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Menu Plan Monday: Preparing for Earth Day

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This week, we celebrate Earth Day.

Week Sixteen’s menu plan includes yummy recipes in a printable menu plan and a printable shopping list.  But, I have also included some fun Earth-Day inspired snacks and treats in this week’s menu plan so you can celebrate this fun Holiday!

menu plans 16 . includes earth day snacks and treats

Week Sixteen Menu Plan:

Scroll to the bottom to print out these plans and the shopping list or, if you don’t want to wait, you can get 5 weeks of menu plans and shopping lists here.


Monday- Savory Honey Muffins on the Move at Carrots ‘N’ Cake

Tuesday-  Bowl of Cereal with frozen bananas.

Wednesday- Boiled Eggs (Make extra boiled eggs for lunch on Friday), Sausage Links, with Blueberries

Thursday – Buttered Waffles (make extra for next week, and place in freezer), with maple syrup and powdered sugar sprinkled over the top. Add blue berries or sliced strawberries.

Friday – Savory Pork Sausage and Sweet Potato Breakfast Casserole at Ripped Jeans and Bifocals

Saturday – Bagels with favorite toppings, (cream cheese, sausage patty, pizza toppings, etc.)

Sunday – Easy French Toast Biscuit Bake from Kori at Home


Monday- Ham, Cheese and Spinach Muffins with Learn and Play at Home with Cuties or Mandarin Oranges,  Cucumber Slices and a pear.

Tuesday- Grilled Ham & Cheese Roll-ups with, applesauce cups and pretzels

Wednesday- Spaghetti with meatballs and baguette (using leftover spaghetti from week 14).

Thursday – Peanut Butter Dip with a mix of dippers, apple slices, banana, celery, popcorn. and of course chocolate milk.

Friday – Boiled Eggs, sliced cucumbers or pickles, Oyster crackers, cherry tomatoes with a dessert treat (add affiliate links: rice krispy treats, or little debbies snack cakes).

Saturday – Beef & Broccoli Lunch Bowl with rice from Life Made Sweeter (reserve leftovers for lunch next week. )

Sunday –  Waldorf Salad at Cincy Shopper with a side of Crusty French Bread


Monday-  Slow Cooker Cheesy Enchilada Quinoa Bake at Chelsea’s Messy Apron

Tuesday- Sheet Pan Flank Steaks with roasted asparagus, baby potatoes and sliced onions. Simply slice the steak, place on one side of a roasting sheet or pan, lay the vegetables around the steak, drizzle with olive oil, salt & pepper. Roast in oven at 375 for 25 to 30 minutes or until the steak is cooked to your desired temperature. Remove the asparagus after about 10 minutes. Or, Pre-boil baby potatoes before placing on the pan, and broil for 6-10 minutes under the broiler.

Wednesday- Slow Cooker Sticky Chicken at It Is a Keeper with a side of buttered peas and steamed cauliflower.

Thursday -Freezer Meal: Slow Cooker Country Style BBQ Ribs from Happy Money Saver served with Cole Slaw and Green Beans

Friday –Tex Mex Shredded Roast Wraps at Crystal & Co. with Side Salad

Saturday – Freezer Meal: Chicken, Broccoli, & Rice Casserole at Money Saving Mom (This makes 4 freezer meals, so it’s great for next few months).

Sunday – Oven Fried Chicken at Kleinworth & Co. with Pineapple-Lime Rice from Kitchen Meets Girl

Week Sixteen_ Menu Plan Printables

Earth Day Snacks and Treats:

Since Earth Day is this week, I thought it would be fun to create a couple Earth-Inspired Snacks and Treats for the kids. 🙂  These are not included in the printable menu plan nor in the shopping list.  So, be sure to add them if you choose to make anything. 🙂

I love these adorable Earth Day Cookies at About a Mom

Amanda’s Cookin’ up a fun Edible Earth Day Rice Krispy Treat

These Earth Day Cake Pops from Vanilla and Lace are too stinking adorable!  Seriously, I need these in my life!

Week Sixteen Menu Plan Recipes and Shopping List

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My Favorite Easy to Follow Meal Plan Resources:

The following affiliate links are things that I love!  I get so tired of planning, but having interesting, educational, and down-right fun goodies makes this chore so much easier to swallow. ?

How to Meal Plan

Menu Wipe Off Board

My Favorite Pens

5 weeks of menu plans, perfect for April or any longer month

What do you do to be sure you are using a great variety of your recipes? Do you create a specific Easy to Follow Meal Plan?  Do you have a system of trying something new each week?  I would love to hear your menu planning details!

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