What’s for Dinner, 7 Day Frugal Meal Plan

This week’s meal plan isn’t anything fancy. It’s simple meals that are easy and inexpensive to make. I’ve included the recipe links for you too.

Menu plan with recipe links


We’ll be having  chili baked potatoes, they are a family favorite and so very easy to make. You can use canned chili in this meal for a super easy dinner. Or make your own chili to top the potatoes with. These are also great with cooked ground beef instead of chili. I like to add taco seasoning when I use the ground beef.

Pizza and breakfast for dinner are on the menu this week too. Both are easy to make. If you need a good pizza dough recipe you need to try this one. It’s easy to make and no rising time needed.

We are also trying a new recipe Loaded Burrito Bowls. They sound great. I don’t know if I’ll stick with the recipe or make my own changes we will see when I cook dinner that night.

Here’s the meal plan for this week,


Easy dinner solution, Chili Baked Potato Bar


Out to Eat

Southwest Skillet Chicken, Chips and Salsa, and Salad

Chili Baked Potatoes, Salad, and Fruit

Ham, Eggs, Hash Browns, and Toast

Loaded Burritos Bowls and Fruit

Pizza and Salad

A great recipe for glazed pork chops

Glazed Pork Chops, Garlic and Chive Mashed Potatoes, and Salad



Leftover Most Days

Tuna Sandwiches, Tomato Soup, and Vegetable Sticks

Tuna Casserole, Salad, and Fruit


Vegan Pancake Recipe

Toast and Eggs

Pancakes, Eggs, and Sausage

Omelets, Hash Browns, and Homemade Biscuits

I would love to hear what’s cooking at your house this week! Please scroll down and leave me a comment with your menu plan below.


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

If you haven’t seen my 2016 Homemaking Planner you can check it out by following this link. It has a menu planner, grocery shopping list and much more.

Need to get organized? I've got the perfect planner for you. This 2016 planner has over 60 pages to help you get your day organized. Come see if it's right for you.


Find more menu plan ideas at Org Junkie too.

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4 thoughts on “What’s for Dinner, 7 Day Frugal Meal Plan”

  1. The southwest chicken skillet sounds good. 🙂 We’ll be having pizza this week, too, but it’ll be out of the house this time. We’re going to be visiting a new MOD pizza location, and we’re looking forward to that.

  2. I love eating Burrito Bowls, but I’ve never made them at home. I’m excited to hear what you think of the new recipe 🙂

    We had lasagna last night (without the noodles) and will have BBQ meatballs later in the week.

  3. Great menu- I love burrito bowls and I think they are the type of thing you could make however you like once you have a master recipe!

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