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Weekly Meal Plan

Weekly Meal Plan…

Hello Sweet Basil readers! I’m Jenn from Motocross (MX) Momma! I am a busy mom to four boys (who are 11, 7, 5 and 10 months) and we live a hectic (but never boring) life in a small Wisconsin town! I work full time, and run a part-time business. The bigger boys all play sports so we are constantly on the go, which left me constantly struggling to get healthy meals made for lots of picky mouths every night.
I was drawn to Carrian’s blog for her recipes, and her menu posts, so I was SUPER stoked when she asked if I would guest post!! (Speaking of which, Carrian is posting over at my blog today so stop on by and see what she’s up to!)

I also plan our meals (two weeks at a time) and grocery shop just once every two weeks! I cannot even begin to tell you the impact it has made on our day-to-day living! We eat healthier than we had been because we rarely eat out and meal planning forces (or allows) me to really think about what we are going to be putting in our mouths! It has saved us time and money…we reuse leftovers and never waste time trying to decide what to make! It seemed like a huge undertaking and commitment at first, but honestly…it is easier than it seems! Here is our menu for this week…

Sunday 5/8
Cheeseburgers and Venison Brats (homemade by my step-dad)
Tuna Salad
Homemade Ice Cream Cake!!
(We had a cookout with my family for Mother’s Day!!)

Monday 5/9
Baked Salmon

Roasted Potatoes
Steamed Veggies

Tuesday 5/10
Baked Mac-n-Cheese

Wednesday 5/11
Leftovers

Thursday 5/12

Apple Butter Pork Chops
Baked Potatoes

Friday 5/13
French Bread Pizza
Salad

Saturday 5/14BBQ cHICKEN sALAD

Thanks so much, Carrian, for blog-swapping with me today! I hope you Sweet Basil readers stop on by and see what Carrian had to share, and to check out what else my boys and I are up to at our place!

Happy Monday!

-Jenn

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Cheney Family

Cade and Carrian have three children and love to spend time together whether it’s vacationing or snuggled up on the couch for a good movie.

And this family especially loves to eat.

They love everything from the keep you fit and healthy to the get out your sweat pants indulgent and everything in between.

But most of all, they love the memories made, shared and treasured and it’s all thanks to a meal shared together with loved ones.

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