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Healthy Meal Plans and Recipe Ideas

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Move over chicken nuggets and French fries! Here are some simple, healthy meal plans with food that tastes delicious!

In an effort to eat healthier and feed my family better meals, I did some research on healthy meal plans and made a menu for my family after we tried various recipes. The weekly meal plan I am sharing today is our favorite meals for an entire week! I will add more as we try new recipes that pass our “Picky Eater” test. ūüėČ

Healthy Meal Plans – Week 1

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Monday

Yogurt Berries Granola

Tuesday

  • Breakfast – Scrambled Eggs on Toast:¬†2 Eggs, scrambled with¬†1/2 diced green onion,¬†1/4 cup shredded cheese on two pieces of toast
  • AM Snack – 1 cup Yogurt, 1/2 cup Berries & 1/4 cup Granola
  • Lunch – Chicken Gyros:¬†Wrap,¬†Cooked Chicken,¬†Olive Oil,¬†Tzatziki/ Pesto,¬†tomato,¬†red onion,¬†lettuce
  • PM Snack – Celery & Peanut Butter
  • Dinner – Chili Lime Streak Fajitas

easy breakfast smoothie

Wednesday

  • Breakfast – Breakfast Smoothie
  • AM Snack –¬†1 cup fruit salad and¬†1/4 cup trail mix or nuts
  • Lunch – Turkey Rolls:¬†2 rolls,¬†sliced turkey,¬†grated cheddar cheese,¬†hard boiled egg,¬†grated carrot,¬†avocado,¬†lettuce,¬†low fat caesar dressing
  • PM Snack –¬†Celery Slices,¬†Bell Peppers,¬†Tzatziki Dip
  • Dinner – Healthy Baked Chicken Parmesan

celery and peanut butter

Thursday

  • Breakfast –¬†Eggs on Toast: 2 slices of bread, toasted + 1 egg, scrambled + 2 tbs avocado, smashed
  • AM Snack –¬†Yogurt & Cinnamon Apple:¬†1 cup greek or lowfat yogurt,¬†1 apple, sliced + sprinkle cinnamon to taste
  • Lunch –¬† Turkey & Quinoa Salad
  • PM Snack –¬†Celery & peanut butter
  • Dinner – Crispy Glazed Honey Salmon

Asian Meatball Sandwich

Friday

  • Breakfast – Slim Fast Shake
  • AM Snack – 1 cup of fruit salad, 1 cup of yogurt
  • Lunch –¬†Asian Chicken Meatball Sandwich:¬†Hoagie Roll,¬†Meatballs,¬†Asian Sauce or Peanut Sauce,¬†Coleslaw Mix,¬†Sesame Seeds
  • PM Snack – 1 cup Mixed fruit, 1/2 cup trail mix
  • Dinner – Hawaiian Chicken Kabobs

Peanut Butter Banana

Saturday

  • Breakfast –¬†Peanut Butter & Banana on Toast with¬†Green Juice
  • AM Snack – 1 cup Grapes,¬†1 string cheese
  • Lunch –¬†Tuna & Egg Wrap:¬†Wrap,¬†1/2 cup tuna,¬†1 boiled egg,¬†cheddar cheese,¬†diced tomato,¬†lettuce
  • PM Snack –¬†Sliced Carrots & Celery with¬†Hummus
  • Dinner – Lemon Parmesan Chicken

Sunday

  • Breakfast –¬†Breakfast Wrap:¬†Wrap,¬†2 Scrambled Eggs,¬†Tomato,¬†Avocado,¬†Salsa,¬†Cheese
  • AM Snack –¬†1 cup Yogurt,¬†1/2 cup Berries,¬†1/4 cup granola
  • Lunch – Avocado and Egg White Salad
  • PM Snack –¬†2 fruits or vegetables of choice
  • Dinner –¬†Crock Pot Chicken Tacos

I sure hope you enjoy these healthy meal ideas!