October 2016 Monthly Meal Plan



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October is upon us. Can you believe we’re heading in to the last quarter of the year! The weather is turning to cooler temps (at least up north here) and leaves are changing colors too. Fall is definitely in the air and so are pumpkins! Which is why I added some pumpkin and fall inspired recipes this month!

October is just a few days away and that means meal plans need to be made! Check out our October Menu Plan - it's downloadable and has clickable links! :: www.homeschoolgiveaways.com

There are a couple of grilled meals still in the menu, but I added more soups and slow cooker meals this month as the temperatures continue to drop and lead us in to Fall. Feel free to move those around as needed to fit your family’s schedule. There is a variety of meats (fish, chicken, beef) and salads to hopefully keep everyone happy. I continued to keep slow cooker meals on Sundays and Wednesdays to help with those often busy days and nights. Feel free to pick and choose what works for you and your family or even move things around if you need a slow cooker meal on another day. My hope each month is that you will find some new favorites to add to your own must have rotation. Once again I have included some quick and easy Breakfast, Lunch, Snack and Dessert ideas to help you throughout the month.

If you’re looking for some other delicious Fall recipes, check out these fall casseroles.

The printable file is a PDF, which you can easily download and view or print from your own computer. The underlined words in the file are clickable links that will take you directly to the recipe. If you have any recipes you would like considered for our weekly round-ups or monthly menus, please feel free to submit them HERE

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Written by Annette Breedlove

Annette Breedlove

Annette has been married to her husband and best friend for 11 years. Together they are raising their four children to follow the Lord’s will, no matter what. Annette longs for the day when she will meet her 5 angel babies who have entered heaven before her. She enjoys creating UNIT STUDIES with FREE PRINTABLES (more coming soon) for homeschool families and she gets her scrapbooking fix in by making Subway Art for herself and her readers. You can follow her crazy life at In All You Do where she blogs about homeschooling, gluten- and grain-free recipes, homemaking, the occasional DIY projects and maintaining her sanity. You can also keep up with her via Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest.

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