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Free Printable Monthly Menu Plan:  Make & Freeze 20 Meals for Less Than $150!

Free Printable Monthly Menu Plan: Make & Freeze 20 Meals for Less Than $150!

If you would like to spend less time in the kitchen or drive-thru, and save a boat load of money (even without using coupons!), then it’s time to start making more than one meal at a time, with more going in the freezer for later.  With these Easy Recipes for this Make Ahead Freezer Meal Quick Start Menu Plan, we teach you how and make it EASY!


This Make Ahead Freezer Printable Meal Plan will help you to:

– fill your freezer with a month’s worth of food
– cook once; eat multiple meals
– enjoy homemade, nutritious meals without stress
– save time, energy and money
– always know what’s for dinner

I have been working with Robin from NeatNestOrganizingnow.com to bring you an entire Make Ahead Freezer meal plan of Wegmans Recipes and shopping list so that you can buy and make 20 Meals for under $150!  Even though we shopped at Wegmans, this meal plan will work for any store.  Keep in mind that prices vary per store, so yours may be a bit different depending on sales and coupons.  Also, this meal plan is based on a family of four people.

Here is what you will get in your PDF file:

Meal Plan Calendar 

Shopping List for Groceries and Freezer Supplies

Cook in a Day Directions Sheet

Recipes for all 20 Meals 

**You will also find other make ahead freezer meal bonus tips scattered in the recipes!

 The Quick Start Menu Items are:

Taco meat  FOUR different ways to enjoy

BBQ Pork   THREE different ways to enjoy

Grilled Chicken TWO different ways to enjoy

Sloppy Joes  FOUR different ways to enjoy

Quiche a meatless entree to enjoy

*Each serves a family of 4 & plan includes main dishes, sides & vegetables, too.

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Are these recipes not your cup of tea?  That’s ok too because then I suggest you check out MyFreezEasy where you can build your own custom meal plans!

 

Here is a breakdown of what you will spend at the store with this Wegmans Meal Plan:

Tacos (on Mondays)Total = $48.66

BBQ Pork (on Tuesdays) Total = $26.69

Quiche (on Wednesdays) Total = $16.72

Sloppy Joe’s (on Thursdays) Total = $25.87

Chicken Dishes (on Fridays) Total = $21.09

**If price is not next to item, then it means you purchased enough from a different recipe.

Tacos
3 lbs Ground Beef = $3.99/lb = $11.97
(2) Ortega Taco Seasoning = $1.58 for both
Chi-Chis Tortilla, 10 ct = $1.29

Taco Toppings:
Head of Iceburg Lettuce – $1.39
Grape Tomatoes, 1 pt = $2.99
Vidalia Sweet Onion = $1.29/lb
Wegmans Brand Sour Cream, 16 oz = $1.59
2 Avacados = $4.00
Concord Foods Guacamole Mix, 1 oz – $0.99
Wegmans Sharp Cheddar Cheese, 8 oz = $2.79

Week 2 Taco Salad:
Wegmans Romaine Salad Mix = $2.50
Santitas Tortilla Chips, 11 oz = $2.00
Grape Tomatoes, 1 pt = $2.99

Week 3 Taco Soup:
1 can each:
Wegmans Black Beans, 15.5 oz = $0.79
Wegmans Seasoned Chili Beans, 15.5 oz = $0.79
Wegmans Corn, 15.25 oz = $0.59
Wegmans Diced Tomatoes, 14.5 oz = $0.79
Wegmans Tomato Sauce, 8 oz = $0.39
Dion Ground Cumin, 1.09 oz = $2.49
Simply Organic Ranch Salad Dressing Mix, 1 oz = $1.49

Week 4 Taco Pasta Skillet:
Barilla Tri-Colored Rotini Pasta, 12 oz – $1.39
1 can each:
Wegmans Corn, 15.25 oz = $0.59
Wegmans Diced Tomatoes, 14.5 oz = $0.79
Kraft Barbecue Sauce, 17.5 oz = $1.19
= $48.66

BBQ Pulled Pork
(2) Wegmans Whole Boneless Center Cut Pork Loin Roast = $5.38 for 2 lbs
2 TBS of BBQ sauce
(2) Wegmans Chili Sauce, 12 oz = $3.78 for both
Concord Foods Lemon Juice, 4.5 fl oz – $1.50
Wegmans Yellow Mustard, 8 oz = $0.99
French’s Worcestershire Sauce, 10 fl oz = $1.79
Wegmans Brown sugar, 32 oz = $1.39
1 Box Lipton Onion Soup Mix, 2 oz = $1.69
(2) Wegmans Wheat Hamburger Rolls, 14 oz – $4.98 for both
(2) Wegmans cleaned & cut Coleslaw, 16 oz. = $3.00 for both
Kraft Coleslaw Dressing, 16 oz  = $2.19
= $26.69

Quiche
Gallon of Milk, Skim = $2.19
Wegmans Large Dozen Eggs = $1.99
Wegmans Buttermilk Baking Mix, 40 oz = $2.29
BP Ground Nutmeg, 1.38 oz = $2.99
(2) Birds Eye Chopped Broccoli = $3.18 for both
Vidalia Sweet onion = $1.29/lb
Wegmans Sharp Cheddar Cheese, 8 oz = $2.79
= $16.72

Sloppy Joes
3 lbs. Wegmans Fresh Ground Turkey Family Pack is $2.99/lb = $8.97
1 Medium Red Onion = $0.99
(3) Wegmans Tomato Sauce, 8 oz. = $1.17 for all 3
Wegmans Tomato Ketchup, 38 oz. = $1.69
½ c. BBQ sauce
Trader’s Choice Chili Powder, 2.15 oz. = $0.99
Tabasco Pepper Sauce, 2 fl oz = $1.69
= $15.50

Sides for Sloppy Joe’s
Wegmans Steamable Long Grain Brown rice, 10 oz = $1.39
Wegmans Premium Russet Idaho Potatoes, 5 lbs, = $2.49
Stacys Pita Chips, 18 oz = $3.99
Wegmans Romaine Salad Mix = $2.50
= $10.37

Grilled Chicken
Family pack of boneless chicken breasts for $1.99/lb X 4.7 lbs = $9.35
100% Whole Wheat Pita Bread, 14 oz = $2.49
(2) Wegmans pizza sauce, 14 oz. = $2.38 for both
Wegmans All Natural Cheese, Mozzarella, Low-Moisture Part-Skim Shredded, 8 oz = $2.79
2 Green Pepper = $2.29 (for 2)
2 Small Zucchini = $1.79 (for 2)
= $21.09

Freezing Supplies

(2) Hefty EZ Foil Pie Pans, 9 in, 3 ct – $1.69 = $3.38 for both
Wegmans Aluminium Foil, 25 sq. ft. = $1.49
Wegmans Gallon size Freezer Bags, 30 ct. = $2.99
Wegmans Quart Size Freezer Bags, 40 ct – $2.99
= $10.85

Grand Total:  $149.88 (+ tax)

I listed the cheapest products you can find in Wegmans without using coupons.  Before you shop though, be sure to check the Coupon Database for any name brand products and coupons that can save you even more from this shopping list.

If you are a Wegmans shopper – be sure to join my Wegmans Coupons & Deals Facebook group for the updated coupon deals!

Those of you who get your free printable meal plan and and try it, be sure to come back and give us feedback in the comments!

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