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Meal Planning

Meal planning for your family on a weekly basis can help make dinner time much easier. Our mum vloggers have shared their meal planners and meal planning tips, tricks and ideas for original lunches and dinners every day of the week. We know how hard it can be to come up with inspiration every day so by planning ahead and borrowing some of these must-try meal ideas, we’re sure your family dinnertimes are about to get way more interesting – and organised!

meal planning and food preparation ideas

Family meal planning ideas

There’s all sorts of ways to get organised when it comes to meal planning. From having themes for each night of the week or finding economical ways to use up what’s in your fridge, you can save money and feel more prepared for the week ahead. We suggest you check out some of these videos from the Channel Mum team who have tried and tested ways of meal planning that may well give you some inspiration for your family.

Weekly meal planner menu

Why not ask everyone in your family for a suggestion or better yet – some help preparing each meal? You could even challenge yourself to try new recipes one a week, while keeping some family favourites on the menu for good measure.