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!
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: 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 January 7: (GF)=Grain-free/Gluten-free (Gluten-free)=Gluten-free, but not grain-free
Monday, January 7 • Dinner: Creamy Tomato Soup w/Garlic-Herb Croutons(GF) and Mesclun Salad w/Ranch Dressing(GF) • Lunch: Tuna Salad(GF) Sandwiches and Apple Slices • Breakfast: Pineapple-Coconut Muffins(GF) and Eggs Over Easy
Tuesday, January 8 • Dinner: Herb Roasted Chicken(GF) with Potatoes, Caribbean Carrot Salad(GF) and Almond Flour Biscuits(Reader Favorite Recipe) w/Butter & Honey • Lunch: Grilled Cheese Sandwiches w/Leftover Tomato Soup(GF) • Breakfast: Soaked Oatmeal w/Ripe Pear & Raw Honey(Reader Favorite Recipe) and Boiled Eggs
Wednesday, January 9 • Dinner: Turkey Joes(GF), Leftover Carrot Salad(GF) and Cultured Pickles • Lunch: Roasted Chicken Greek Salad Wraps and Raw Veggies w/Ranch Dip(GF) • Breakfast: Homemade Granola(Reader Favorite Recipe) and w/Dried Fruit, Nuts & Almond Milk
Thursday, January 10 • Dinner: Grilled Chicken Quesadilla Sandwiches w/Guacamole(GF), Lacto-Ferm Salsa(GF) and Cultured Sour Cream • Lunch: Leftover Turkey Joes(GF) & Cultured Pickles • Breakfast: Toad-in-the-Hole(GF Option) and Strawberries w/Vanilla Yogurt(GF)
Friday, January 11 • Dinner: Caprese Pasta(Reader Favorite Recipe) and Spinach Salad w/Raw Honey Mustard Dressing(GF) • Dessert: Chocolate Ganache Cake(GF) • Lunch: Turkey, Spinach & Raw Wraps Sandwiches and Fruit Salad • Breakfast: Breakfast Burritos and Fruit Smoothie(GF)
Saturday, January 12 • Dinner: Made with Love Chicken Noodle Soup(Reader Favorite Recipe), Sourdough Rolls w/Butter and Garden Salad w/Balsamic Vinaigrette(GF) • Lunch: Leftover Caprese Pasta & Salad • Breakfast: Fluffy Almond Flour Pancakes(Reader Favorite Recipe),w/Mixed Berries, Eggs Over Easy and Nitrate-Free Bacon
Sunday, January 13 • Dinner: Roasted Salmon-Zucchini Bake and Wild Rice • Lunch: Leftover Chicken Noodle Soup, Salad & Rolls w/Butter • Breakfast: Leftover Almond Flour Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs and Fruit Smoothie(GF)
Recipe Links for Week of January 14: (GF)=Grain-free/Gluten-free (Gluten-free)=Gluten-free, but not grain-free
Monday, January 14 • Dinner: BBQ Chicken Sandwiches (simply place precooked shredded chicken in crockpot with your favorite BBQ sauce and cook on low 2-3 hours), Potato Salad(GF) and Cultured Pickles • Lunch: Carrot-Cheddar(GF) Sandwiches and Pineapple Slices • Breakfast: Chocolate Chip Coconut Flour Pancakes(GF) and Mixed Berries
Tuesday, January 15 • Dinner: Turkey-Veggie Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes and Green Beans • Lunch: BBQ Chicken Wrap, Leftover Potato Salad(GF) and Cultured Pickles • Breakfast: Apple Pie Breakfast Porridge(Gluten-Free) and Boiled Eggs
Wednesday, January 16 • Breakfast for Dinner: French Toast, Veggie Egg Scramble and Nitrate-Free Sausage • Lunch: Leftover Meatloaf Sandwiches and Raw Veggies w/Ranch Dip(GF) • Breakfast: Fruit-on-the-Bottom Yogurt(GF) w/Jumbleberry Jam(GF) and Toast w/Butter
Thursday, January 17 • Dinner: Zucchini-Tomato Frittata(GF), and Almond Flour Biscuits(GF) w/Butter and Fruit Salad • Lunch: Pizza Bagels and Raw Veggies w/Ranch Dip(GF) • Breakfast: Leftover French Toast & Sausage and Fruit Smoothie(GF)
Friday, January 18 • Dinner: Italian Sausage & Bean Soup(GF), Mesclun Salad w/Raw Honey Mustard Dressing(GF) and Sourdough Rolls w/Butter • Lunch: Greek Hummus Dip w/Raw Veggie Kabobs & Grain-Free Crackers(GF) and Apple Slices • Breakfast: Soaked Banana Nut Bread, Boiled Eggs and Crockpot Applesauce(GF)
Saturday, January 19 • Dinner: Grilled Shrimp & Veggie Kebobs(GF) and Saffron Rice(Gluten-Free) • Dessert: Hot Apple Crisp(GF) • Lunch: Leftover Italian Sausage & Bean Soup(GF), Salad & Rolls • Breakfast: Leftover Banana Bread, Scrambled Eggs and Crockpot Applesauce(GF)
Sunday, January 20 • Dinner: Pesto Pasta w/Sausage and Mesclun Salad w/Ranch Dressing(GF) • Lunch: Avocado Egg Salad(GF) Sandwiches and Cultured Pickles • Breakfast: Mixed Berry Muffins(GF), Eggs Over Easy and Fruit Salad
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
This meal plan was shared at: Menu Mondays