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1 Simple Grocery List for 5 Simple Dinners

Updated August 10, 2017
We made your grocery list so you can have one less thing on your plate. Actually, we made your grocery list so you can get dinner on your plate, but you know what we mean.

Whether you’ve been in a dinner routine rut or just want to cut down on mid-week takeout trips, we’re here to help. We’ve put together a complete shopping list and five-day meal plan to help you get through the week with hearty, delicious meals that are super easy to make at home — even on the busiest nights!

This simple meal plan is intended to cover dinner for a family of four, but you’ll likely have some bonus leftovers for lunch as well!

Shopping List

Print the shopping list (pdf).


The Easiest-Ever 5-Day Dinner Meal Plan

Now that you have your shopping done, it’s time to cook!

Day 1: Bacon Chicken Bake

Bacon Chicken Bake

Bacon on a Monday? Go ahead, you’ve earned it. This creamy pasta bake will win rave reviews from the whole fam, but no one will love it more than you—it’s ready for the oven in 20 minutes.

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Day 2: Ranch Chicken Rollup Bake

Ranch Chicken Rollup Bake

Our favorite duo—ranch and chicken—come together for this truly effortless dinner that’s made with five ingredients. Serve with a side salad and consider dinner done.

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Day 3: Creamy Smothered Cajun Pork Chops

Creamy Smothered Cajun Pork Chops

We bet we had you at “Creamy Smothered Cajun.” If not, how about “Creamy Smothered Cajun Pork Chops” ready in 35 minutes?

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Day 4: One-Pot Ten-Minute Beef and Broccoli

One-Pot Ten-Minute Beef and Broccoli

Have you got 10 minutes and one pot? Then we’ve got dinner! Try this better-than-Chinese-takeout recipe for a ridiculously simple spin on stir-fry.

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Day 5: Grands! Unsloppy Joes

Grands! Unsloppy Joes

A kid-approved dinner that comes together in five ingredients? No wonder these sloppy joe-inspired pockets are rated five stars!

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Love to rock the crock? Prep for the week ahead with these slow-cooker favorites.