How to Use A Family Meal Planner


Zainab Jagot Ahmed

Have you considered using meal planner? They’re an excellent way of organizing your meals and also your kitchen stocks! With fresh produce having a ‘best before’ date, you don’t want to buy loads and then not have enough time to cook them before they go bad. Meal plans help with reducing wastage and keep your weekly shopping costs low as you’ll only buy what you need each week.

Family Meal Planner with Snack

Meal plans don’t need to be complicated either. Simply learn to cook a few meals well and rotate them. This way you’ll have variety in your family’s diet, and by cooking these meals over and over again, you’ll start cooking them quickly saving you valuable time as well.

Baby's Meal Planner 7-12 months

I always plan my meals ahead of the week and believe me when I say they work and I would never go back!! I have enough chaos in my life being a parent and at least the kitchen chaos is under control. So I’ve put together a few meal planners for all of us to use. That’s right – you included. Simply click on the image of the meal plan relevant to your family, save it and print. Then stick it on your fridge and populate it with your meals for the week.

Baby's Meal Planner 12 months-2 years

Let me know how you get on and happy meal planning!

This post was originally published on Zainab’s blog here.

More About Zainab:

EAsy Indian Super meals bookAfter working as a professional marketer specializing in advertising and promotions in the fashion, entertainment and retail industries for almost 10 years, Zainab Jagot Ahmed left work to have her first child.

Following the birth of her daughter, Zainab was inspired to cook the most wholesome, tastiest baby food for her, and being from Indian origin wanted to cook Indian baby food. However, unable to find any Indian baby and toddler food cookery books, decided to write her own book.

After a year spent researching and writing, Zainab has written the very first Indian baby and toddler food cookery book focusing on traditional Indian cuisine adapted for babies, with an emphasis on SuperFoods and SuperSpices.

Learn more about her book at


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