8 Brilliant & Free Meal Planning Printables

I hate finding the perfect recipe, only to find that I am missing the vital ingredients {who can make chicken fajitas without the chicken?}. Making dinner is a daily struggle, especially when you are unprepared and disorganized. When I plan what I’m making for dinner a week in advance, I know exactly what to get at the store so I’m never without the necessary ingredients! Meal planning saves a ton of time, and a whole bunch of frustration!

So, here are 8 of my very favorite meal-planning free printables I can use to plan my dinners each week:

Printable Meal Planner/Shopping List

Natural Meal Planning Kit

Found here: Green Child Magazine

This is such a simple invention, yet so convenient: A store checklist AND meal planner! With this printable, you simply fill in meal ideas for each day of the week and create a shopping list to ensure you’ll grab all your ingredients. There is even a notes section to add in any details you want to remember!

Colorful Weekly Planner

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Found at: Paige Simple

Simple, colorful, and gives plenty of room to write in meals…This is a good one!


Pretty and Practical

Stay organized with this free printable 2017 calendar and weekly planner.

Found Here: Sparkles of Sunshine

This set of printables lets you print your weekly menu–as well as a monthly calendar so you can look back on previous dates and re-use dinner recipe ideas, keep track of holidays and events coming up, and the decorations just look so pretty!

Laminated/Framed Meal Planner


Found at: Infarrantly Creative

Choose a nice printable, laminate the sheet, frame it, and write in your weekly menu! Easily erasable and saves on the paper since it’s a one-time print!

Sticky Note Meal Planner

Free Sticky Note Meal Planner

Found at: Planning Inspired

Print your list and change the sticky notes! Brilliant, easy, and practical!

The Menu Planning Board

Found at: Falling Down House

If you already have your recipe cards, this is a brilliant option! Create a menu board and place your recipes for each day of the week.

Menu Planner & Recipe Cards

Found at: Amber Downs

Create your very own meal planning binder, complete with recipe cards!


Editable Recipe Cards

editable recipe cards

Found at: Best Mommy Media

Create your very own recipe cards with this simple print-out. These should come in handy if you choose that awesome recipe board display above!

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