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 July 8: (GF)=Grain-free/Gluten-free (Gluten-free)=Gluten-free, but not grain-free
Monday, July 8 • Dinner: Grilled Pineapple Chicken Kebobs(GF), Basmati Rice and Steamed Broccoli • Lunch: Turkey & Raw Cheese Sandwiches and Nectarines • Breakfast: Strawberry Shortcake Muffins, Eggs Over Easy and Fruit Smoothie(GF)
Wednesday, July 10 • Dinner: Caprese Pasta(Gluten-Free Option) and Spinach Salad w/Raw Honey Mustard Dressing(GF) • Lunch: Greek Hummus Wraps w/Feta, Lettuce & Tomato • Breakfast: Greek Yogurt Fruit Parfaits(GF Option) and Scrambled Eggs
Thursday, July 11 • Dinner: Grilled Herb Chicken(GF), Wild Rice and Steamed Asparagus • Lunch: Leftover Caprese Pasta and Spinach Salad w/Raw Honey Mustard Dressing(GF) • Breakfast: Savory Baked Eggs(GF) and Garlic Toast
Friday, July 12 • Dinner: Stone Soup(GF), Garden Salad w/Ranch Dressing(GF) and Sourdough Rolls w/Butter • Lunch: Grilled Chicken Salad(GF) Sandwiches and Apple Slices • Breakfast: Homemade Granola(Gluten-Free Option) w/Fresh Berries & Almond Milk
Saturday, July 13 • Dinner: Grilled Herb Turkey Breasts(GF), Baked Sweet Potatoes and Grilled Asparagus • Dessert: Creamy Custard w/Summer Berries(GF) • Lunch: Leftover Stone Soup(GF), Salad and Rolls w/Butter • Breakfast: Banana Split Oatmeal(Gluten-Free Option) Family Breakfast Buffet
Sunday, July 14 • Dinner: Veggie Stirfry(Gluten-Free) w/Leftover Grilled Herb Chicken(GF) • Lunch: Veggie-Turkey Quesadillas w/Guacamole(GF) • Breakfast: Eggs Over Easy, Blueberry Scones and Fruit Smoothie(GF)
Recipe Links for Week of July 15: (GF)=Grain-free/Gluten-free (Gluten-free)=Gluten-free, but not grain-free
Monday, July 15 • Dinner: Kid-Favorite Chicken Nuggets(GF Option), Healthier Fries(GF) and Honey-Lime Fruit Salad • Lunch: Carrot-Cheddar(GF) Sandwiches and Pineapple Slices • Breakfast: Leftover Blueberry Scones and Scrambled Eggs
Tuesday, July 16 • Dinner: Fish Tacos(Gluten-Free), Coconut Rice(Gluten-Free) • Lunch: Leftover Chicken Nuggets and Raw Veggies w/Ranch Dip • Breakfast: Scrambled Eggs, Sprouted Toast w/Butter and Leftover Honey-Lime Fruit Salad
Wednesday, July 17 • Dinner: Spaghetti w/Turkey Meatballs(GF) and Caesar Salad(GF) • Lunch: Tuna Salad(GF) Sandwich and Apple Slices • Breakfast: Cinnamon-Maple Crunch Oatmeal(Gluten-Free Option) and Poached Eggs
Thursday, July 18 • Breakfast for Dinner: Breakfast Tostada Buffet(GF Option) w/Refried Beans, Guacamole(GF), Sour Cream and Pico de Gallo • Lunch: Leftover Spaghetti w/Veggies • Breakfast: Lemonberry Muffins(GF) and Boiled Eggs
Friday, July 19 • Dinner: Sweet & Sticky Oven Roasted Chicken(GF) w/Brown Rice, Green Beans and Buttermilk Biscuits w/Butter • Lunch: Avocado Egg Salad(GF) Sandwiches and Cultured Pickles • Breakfast: Scrambled Eggs w/Veggies and Leftover Lemonberry Muffins(GF)
Saturday, July 20 • Dinner: Grilled Turkey, Raw Cheese & Apple Sandwiches and Tomato Soup(GF) • Dessert: Nut Butter Cookies(GF) • Lunch: Leftover Egg Salad Sandwiches and Cultured Pickles • Breakfast: Bacon, Egg & Cheese Biscuit(GF) and Fruit Smoothie(GF)
Sunday, July 21 • Dinner: Toasted Sourdough Turkey Meatball Subs and Caribbean Carrot Salad(GF) • Lunch: Leftover Tomato Soup(GF) w/Cheese Quesadillas • Breakfast: Apple Pie Breakfast Porridge(Gluten-Free)
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