Prepaheadable Meal Plan #5

June 10, 2019

Prepaheadable Meal Plan #5


Less Stress, Less Mess, Prepaheadable Meal Plans from Love on a Plate

Prepaheadable Meal Plan #5

This week I’ve got a house full of people, like EVEN more than normal.  I normally have six people to feed, but this week, we’ve got guests and I’m feeding TEN – OH MY!   It’s these times where I wouldn’t survive without meal planning.   Prepaheadable Meal Plan #5 is full of meals that are good for larger groups!  I like to write out my meal plans so everyone knows what we are eating when.  I’ve got this free downloadable Weekly & Monthly Meal Plan printable. Download your FREE copy of both now!


collage of summer recipes for summer meal prepping


It all starts with a solid meal plan, a shopping list (critical) and dishes that can be made ahead or prepaheadable.  This way at least most of the work is done on one day for a few hours eliminating mess and stress during the week.

It’s also starting to be warmer, so as the seasons change, I look to add lighter meals to the plans.  Don’t get me wrong I’ll still be making weekly soups, but you’ll see fewer casseroles, stews and chili recipes.  Time to marinate & grill, think of main dish salads, seafood, fish, and stir fries with lots of seasonal veggies.

This weeks menu is full of recipes that feed a crowd, won’t break the bank, are teenager friendly and taste amazing!   You can freeze any of these meals with great success, or register on the site, and change the serving size to what suits your needs.  You can also add recipes to your collection and create your own Weekly Meal Plan, and generate a grocery list.

What are we cooking?


Salmon Fillet glazed with maple dijon sauce on a white plate with greens

Maple Dijon Baked  Salmon


Shredded green and purple cabbage, carrots, with pineapple and cilantro in a large serving bowl with a wooden serving spoon.

Sweet & Spicy Coleslaw



Seared chicken breasts with mushroom, onion, goat cheese sauce and a sprinkle of chopped parsley on a square white plate.

Italian Chicken with Mushrooms & Onions


Fresh whole lemon, head of garlic, olive oil, fresh parmegiano reggiano, Digon Mustard

 Best Ever Caesar Salad,


Stir fried chicken, celery slices, red pepper in a black pepper stir fry sauce in a skiller

Black Pepper Chicken Stir Fry

Fried Rice

Egg Rolls (store bought)



Shrimp Creole

Saffron Rice



Coney Island Chili Cheese Dogs



Eat all the leftovers tonight so we can start again!



Chicken Florentine Casserole – from Norines Nest


This weeks soup:

Cauliflower Hatch Green Chile soup in a ceramic white bowl on a red and white checked table cloth

  Instant Pot Cauliflower Green Chile 



Strawberry No Bake Cheesecakes


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Watch me prepare Pineapple Cilantro Coleslaw and Pineapple Pulled Pork LIVE.  You’ll see how simple it is!


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