Hello, friend! Welcome to another week of meal planning. I’m here to help you make meals for your large family so you can get all the things done and spend more time with your family! This week in my meal plan series, I have Budget Meal Plan Week 26 for a Large Family + FREE Grocery List with clickable planning printables. Each week I serve up a fresh meal plan with seven nights of delicious dinners. PLUS, because I *only know mega & lots,* each large family meal plan will guide you through making a little extra to help fill your freezer with tons of meals, yay! You’ll also want to grab all my other weekly meal plans, too!
This Budget Meal Plan Week 26 for a Large Family + Printable Grocery List includes Mexican Zucchini Lasagna, Slow Cooker Beef Tips in Gravy, Slow Cooker Hoppin’ John, and more easy meals! Plus a few kid-friendly snacks and on-the-go-breakfast ideas, too!
If you are a large family you may find you’ll get 7 big family dinners, plus some extra meals prepped ahead. If you are heading up a smaller family you will have plenty of leftovers for lunches and lots of extra to build your freezer meal stash. Don’t forget to sign up for the FREE Budget Meal Plan Week 26 Large Family Meal Plan + Free Grocery List Printables set HERE!
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If you plan ahead, you can do some big batch cooking to add some meals to your freezer for later. Serve up these delicious recipes at your own Large Family Table. Check out this post if you would like to know my must-have Large Family Freezer Meal Supplies.
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Budget Meal Plan Week 26 for a Large Family
Monday – Grits and Sausage Casserole
When you’re looking to change things up on your dinner menu, try having a breakfast-for-dinner night. This Grits and Sausage Casserole is a hearty meal that can be easily customized to your family’s tastes, but best of all it comes together fast, quick, and in a hurry and is hearty and delicious, too. Serve this tasty breakfast-for-dinner casserole with a side of fruit.
Tuesday – Mexican Zucchini Lasagna
Mexican Zucchini Lasagna is a unique healthy twist on a favorite traditional dish. This meaty and cheesy dish is also full of vegetables for a healthy meal for your family.
Wednesday – Slow Cooker Beef Tips in Gravy
Beef Tips in Gravy made in a slow cooker is a busy mom’s dream meal. With a little bit of preparation time, you can have this delicious meaty dinner in your slow cooker in a jiffy. Serve Beef Tips in Gravy over freezer mashed potatoes with a side of steamed carrots.
Thursday – Creamy Pork Casserole
Try Low Carb Creamy Pork Casserole to switch up the regular pork dishes. It contains plenty of fresh and flavorful ingredients, including pork loin, tomatoes, and butternut squash which means this casserole is all in one! Your main dish and your sides. Casseroles are a busy mom life hack.
Friday – Large Family Slow Cooker Hoppin John
Ham, black-eyed peas, and vegetables come together to make this flavorful dinner. The slow cooker does all of the work for you by making it a great meal to add to your large family menu. This recipe also tastes great with our Large Family Collard Greens in the Instant Pot.
Saturday – Instant Pot Cheeseburger Macaroni
Use your Instant Pot to create the most flavorful macaroni and cheese. Try this Big Family Instant Pot Cheeseburger Macaroni that is simple enough to prepare, slightly meaty, and perfectly cheesy. It is the perfect dish to serve to your loved ones for lunch or dinner. Serve with a tossed salad on the side.
Sunday – Cajun Style Slow Cooker Pot Roast
When you have a large family that enjoys food with a bit of a kick to it, you can expect to impress your loved ones by preparing this Large Family Slow Cooker Freezer Meals Cajun Style Pot Roast Recipe. It is a flavorful roast that cooks low and slow in the slow cooker.
Bonus Breakfast Recipe Idea: Large Family Vegetable Breakfast Casserole
Bonus Snack Recipe Idea: Freezer Friendly Homemade Granola Bars
Large Family Meal Planning
Making a meal plan is a great way to make sure you’re eating at home and with only a small amount of extra effort, you can also add meals to your freezer to make later meals more convenient. For more meal planning ideas, check out Large Family Meal Planning.
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