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I’m so excited to share with you our second weekly meal plan. We are now providing a printable shopping list that you can save and print!

Every Friday a new free weekly meal plan will be posted for you to use. Each week we will give you 5 dinner recipes, one breakfast, and one dessert. Now we will also give you leftover ideas too!

Picture of the meals from this week's meal plan: Balsamic Grilled Chicken Breasts, Pineapple Chicken Stir Fry, Slow Cooker Pork Tenderloin, Sloppy Joes, Taco Lasagna and Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes.
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This week we have some yummy dinner ideas that the entire family will love. Creating a meal plan is one of the easiest ways to save money.

However, it can be exhausting to decide what to make every week, so this meal plan will help you create delicious dinners that are simple but delicious!

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Printable Shopping list

This week and all future weeks we will now have a printable shopping list to go with each meal plan to make it even easier for you! Click the button to save and print your shopping list.

Monday – Sloppy Joe

This is a simple dinner idea. Sloppy Joe’s Recipe has only 3 ingredients and there are no excuses not to try this family-friendly dinner idea that everyone will love.

Sloppy Joes
In under 30 minutes, you can have this quick, easy classic dinner idea that's also easy to modify. We even added a bit of Worcestershire sauce and garlic powder to the ground beef mixture.
Sloppy Joes

Tuesday – Taco Lasagna

Enjoy Taco Lasagna any night of the week for a meal full of cheesy and delicious layers. Need it lower carb? I made it with low-carb tortillas and it still worked great! As you can see, this meal is very versatile.

Taco Lasagna
Lots of ground beef, salsa, and more blend for an amazing, easy, and versatile Mexican-style lasagna.
Taco Lasagna

Wednesday – Grilled Balsamic Glazed Chicken

Balsamic glazed chicken is the perfect blend of tangy and sweet while being so easy to prepare. And since it’s a quick and easy dinner to prepare, you’ll have time to make and partner it up with these delicious Grilled Zucchini Spears.

Balsamic glazed chicken is the perfect blend of tangy and sweet while being so easy. We love to grill the chicken but it can also be baked.  
Grilled Balsamic Glazed Chicken
You only need 4 ingredients for this simple marinade and that includes the chicken.
Grilled Balsamic Glazed Chicken

Thursday – Slow Cooker Pork Tenderloin

This Slow Cooker Pork Tenderloin is so crazy easy and incredibly delicious. My kids devoured this simple dinner idea. Plus, this recipe freezes great.

Slow Cooker Pork Tenderloin
This pork tenderloin is made with simple seasoning and sauce. The pork cooks low and slow to create the most tender meat. There is no need to sear the pork before cooking.
Slow Cooker Pork Tenderloin

Friday – Pineapple Chicken

If you are looking for a new recipe, this Pineapple Chicken Recipe is incredible. The pineapple and chicken come together for the best flavor. The meal is so easy that you can even make it during busy weeknights.

Pineapple Chicken
This quick and easy pineapple chicken recipe is so easy and requires very little work. The chicken is so tender and the pineapple juice makes the best broth.
Pineapple Chicken

Breakfast – Baked Pancakes

I love the convenience of baking pancakes over making them the traditional way.  This process is easier when you have to make a lot of pancakes for a family get-together or party.

Baked Pancakes
You are going to love this super easy recipe. Just mix, dump, bake, which usually takes less than 15 minutes, and enjoy!
Baked Pancakes

Dessert – Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes

Get ready for a burst of flavor when you make Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes. The combination of real strawberries and lemonade makes these cupcakes so tasty and really fabulous.  Each cupcake is decorated with homemade icing for the perfect dessert.

Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes
The combination of lemonade and strawberries makes this so moist. The frosting is so light and fluffy and made with simple ingredients. The icing is made with lemonade mix, too.
Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes

How to Use Up Leftovers

We love to use up our leftovers to make a second dinner. We call this a cook once, eat twice. This is one of the best ways to save time and money on your grocery bill.

If you are needing extra help and want to get dinner done even faster, check out the Lazy Day cooking club, where you can get learn how to spend 2 minutes throwing dinner in the morning and coming home and dinner is done.

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Hi, I’m Carrie. Welcome to Eating on a Dime!

I’m on a mission to help you cook delicious meals without busting your budget. Together we are going to cook real food… for real families!

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