time. Another key aspecting to simplifying meal planning is to choose meals with similar ingredients so that you don’t need to buy a wide variety of perishable food. 

What are your favourite easy meals to include in your meal plan? Let me know in the comments and feel free to share links to some recipes.

Also, if you feel like you need help with meal planning, I do provide services to help with that and you can check them out here.

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