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Bi-Weekly Meal Plan for August 6–19

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 August 6:

(Gluten-free)=Gluten-free, but not grain-free

Monday, August 6
Dinner: Grilled Fish w/Peach-Mango Salsa(GF), Wild Rice and Asparagus
Lunch: Tuna Salad(GF) w/Grain-Free Crackers(GF) and Grapes
Breakfast: Boiled Eggs, Crockpot Applesauce(GF) and Sourdough Toast w/Butter

Tuesday, August 7
Dinner: Grilled Herb Chicken(GF), Cherry Caprese(GF) and Wild Rice
Lunch: Avocado Egg Salad(GF) Sandwiches and Cultured Pickles
Breakfast: Soaked Oatmeal(Gluten-Free Option) w/Fresh Diced Peaches and Poached Eggs

Wednesday, August 8
Dinner: Taco Salad(GF), Crockpot Pinto Beans(GF) and Guacamole(GF), Lacto-Ferm Salsa(GF) and Cultured Sour Cream
Lunch: Grilled Chicken Salad(GF) Sandwiches and Fresh Peach Slices
Breakfast: Pineapple-Coconut Muffins(GF), Eggs Over Easy and Fruit Smoothie(GF)

Thursday, August 9
Dinner: Spaghetti w/Meatballs(GF Option) and Mesclun Salad w/Balsamic Vinaigrette(GF)
Lunch: Leftover Taco Salad(GF) and Apple Slices
Breakfast: Homemade Granola(Gluten-Free Option) w/Fresh Berries & Almond Milk

Friday, August 10
Dinner: Hearty Minestrone Soup(GF Option), Sourdough Rolls w/Butter and Garden Salad
Lunch: Leftover Spaghetti & Salad
Breakfast: Fruit & Yogurt Parfaits(Gluten-Free Option) and Boiled Eggs

Saturday, August 11
Dinner: Turkey-Veggie Chili(GF), Basmati Rice and Organic Cornbread 
Dessert: Grilled Peaches & Cream(GF)
Lunch: Leftover Hearty Minestrone Soup(GF Option), Salad, Rolls & Butter
Breakfast: Chocolate Chip Coconut Flour Pancakes(GF), Nitrate-Free Bacon and Fruit Salad

Sunday, August 12
Dinner: Lemon-Garlic Roasted Chicken(GF) w/Herb Potatoes & Carrots(GF) and Buttermilk Biscuits w/Raw Honey & Butter
Lunch: Grilled Turkey Reuben and Cultured Sauerkraut
Breakfast: Poached Eggs, Buttermilk Biscuits w/Raw Honey & Butter and Mixed Berries

Recipe Links for Week of August 13:

(Gluten-free)=Gluten-free, but not grain-free

Monday, August 13
Dinner: Chili Dogs (nitrate-free hot dogs), Apple-Carrot Coleslaw(GF) and Fruit Salad
Lunch: Greek Salad Wrap and Cultured Pickles
Breakfast: Lemonberry Muffins(GF), Scrambled Eggs and Fruit Smoothie(GF)

Tuesday, August 14
Dinner: Penne w/Shrimp & Veggies(Gluten-Free Option) and Mesclun Salad w/Ranch Dressing(GF)
Lunch: Grilled Cheese Sandwiches and Leftover Apple-Carrot Coleslaw(GF)
Breakfast: Fruit-on-the-Bottom Yogurt(GF) and Boiled Eggs

Wednesday, August 15
Dinner: Soaked Whole Grain Blender Waffles, Scrambled Eggs, Nitrate-Free Sausage and Fruit Salad
Lunch: Nut Butter, Banana & Raw Honey Wrap and Vanilla Yogurt(GF) w/Peaches
Breakfast: Baked Apple Oatmeal(Gluten-Free Option) w/Crispy Walnuts

Thursday, August 16
Dinner: Refried Bean(GF), Rice & Cheese Burritos w/Guacamole(GF), Lacto-Ferm Salsa(GF) and Cultured Sour Cream
Lunch: Whole Grain Bagels w/Turkey Slices & Cultured Cream Cheese and Fresh Cherries
Breakfast: Waffle Sandwich and Fruit Smoothie(GF)

Friday, August 17
Dinner: Toasted Sourdough Meatball Subs, Caribbean Carrot Salad(GF) and Cultured Pickles
Lunch: Refried 5-Layer Bean Dip w/Homemade Tortillas
Breakfast: Breakfast Burritos and Fruit Smoothie(GF)

Saturday, August 18
Dinner: Veggie Stirfry(Gluten-Free) w/Leftover Grilled Chicken(GF)
Dessert: Strawberry Shortcake Pie(GF)
Lunch: Turkey & Apple Quesadillas and Leftover Caribbean Carrot Salad(GF)
Breakfast: Huevos a la Mexicana(GF), Mixed Berry Muffins(GF) and Fruit Salad

Sunday, August 19
Dinner: Fettuccine Alfredo(Gluten-Free Option) w/Balsamic Grilled Chicken(GF) and Spinach Salad w/Honey-Mustard Dressing(GF)
Lunch: Open-Face Tuna Melt (GF Option) and Apple Slices
Breakfast: Eggs Over Easy, Leftover Mixed Berry Muffins(GF) and Fruit Smoothie(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

This meal plan was featured at: Homestead Barn Hop, Welcome Home Link-Up, Modest Mondays, I Gotta Try This, Titus 2sdays, Domestically Divine, Titus 2 Tuesday Link, Make Your Own Monday, Monday Mania, Meal Plan Mondays, Fat Tuesdays, Hearth & SoulLiving Well WednesdaysGluten-Free WednesdaysAllergy-Free Wednesdays, Works for Me Wednesdays, Homemaking Link-Up

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