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 June 24:(GF)=Grain-free/Gluten-free (Gluten-free)=Gluten-free, but not grain-free
Monday, June 24 • Dinner: Chimichurri Kebobs(GF) with Cilantro Rice • Lunch: Homemade Sunflower Nutella(GF) & Banana Wraps and Apple Slices • Breakfast: Cinnamon Streusel Muffins(GF) and Eggs Over Easy
Tuesday, June 25 • Dinner: Turkey Joes(GF), Apple-Carrot Coleslaw(GF) and Cultured Pickles • Lunch: Leftover Chimichurri Wraps and Fruit Salad • Breakfast: Scrambled Eggs and Leftover Cinnamon Streusel Muffins(GF)
Wednesday, June 26 • Dinner: Simple Sliders, Leftover Coleslaw(GF) and Cultured Pickles • Lunch: Nut Butter & Raw Honey Sandwiches and Vanilla Yogurt(GF) w/Berries • Breakfast: Power Protein Oatmeal w/Berries & Walnuts
Thursday, June 27 • Breakfast for Dinner: Pancakes(GF) w/Berries, Scrambled Eggs and Nitrate-Free Bacon • Lunch: Leftover Simple Sliders and Raw Veggies w/Ranch Dip(GF) • Breakfast: Homemade Granola(Gluten-Free Option) w/Dried Fruit, Nuts & Almond Milk
Friday, June 28 • Dinner: Italian Sausage & Bean Soup(GF), Mesclun Salad w/Raw Honey Mustard Dressing(GF) and Sourdough Rolls w/Butter • Lunch: BLAT (Bacon, Lettuce, Avocado & Tomato) Wraps and Fresh Berries • Breakfast: Nut Butter & Jam Pancakes(GF) and Mixed Berry Salad
Saturday, June 29 • Dinner: Pesto Pasta(Gluten-Free Option) w/Sliced Nitrate-Free Sweet Italian Sausage and Garden Salad w/Ranch Dressing(GF) • Dessert: Fruit & Cream Bars(GF) • Lunch: Leftover Italian Sausage & Bean Soup(GF) & Rolls w/Butter • Breakfast: Veggie & Cheese Mini Omeletes(GF) and Toast w/Homemade Jam(GF)
Sunday, June 30 • Dinner: Grilled Shrimp & Veggie Kebobs(GF) and Saffron Rice(Gluten-Free) • Lunch: Leftover Turkey Joes(GF) and Carrot Salad • Breakfast: Leftover Veggie & Cheese Mini Omeletes(GF) and Toast w/Raw Honey
Recipe Links for Week of July 1:(GF)=Grain-free/Gluten-free (Gluten-free)=Gluten-free, but not grain-free
Monday, July 1 • Dinner: Crispy Parmesan Zucchini Strips(GF), Spaghetti w/Marinara and Garden Salad w/Balsamic Vinaigrette(GF) • Lunch: Tuna Salad(GF) w/Grain-Free Crackers(GF) and Apple Slices • Breakfast: Toad-in-the-Hole(GF Option) and Strawberries w/Vanilla Yogurt(GF)
Tuesday, July 2 • Dinner: Sizzling Summer Fajitas w/Peppers & Onions w/Guacamole(GF), Lacto-Ferm Salsa(GF) & Cultured Sour Cream and Cilantro Rice • Lunch: Leftover Spaghetti and Raw Veggies w/Ranch Dip(GF) • Breakfast: Honey-Cream & Berries Oatmeal(Gluten-Free Option) and Boiled Eggs
Wednesday, July 3 • Dinner: Herb Grilled Turkey Breasts(GF), Mashed Potatoes and Grilled Asparagus • Lunch: Grilled Chicken Bowls (using leftover fajita ingrediens) • Breakfast: Cheesy-Basil Eggs(GF), Toast w/Butter and Fruit Smoothie(GF)
Thursday, July 4: Happy Fourth of July! • Special July 4th Holiday Menu • Lunch: Turkey-Cranberry Salad(GF) Sandwiches and Fruit Salad • Breakfast: Vanilla Yogurt(GF) w/Mixed Berries, Homemade Granola & Nuts and Boiled Eggs
Friday, July 5 • Dinner: Crockpot Stuffed Pepper w/Ground Turkey(GF) and Leftover Mashed Potatoes • Lunch: NF Hotdogs, Leftover Potato Salad(GF) and Fruit Salad • Breakfast: Veggie Egg Scramble and Toast w/Butter
Saturday, July 6 • Dinner: Personal Veggie Pizzas and Caesar Salad(GF) • Dessert: Banana Split Pops(GF) • Lunch: Leftover Crockpot Stuffed Pepper w/Ground Turkey(GF) and Homemade Applesauce(GF) • Breakfast: French Toast, Fried Apples(GF) and Nitrate-Free Sausage Links
Sunday, July 7 • Dinner: Salmon Cakes, Sweet Potato Fries(GF) and Steamed Broccoli • Lunch: Carrot-Cheddar(GF) Sandwiches and Pineapple Slices • Breakfast: Oatmeal Breakfast Porridge(Gluten-Free Option) topped w/leftover Fried Apples(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