Monday, January 26, 2015

Meal Plan Monday: 1/26-2/1/15


Wondering how or why to meal plan? Read this first. Wondering what all the letters (S, E, FP) mean after each meal? Check this out. I've also added page numbers if the recipe comes from the Trim Healthy Mama book. If you're still in search of even more meals or drinks take a look at my top 30 "E" mealsmy top 30 "S" mealsmy 20 favorite THM soups and my 20 favorite shakes, smoothies and cold drinks. Also, be sure to follow me on Pinterest so you never miss a meal plan, tip or recipe.

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Can anyone believe that it's almost February? What happened to January? This new year is just flying by. We have a fairly busy week with some activities and projects going on, so I'm trying to keep the menu fairly simple. My goals for this week are:

  • Drink more! I'm trying to drink half my body weight in water/GGMS/hot tea each day.
  • Exercise 3x
  • Continue to wake up early, so I can fit in my exercise and shower before starting the day with the kids schooling.
  • Double at least one meal to put it in the freezer for a night when we need a really quick meal.
Here's what we'll be eating this week:

Monday:
B - Apple Cinnamon Yogurt (E) pg. 250
L - Salad with cheddar, bacon and Ranch (S)
S - celery with peanut butter (S)
D - Chicken Stir-fry over brown rice (E)

Tuesday:
L - Just Like Campbell's Tomato Soup (S) pg. 292
S - Cottage Berry Whip (FP) ***Making a double batch of this and putting the other half in the freezer. Just remove it about a half hour before you want to eat it, so it's not completely solid.
D - Spicy Slow Cooker Beef and Bell Peppers (S, with 1/3-1/2 c. of quinoa, or 1/4 brown rice it becomes a S Helper)

Wednesday:
L - Quesadilla with fresh veggies (S) pg. 307
S - leftover Cottage Berry Whip (FP)
D - Colorado White Chili (E) ***Omit the corn and use a bell pepper instead. I'm double this recipe and freezing half for another time.

Thursday:
B - Eggs and bacon (S)
L - (2) Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps with strawberries (S)
S - Snickers Hot Cocoa (S)
D - No Tortilla Chicken Enchilada Bake served with lettuce and sour cream (S) *** Use this recipe for the enchilada sauce

Friday:
B - Peanut Butter and Jelly Shake (FP)
L - leftover No Tortilla Chicken Enchilada Bake (S)
S - handful of almonds and 1 oz. cheddar cheese (S)
D - Pizza Casserole with fresh veggies (S) pg. 327

Saturday:
B - Spinach and Cheddar Egg Casserole (S)
L - (2) leftover Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps (S)
S - Reese Peanut Butter Cup Shake (S)
D - Italian Chicken Casserole with side salad (S)

Sunday:
B - Fruity Blend Yogurt (E) pg. 251
L - Taco Salad (S) *** Use this taco seasoning mix if you're looking for a healthier and cheaper alternative to store bought.
S - (2) Light Rye Wasa Crackers with wedge of Light Laughing Cow Cheese (FP)
D - Slow Cooker Quinoa Chicken Chili (E)

Have a great week and happy eating!!!

3 comments:

  1. I'm starting the THM in a couple of weeks and i was wondering what post/meal plane i shoud start with? TIA

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    1. Really any of them are fine to jump in on because I change fuel types frequently enough to keep your metabolism burning.

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