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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 our family weekly meal plan.  This is everything we’ll be eating for the first two weeks of August.  I’ve got plans for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks.

Cheap Two Week Family 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.

By the way, a lot of people find my tips that make freezing corn on the cob oh so easy very handy this time of year.  So you might want to check out this post to start freezing your own corn.


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

But I also like to make some easy breakfast ideas when I have a free afternoon.

  • cereal
  • toast
  • oatmeal


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


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.  And we’ll definitely be popping some of these bacon wrapped pickles on the grill!

If you love to grill, you might want to check out this list of easy grill recipes.

Snacks and Desserts

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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?