Marie from the podcast, Feed Your Family Tonight, talks with me to give some invaluable tips on how to easily plan meals when our lives are anything but easy. Marie has some awesome tips and you’re guaranteed to walk away with at least one thing you’ll be able to implement to make mealtime easier.
Overview of the Interview: How to Meal Plan So You’ll Stick With It
(2:51) Marie talks about looking at your family’s activities first before considering a meal plan. She has what she calls a “dinner bell” which is the target time for when you’re going to eat which changes.
(5:38) How can single parents meal plan like this when some nights its dinner for one then another night its dinner for 3?
(7:11) should we plan our meals around what the grocery store has on sale because that sounds so complicated.
(9:37) Marie talks about the most important part of cooking meals at home (or so I think) don’t set yourself up for failure!
(10:54) Marie gives some awesome tips about shopping at my favorite grocery store – Aldis.
(12:33) The importance of a backup meals and examples of great ones such as bean and cheese quesadillas or chicken noodle soup.
(15:45) Is it really faster to go through the drive-thru when you have these back up meals?
(16:41) Marie’s tip to save 20 minutes a night cooking dinner.
Where to find Marie:
Podcast: Feed Your Family Tonight (all platforms and players)