December 2013 Real Food Meal Plan

December Real Food Meal Plan from The More With Less Mom

Ideas and resources for menu planning in December, many seasonal fall/winter and real food recipes. Very simple ingredients, from scratch, frugal recipes.
You can save so much money by planning your meals. Even if you only plan three days at a time, you can be more thrifty by planning ahead.

Seasonal produce for December includes:


Brussels sprouts
Sweet potatoes
Winter squash



Epicurious Seasonal produce maps by state
CUESA Seasonal vegetables by month

Recipes from the December Meal Plan:

Albondigas Soup from Simply Recipes
Caramelized Onion & Mushroom White Pizza from Budget Bytes
Cheating-on-Winter Pea Soup from Bon Appetit
Crispy Baked Chimichangas from Super Healthy Kids
Crockpot Chicken Pot Pie from Finding Joy in My Kitchen
German Chowder from Lynn’s Kitchen Adventures
Ginger, White Bean & Chicken Soup (sprouted) from Raia’s Recipes
Italian Wedding Soup from $5 Dinners
Leek & Cannellini Bean Soup with Cous Cous from Poor Girl Eats Well
Moroccan Chicken and Rice Soup from Maroc Mama
Navy Bean Soup with Sausage & Spinach from Budget Bytes
Nutrient Dense ‘Nonton’ Soup from Holistic Squid
Potato Spinach Sausage Casserole from Simply Recipes
Pumpkin Pierogies with Sweet Potato Thyme Filling from Homegrown & Healthy
Roasted Sweet Potato Pizza with Spinach & Caramelized Onions from Poor Girl Eats Well
Rock Your Socks Off Homemade Ramen from Wholesome Mommy
Sharon’s Hearty Minestrone Stew from $5 Dinners
Spicy {Slow Cooker} Sweet Potato and Chicken Stew from Shrinking Kitchen
Swedish Meatballs from Simply Recipes
Thin-Crust Thai Chicken Pizza (like Papa Murphy’s) from Tammy’s Recipes
Turkey Noodle Casserole from Simply Recipes

December Meal Plan Pinterest Boards:

Meal Plan December

Meal Plan Fall

Recipes to Try Fall

Recipes to Try Winter

Frugal, Flexible Monthly Menu Planning
*Also see our Frugal, Flexible Monthly Menu Planning
Free Weekly Meal Plan Printable Template from The More With Less Mom
Weekly Meal Plan Printable Template
We hope you enjoyed our December Meal Plan post

Photo credits Views from the winter kitchen from smilla4 on Flikr

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