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 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 April 1:(GF)=Grain-free/Gluten-free (Gluten-free)=Gluten-free, but not grain-free
Monday, April 1 • Dinner: New–Hawaiian Chicken(GF), Wild Rice & Asparagus and Sourdough Rolls • Lunch: Greek Hummus Dip w/Raw Veggie Kabobs & Grain-Free Crackers(GF) and Apple Slices • Breakfast: Pineapple-Coconut Muffins(GF) and Eggs Over Easy
Tuesday, April 2 • Dinner: Turkey Joes(GF), Apple-Carrot Coleslaw(GF) and Cultured Pickles • Lunch: Hawaiian Chicken(GF), Subs and Raw Veggies w/Ranch Dip(GF) • Breakfast: Scrambled Eggs and Leftover Pineapple-Coconut Muffins(GF)
Wednesday, April 3 • Dinner: Fettuccine Alfredo w/Balsamic Grilled Chicken and Spinach Salad w/Raw Honey Mustard Dressing(GF) • Lunch: Leftover Turkey Joes(GF) and Coleslaw(GF) • Breakfast: Cinnamon-Maple Crunch Oatmeal(Gluten-Free Option) and Boiled Eggs
Thursday, April 4 • Dinner: New–Strawberry-Feta Salad(GF) w/Leftover Balsamic Grilled Chicken(GF) • Lunch: Chicken Salad(GF) Sandwiches and Clementines • Breakfast: Homemade Granola(Gluten-Free Option) w/Dried Fruit, Nuts & Almond Milk
Friday, April 5 • Dinner: Minestrone Soup(Gluten-Free Option), Leftover Salad & Rolls w/Butter • Dessert: New–Nut Butter Cookies(GF) • Lunch: Strawberry Cream Cheese Roll-Ups and Raw Veggies w/Ranch Dip(GF) • Breakfast: Fruit-on-the-Bottom Yogurt(GF) and Boiled Eggs
Saturday, April 6 • Dinner: Grilled Veggie Quesadilla Sandwiches w/Guacamole(GF), Lacto-Ferm Salsa(GF) and Cultured Sour Cream • Lunch: Leftover Minestrone Soup & Rolls w/Butter • Breakfast: Healthier Cinnamon Toast, Scrambled Eggs and Clementines
Sunday, April 7 • Dinner: Grilled Shrimp & Veggie Kebobs(GF) and Saffron Rice(Gluten-Free) • Lunch: Grilled Turkey Reubens and Cultured Pickles • Breakfast: Power Pancakes w/Berries, Scrambled Eggs and Nitrate-Free Bacon
Recipe Links for Week of April 8:(GF)=Grain-free/Gluten-free (Gluten-free)=Gluten-free, but not grain-free
Monday, April 8 • Dinner: New–Crockpot Stuffed Pepper w/Ground Turkey and Mashed Potatoes • Lunch: BLAT (Bacon, Lettuce, Avocado & Tomato) Wraps and Vanilla Yogurt(GF) w/Berries • Breakfast: Honey-Cream & Berries Oatmeal(Gluten-Free Option) and Boiled Eggs
Wednesday, April 10 • Breakfast 4 Dinner: French Toast Casserole, Sausage Patties and Fruit Salad • Lunch: Avocado Egg Salad(GF) and Cucumber-Tomato Salad • Breakfast: Buttermilk Biscuits and Eggs Over Easy
Thursday, April 11 • Dinner: Veggie Stirfry(Gluten-Free) w/Leftover Grilled Chicken • Lunch: Nut Butter, Banana & Raw Honey Wrap and Vanilla Yogurt(GF) w/Diced Pears • Breakfast: Sausage & Egg Biscuits and Fruit Salad
Friday, April 12 • Dinner: Italian Sausage & Bean Soup(GF), Mesclun Salad w/Raw Honey Mustard Dressing(GF) and Sourdough Rolls w/Butter • Lunch: Tuna Salad(GF) w/Grain-Free Crackers(GF) and Apple Slices • Breakfast: Vanilla Yogurt(GF) w/Mixed Berries, Granola & Nuts and Boiled Eggs
Saturday, April 13 • Dinner: Pesto Pasta(Gluten-Free Option) w/Sliced Nitrate-Free Sweet Italian Sausage and Mesclun Salad w/Ranch Dressing(GF) • Dessert: Hot Apple Crisp(GF) w/Vanilla Ice Cream • Lunch: Leftover Soup, Salad & Rolls • Breakfast: Apple Pie Breakfast Porridge(Gluten-Free) and Boiled Eggs
Sunday, April 14 • Dinner: New–Savory Salmon Cakes, Sweet Potato Fries and Steamed Broccoli • Lunch: Carrot-Cheddar(GF) Sandwiches and Pineapple Slices • Breakfast: Cheesy-Basil Eggs(GF) and Toast w/Butter
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