Bi-Weekly Meal Plan for May 14–27

Welcome to The Better Mom’s bi-weekly meal planning schedule!

As women striving to serve the Lord and our families better, meal planning is a wonderful strategy to help you provide a healthy, home-cooked meal with the awesome added benefit of saving time, money and stress!

Following the two meal plan charts below is a list of links to many of the recipes featured. Our hope is that this will be a great resource and encouragement for you to “keep on truckin” with your own meal plans, or get started if you haven’t yet.

In addition, we’ve now included a free meal planning template perfect for creating your own weekly meal plans. Select from the following two options:
• Meal plan template PDF
• Meal plan template EXCEL

To learn more about meal planning, please check out: Mastering Meal Planning. To print the meal plans, simply click on the images below and they will open into a new window for easier printing.

Recipe Links for Week of May 14:
(GF)=Grain-free/Gluten-free
(Gluten-free)=Gluten-free, but not grain-free

Monday, May 14
Dinner: Penne w/Shrimp & Veggies(Gluten-Free Option) and Mesclun Salad w/Balsamic Dressing(GF)
Lunch: Carrot-Cheddar Sandwiches(Gluten-Free Option) and Pineapple Slices
Breakfast: Mixed Berry Muffins(GF), Boiled Eggs and Clementines

Tuesday, May 15
Dinner: Oven Baked Fried Chicken(GF Option), Coleslaw and Spelt Buttermilk Biscuits w/Butter & Honey
Lunch: Avocado Egg Salad(GF) Sandwiches and Cultured Pickles
Breakfast:  Spelt English Muffin Egg & Raw Cheese Sandwich and Fruit Smoothie(GF)

Wednesday, May 16
Breakfast for Dinner: Fluffy Almond Flour Pancakes(GF), Scrambled Eggs, Nitrate-Free Bacon and Mixed Berries
Lunch: Leftover chicken drumsticks(GF Option) and Vanilla Yogurt(GF) w/Diced Pear
Breakfast: Homemade Granola(Gluten-Free Option) w/Fresh Berries & Almond Milk

Thursday, May 17
Dinner: Turkey-Veggie Burgers(GF), Caribbean Carrot Salad and Sugar-Free Baked Beans (recipe coming this summer!)
Lunch: BLAT Wrap(GF Option) and Strawberry Yogurt(GF) w/Fresh Diced Strawberries
Breakfast: Leftover Pancakes(GF) and Mixed Berries

Friday, May 18
Dinner: Taco Salad(Gluten-Free), Crockpot Pinto Beans(GF) and Guacamole(GF), Cultured Sour Cream & Lacto-fermented Salsa(GF)
Lunch: Mini-Turkey Burgers(GF) and Leftover Caribbean Carrot Salad
Breakfast: Yogurt Banana Splits(GF) and Sprouted Bread Toast w/Butter

Saturday, May 19
Dinner: Perfect Roasted Chicken, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy and Green Beans
Dessert: Snickerdoodle Cookies(GF)
Lunch: Leftover Taco Salad(Gluten-Free) and Apple Slices
Breakfast: Easy French Toast(Gluten-Free Option), Nitrate-Free Sausages and Mixed Berries

Sunday, May 20
Dinner: Grilled Grassfed Steaks, Baked Sweet Potatoes and Bacon & Peas
Lunch: BBQ Chicken Sandwiches (add BBQ sauce to leftover roasted shredded chicken), Cultured Pickles and Fruit Salad
Breakfast: Veggie Egg Scramble and Almond Flour Biscuits w/Homemade Jam

Recipe Links for Week of May 21:
(GF)=Grain-free/Gluten-free
(Gluten-free)=Gluten-free, but not grain-free

Monday, May 21
Dinner: Grilled Chicken(GF), Gluten-Free Pasta w/Pesto Sauce and Mesclun Salad w/Balsamic Dressing(GF)
Lunch: Nut Butter & Raw Honey Sandwiches and Banana
Breakfast: Pineapple-Coconut Muffins(GF), Eggs Over Easy and Fruit Smoothie(GF)

Tuesday, May 22
Dinner: Shepherd’s Pie(GF) and Garden Salad w/Ranch Dressing(GF)
Lunch: Leftover Pesto Pasta and Raw Veggies & Ranch Dip(GF)
Breakfast: Healthier Cinnamon Toast(Gluten-Free Option), Scrambled Eggs and Fruit Smoothie(GF)

Wednesday, May 23
Dinner: Veggie Stirfry w/Leftover Grilled Steak
Lunch: Grilled Chicken Salad(GF) Sandwiches and Apple Slices
Breakfast: Soaked Oatmeal Breakfast Porridge(Gluten-Free Option) and Poached Eggs

Thursday, May 24
Dinner: Refried Bean(GF) & Cheese Burritos, Basmati Rice and Guacamole(GF), Cultured Sour Cream & Lacto-fermented Salsa(GF)
Lunch: Turkey, Spinach & Raw Cheese Wrap(GF Option) and Melon Slices
Breakfast: Leftover French Toast(Gluten-Free Option) and Mixed Berries

Friday, May 25
Dinner: Hearty Minestrone Soup(GF Option) and Sourdough Rolls w/Cultured Butter
Dessert: Dried Fruit Blondies
Lunch: Layered Refried Bean Dip(GF) and Homemade Tortilla Chips
Breakfast: Fruit-on-the-Bottom Yogurt(GF) and Boiled Eggs

Saturday, May 26
Dinner: Fully-Loaded Baked Potatoes w/Cultured Sour Cream, Chives, Cheese & Bacon and Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad(GF)
Lunch: Leftover Minestrone Soup(GF Option) and Sourdough Rolls w/Butter
Breakfast: Whole Grain Blender Waffles, Eggs Over Easy, Nitrate-free Bacon and Fresh Mixed Berries

Sunday, May 27
Dinner: Baked Cod w/Escarole & Lemon(GF), Wild Rice and Steamed Asparagus
Lunch: Personal Pizzas w/Veggies
Breakfast: Open-face Waffle Sandwich and Fruit Smoothie(GF)

Always a treat to share ideas and healthy recipes! Let’s give thanks to the Lord for providing us the opportunity to nourish our families in this way! See you in two weeks!

Blessings, Kelly @ The Nourishing Home

This meal plan was shared at: Meal Plan Monday, Monday, Mania, Homestead Barn HopModest Monday Link-Up, Welcome Home Link-Up, Soli Deo Gloria, Titus 2sdays, Domestically Divine, Gratituesdays, On Your Heart TuesdaysFat Tuesdays, Traditional Tuesdays, Tempt My Tummy Tuesdays, Tuesdays at the TableHearth & Soul Blog HopAllergy-Friendly WednesdaysLiving Well WednesdaysGluten-Free WednesdaysWelcome WednesdaysWorks for Me WednesdaysSimple Lives ThursdaysFreaky Fridays, Fresh Bite Fridays, Feasting in Fellowship Fridays

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  • http://www.servingjoyfully.com/ Crystal @ Serving Joyfully

    Wow, what a great menu! Thanks for sharing! I post weekly menus on my blog, but I’ve really been wanting to branch out a bit and include some new things.

    • http://www.TheNourishingHome.com/ Kelly@TheNourishingHome

      Thanks, Crystal, for your sweet words of encouragement! :)

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  • http://www.facebook.com/loveyababe0909 Kelley Howard

    Thanks for sharing

    • http://www.TheNourishingHome.com/ Kelly@TheNourishingHome

      You are so welcome! Thank you so much for leaving a kind note! Blessings, Kelly

  • Kathy

    Thank you, I love the Excel template.

    • http://www.TheNourishingHome.com/ Kelly@TheNourishingHome

      Hi, Kathy! So glad you’ve found it to be helpful! Thanks for leaving a kind note! Blessings, Kelly

  • http://twitter.com/StephneGlidden Stephanie Glidden

    I love this!!! Thank you so much :)

    • http://www.TheNourishingHome.com/ Kelly@TheNourishingHome

      You are so welcome! Thank you for taking time to leave a kind note! Blessings, Kelly

  • http://www.TheNourishingHome.com/ Kelly@TheNourishingHome

    You are so welcome! Glad you found us! Blessings, Kelly

  • http://www.TheNourishingHome.com/ Kelly@TheNourishingHome

    Thanks so much for leaving a note. I’ll pop over and check out your link-up. Blessings, Kelly

  • http://twitter.com/AleasLeftovers Alea Milham

    What a delicious menu filled with so many healthy recipes!

    • http://www.TheNourishingHome.com/ Kelly@TheNourishingHome

      Thank you, Alea! So kind of you to take time to leave a sweet note! So glad you find these menus and recipes helpful! Blessings, Kelly :)

  • Trisha

    I just found your site. I can’t even begin to tell you what a huge blessing it is to see a real food menu plan. I have struggled with trying to get organized enough to prepare good healthy meals for my hubby and do everything else that is needed. This is EXACTLY what I needed.
    Probably sounds silly, but I actually teared up a little as I read your menu thinking of how much I really needed this just now.
    God bless you Kelly, and thank you!