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5 Tips on How to Create a Meal Planning Pantry [with a free Pantry Essentials Checklist & 5 Pantry Meal-Kit Recipes]

5 Tips on How to Create a Meal Planning Pantry [with a free Pantry Essentials Checklist & 5 Pantry Meal-Kit Recipes]

How to Create a Meal Planning Pantry: Life gets pretty busy as a family, and having a pantry stocked with some essential inventory items takes the pressure out of cooking. If you have the ingredients on-hand in your pantry, it goes without saying that meals are easier and quicker to prepare. I like having options on hand should an ingredient unexpectedly be unavailable, and prefer not to run out of ingredients that are on scheduled meal plan. Let your pantry be your guide for family meals! Includes a Pantry Essentials Checklist and 5 Pantry Meal-Kit Recipes for when you need something to eat in a pinch!

Salmon Patties

Salmon Patties

This fast & healthy recipe for Salmon Patties is on the table in what feels like no time, and is easily paired with simple sides. This recipe uses canned salmon that you can easily keep on hand in your kitchen pantry for an emergency meal  you need a quick dinner, recipe failure, or you just don't feel like making dinner. If you're looking for easy meal ideas that are kid approved, a simple way to begin cooking with fish, or some food pantry meal ideas, add this to your list! This is a great back-up to ordering takeout and will soon become a favourite!

Grilled Potato Niçoise-Style Salad

Grilled Potato Niçoise-Style Salad

This Grilled Potato Niçoise-Style Salad is an easy recipe and healthy summer meal that is a perfect outdoor BBQ dinner idea for busy families! Warmer summer nights has our family cooking dinner recipes outside! This is a quick & easy dinner that allows the potatoes to cook in under 8 minutes by slicing them thinly. The Carisma potatoes by EarthFresh really shine in taste and texture for this grilled salad family meal. 

Family-Style Ploughman's Lunch

Family-Style Ploughman's Lunch

Are you thinking about trying to make that perfect meat and cheese platter for Father's Day or Dad's birthday? Maybe you're just searching for another easy summer meal, or family-friendly recipe that the whole family will enjoy and have fun with. A Family-Style Ploughman's Lunch, which is essentially a combined cheese board and charcuterie platter, is a easy and impressive looking meal that is delicious and will engage the whole family. Loaded with fruits, vegetables as well as whole grain crackers, breads and cheeses, there's something everyone will enjoy during this mealtime.

One Week Meal Plan of Easy Family Dinners (with a free Grocery List)

One Week Meal Plan of Easy Family Dinners (with a free Grocery List)

One Week Meal Plan of Easy Family Dinners (with Grocery List). Looking for a one week family-friendly meal plan, including recipes and a grocery list? Look no further! This post shared six delicious & easy meals for busy families, with varying cooking approaches that adapt t your schedule on weeknights. Included are recipes for 30 minute meals, slow cookers, and even an awesome sheet pan dinner. A complete grocery list is also included for all six meals that you can save for later to make your shopping a breeze.