Monday, June 15, 2015

Meal Plan Monday: 6/15-6/21/15

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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, 25 Bean Recipes35 THM BBQ ideasmy 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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This week's meal plan is going to be VERY simple. We decided that we're going to sell our house, so now we have a lot to do. Like paint every. single. wall. So I'm keeping things on the food front as simple as possible. I boiled a half dozen eggs this morning to use as a quick addition to lunch or a snack. I'm utilizing my crock pot a bit as well this week. I love throwing things together quick in the morning and not have to think about cooking dinner.

For those of you who were wondering what crock pot I use, it is the Hamilton Beach Stay or Go Slow Cooker, 6 qt. I've had it about 2 years and absolutely love it! My favorite feature is that the lid latches and makes it so easy to take to a potluck or a family get together without worry of your food spilling all over the car. I highly recommend it!

Printable Meal Plan
Printable Shopping List

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

B - Apple Cinnamon Yogurt Swirl with Sweet & Spicy Tea to drink (E) pg. 250
L - Salad with (2) hard-boiled eggs, dressed with olive oil and red wine vinegar with water to drink (S)
S - celery with peanut butter with Cider Pop to drink (S)
D - leftover Barbacoa Beef (from my meal plan 2 weeks ago, I froze half of it) over lettuce with cheese and sour cream on top with water to drink (S) ***I added a can of black beans for my kids, which makes it a crossover for them. I will reflect this in the shopping list.

B - Peanut Butter Milkshake (S)
L - Very Berry Salad with Dijon Balsamic Vinaigrette with Cider Pop to drink (S)
S - Fruity Blend Yogurt with water to drink (E) pg. 251
D - Egg Roll in a Bowl with water to drink (S)

B - Strawberry Grapefruit Smoothie (E)
L - Black Bean Dump Soup with water to drink (E) ***This will serve my whole family.
S - Hard-boiled egg with fresh veggies and water to drink (S)
D - Grilled Cheesy Buffalo Chicken over salad greens with Ranch dressing with Cider Pop to drink (S)

B - Apple Cinnamon Yogurt Swirl with Sweet & Spicy Tea to drink (E) pg. 250
L - leftover Very Berry Salad with Cider Pop to drink (S) pg. 292
S - celery with peanut butter with water to drink (S)
D - Creamy Broccoli Soup with water to drink (S)

B - 0% Plain Greek Yogurt mixed with 1 t. THM Sweet Blend and 2 T. peanut butter mixed with water (S)
L - Egg Salad with fresh veggies and (1) Light Rye Wasa Cracker with Cider Pop to drink (S) ***To make the egg salad, dice (2) hard-boiled eggs and mix in 2 T. mayo and 1 tsp. mustard. Add in a dash of salt and pepper.
S - 1/2 of a green apple with small handful of almonds with water to drink (S Helper)
D - Pizza Casserole with fresh veggies with Cherry Cola Zevia to drink (S)

B - Garlicky Spinach & Parmesan Frittata and strawberries on the side with Sweet & Spicy Tea to drink (S) ***This will feed my whole family.
L - Out
S - small handful of almonds and strawberries with water to drink (S)
D - Spicy Bean Soup with Cherry Cola Zevia to drink (E)

B - Fruity Blend Yogurt with water to drink (E) pg. 252
L - Out
S - celery with peanut butter with Cider Pop to drink (S)
D - various leftovers or salad with water to drink (S)

Have a great week & happy eating!!!


  1. I just started following the THM eating plan and I keep messing it up. What's the easiest way to stay on track? I do have kids and I have to also cook and prepare for them. I seem to do well for a couple days and then go back to my old habits.

    1. For me the best way to stay on track is by having a meal plan and the sticking to it. Also, having an accountability partner to check on with daily or even weekly has been huge for me.

  2. Thanks for makings these available to us! I want to start using them, but I have a question. For how many people does the shopping list have ingredients for when a recipe indicates 1 serving? I would like for my husband and I to both be on plan, plus we have 3 kids eating too.

    1. All breakfasts and lunches are portioned for 1 unless otherwise stated. All dinners are portioned for 6.