March is here and it’s one of my favorite times of the year. The idea of spring is so close I can literally smell it. Let’s not forget that March is also home to one of the most fun holidays, St. Patrick’s Day! We have a ton of fun foods for you this month. I think your family is going to dig all of our budget friendly recipes this month.

My mouth is watering thinking about all of the yummy things I get to make this month. March also gets me really excited for grilling weather. Hey, in the Midwest, the weather is very unpredictable, you could be grilling in March. Let’s dig into what we’ll be making this month. Are you ready?

We have many readers asking for all of the Monthly Menu Plans and the Printable pages to be in one location. So, we put them all together on a special page for everyone. Grab over 3 years worth of Budget Friendly Recipes and Menu Planning Tips too!

Delicious meals to feed your family in the Printable March Monthly Menu Plan! Budget friendly meal plan - Kid approved! Print out your FREE copy today!

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Meatball Stew | Recipe on

1 – Meatball Stew and Mashed Potatoes

2 – Tacos and Grilled Peppers and Onions with Crispy Potatoes

3 – Easy Pork Chop Dinner and Rice

4 –  Ham & Cheese Pockets and Cheesy Potatoes

5 –  Burgers, Oven Fries and Salad

6 –  Homemade Chicken N’ Noodles, Mashed Potatoes and Corn

Oatmeal Buttermilk Pancakes Recipe

7 – Breakfast for Dinner – Oatmeal Buttermilk Pancakes, Fried Potatoes and Smoothies  

8 –  Grilled Peppers and Sausage, Salad and Bread

9 –  15 Minute Taco Soup and Cornbread

10 – Beefy Noodle Casserole and Homemade Bread

11 – Fiesta Skillet Dinner, Salad and Bread

12 – Honey Ginger Glazed Chicken with Green Tea Jasmine Rice

13 – Pizza Casserole

Bacon Lettuce and Tomato Grilled Cheese

14  – Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato Grilled Cheese Sandwich and Oven Fries

15 – Slow Cooker Shredded Beef, Rice and Salad

16 – Mexican Mac & Cheese, White Queso Dip and Salad

17 – Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Fix a fun St. Patrick’s Day Dinner

18 –  All American Cheeseburger Soup and Homemade Bread

19 –  Italian Meatball Subs and Salad

20 – Slow Cooker Beef and Noodles, Salad

Homemade Pizza Pockets with Pizza Sauce for Dipping

21 – Meatloaf Sandwiches with Fried Smashed Potatoes

22 – Breakfast for Dinner – French Toast filled with Strawberry and Fried Potatoes

23 – Slow Cooker Enchiladas

24 – Barbecue Chicken and Rice . Salad

25 –  Homemade Pizza Pockets and Oven Fries

26 – Cheesy Chicken Divan, Salad

27 –  Happy Easter! Delicious Easter Recipes here

Chicago Style Hot Dog

28 –  Slow Cooker Chili and Cornbread (use leftover for Hot Dog Bar tomorrow)

29 – Hot Dog Bar, Loaded Baked Potato Salad

30 – Taco Ring, Chips and Guacamole 

31 – Slow Cooker Pulled Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches and Pasta Salad


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  1. Do you have a grocery list for each week or month of menu plans? That would be really helpful.

    • Hi Christy, we don’t have a grocery list, however we are working on details to begin offering them.

    • Hi Christy, We are excited to let you know that we have the shopping list ready for the weekly menu plan.
      You can learn more about it on menu planning page.
      Happy Cooking!

  2. Just found your website from Stone Soup for Five. Just wanted to say THANK YOU! I am in love with your meal plan. This is going to be a HUGE help for me with tackling our meal planning! You have really helped inspire me with great recipes to plan for the month! Thanks again!

    • We are excited you like the menu plan Jena! Thanks for letting us know!

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