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Bi-Weekly Meal Plan for October 15–28

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 October 15: (GF)=Grain-free/Gluten-free (Gluten-free)=Gluten-free, but not grain-free

Monday, Oct 15 • Dinner: Creamy Tomato Soup w/Garlic-Herb Croutons(GF) and Mesclun Salad w/Ranch Dressing(GF) • Lunch: Turkey, Spinach & Raw Cheese Sandwiches and Fruit Salad • Breakfast: Scrambled Eggs, Almond Flour Biscuits(GF) w/Peach Preserves(GF)

Tuesday, Oct 16 • Dinner: Veggie Penne Sauté(Gluten-Free Option) and Spinach Salad w/Honey-Mustard Dressing(GF) • Lunch: Strawberry Cream Cheese Roll-Ups and Raw Veggies w/Ranch Dip(GF) • Breakfast: Pineapple-Coconut Muffins and Eggs Over Easy

Wednesday, Oct 17 • Dinner: Blueberry Pancakes(GF), Veggie Egg Scramble and Nitrate-Free Bacon • Lunch: Leftover Veggie Penne Sauté(Gluten-Free Option) & Salad • Breakfast: Strawberry Yogurt(GF) w/Fresh Berries, Granola & Nuts and Boiled Eggs

Thursday, Oct 18 • Dinner: Turkey Joes(GF), Apple-Carrot Coleslaw(GF) and Cultured Pickles • Lunch: BLAT (Bacon, Lettuce, Avocado & Tomato) Sandwiches and Fresh Berries • Breakfast: Leftover Blueberry Pancakes(GF) & Eggs and Fruit Smoothie

Friday, Oct 19 • Dinner: Crockpot Turkey-Veggie Chili(GF) w/Rice and Cornbread • Dessert: Pumpkin Spice Cake(GF) • Lunch: Leftover Turkey Joes(GF) and Coleslaw(GF) • Breakfast: Whole Grain Bagel w/Cream Cheese, Boiled Eggs and Fruit Salad

Saturday, Oct 20 • Dinner: Grilled Balsamic Chicken(GF), Scalloped Potatoes(GF) and Steamed Broccoli • Lunch: Grilled Cheese Sandwiches w/Leftover Tomato Soup(GF) • Breakfast: French Toast, Nitrate-Free Sausage and Fresh Berries

Sunday, Oct 21 • Dinner: Grilled Fish w/Peach-Mango Salsa(GF), Wild Rice and Steamed Asparagus • Lunch: Open-Face Tuna Melt(GF Option) and Pear Slices • Breakfast:  Scrambled Eggs, Homemade Applesauce(GF) and Toast w/Butter

Recipe Links for Week of October 22: (GF)=Grain-free/Gluten-free (Gluten-free)=Gluten-free, but not grain-free

Monday, Oct 22 • Dinner: Grilled Herb Chicken(GF), Wild Rice and Steamed Asparagus • Lunch: Pizza Bagels and Raw Veggies w/Ranch Dip(GF) • Breakfast: Greek Yogurt Banana Splits and Sprouted Bread Toast w/Butter

Tuesday, Oct 23 • Dinner: Chili Dogs (nitrate-free hotdogs), Carribean Carrot Salad(GF) and Cultured Pickles • Lunch: Chicken Dunkers "Lunchables"(GF) and Homemade Applesauce(GF) • Breakfast: Spelt English Muffin Egg & Cheese Sandwich and Fresh Berries

Wednesday, Oct 24 • Dinner: Zucchini-Feta Pasta(Gluten-Free) and Spinach Salad w/Ranch Dressing(GF) • Lunch: Whole Grain Bagels w/Turkey Slices & Cultured Cream Cheese and Leftover Carribean Carrot Salad(GF) • Breakfast: Lemonberry Muffins(GF), Scrambled Eggs and Fruit Smoothie(GF)

Thursday, Oct 25 • Dinner: Grilled Chicken Quesadilla Sandwiches w/Guacamole(GF), Lacto-Ferm Salsa(GF) and Cultured Sour Cream • Lunch:  Nut Butter, Banana & Raw Honey Wrap(GF Option) and Vanilla Yogurt(GF) w/Berries • Breakfast: Soaked Oatmeal(Gluten-Free Option) w/Fresh Raspberries & Raw Honey and Boiled Eggs

Friday, Oct 26 • Dinner: Minestrone Soup(Gluten-Free Option), Sourdough Rolls w/Butter and Garden Salad w/Balsamic Vinaigrette(GF) • Lunch: Avocado Egg Salad(GF) Sandwiches and Cultured Pickles • Breakfast: Homemade Granola(Gluten-Free Option) w/Fresh Berries & Almond Milk

Saturday, Oct 27 • Dinner: Grilled Steak w/Balsamic-Apricot Marinade(GF), Baked Sweet Potatoes and Steamed Broccoli • Lunch: Leftover Minestrone Soup(Gluten-Free Option), Rolls w/Butter & Garden Salad • Breakfast: Huevos a la Mexicana(GF) and Mixed Berry Muffins(GF)

Sunday, Oct 28 • Dinner: Seared Scallops(GF) and Saffron Rice w/Peas(Gluten-Free) • Lunch: Philly Cheese Steak Wraps and Fruit Salad • 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 shared at: Real Food Sunday School, Meal Plan Monday, Monday Mania, Fat Tuesdays, Hearth & SoulHomestead Barn Hop, Welcome Home Mondays, I Gotta Try That!, Modest Mondays, Titus Tuesdays Link-Up, Titus 2sdays, Domestically DivineHomemaking Link-Up, Living Well Wednesdays, Works for Me Wednesday, Simple Lives Thursdays, Big Family Fridays

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