If we have fresh veggies on hand, we have fresh veggies. If we don't have fresh veggies, we usually have a selection of frozen veggies. My absolute favorite frozen veggies are the ones that you microwave right in the bag. I love those because there are so easy and they don't create any dirty dishes for the dishwasher.
We do a cycle of pasta, egg noodles, couscous, mashed/baked/sliced/instant potatoes, brown sugar beans or rice.
I look in the fridge, freezer and cabinets and figure out what we have on hand and what needs to be purchased. I usually grocery shop on Tuesdays, except for the week that I skip grocery shopping and the week that I go to BJ's Wholesale Club. I go to BJ's on whichever day of the week we can get there; yes, I am wild & crazy like that.
You will see that I sometimes have to adjust the menu midweek. Sometimes I have an ingredient go bad, sometimes I have a recipe go bad, sometimes I don't end up with as many servings as expected and sometimes we have company or end up going out.
I once got this great little magnet pad from Betty Crocker that I write our meal plan on, and keep it on the fridge. This is what our meal plan looks like, very basic: