Tag Archives: meal planning

Home » Posts tagged"meal planning"

Post Image

Grocery Budget, the 2nd step to successful meal planning

In step 2, it is time to work out your grocery budget. Grocery budgets will differ from household to household. These are unique to each family’s needs, size, and ages. How to create a grocery budget A big family will have a bigger grocery budget. A family with a baby will have a different budget […]

Read More
Post Image

How to meal plan successfully, step 1

Meal plan successfully Let’s start with step 1 for people who have never meal planned or who would like to plan better. http://kasheringyourlife.co.za/meal-plan-budgeting/ For those stuck at home with their families, I am sure you are learning all sorts of new things about your family’s eating habits. It is one of the reasons that step […]

Read More
Post Image

Are specials really special?

You see specials listed somewhere and think wow I should go buy those. I used to have that mentality, especially before I started meal planning. It cost me a lot of money in wasted food. Is it available at that price elsewhere? I have found sometimes that a favourite supermarket chain marks something like a […]

Read More
Post Image

Dinner time sorted

Using meal planning you can get you sorted in the kitchen. Good intentions It is still the beginning of the year, and good intentions and resolutions are still quite strong for most of us. As the year moves forward those intentions begin to wane due to the pressures of everyday life and we forget about […]

Read More
Post Image

I Theme tonight

Theme ideas for meal plans are a great way for adventurous home cooks to expand their repertoire. love it or hate it Also for those who don’t enjoy cooking, it is a way to add ideas to your cooking. Over the years my themes have changed and some have become part of my meal plan […]

Read More
Post Image

The Template

The meal Plan template The template is where I start my meal planning. I have written a few articles on this previously, it is such an important aspect for my planning. The template is the guide you use to help you draw up well balanced weekly meal s. It helps you organise your thoughts and […]

Read More
Post Image

10 things you need to know about being a working parent and meal planning

You are a working parent, every morning you go off to work and spend the time worrying about what to make for dinner. Should you stop and get something readymade or get take out? How late do you have to work, are there extra murals, do you have time to make a full meal? Let […]

Post Tagged with : , ,
Read More
Post Image

Lessons learned from falling off the meal planning wagon!

Lessons  learned from falling off the meal planning wagon! I fell off the meal planning wagon!  Over the last 2 months I haven’t been as diligent with meal planning as I should be and it is showing. Here are some of the lessons learned. Lesson 1 My bills have started to rise a little more, […]

Read More
Post Image

There’s a vegetarian living in my house!

There’s a vegetarian living in my house! One of the members of our home is a vegetarian and the rest are all big meat eaters.  This in itself would not be too much of an issue but she is also not exactly a fan of fruit and vegetables! As a teenager, in the olden days, […]

Post Tagged with : , ,
Read More
Post Image

Interesting times – a curse or not?

Interesting times May you live in interesting times, is thought to be a Chinese curse, however, there is no proof of this. The first time this sentence appears to have been used was in 1936 by the British Ambassador to China, Mr. Hughe knatch-Hugessen. In recent months this has been our home life. I like […]

Post Tagged with : ,
Read More