May Meal Plan

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I know I say this every month but… I can’t believe this month’s over! Sitting down and creating a monthly meal plan really makes you take stock of time as it passes. My May Meal Plan is comin’ at cha.

The May Meal Plan is here! Meal Planning can be quick and simple when you use this method!
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I won’t go into details about how or why I meal plan because I dive deep on those topics in this post about Monthly Meal Plans, so click on over there for details and a free printable to get you started.

If you often plan meals but don’t follow through, here are some helpful tips for sticking to a meal plan!

What’s in the Meal Plan this month?

As always, you can expect Tacos on Tuesdays and Pizza on Fridays. We’re also going to be grilling more, tossing together quick sandwiches, eating more sandwiches — I hate coming inside to cook on warm days when we all just want to be outside for hours. I’ll also be including a few new recipes from The Weeknight Dinner Cookbook to keep my kids trying new things.

When I'm not feeling inspired to meal plan, I leaf through a cookbook and quickly get ideas!
My favorite cook book.

We also have a lot of special events going on in May (two birthdays, Mother’s Day and Memorial Day) which will I will plan closer to that day. Also, I don’t really care what we what on Mother’s Day, but I’m not cooking.

If you’re looking for more inspo, check out these other meal planning posts (I do this every month, but I’m taking a break for the summer): January’s Meal Plan, February’s Meal Plan, March’s Meal Plan, and April’s Meal Plan.

The May Meal Plan starts out by listing the "no brainers" like pizza on Fridays and Tacos on Tuesdays.

Our May Meal Plan

Here’s what we’re eating:

  1. Order Out (Girls’ Night)
  2. Burgers on the Grill
  3. Whole Chicken (crock pot)
  4. Q’s Birthday Dinner
  5. Chicken Avocado Sandwiches
  6. Quesadillas
  7. Homemade Pizza
  8. Hot Dogs & Mac’n’Cheese
  9. Mother’s Day
  10. Breaded Chicken & Salad Kit
  11. Tacos
  12. B’s Birthday Dinner
  13. Chicken, Broccoli, & Pasta with Garlic Butter Sauce
  14. Homemade Pizza
  15. Order Out
  16. Meatballs & Spaghetti
  17. Grilled Pork Chops
  18. Taco Salad
  19. Fajita Bowls
  20. Cheesy Mexican Pasta (from The Weeknight Dinner Cookbook)
  21. Pizza
  22. Burgers & Sweet Potato Fries
  23. Baked Ziti
  24. Southwest Garden Salad with Chicken (from The Weeknight Dinner Cookbook)
  25. Turkey Tacos
  26. Grilled Chicken & Sweet Potatoes
  27. Cuban Sliders
  28. Homemade Pizza
  29. Steak Shish Kabobs & Rice
  30. Pulled Pork (crock pot)
  31. Cheesy Southwest Beef & Potato Skillet (from The Weeknight Dinner Cookbook)

So What’s in your Meal Plan?

Try making a meal plan this month and see how it affects your evenings! I can’t imagine trying to make dinner without a meal plan anymore, I truly rely on them!

Once you start creating a monthly meal plan, you'll never want to stop!

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