Plan Ahead for Dinner

As a single parent there is just one of you to pick up your kids, bring them home and make dinner. Because of that, the job of planning healthy meals for your family is really important.

Pre-planned, healthy dinners make the whole week better. Kids are fed before they are starving. Homework starts on time. Bath time goes as planned. It's like a magic wand for a peaceful evening.

An important part of making it all work is to be organized about meal planning and food shopping. The links below will help you get started:

Meal Planning

http://moneysavingmom.com/downloads/meal-menu-planners
http://organizedhome.com/printable/household-notebook/weekly-menu-planner-shopping-list

Batch Cooking

http://theartofsimple.net/back-to-the-basics-batch-cooking/
http://www.allyou.com/diet-fitness/diet/batch-cooking

Grocery Lists

http://www.grocerylists.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/grocerylistsDOTorg_Deluxe_v3_3.pdf
http://www.grocerylists.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/grocerylistsDOTorg_Vegetarian_v1_2.pdf
http://outofmilk.com/ShoppingList.aspx

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