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August!  You gotta love all the choices for fresh produce we get this time of year.

I’m a summertime gal, so life right now is all about barbecues and fresh salads.  Even better if you can grow some of the ingredients yourself!  Why not try growing something in the kitchen window or the back porch?

Today I’m sharing everything we’ll be eating for the first two weeks of August.  I’ve got plans for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks.

Get help with your own budget meal planning here, or just take these ideas below and use them in your own home.  I won’t tell!

2 Week Meal Plan for Early August

2 Week Meal Plan for early August. Get frugal menu planning ideas for all meals and snacks. Includes recipes! Looking for meal ideas to eat in August or summer? This list of meals will give you a great start.


We keep breakfast simple here.  Anything the kids can make for themselves is a major bonus!


Lunches are a main course served with a dairy (cheese or yogurt) and fresh fruit.

  • sandwiches
  • salads
  • leftovers
  • quesadillas
  • eggs
  • grilled cheese


Whether you call it dinner or supper, this is usually the toughest part of the plan.  Here are some delicious summer options.  Usually served with a side of potatoes or pasta with plenty of fresh veggies.

Snacks and Desserts

This August meal plan will save you from the expensive drive thru!

Want more ideas that make life simple?  Don’t miss these delicious recipes that make cheap meals for large families!

What’s your favorite thing to eat in August?