Dinnertime planner

Take the stress out of last minute “what’s for dinner?” and the reliance on less healthy fast foods purchased on the way home. Use this dinnertime planner as a guide to help ensure you have the ingredients for all your meals for a week.  

Weekly planner

Below is a sample week of dinners using some Project Dinnertime recipes. All of the ingredients required are listed to help guide your shopping list for the week.

Sunday
Roast beef & vegetables Roast beef and veg Ingredients
Pantry/fridge/freezer

Potatoes

Spray oil

Corn flour

Mixed herbs

Reduced salt powdered beef stock

Fresh

Topside Beef

Fresh green vegetables (e.g. beans, broccoli)

Carrots

Pumpkin

Monday
Left overs pie Left overs pie  Ingredients
Pantry/fridge/freezer

Left over roast beef and vegetables

Corn flour

Reduced salt beef stock powder

Frozen peas and corn

Filo pastry

Spray oil

Fresh

Reduced fat milk

Tuesday
Basic bolognaiseBolognaise  Ingredients
Pantry/fridge/freezer

Olive oil

Onion

Garlic

Tomato paste

Canned tomato

Pasta

Fresh

Lean beef mince

Carrot

Zucchini

Wednesday
Feta and spinach noodle frittata noodle frittata Ingredients
Pantry/fridge/freezer

Eggs

Reduced fat instant noodles

Reduced fat cheese (grated)

Reduced fat milk

Spray oil

Reduced fat feta cheese

Fresh

Salad vegetables

Spinach

Multigrain bread

 

Thursday
Chilli beef and rice

chilli beef 2

Ingredients
Pantry/fridge/freezer

Left over “basic bolognaise”

Mexican spice

Can corn kernels

Can kidney beans

Rice

Fresh
Friday
Baked fish and cous cous salad ?????????? Ingredients
Pantry/fridge/freezer

Spray oil

Cous cous

Red onion

 

Fresh

Fish fillets (or frozen)

Lemon

Dill

Parsley

Baby spinach

Tomato

Cucumber

Saturday
Creamy chicken and corn risotto risotto Ingredients
Pantry/fridge/freezer

Olive oil

Garlic

Arborio rice

Reduced salt chicken stock

Can corn kernels

Can reduced fat evaporated milk

Fresh

Celery

Spring onions

Chicken thigh fillets

 

Download the Dinnertime Planner Template to complete your own dinner planner every week. This will guide your shopping list and make sure you have all the ingredients on hand to create a healthy dinner every night.