30 Family Meal Planning Templates [weekly, monthly, budget]


Free family meal planning templates that you can use to help plan your grocery list, weekly and monthly meals.  These meal planning templates include free printables, healthy, paleo, vegetarian, and even meal planning on a budget.

Let these templates help take the work out of meal planning so that you can enjoy your time before, during and after your meals!

Meal Planning

Tip Junkie Food has 91 meal plan and lists all with pictured instructions to learn or how to make.  You can always search there if you’re looking for more recipes with step-by-step instructions. {wink}

Meal Planning


1.  Menu Planner {free printable} ~ A meal planner you will be proud to display.  Print it out, put it under glass and use a dry erase marker and you can use it from week to week.  And if you’re that organized, there’s even room for breakfast and lunch.


2.  Meal Planner Printable {Printable Meal Calendar} ~ A great time saver is having your meals planned and groceries  ready each day of the week.  This printable meal planner and attached shopping list will help you get yourself on the road to saving time each day.


3.  DIY Chalkboard Menu Planner ~ This is the perfect way to organize your family dinners each week! So cute to display in your kitchen so everyone knows what to expect! No more, “whats for dinner mom?” Best of all thanks to this tutorial you can make one yourself!

Meal Planning4.  Meal Planner Menu Board {Craft Ideas} ~ Organize and plan your family’s meals a week at a time with this simple craft idea. This is a great tool to help teach children the life skills of planning and organization which they can use for the future.


5.  How to Create a Chalkboard Menu {chalk board paint} ~ Keep your meal planning for the week organized and add some whimsy to your dining room with this chalkboard menu!


6.  Clipboard Menu Planner ~ We spend a lot of time in the kitchen everyday so what better place than this to have a command center?!  It features a menu board, to do list and metal filing baskets.  Everything you need to plan your week.

Printable Meal Planner

Printable Meal Planner7.  Printable Weekly Meal Planner ~ More absolutely charming eye candy on this blog! Her artwork is darling. You can download your own weekly meal planner for free. I love that this one has spots for all three meals, and not just dinners. Pretty sure I eat more than once a day! {wink}

Printable Menu Planner

8.  Printable Menu Plan and Shopping List {Printable Worksheets} ~ If you are looking for something new to help you organize your menu and shopping list each week, this just might be the trick.  Write out your menu on one side of the paper and make your shopping list on the other.  Then separate and place the menu on your fridge and the shopping list in your purse.

Printable Meal Planner

9.  Free Printable Weekly Meal Planner Sheets ~ In both color and black and white, these printables will help you to plan a week’s worth of meals. Includes a section for notes as well as checkboxes next to each dinner item to mark what you’ve made! Printable Menu Planner

10.  Menu Planner {Weekly Calendar Printable} ~ Make your meal planning easier and prettier with these free printable menu planners.  Fourteen different designs to choose from. Let’s eat!

Family Meal Planning

Family Meal Planning

11.  EZ Kitchen Menu Planner ~ I list those entrees on the right side which gives me a quick reference list and I don’t have to think or plan ahead too much to pull a decent dinner off. Weekly Meal Planner 12.  DIY Menu Planner ~ Stay organized with this DIY meal planner.  The tutorial shows you how to sew the cute cover too.  Makes a great bridal shower gift, especially if you include some dinner recipes and a grocery store gift card.

 Family Meal Planning 13.  Free Printable Menu Planner  ~  Creating a healthy lunch your child will eat is no longer an overwhelming task!  Thanks to this amazing ‘Pick Your Lunch‘ food checklist, your child{ren} can help create their own custom yummy school lunches.  Simply have your child mark the food they want to eat for lunch.  It’s as easy as 1-2-3!

Family Meal Planning 14.  Grocery Planner Clipboard with Free Printable ~ This grocery planner is fantastic!  It adheres to your refrigerator with magnets to help keep you organized.  The free printable includes a daily menu and a shopping list.  You can add your pen and coupons in the little box next to the clipboard.

Weekly Meal Plan

Weekly Meal Plan 15.  Menu and Grocery List {Free Printable} ~ What’s for dinner?  The question all mothers dread.  Use this free printable list to plan out your meals for the week and organize the list you need for the grocery store.  And it’s cute to boot!


16.  Meal Planning Recipe Bank ~ Menu item is written on a sticky note as well as the ingredient list.

Weekly Meal Planning Printable

17.  Weekly Meal Planning Printable {Family Planning} ~ If getting organized was on your list of resolutions is to get organized then this is one way to plan your meals out ahead of time so that you have more quality time to spend together as a family! All you have to do is download, print and plan!

Weekly Meal Planning

18.  Owl Weekly Meal Planner ~ I created this weekly meal planner with attached grocery list so that I had a great place to plan and store my meals.  I have made it available as a free download as well!

Monthly Meal Planner


19.  Monthly and Weekly Meal Planner ~ This cute printable menu planner is a great way to stay organized and avoid the dreaded question – “What’’s for dinner?”.

Monthly Meal Planner

20.  Printable Lunch Meal Planner ~ A cute lunch planner to help you stay organized and feeding the kiddos a healthy lunch.  Features images of cute healthy food so let the kids get involved in the planning too.

Monthly Meal Planner21.  Printable Meal Calendar ~ These printable calendars will help keep you organized, plus the cute vintage images will add some flair to your fridge.  The cleaning calendar features a month at a glance, and the meal calendar is set up for weekly planning.

Meal Planning on a Budget

Menu on a Budget22.  Printable Menu Planners ~ These printable menu planners are so pretty, you will WANT to plan dinner just to have an excuse to write on them.  Print and laminate so you can re-use them each week.

Vegetarian Meal Planning

Vegetarian Meal Planning

23.  Menu Planning ~ My mother-in-law says the worst part about cooking is having to figure out what to cook. I agree! With a Menu Planner that includes the Weekly plan, as well as an Idea section, you’ll never spend time guessing again!  The blog post tells you how to create your own, tips for use, and includes free customizable printables.

Vegetarian Meal Planner

24.  Vegetarian Meal Planning for the Year ~ Plan your vegetarian meals by the week, month or even year with all of these fabulous tasty recipes.

Paleo Meal Plan

Paleo Meals

25.  Paleo Meal Planning ~ A full weeks worth menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner including recipes.  All of the work is done for you.  Just print the free shopping list and get your ingredients.  It can’t get any easier than that!

Healthy Meal Plan


26. 1200 Calorie Diet Menu & Meal Plan ~ A nutrition rich diet that will help you to achieve a weight loss goal while maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Healthy Meal Planning

27.  Meal Planning Basics ~ Seven tips to help you plan healthy meals every day of the week.

Healthy Meal Plan

28.  Chef Solus Favorite Healthy Snack Recipes For Kids {Free Childrens Printables} ~ A wonderful way to get children eating on a healthy path is to introduce them to your kitchen at home and involve them in making some of their own meals. This free childrens printables includes 9 easy snacks for children to make for themselves, with a little help from mom and dad. This fun printable also doubles as a coloring sheet for children to color as they snack.

1500 Calorie Meal Plan

29.  Eating Plan for 1,500 Calories ~ You’ll eat well and stay satisfied each day with these healthy 1,500-calorie meal plans.

1,500 Calorie Meal Plan

30.  Healthy Meal Plan {1,500 calories} ~ 1,500 calories a day is easy and delicious when you follow this plan.  You’ll also love your flat belly!

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