Creating a Weekly Meal Plan

Creating a Weekly Meal Plan

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Topic #2 in Adulting 101: Meal Planning Lesson

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  • Now that you have determined a budget amount, its time to plan your week of meals!
  • When shopping for one person it is important to consider the amount of ingredients, your nutrition needs , and the amount of time you have to prepare meals. 
  • Questions to consider when meal planning: 1. How much money do I have to spend on groceries this week? 2. How many portions or meals can I make with one recipe? 3. Are there any days where I know that I will not be eating at home (for example, you are going to a friends house for dinner and studying). 4. How much time do you have to cook/prepare your food? 5. Are your meals well balanced (do you have a protein,  vegetable or  fruit, and at starch?)
  • Once you have answered these questions, you can decide what you need to buy at the store this week!
  • Once you're at the store, you can decide exactly how much of the indgredients you need and make adjustments to your grocery list.
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