Monday, August 31, 2015

Meal Plan Monday: 8/31-9/6/15

 
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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 Recipes, 38 THM Salads and Dressings35 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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I've gotten quite a few questions about how many does my meal plan feed and how does that go along with the shopping list. I thought I'd write it all out here, so hopefully this will help clear up any questions. All my breakfasts, lunches and snacks are portioned for just me, unless otherwise noted. All dinners are portioned for my family of six (two adults and four kids aged 10, 8, 4 and 2). Even though my kids are young they are big eaters.

Printable Meal Plan
Printable Shopping List

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

Monday:
B - (2) scrambled eggs with strawberries on the side and Sweet & Spicy tea to drink (S)
L - Loaded Fotato Soup with fresh veggies on the side with water to drink (S) pg. 294  ***I made a double batch and will eat the other half tomorrow for lunch.
S - Fruity Blend Yogurt with water to drink (E) pg. 251
D - Grilled burgers topped with caramelized onions with green beans and Colorful Coleslaw on the side with Cider Pop to drink (S)

Tuesday:
B - Thin Mint Shake (S)
L - leftover Loaded Fotato Soup with fresh veggies on the side and water to drink (S)
S - (2) Peanut Butter Cups with water to drink (S) ***This makes a batch of 12, so I will eat them for most of my snacks this week as long as my kids don't eat them first. ;)
D - Stuffed Cabbage the Easy Way with Cider Pop to drink (E)

Wednesday:
B - (2) scrambled eggs with strawberries on the side with Sweet & Spicy tea to drink (S)
L - Creamy Broccoli Soup with water to drink (S) ***This will feed the 5 of us that are home for lunch.
S - leftover peanut butter cups with water to drink (S)
D - Chicken Lo Mein made with Not-Naughty-Noodles with Cider Pop to drink (FP) ***I double this recipe to serve my whole family.

Thursday:
B - Green Smoothie (E) ***Omit the banana
L - Egg Salad with fresh veggies on the side with Cider Pop to drink (S) ***To make my egg salad I just dice up some hard-boiled eggs, add a couple of tablespoons of real mayo and a squirt or two of mustard and salt and pepper to taste. Very simple!
S - leftover Peanut Butter Cups with water to drink (S)
D - Spaghetti with meat sauce over zucchini noodles with a small side salad dressed with olive oil and red wine vinegar with water to drink (S) ***To make the zucchini noodles I use this gadget. The rest of my family will eat theirs with whole wheat noodles.

Friday:
B - Peanut Butter Milkshake (S)
L - leftover Egg Salad with fresh veggies and Cider Pop to drink (S)
S - Cottage Berry Whip (FP) ***I always make a double batch and eat the rest for snack another day. It freezes beautifully and then I just pull it out about 10 minutes before I want to eat it.
D - Pizza Casserole with fresh veggies with Black Cherry Zevia to drink (S) pg. 327

Saturday:
B - Zucchini Fritter with strawberries on the side with Sweet & Spicy tea to drink (S) pg. 217
L - Colorado White Chili with water to drink (E) ***Omit the corn and add a bell pepper when you are sautéing the onion. This makes plenty so there will be leftovers.
S - leftover Cottage Berry Whip with water to drink (FP)
D - out

Sunday:
B - Fruity Blend Yogurt with water to drink (E) pg. 251
L - leftover Colorado White Chili with water to drink (E)
S - string cheese with turkey pepperoni slices with Cider Pop to drink (S)
D - Boneless Wings on a low-carb tortilla filled with onion, lettuce, celery and Ranch dressing with water to drink (S) pg. 324

Have a great week!

4 comments:

  1. I just found this blog, love it.

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  2. I just found this blog, love it.

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  3. Love your blog, especially the Trim Healthy Mama Recipes! We especially love Eggroll in a Bowl. I bake the flatbread in a tortilla mold for about 8 minutes, then fill the shell. Really good!

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  4. What do you use for the boneless wings

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