Monday, April 13, 2015

Meal Plan Monday: 4/13-4/19/15


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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" meals20 Meatless THM Meals, my 20 favorite THM soupsmy 20 favorite shakes, smoothies and cold drinks and my 30 THM snack ideas. Also, be sure to follow me on Facebook and Pinterest so you never miss a meal plan, tip or recipe.

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I got a fantastic deal on apples this week at the store. At Meijer this week they have 3# bags of red delicious apples as part of their 10/$10 sale. So I picked up 5 bags. I'm not sure if this is just a regional deal or not, but check your ads. My four kids LOVE apples so I was so excited about getting this great deal! You will also notice that apples are included much more than normal in my meal plan.

Here's what we'll be eating this week:

Monday:
B - (2) scrambled eggs with green peppers and onions cooked in coconut oil with strawberries on the side and Sweet & Spicy tea to drink  (S)
L - Just Like Campbell's Tomato Soup with water to drink (S) pg. 292
S - Snickers Hot Chocolate (S)
D - Egg Roll in a Bowl with water to drink (S)

Tuesday:
B - Peanut Butter Milkshake (S)
L - Waldorf Cottage Cheese Salad with water to drink (E) pg. 300
S - Oikos Triple Zero Greek Yogurt with strawberries mixed in with water to drink (FP)
D - Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Spicy Peanut Sauce (S)

Wednesday:
B - Apple Cinnamon Greek Yogurt with Sweet and Spicy tea to drink (E) pg. 250
L - BLT Salad with water to drink (S) pg. 306
S - Chocolate Cake Batter Protein Shake (FP)
D - Taco Salad topped with cheese, sour cream and enchilada sauce with water to drink (S) pg. 347 ***Last week I really wanted a wet burrito, but to my dismay I was all out of low-carb tortillas. I just couldn't shake my craving for that wet burrito so I went ahead and just added the enchilada sauce to my taco salad and it was delicious!! I didn't even miss the tortilla shell. This is becoming a permanent addition to my taco salad from now on.

Thursday:
B -  Apple Cinnamon Greek Yogurt with Peppermint tea to drink (E) pg. 250
L - leftover Taco Salad with water to drink (S)
S - Cottage Berry Whip with water to drink (FP)
D - Black Bean and Lentil Chili with water to drink (E) ***Omit the corn and substitute the honey with 3/4 t. THM sweet blend or 1 1/4 t. Truvia

Friday:
B - Thin Mint Shake (S)
L - leftover Black Bean and Lentil Chili with water to drink (E)
S - Guacamole with fresh veggies with GGMS to drink (S)
D - Pizza Casserole with fresh veggies and Zevia Black Cherry Soda (S) pg. 327  ***I'm going to make the Pizza Casserole in the crock pot with these great directions from Jennifer at Working at Homeschool.

Saturday:
B - Caramel Apple Smoothie (E)
L - Very Berry Salad with Dijon Balsamic Vinaigrette with water to drink (S)
S - leftover guacamole with fresh veggies with water to drink (S)
D - Broccoli Cheese Soup with water to drink (S)

Sunday:
B - Apple Cinnamon Greek Yogurt with water to drink (E) pg. 250
L - Sriracha Egg Salad wrapped in Romaine lettuce with strawberries on the side with water to drink (S)
S - 1 c. 1 % cottage cheese with strawberries on the side with GGMS to drink (FP)
D - Out

Printable Meal Plan
Printable Shopping List

Have a great week and happy eating!!!

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