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Menu Planning Central Review

As a busy mom, I am sure you can relate to the fact that I want to serve my family healthy, tasty meals without spending too much time on the planning. Menu Planning Central takes care of the menu planning for me so that I can focus on serving delicious dinners to my loved ones without all of the associated stress of creating my own weekly menus from scratch.

Menu Planning Central is so versatile and can be adapted to the needs of virtually every family including Vegetarian, Healthy, Frugal (my favorite!) and Family Friendly menus. Each month, members receive 16 new menus which includes a categorized grocery shopping list so you can pick and choose what you will need. In addition, member benefits include two monthly ebooks, a members only forum which I have personally found to be very helpful and access to “The Menu Mom” where you can ask any menu planning/cooking questions and even use the exclusive “My Menu Maker” software that allows you to enter in allergies and food preferences. I use it to create a menu and grocery shopping list that really saves me time and effort each week so instead of wondering every morning, “What are we going to have for dinner?”, I am more organized and prepared and can spend that valuable time interacting with my family. My favorite part of Menu Planning Central is the use of over 1,600 recipes in the data base and/or you can even enter your own personal recipes.

Christine Steendahl, AKA, ”The Menu Mom” created Menu Planning Central so that busy families would have access to home-cooked meals without having to find recipes, make a menu and a grocery list…..she does it all for us! I really appreciate the Family Friendly Menus and the bonus “Kid Approved Meals” supplemental ideas. It is very important to serve my three little ones healthy meals and snacks but sometimes I get frustrated with trying to come up with tasty, nutritious options and end up serving the same boring foods over and over. I recently made the Safari Crunch recipe which includes maple syrup, oats, crispy rice, maple syrup, banana chips and walnuts and my kids were thrilled. I even caught my husband red handed in the snack bag enjoying this delicious and tasty treat!

Every day I continue to find new and very helpful ideas, tips and recommendations at Menu Planning Central so that it is easier than ever to appear like “Super Mom” to my family…..they don’t need to know the truth!” The Menu Mom” even offers a free Menu Planning Basics report.

Are you ready to try Menu Planning Central for yourself? Right now you can become a member for only $19.97 per month or $199.97 for Lifetime Access. You are not going to want to miss out on this money saving opportunity exclusively available for Simply Stacie readers! You can currently take 25% off a Lifetime Access Membership by using code 8C201! You can visit the Menu Planning Central website to sign up today!

I also recommend visiting The Menu Mom’s blog which I really enjoy reading. You can also connect with The Menu Mom on Facebook and Twitter @themenumom or Blog Frog.

The time that I am saving is invaluable to me and I feel so much less stress since using Menu Planning Central…..overall I am very impressed and my family is eating better than ever while I am putting the extra money saved each month into our savings account.

*I did not receive any financial compensation for this review, though I did review a sample of the product for evaluation purposes. The opinions are based only on my experiences with the product.*


Maureen is a SAHM who left the Corporate healthcare field to home educate her 6, 7 and 8 year old children. She is a voracious reader for both herself & her kids and also enjoys a natural and organic lifestyle. She lives in Orlando, Fl with her husband Mark, three children and 5 year old boxer, Jack.

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