Meal Plan Monday: Week #4

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We’re into week four of meal planning, and I haven’t been great at it, but I’m getting better! I’m loving the ideas and recipes from all of the lovely Bloggers, and hope you are, too! Be sure to subscribe to updates to get an email when a new Week is posted! In case you’ve missed them, be sure to check out Weeks 1, 2, and 3 for further inspiration!

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This week, we have some great recipes from Sweet Tea Baby Brie, Family Capers, Strength and Sunshine, and Kidgredients! Yum!

If you are cooking and loving the ideas here, feel free to use the tag #CookingwithMPM on social media, so we can see how great your dishes turn out! And, if you would like to submit any recipes to be featured, let me know by filling out the form here, or sending an email!

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Get some more ideas for the kids’ lunches! Photo Credit: Kidgredients


Need help with lunch boxes for the kids? Kidgredients Guide to Awesome Lunches, an ebook by Kidgredients has some great helps, tips, and recipes for lunches.* I also recommend browsing through her week of lunch boxes series! I have heard recently that packing a lunch for the ones at home is a great idea as well, so you have something quick to grab as the day goes!

Monday: Simple Salmon Fillet

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Slow Cooker Chicken Sofrito (Photo Credit:

Tuesday: Slow Cooker Chicken Sofrito by Strength and Sunshine

Wednesday: Lamb Mini Rump Pot Roast by Family Capers

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Veggie Packed Quiche (Photo Credit: Sweet Tea Baby Brie)

Thursday: Veggie Packed Quiche by Sweet Tea Baby Brie

Friday: Snapper On Pappardelle by Family Capers

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Slow Cooker Apricot Chicken (Photo Credit: Kidgredients)

Saturday: Slow Cooker Apricot Chicken by Kidgredients

Sunday: Slow Cook Beef Roast

I hope you enjoy your week ahead! If you want to share this week’s tasty recipes, please do! Happy Dining!


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Recipes from Mummy Confessions

Simple Salmon Fillet
Two Salmon Fillets
Black Pepper
Cayenne Pepper
Olive Oil
Aluminium Foil

1. Preheat oven on 200 degrees Celsius
2. Place fillet in centre of foil square.  Add a pinch of salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper and paprika on top of fillet.
3. Add a very small amount of olive oil on top of fillet.
4. Cut lemon into slices and add on top of fillet.
5. Wrap fillet in foil making sure it it completely covered.
6. Place it n oven for 30 minutes.
7. Serve along side your favourite vegetables.


Slow Cook Beef Roast
1 rump roast or round roast
1 pack French onion soup mix
2 beef stock cubes
2 carrots
3-6 potatoes, depending on size

1. Peel potatoes and carrots and cut to desired size. Place at bottom of slow cooker.
2. Place roast in pot.
3. Melt stock cubes in 2 cups water and pour over roast.
4. Add in packet of French onion soup mix.
5. Pour more water if needed over top, should be about half covering roast.
6. Cook for 6 or so hours on high.
7. Serve along side rice or noodles. You can boil some pasta in the stock watered down as well for more flavour.

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