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 August 19: (GF)=Grain-free/Gluten-free (Gluten-free)=Gluten-free, but not grain-free
Monday, August 19 • Dinner: Balsamic Chicken(GF) and Grilled Peaches w/Pecans & Blue Cheese Over Mesclun Salad(GF) • Lunch: Fruit & Cheese Kebobs(GF), GF Crackers and Nutty Trail Mix • Breakfast: Peach Crisp Muffins(GF) and Eggs Over Easy
Tuesday, August 20 • Dinner: Summer Veggies Pasta(Gluten-Free Option) and Garden Salad w/Raw Honey Mustard Dressing(GF) • Lunch: Greek Salad Wraps and Fresh Peach Slices • Breakfast: Scrambled Eggs and Leftover Peach Crisp Muffins(GF)
Wednesday, August 21 • Breakfast for Dinner: Peach Pancakes(GF), Scrambled Eggs and Nitrate-Free Bacon • Lunch: Leftover Veggie Pasta & Salad • Breakfast: Boiled Eggs and Buttermilk Biscuits (or GF Almond Flour Biscuits) w/Homemade Peach Jam(GF)
Thursday, August 22 • Dinner: Taco Salad(Gluten-Free), Crockpot Pinto Beans(GF) and Guacamole(GF), Sour Cream and Pico de Gallo • Lunch: Avocado Egg Salad(GF) Sandwiches and Fruit Salad • Breakfast: Bacon, Egg & Cheese Biscuit(GF) and Peaches-n-Cream Smoothie(GF)
Friday, August 23 • Dinner: Grilled Chicken w/Spicy Peach Glaze(GF), Cultured Potato Salad(GF) and Honey-Lime Fruit Salad(GF) • Lunch: Leftover Taco Salad and Mango Slices • Breakfast: Toad-n-the-Hole and Fresh Sliced Peaches w/Vanilla Yogurt(GF)
Saturday, August 24 • Dinner: Turkey-Veggie Guacamole Burgers(GF), Cultured Potato Salad(GF) and Honey-Lime Fruit Salad(GF) • Dessert: Ginger-Peach Crisp(GF) • Lunch: Grilled Cheese & Tomato Sandwiches and Applesauce • Breakfast: Oatmeal Breakfast Porridge(Gluten-Free Option) and Boiled Eggs
Sunday, August 25 • Dinner: Grilled Shrimp & Veggie Kebobs(GF) and Saffron Rice(Gluten-Free) • Lunch: Mini-Turkey Burgers(GF) and Cultured Pickles • Breakfast: Huevos a la Mexicana(GF) and Sprouted Toast w/Homemade Peach Jam(GF)
Recipe Links for Week of August 26: (GF)=Grain-free/Gluten-free (Gluten-free)=Gluten-free, but not grain-free
Monday, August 26 • Dinner: Grilled Fish w/Peach-Mango Salsa(GF), Cilantro Rice(Gluten-Free) and Steamed Asparagus • Lunch: Nut Butter, Banana & Raw Honey Wrap and Vanilla Yogurt(GF) w/Granola • Breakfast: Peach Crisp Yogurt Parfait(Gluten-Free) and Boiled Eggs
Tuesday, August 27 • Dinner: Grilled Herb Chicken(GF) w/Leftover Peach-Mango Salsa(GF), Crockpot Black Beans(GF) & Leftover Cilantro Rice(Gluten-Free) • Lunch: Carrot-Cheddar(GF) Sandwiches and Pineapple Slices • Breakfast: Strawberry Shortcake Muffins(GF) and Eggs Over Easy
Wednesday, August 28 • Dinner: Spaghetti w/Meat Sauce and Garden Salad w/Ranch Dressing(GF) • Lunch: Grilled Chicken Salad(GF) Sandwiches and Mango Slices • Breakfast: Veggie Egg Scramble and Leftover Strawberry Shortcake Muffins(GF)
Thursday, August 29 • Dinner: Black Bean Burritos, w/Homemade Tortillas and Guacamole(GF), Sour Cream and Pico de Gallo • Lunch: Leftover Spaghetti and Raw Veggies w/Ranch Dip(GF) • Breakfast: Leftover Veggie Egg Scramble and Toast w/Homemade Peach Jam(GF)
Friday, August 30 • Dinner: Personal Veggie Pizzas(Gluten-Free Option) and Caesar Salad(GF) • Dessert: Peaches-n-Cream Ice Pops(GF) • Lunch: Black Bean Layer Dip w/Tortilla Chips and Apple Slices • Breakfast: Homemade Granola(Gluten-Free Option) w/Fresh Berries and Almond Milk
Saturday, August 31 • Dinner: Lots-O-Broccoli Soup(GF), Garden Salad w/Ranch Dressing(GF) and Sourdough Rolls w/Butter • Lunch: Grilled Nitrate-Free Hotdogs and Fruit Salad • Breakfast: Maple Crunch Oatmeal(Gluten-Free), Boiled Eggs and Banana Slices
Sunday, September 1 • Dinner: Sweet & Spicy Crockpot Chicken(GF), Basmati Rice and Steamed Broccoli • Lunch: Leftover Broccoli Soup(GF), Salad & Rolls • Breakfast: French Toast w/Fresh Sliced Peaches and Nitrate-Free Bacon
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
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