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 22: (GF)=Grain-free/Gluten-free (Gluten-free)=Gluten-free, but not grain-free
Monday, July 22 • Dinner: Summer Veggies Pasta(Gluten-Free Option) and Mesclun Salad w/Raw Honey Mustard Dressing(GF) • Lunch: Fruit & Cheese Kebobs(GF), GF Crackers and Nutty Trail Mix • Breakfast: Fruit & Yogurt Parfaits(GF Option) and Boiled Eggs
Tuesday, July 23 • Dinner: Taco Salad(Gluten-Free), Crockpot Pinto Beans(GF) and Guacamole(GF), Sour Cream and Pico de Gallo • Lunch: Leftover Summer Veggies Pasta(Gluten-Free) and Salad • Breakfast: Pineapple-Coconut Muffins(GF) and Scrambled Eggs
Wednesday, July 24 • Dinner: Crispy Parmesan Zucchini Strips(GF), Spaghetti w/Marinara and Garden Salad w/Balsamic Vinaigrette(GF) • Lunch: Leftover Taco Salad(Gluten-Free) and Mango Slices • Breakfast: Leftover Pineapple-Coconut Muffins(GF) and Eggs Over Easy
Thursday, July 25 • Dinner: Turkey-Veggie Guacamole Burgers, Sweet Potato Fries(GF) and Caribbean Carrot Salad(GF) • Lunch: Leftover Spaghetti and Salad • Breakfast: Greek Yogurt Banana Splits(GF) and Scrambled Eggs
Friday, July 26 • Dinner: Grilled Shrimp & Veggie Kebobs(GF) and Saffron Rice(Gluten-Free) • Dessert: Fabulous Fruit Pizza(GF Option) • Lunch: Mini-Turkey Burger Sliders(GF) and Leftover Carrot Salad(GF) • Breakfast: Cranberry Mango Oatmeal Porridge and Boiled Eggs
Saturday, July 27 • Dinner: Made with Love Chicken Noodle Soup, Sourdough Rolls w/Butter and Garden Salad w/Ranch Dressing(GF) • Lunch: Grilled Cheese & Tomato Sandwiches and Crockpot Applesauce(GF) • Breakfast: Strawberry Shortcakes(GF), Vanilla Yogurt(GF) and Scrambled Eggs
Sunday, July 28 • Dinner: Garlic-Thyme Chicken(GF), Mashed Potatoes and Green Beans • Lunch: Leftover Chicken Noodle Soup(Gluten-Free), Salad & Rolls • Breakfast: Huevos a la Mexicana(GF), Nitrate-Free Bacon and Leftover Shortcake Biscuits w/Honey Butter(GF)
Recipe Links for Week of July 29: (GF)=Grain-free/Gluten-free (Gluten-free)=Gluten-free, but not grain-free
Monday, July 29 • Dinner: Grilled Pineapple Chicken(GF) w/Pineapple Salsa(GF), Crockpot Black Beans(GF) and Baja-Style Cilantro Rice(Gluten-Free) • Lunch: Carrot-Cheddar(GF) Sandwiches and Pineapple Slices • Breakfast: Cherry-Almond Muffins(GF), Eggs Over Easy and Fruit Smoothie(GF)
Tuesday, July 30 • Dinner: Shepherd's Pie(GF), Sourdough Rolls w/Butter and Mesclun Salad w/Ranch Dressing(GF) • Lunch: Grilled Chicken Salad(GF) Sandwiches and Mango Slices • Breakfast: Leftover Cherry-Almond Muffins(GF) and Veggie Egg Scramble
Wednesday, July 31 • Dinner: Grilled Fish w/Leftover Pineapple Salsa(GF), Leftover Cilantro Rice and Steamed Broccoli • Lunch: Nut Butter, Banana & Raw Honey Wrap and Vanilla Yogurt(GF) w/Blueberries • Breakfast: Honey Cream & Summer Berries Oatmeal(Gluten-Free) and Boiled Eggs
Thursday, August 1 • Dinner: Black Bean Burritos, w/Homemade Tortillas and Guacamole(GF), Sour Cream and Pico de Gallo • Lunch: Avocado Egg Salad(GF) Sandwiches and Fruit Salad • Breakfast: Homemade Granola(Gluten-Free Option) w/Fresh Berries & Almond Milk
Friday, August 2 • Dinner: Personal Veggie Pizzas(Gluten-Free Option) and Caesar Salad(GF) • Dessert: Creamy Custard w/Summer Berries(GF) * Lunch: Black Bean Layer Dip w/Tortilla Chips and Apple Slices • Breakfast: Bagel, Egg & Raw Cheese Sandwiches and Fresh Blueberries w/Vanilla Yogurt(GF)
Saturday, August 3 • Dinner: Lots-O-Broccoli Soup(GF), Garden Salad w/Ranch Dressing(GF) and Sourdough Rolls w/Butter • Lunch: Grilled Nitrate-Free Hotdogs and Honey-Lime Fruit Salad(GF) • Breakfast: Blueberry Almond Flour Pancakes(GF) and Nitrate-Free Bacon
Sunday, August 4 • 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 Honey-Lime Fruit Salad(GF) • Lunch: Leftover Broccoli Soup(GF), Salad and Rolls • Breakfast: Nut Butter & Jam Pancakes(GF), Leftover Nitrate-Free Bacon and Fresh Berries 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