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You are going to love the variety of meal plan #9. You’ll find our most popular tacos, an easy skillet dinner, and slow cooker favorite and more!

Make sure to scroll to the bottom of this post, because we also give you easy leftover ideas so you can turn your leftovers into an easy second dinner!

Also see Meal Plan #8, Meal Plan #7, Gluten Free Meal Plan and all our other weekly meal plans.

Picture of the meals from this week's meal plan: Carne Asada Street Tacos, Easy Chicken Stir Fry, Crock Pot Pork Chops, Instant Pot Chicken Drumsticks, Shish Kabob and Strawberry Mango Smoothie.
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Why You’ll Love This Meal Plan

  • Variety – you don’t have to worry about eating the same thing every week
  • All the recipes take very little time to make
  • Meal Planning is the easiest way to save money on groceries.
  • Using a Meal Plan prevents you from eating fast food all the time.

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Monday – Crock Pot Pork Chops

These Crock Pot Pork Chops are so tender and were an amazing meal. They’re healthy, delicious, simple, and budget-friendly. This dish can also be served with Microwave Brown Rice and Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus.

Crock Pot Pork Chops
This easy Crock Pot Pork Chops recipe is so simple and delicious. Toss the pork chops in your crock pot and dinner will be ready and waiting!
Crock Pot Pork Chops

Tuesday – Carne Asada Street Tacos

With just a few ingredients, this Carne Asada Street Tacos recipe takes little to no time to make. Make Mexican Fried Rice as a side or make a burrito with a twist.

Carne Asada Street Tacos
This recipe is so simple and quick to make that it’s the ideal meal for crazy days at work or school. The beef is so tender and the lime gives it the best flavor.
Carne Asada Street Tacos

Wednesday – Instant Pot Chicken Drumsticks

Get dinner on the table fast with this simple and easy Instant Pot BBQ Chicken Drumsticks recipe. Make it even more kid-friendly by pairing it with this yummy Crock Pot Mac and Cheese.

Instant Pot Chicken Drumsticks
With only 5 ingredients needed, your family can enjoy tasty drumsticks in minutes in the pressure cooker.
Instant Pot Chicken Drumsticks

Thursday – Chicken Stir Fry

Easy Chicken Stir Fry Recipe is bursting with flavor but is so simple to make. No need to grab take out when you can make this amazing dish in just minutes. If you want something plain yet perfect with every meal, this Instant Pot White Rice will wow you every time.

Chicken Stir Fry
The sweet and savory chicken is so flavorful when combined with these easy ingredients.
Chicken Stir Fry

Friday – Shish Kabob

Shish kabobs are so easy and always a crowd-pleaser. Alternate beef and veggies in a delicious marinade for the best meal in minutes. Microwave Bake Potatoes are one of the best side dishes to try with this recipe!

Shish Kabob
Beef kabobs are so tasty and the shish kabob marinade gives it all a really amazing flavor. You can meal prep and make these ahead of time to save time later.
Shish Kabob

Breakfast – Strawberry Mango Smoothie

Strawberry Mango Smoothie is a light and refreshing smoothie that’s delicious and perfect as a breakfast smoothie or afternoon snack.

Strawberry Mango Smoothie
The creamy texture and the fruity taste make for an easy way to get my kids to eat fruit. You can easily make this smoothie with frozen fruit or fresh fruit.
Strawberry Mango Smoothie

Dessert – Jello Poke Cake

With just a few ingredients, this cake is super easy to make and even the kids can help.

Jello Poke Cake
This strawberry Jello Poke Cake is loaded with flavor and made easily with simple ingredients.
Jello Poke Cake

More Side Dish Recipes

Leftover Ideas

  • Pork Chops – Use The leftover pork and gravy. Chop up the pork and stir in egg noodles or rice.
  • Carne Asada – Use the meat to make Steak Fajita Quesadillas or Chicken Philly Cheesesteak.
  • Drumsticks – pull the meat off the bone and then use it in any of our Leftover Rotisserie Chicken Recipes
  • Shish Kabob – Reheat the steaks a veggies on a skillet with a little bit of water. Steak them until heated through. Drizzle with Teriyaki sauce and top on rice.

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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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