7 day meal planner plus printable grocery list


7 day Meal planner grocery list

7 day meal planner grocery list

So, I do this anyway, I thought I would share it with you.. if you are busy maybe this can help you for the next week. Here are 7 recipes plus my grocery list for all of the meals and any extra items you might need (Don’t forget to add sides, I have some ideas within the recipes!). All of us chefs need some extra help right? Now if someone would just unload the groceries when I get back home.. hah!

Meal One: Garlic Ranch Chicken Pizza

1 pizza crust
1/2 cup ranch dressing
1 tomato,sliced and diced
1/4 cup green onion, chopped
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 Parmesan cheese
8 ounces boneless skinless chicken breast halves, diced
1 Tbsp. Olive Oil
garlic (to taste)
bacon bits (optional)
1 teaspoon salt & pepper (to taste)


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. I used my Pampered Chef pizza stone and heated it in the oven before putting the pizza on it.
  3. Put pizza crust on stone, drizzle with olive oil and spread over crust with brush.
  4. Saute chicken in skillet with olive oil and garlic (I used 1tsp of the jarred minced garlic).
  5. Spread Ranch dressing over crust.
  6. Sprinkle with cooked chicken, cheeses, tomatoes, green onions and bacon bits.
  7. Place in oven for 20 mins. or until cheese is melted. Let rest for several minutes, then cut and serve.

Sides: garden salad

*recipe courtesy of TidyMom


Meal Two: Simple Taco Salad

Ingredients/Directions (layer the following)
romaine lettuce, chopped
cilantro, chopped
black beans, drained and rinsed
corn ( I use canned)
cherub or grape tomatoes, chopped in half
avocado, sliced
jack and cheddar cheese blend, finely grated
Tostitos chips (or your favorite brand), crushed
Make a package of ranch dressing mix; add Bull’s Eye bar-b-que sauce to taste.

Sides: chips and salsa

*recipe courtesy of  All things Simple


Meal Three: Cheesy Twice Baked Potatoes with Hamburger


2-4 Large Russet Potatoes
Hamburger Meat
Shredded Cheddar Cheese
Butter & Milk
Sour Cream & Chives


  1. Turn oven to broil
  2. Slice potatoes in half long wise and cook in microwave 6-7 minutes or until fully cooked.
  3. Scrape the inside out of the potato
  4. Mix in a bowl: potato, meat, cheese, a small amount of butter, milk and sour cream, chives, salt & pepper.
  5. Place mixture back into the potato shells.
  6. Bake in oven until crispy and brown on top about 10 minutes.
Sides: garden salad and vegetable of choice
*recipe courtesy of Living Locurto
Meal Four: Italian Crockpot Chicken


4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 envelope Italian salad dressing
1/4 cup water
1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese
1 can condensed cream of chicken soup
(optional) 1 can (4 oz.) mushroom stems and pieces (drained)
hot cooked noodles or rice

  1. Cut the chicken into medium sized chunks and place in slow cooker.
  2. Combine salad dressing mix and water – pour over chicken.  Cover and cook on low for 3 hours.
  3. In a small mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and soup until blended.
  4. If you like mushrooms – Stir them into mix now.
  5. Pour mix over chicken.
  6. Cook 1 hour longer or until juices run clear.
  7. Serve over rice or noodles.
Sides: garden salad
Meal Five: Turkey Burgers
1 package ground turkey
2 rounded tablespoons horseradish
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
2 green onions finely chopped
1 tablespoon grill seasonings
olive oil
Buns, Lettuce & Tomato
  1. Heat a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together meat, horseradish, Worcestershire sauce, cheese, onions, and grill seasoning. Form 4 patties and drizzle them with olive oil. Cook the burgers for 5 to 6 minutes each side.
  3. Add burgers to buns, lettuce and tomato

Sides: sweet potato fries and corn on the cob

*recipe courtesy of Living Locurto



Meal Six: Easy Steak Fajitas


2 tbsp olive oil
cooked Steak Pieces, I use Soules steak fajita packages
one medium yellow onion chopped
1 green bell pepper chopped
1/2 c salsa of choice, like la victoria medium
1 c shredded cheddar cheese
flour tortillas
sour cream (optional)
guacamole (optional)
  1. heat olive oil in non-stick skillet
  2. add steak pieces, heat for two minutes
  3. add chopped onion & bell pepper, sautee for 5 minutes
  4. add salsa, stir occasionally for 5 minutes until bubbling
  5. remove from heat, add cheese and allow to melt
  6. serve in flour tortillas with sour cream and guacamole
Sides: chips & refried beans
Meal Seven: Simple Garlic Noodles & Shrimp

1 Prepared Packaged Noodles like Lipton Creamy Garlic Shells
frozen boiled shrimp (popcorn size)
Garlic salt to taste


  1. Mix the noodles according to the package, but set the timer for 2 minutes less than what it calls for.
  2. While the noodles are cooking in the microwave take 2-3 handfuls of frozen shrimp (I buy the kind with the tails already off) and thaw in a bowl of cold water.
  3. When the microwave goes off, do not remove the noodles from the microwave. Drain the shrimp and add to the noodles and stir, close the microwave and continue cooking for the remaining 2 mins.
  4. Let shrimp and noodles sit for a few mins before removing from microwave.
  5. When I take them out I sprinkle with a little garlic salt and serve.

Sides: garden salad and sourdough toast

*recipe courtesy of TidyMom


Here is my printable grocery list in PDF format also! Enjoy!

7 day meal planner grocery list



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