Menu Plan Monday, February 8th

It’s time to get ready for the new week. And part of that prep is to make our meal plan for this week. Because when you have a plan for your meals, at least you know you’ll be eating well all week.

Menu plan with recipe links

Even though I share our meal plan each week, I really don’t enjoy meal planning. It’s not something I look forward to doing.

But I do encourage you to meal plan too, even if it isn’t your favorite tasks too.

I find it’s something I need to do to help keep our grocery expenses down, to keep us from eating out to often, and keep us from eating the same meals over and over again.

I will usually plan our meals for a month at a time. I post our meal plan here each week but I only meal plan once a month.

I find it’s easier to streamline the process and only have to meal plan once a month instead of every week. I’ve gotten to where I can plan a month’s worth of meals in about an hour.

So if you are like me and meal planning isn’t your favorite thing, give planning a month worth of meals at a time a try.

Now here’s what’s cooking at our house this week…

Our Menu,

chicken and green beans in a skillet cooked for dinner.


Easy Hamburger Dish and Salad

Barbecue Chicken, Rice, and Vegetables

Chicken and Green Beans Stir Fry with Rice

Kielbasa and Vegetable Skillet, Salad and Bread

Soft and Crisp Tacos, Refried Beans with Chips and Salsa

Grandma’s Pork Chops, Roasted Vegetables, and Fruit

Beef and Celery over Egg Noodles, Salad, and Fruit


Leftovers most days

Sandwiches with Tomato Soup

Turkey Bacon Sandwiches with Chips and Fruit

Burritos, Chips with Salsa and Fruit


An easy breakfast idea, breakfast haystacks. It’s an easy recipe that frugal too. At only $.35 a serving who wouldn’t enjoy this easy and healthy breakfast?! Grab the recipe and give it a try today!

Toast and Eggs

Pancakes, Eggs, and Sausage

Breakfast Haystacks with Toast

What’s cooking at your house this week?

Where to find more menu plan ideas for this week.

Do you need help planning your menu? Find my menu planning tips here with a free printable menu planner page and here for frugal menu planning tips.

Do you struggle with what to cook for dinner? Have endless meal ideas ready and waiting this guide can help…

Endless meals ideas cheatsheet cover 400

1 thought on “Menu Plan Monday, February 8th”

  1. Thanks for sharing your menu, Shelly. My kids love having BBQ chicken, too. We’ll be eating out on Friday. We’ll be heading to Portillo’s. I don’t know if they have Portillo’s restaurants in your area, but if they do, I highly recommend this place. They have the best dipped Italian beef sandwiches around. 🙂

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