Summer time is just as important as ever to get your meal plan in place. Making sure your meal plan has plenty of easy summer dinner recipes will set you up to allow flexibility in your schedule!
There are two things you can do in deciding which easy summer dinner recipes to plan and cater to a busy and unpredictable summer schedule.
1.Plan meals that can easily be packed up last minute and be sure to keep a supply of paper goods (plates, napkins, plastic silverware) on hand and ready to go.
Example of on the go meals would things like wraps, salads, burritos, pastas, or one pot recipes just to name a few. Meals that can be easily prepped before you head out on your adventure leave room in your plans to either stay home or head out the door for a last minute picnic.
2.The second option would be to have meals that can be prepped or even cooked ahead of time. That way you can enjoy an entire day out in the sunshine and avoid the temptation to grab fast food on the way home.
Then to make it even easier for you, I have a FREE meal planning printable toolkit for you. Then to make it even more easy for you, scroll down this page to find your free printable complete meal plan with every recipe our family will be eating this month.
Make sure that you are stacking the savings!
After you have your grocery list in order. Make sure that you are shopping the sales at your local stores and be sure to get as many rebates as possible!
My very favorite and easiest way to get money back from grocery shopping is by using Ibotta!
It is SO SIMPLE! Get the app, look to see which rebates are available at the specific store you plan to shop at, purchase qualifying products, upload your receipt right into the app, and the cash will be credited to your account!
If you are new to using Ibotta, make sure to use my link to sign up and you will get $10 instantly after you claim your first rebate on top of all the other cash back you will be getting!
What our easy summer dinner recipes meal plan looks like in real life
Before you checkout the video showing you exactly what this month’s summer monthly meal plan looks like, go follow me on Instagram! Our family has so much fun sharing pics and IG stories showing you what our frugal life really looks like!
Monthly Grocery Haul
Free Printable Summer Monthly Meal Plan
Download this month’s FREE meal plan by clicking the image below. Once you have the pdf open, each menu item will become a clickable link to the recipe.
What do you think?
How do you like the recipes I rounded up for you this month? What is your favorite summer dinner? Let’s chat in the comments below!
Thanks for stopping in and I will talk to you soon!