Welcome, Virtual Besties, to the first installment of our weekly Family Meal Plan series! In this blog, we’ll provide a detailed meal plan designed for a family of 7. These delicious recipes are easy to prepare, making your meal prep a breeze. Let’s dive into Week 1’s meal plan and get ready to enjoy some fantastic meals together!
Week 1 Family Meal Plan: Delicious and Easy Recipes for a Family of 7
- 1 box of pancake mix
- 1 egg
- 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract
- Mix the pancake mix, egg, and vanilla extract in a bowl.
- Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
- Pour the batter into a greased baking dish.
- Bake for 15-20 minutes until golden brown.
- To add some extra flavor, feel free to customize the pancakes by adding fruits, chocolate chips, or cinnamon.
- 4 cans of tuna in water
- 4 boiled eggs
- 2 tablespoons of mayo
- 2 tablespoons sweet pickle relish
- Onion powder
- Black pepper
- Flour tortillas
- In a bowl, mix together the tuna, boiled eggs (chopped), mayonnaise, sweet pickle relish, onion powder, and black pepper. Season it to taste
- Spoon approximately 2 tablespoons of the tuna mixture onto each flour tortilla.
- Wrap the tortillas like burritos, folding in the sides and rolling them up tightly.
- 1 tablespoon of olive oil
- 1/2 onion, diced
- 1 pound of ground beef
- Beef bouillon
- Garlic salt
- Worcestershire sauce
- 2 cups of flour
- 3 cups of water
- Heat olive oil in a medium heat pan and sauté the diced onions.
- Add ground beef to the pan and cook until browned.
- Season with beef bouillon, garlic salt, and Worcestershire sauce to taste.
- Once the beef is browned, sprinkle the flour over it and stir well.
- Gradually add water while stirring continuously until the gravy thickens to your desired consistency.
- Serve the beef gravy over mashed potatoes or rice for a hearty and satisfying meal.
- 1/2 pound of ground beef
- 1 whole kielbasa sausage
- 1/2 onion, diced
- 1/2 bell pepper, diced
- 1 jar of spaghetti sauce
- 1 box of pasta (penne or spaghetti noodles)
- Cut the kielbasa sausage and veggies into bite-sized pieces.
- Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a medium heat pan and sauté the diced onions and bell peppers.
- Add the ground beef to the pan and cook until browned.
- If using fatty meat, drain the grease.
- Add the kielbasa sausage and spaghetti sauce to the pan and mix well.
- Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to the package instructions.
- Once the pasta is cooked, drain it and add it to the pan with the sauce.
- Mix the pasta and sauce together until well combined.
- Serve the spaghetti with garlic bread and sprinkle some Parmesan cheese on top. A side salad pairs perfectly with this meal.
Congratulations on completing Week 1 of our Family Meal Plan! We hope you and your family enjoyed these delicious and easy-to-make recipes. Stay tuned for more weekly meal plans to keep your family well-fed and satisfied. Until next time, happy cooking!