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!
In addition to 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 whether you’re just getting started with meal planning, or are a seasoned expert.
We’d also like to provide you with 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 my FREE Video Course: Mastering Meal Planning. (To print the meal plans provided below, simply click on the images and they will open into a new window for easier printing.) Recipe Links for Week of September 16: (GF)=Grain-free/Gluten-free (Gluten-free)=Gluten-free, but not grain-free
Monday, Sept 16 • Dinner: Grilled Pineapple Chicken(GF), Basmati Rice and Crockpot Black Beans(GF) • Lunch: Greek Hummus(GF) Wraps w/Feta, Lettuce & Tomato and Fruit & Nut Bar(GF) • Breakfast: Strawberry Shortcake Muffins(GF), Eggs Over Easy and Fruit Smoothie(GF)
Tuesday, Sept 17 • Dinner: Veggie Stirfry(Gluten-Free) w/Leftover Grilled Chicken • Lunch: Apricot-Apple Chicken Salad(GF), Carrots w/Ranch Dip(GF) and Cherry-Chocolate Chip Bar(GF) • Breakfast: Leftover Strawberry Shortcake Muffins(GF) and Scrambled Eggs
Wednesday, Sept 18 • Breakfast for Dinner: Breakfast Tostada Buffet(GF Option) w/Leftover Crockpot Black Beans, Guacamole(GF), Sour Cream and Garden Fresh Salsa(GF) • Lunch: Leftover Greek Hummus(GF), GF Crackers and Fresh Veggies • Breakfast: Greek Yogurt Fruit Parfaits(GF Option) and Scrambled Eggs
Thursday, Sept 19 • Dinner: Glazed Salmon with Vegetable Rice(Gluten-Free) • Lunch: Rainbow Bean Dip(GF) w/Chips, Fresh Veggies and Nut-Free Bar(GF) • Breakfast: Homemade Granola(Gluten-Free Option) w/Fresh Berries & Almond Milk
Friday, Sept 20 • Dinner: Stone Soup(GF), Garden Salad w/Ranch Dressing(GF) and Sourdough Rolls w/Butter • Lunch: Turkey & Raw Cheese Sandwiches and Sliced Plums • Breakfast: Healthier Cinnamon Toast, Scrambled Eggs and Peach Slices
Saturday, Sept 21 • Dinner: Grilled Herb Turkey Breasts(GF), Baked Sweet Potatoes and Grilled Asparagus • Dessert: GF Pineapple Upside Down Cake(GF) • Lunch: Leftover Stone Soup(GF), Salad and Rolls w/Butter • Breakfast: Banana Split Oatmeal(Gluten-Free Option) Family Breakfast Buffet
Sunday, Sept 22 • Dinner: Easy Indian Curry, Basmati Rice and Indian Flatbread • Lunch: Veggie-Turkey Quesadillas w/Guacamole • Breakfast: Fluffy Almond Flour Pancakes(GF), Nitrate-Free Bacon and Fresh Berries
Recipe Links for Week of September 23: (GF)=Grain-free/Gluten-free (Gluten-free)=Gluten-free, but not grain-free
Monday, Sept 23 • Dinner: Roasted Balsamic Vegetables with Chicken Sausage(GF) and Buttermilk Biscuits w/Honey-Butter • Lunch: Carrot-Cheddar(GF) Sandwiches and Pineapple Slices • Breakfast: Nut Butter & Jam Pancakes(GF), Leftover Nitrate-Free Bacon and Fruit Smoothie(GF)
Tuesday, Sept 24 • Dinner: Fish Tacos(Gluten-Free) w/Guacamole(GF), Sour Cream and Garden Fresh Salsa(GF) and Coconut Rice(Gluten-Free) • Lunch: Nut Butter, Banana & Raw Honey Wrap and Vanilla Yogurt(GF) w/Homemade Granola • Breakfast: Cinnamon Maple Crunch Oatmeal(Gluten-Free Option) and Poached Eggs
Wednesday, Sept 25 • Dinner: Kid-Favorite Chicken Nuggets(GF Option), Healthier Fries(GF) and Honey-Lime Fruit Salad(GF) • Lunch: Tuna Salad(GF) Sandwich, Apple Slices and Apricot-Almond Bar(GF) • Breakfast: Peach Crisp Yogurt Parfait and Boiled Eggs
Thursday, Sept 26 • Dinner: Spaghetti w/Turkey Meatballs(GF Option) and Caesar Salad(GF) • Lunch: Leftover Chicken Nugget Dippers and Raw Veggies w/Ranch Dip(GF) • Breakfast: Pineapple-Coconut Muffins(GF) and Boiled Eggs
Friday, Sept 27 • Dinner: Sweet & Sticky Oven Roasted Chicken(GF), Simple Brown Rice(Gluten-Free), Green Beans and Buttermilk Biscuits w/Honey-Butter • Lunch: Avocado Egg Salad(GF) Sandwiches and Cultured Pickles • Breakfast: Leftover Pineapple-Coconut Muffins(GF) and Veggie Scramble
Saturday, Sept 28 • Dinner: Grilled Turkey, Raw Cheese & Apple Sandwiches and Tomato Soup(GF) • Dessert: Fresh Fruit Pizza(GF Option) • Lunch: Leftover Sweet & Sticky Oven Roasted Chicken(GF) Sandwiches and Apple Slices • Breakfast: Apple Pie Breakfast Porridge(Gluten-Free)
Sunday, Sept 29 • Dinner: Toasted Sourdough Turkey Meatball Subs and Garden Salad w/Raw Honey Mustard Dressing(GF) • Lunch: Leftover Tomato Soup(GF) w/Cheese Quesadillas • Breakfast: Savory Baked Eggs(GF), Garlic Toast 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!
Joyfully Serving HIM, Kelly @ The Nourishing Home