Feel like summer is just 3 months of winging it for dinner night after night? Do you have NO summer meal plan strategy? Then you’re in the right place because I’m going to show you how to make ONE meal plan for summer (yes, the ENTIRE summer!). And then I’m going to give you tips and tricks to make your summer meal planning easy breezy. All in a choose-your-own-adventure kinda’ way!

Here’s your Ultimate Summer Meal Planning guide!

It’s all free information 🙂 and you might just wanna save it to Pinterest to come back to later!

1. READ: HOW TO MAKE ONE MEAL PLAN FOR SUMMER

Make just one meal plan for summer (yes, the entire summer!)

2. CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE FOR EASY SUMMER MEAL PLANNING

Do you need help to make summer lunches for your kiddos?

Even though these say they’re back to school, all of these ideas can be used for the summer. Planning summer lunches ahead of time means more time for fun 🙂

13 Healthy Homemade Snacks (perfect for kids lunch boxes)

10 Bento Box Ideas (your picky eaters will actually eat)

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How to plan school lunches quickly with this simple trick

If you need more help with Summer Lunches – there are 9 weeks (yes, 9 entire weeks!) of summer lunches planned out for you in the Busy Mom’s Simple Summer Meals guide. Click the picture to learn more!

Do you need help figuring out easy summer dinners?

Here are some simple summer dinner recipe ideas that will make summer meals easier (and more fun!)

7 Healthy Summer Crockpot Dinners

10 Disney Movie Night Dinner Match-ups (make Family Movie Night fun!)

13 Easy Homemade Pizza Recipes perfect for Family Fun Night

Simple Dinner Ideas (when you have NO IDEA what’s for dinner tonight!)

Do you need help saving money on groceries for the summer?

Read these and start saving money on groceries.

Super Simple Grocery List for Two Weeks (free template)

What is backwards meal planning

Are you Spending Too Much on Groceries? (+ free Grocery Budget Worksheet​)

Don’t know where to start with meal planning?

Here are some good posts to read if you’re a beginner, or if you feel overwhelmed with meal planning.

50 Amazing Theme Night Meal Planning Ideas (+ ultimate list printable)

Super Simple Meal Planning for Beginner​ (+ free printables!)

How to Use Trello for Meal Planning (steal my Trello board

Do you want to meal plan like a minimalist?

Marie Kondo-ize your kitchen and your meals (this concept is getting super popular!). Learn how to create a Capsule Pantry (like a Capsule Wardrobe!) and mix and match your ingredients to have dinner super simple every night.

How to Meal Plan 4 Times a Year (Capsule Pantry)

The Capsule Pantry: A Faster Easier Way to Meal Plan

How to Organize Your Pantry in 15 Minutes

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Do you want freezer meals to help you make easy summer dinners?

Freezer meals are awesome for the summer because they’ll allow you to make your meals ahead of time, and then pop them in the crockpot on those hot days!

How to make freezer meals in a snap with these 4 simple steps

21 Clever Freezer Storage Containers & Meal Prep Tools (updated)

10 Easy + Healthy Freezer Meals (that your kids will devour)

Other Summer Meal Plan Resources:

Phew, that was jam-packed for sure! Make sure you bookmark this site and save it to Pinterest to refer back to! I hope you have a lovely summer with your kiddos making fun memories 🙂

If you need more help with Summer Lunches – there are 9 weeks (yes, 9 entire weeks!) of summer lunches planned out for you in the Busy Mom’s Simple Summer Meals guide. Click the picture to learn more!