9 Theme Nights For Summer Express Meal Planning



Kids out of school + Hot summer days = Express Meal Planning

This summer when I sit down to make my weekly or monthly meal plans I will use my new list of 9 theme nights to assist me in creating an express meal plan. Quick and simple.

I will rotate these 9 theme nights over the summer choosing a variety of meals from each theme to feed my family without a lot of work.

You too can create a Summer Express meal plan with these 9 themed nights.

Pasta night – Raviolis, Spaghetti, Lasagna, Pesto sauce, Chicken Fettuccine Alfred, Macaroni and Cheese, Tortellini.

BBQ night – Hamburgers, hot dogs, steak , chicken, rib. Be Sure to also roast your veggies and potatoes over the BBQ for quick easy cleanup.

Build it yourself night – Pizza, tacos, burritos, baked potatoes, hamburgers, salad, camp stew, waffle.

Salad night – Cobb salad, taco salad, grilled steak salad, chicken Cesar salad, layered salad, spinach salad – Use left over meats to create your own salad.


Sandwich night – Grilled cheese, BLT, French dips, melts, Panini, wraps, deli style, Gyro’s.


Dinner on a stick – Kabobs, hot dogs, roasted veggies and you can even serve your fruit on a stick.


Slow Cooker night – Toss it in the AM and forget about it all day. Use one the many recipes found on the 24/7 MOMS web site or google new Slow cooker recipes that your family will enjoy


Rotisserie Chicken night – Stop by the grocery store , Costco or Sam’s club and pick up a Rotisserie chicken. Serve as is with side dishes and a salad . Or Click here for more simple recipes from 24/7 MOMS using a rotisserie chicken.

Left Over night – Empty out the fridge and create a left over night this can also include the items in your freezer. 1/2 opened bag of chicken fingers etc.



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