How To Plan Meals and Grocery Shopping Lists | Meal Planning for Beginners | Shamsa

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In this video I share my process for planning weekly meals and writing a grocery shopping list for the week. This video is useful for beginners and for anyone who wants to plan weekly meals and complete their weekly grocery shop more efficiently.
I show you a step-by-step process, which involves putting together a meal plan using a weekly meal planner, writing a grocery shopping list, and arranging the shopping list into departments to make it easier and more efficient when going to the supermarket/grocery store.

I really hope you find the video useful and enjoy watching ๐Ÿ˜€

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  • Jess Me
    Posted at 15:42h, 06 March

    loved this so helpfull

  • jahanara begum
    Posted at 16:03h, 06 March

    That was super helpful jzk my lovely sis๐Ÿ˜˜

  • Shakeela B
    Posted at 16:17h, 06 March

    Really helpfull sis thnks โ˜บ

  • Dawn Brook
    Posted at 16:51h, 06 March

    What do you use to marinade the chicken also can you do what kids have in lunch boxes

  • Big sis vs lil sis
    Posted at 16:59h, 06 March

    What about dhaal shamsa jee?x

  • Zohra Khan
    Posted at 17:03h, 06 March

    Which fish do u use for ur curry. Please make a video on it

  • sultana miah
    Posted at 18:52h, 06 March

    I put all the items in the task list on my phone uncheck for what needs buying and tick it off when it's in the trolley, all items are in aisle order as well. It's easier than having to write it over and over each week (I'm lazy). We do a separate list for each shop we visit. I find this method to be a quick and efficient way of shopping. Love how thorough you are at doing your list, ma sha Allah . I do your method when I'm expecting guests because it's not my usual list of items to buy and needs more thorough planning. ๐Ÿ˜Š

  • del shahid
    Posted at 19:02h, 06 March

    You had me at "writing a meal plan, recording a video and holding a 10 month baby" I thought you were writing it down๐Ÿ˜†

  • Anisah Khan
    Posted at 19:54h, 06 March

    You are so organised๐Ÿ’ž

  • Umm Zak
    Posted at 21:06h, 06 March

    I try to meal plan, but seem to fail most days as we have left overs for days (fussy husband) or end up going to my mums to eat which messes up our schedule and all the grocery done the beginning of the week gets left to rot. I like how you made the plan look easy mA

  • Zara Shakeel
    Posted at 23:39h, 06 March

    Masha Allah Shamsa you have lost soo much weight

  • Maria Bashir
    Posted at 23:49h, 06 March

    How can you eat meat every single day?!๐Ÿคฏ๐Ÿคข

  • Zubayda Beauty
    Posted at 03:28h, 07 March

    This is such a great idea! Thanks for sharing ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Yasmine A
    Posted at 07:15h, 07 March

    Instead of fizzy drinks why not try sparkling water and add Ribbena? Itโ€™s a healthier alternative to pop/soda

  • ELITE Noob
    Posted at 08:28h, 07 March

    You guys are missing out on the benefits of eating chickpeas and lentils. Your kids don't seem to be too fussy so you could try incorporating them into your curry's for added fibre and protein. Also low fat and great at keeping you full.

  • Madina Lulu
    Posted at 09:45h, 07 March

    Assalamu alaykum Shamsa, such a great video! Thank you. Maybe a useful tip: while cooking double up the recipe and freeze it. I try to do this and it can save you quite some time, especially with a little baby.

  • rigonda19
    Posted at 10:09h, 07 March

    I've recently started doing weekly meal plan but I find that I spend more. But not sure, when I buy ingredients daily I don't really track the spending so that weekly shop seems expensive. But it's nice to plan meals.because then I don't have the daily headache of thinking about what to cook.

  • Alisha :)
    Posted at 10:18h, 07 March

    I loved this video, one of the worst things is thinking of what to cook rather than actually cooking it.
    Thanks Shamsa, great video as always!

  • R Syed
    Posted at 12:40h, 07 March

    Love this shamsa its a really good idea…I wish I could do this but i have to rely on my husband to take me to the supermarket so it would be impossible for me to follow a meal plan…

  • Aliya Abbas
    Posted at 17:58h, 07 March

    O ths is so Ideal hun x jazaak๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜š

  • Zaynah Ali
    Posted at 03:47h, 08 March