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.)
Bi-Weekly Meal Plan for December 9–22
Recipe Links for Week of December 9: (GF)=Grain-free/Gluten-free (Gluten-free)=Gluten-free, but not grain-free
Monday, Dec 9 • Dinner: Turkey Pot Pie Bake(GF Option) and Garden Salad w/Balsamic Vinaigrette(GF) • Lunch: Fruit & Cheese Kebobs(GF), Grain-Free Crackers and Fruit & Nut Bar(GF) • Breakfast: Apple Spice Muffins(GF) and Eggs Over Easy
Tuesday, Dec 10 • Dinner: Taco Salad (Gluten-Free) with Guacamole(GF), Pico de Gallo(GF) and Cultured Sour Cream • Lunch: Tuna Salad(GF) w/Grain-Free Crackers(GF), Pear Slices and Fruit & Nut Bar(GF) • Breakfast: Scrambled Eggs and Leftover Apple Spice Muffins(GF)
Thursday, Dec 12 • Breakfast for Dinner: Breakfast Tostada Buffet(GF Option) w/Refried Beans, Guacamole(GF), Pico de Gallo(GF) and Cultured Sour Cream • Lunch: Avocado Egg Salad(GF) Sandwiches and Fruit Salad • Breakfast: Almond Flour Biscuits(GF), Homemade Jam(GF) and Scrambled Eggs
Friday, Dec 13 • Dinner: Potato Corn Chowder(GF) and Garden Salad w/Ranch Dressing(GF) • Dessert: Cranberry Orange Cake(GF) • Lunch: Greek Chicken Wraps and Pineapple Slices • Breakfast: Bacon, Egg & Cheese Biscuit(GF Option) and Fruit Smoothie(GF)
Saturday, Dec 14 • Dinner: Turkey-Veggie Guacamole Burgers(GF), Sweet Potato Fries(GF) and Caribbean Carrot Salad(GF) • Lunch: Leftover Potato Corn Chowder(GF) and Mesclun Salad • Breakfast: Banana Crème Brulee Oatmeal Bake (DF, Gluten-Free) and Boiled Eggs
Sunday, Dec 15 • Dinner: Grilled Shrimp & Veggie Kebobs(GF) and Saffron Rice(Gluten-Free) • Lunch: Mini-Turkey Burger Sliders(GF) and Cultured Pickles • Breakfast: Huevos a la Mexicana(GF) and Grain-Free Toast w/Homemade Jam(GF)
Recipe Links for Week of December 16: (GF)=Grain-free/Gluten-free (Gluten-free)=Gluten-free, but not grain-free
Monday, Dec 16 • Dinner: Sweet & Spicy Crockpot Chicken(GF), Basmati Rice and Steamed Broccoli • Lunch: Nut Butter & Banana Wraps and Vanilla Yogurt(GF) w/Granola • Breakfast: Greek Yogurt Banana Splits(GF) and Scrambled Eggs
Tuesday, Dec 17 • Dinner: Shepherd's Pie(GF), Mesclun Salad w/Raw Honey Mustard Dressing(GF) and Sourdough Rolls w/Butter • Lunch: Carrot-Cheddar(GF) Sandwiches and Pineapple Slices • Breakfast: Blueberry-Lemon Muffins(GF) and Eggs Over Easy
Wednesday, Dec 18 • Dinner: Grilled Herb Chicken(GF) and Pesto-Broccoli Pasta(Gluten-Free Option) • Lunch: Avocado & Cheese Sandwiches and Fruit Salad • Breakfast: Veggie Egg Scramble and Leftover Blueberry-Lemon Muffins(GF)
Thursday, Dec 19 • Dinner: Crockpot Stuffed Pepper w/Ground Turkey(GF), Leftover Mashed Potatoes and Homemade Applesauce(GF) • Lunch: Leftover Pesto-Broccoli Pasta(Gluten-Free Option) and Raw Veggies w/Ranch Dip(GF) • Breakfast: Leftover Veggie Egg Scramble and Grain-Free Toast w/Homemade Jam(GF)
Friday, Dec 20 • Dinner: Personal Veggie Pizzas and Caesar Salad(GF) • Dessert: No-Bake Snowball Cookies(GF) • Lunch: Grilled Cheese & Tomato Sandwiches and Homemade Applesauce(GF) • Breakfast: Homemade Granola(Gluten-Free Option) w/Mixed Berries and Almond Milk
Saturday, Dec 21 • Dinner: Minestrone Soup(Gluten-Free Option) and Grilled Turkey & Swiss Sandwiches • Lunch: Greek Chicken Wraps and Pineapple Slices • Breakfast: French Toast, Fried Apples(GF) and Nitrate-Free Bacon
Sunday, Dec 22 • Dinner: Garlic-Thyme Chicken, Root Veggie Sauté and Green Beans • Lunch: Leftover Minestrone Soup(Gluten-Free Option) and Rolls • Breakfast: Oatmeal Breakfast Porridge(Gluten-Free Option) topped with Leftover Fried Apples(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
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