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Healthy Weekly Meal Plan

Meal PlanRobyn DownsComment

Your Healthy Weekly Meal Plan is here for you! A week's worth of healthy, easy, weeknight meals.

Happy Friday guys! I'm actually writing this late Thursday night, since we had an event at Elle's school this evening, which threw things off just a bit. We're in the full swing of fall and school and routine, which is good, but also exhausting. 

I find myself dreading the time change that's coming in a few weeks, and the resulting DARK evenings that will inevitably follow. The upside of this time of year, though, is that it marks the beginning of the holiday season.

We're pretty excited about Halloween, Elle in particular, as she can't wait to wear her sparkly pink fairy princess costume as much as possible. We hosted a pumpkin carving party last week (you can find the recap and menu, along with all the make-ahead recipes in here) so we had an excuse to get together with friends and so that Elle could wear her costume. It's the little things. Cheers to a wonderful weekend and a great week. 

Now, on to the meal plan! 

Weekly Healthy Meal Plan. A week's worth of healthy, easy, weeknight meals. All gluten-free and dairy-free.

vg: vegan | v: vegetarian | gf: gluten-free | df: dairy-free | p: paleo | ff: freezer-friendly

Sweet Potato Apple Cider Chili from Real Food Whole Life (vg, v, gf, df, ff)

Prep: Chop the onion and sweet potato (store the sweet potato in a bowl covered in water to keep from browning). 

Notes: This chili is really yummy with One-Bowl Apple Cornmeal Muffins or non-GMO corn chips on the side.

20-Minute Chicken Satay Lettuce Wraps from Iowa Girl Eats (gf, df)

Prep: Chop the shallot and prepare the satay sauce.

Notes: Swap maple syrup or honey for the sugar to make this recipe refined sugar-free.

Quick Sesame Noodles from Real Food Whole Life (v, df, gf)

Prep: Make the tahini sauce. 

Notes: This noodle dish works with any green veggie you like, so use what's in season and what you have on hand.

Sweet Potato Veggie Frittata from The Natural Nurturer (v, gf, df, p)

Prep: Chop the sweet potato (store in a bowl covered in water to keep from browning), garlic, and mushrooms (if not buying pre-sliced).

Notes: Round out the meal with roasted veggies, a big salad, or crusty bread.

15-Minute Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry from Real Food Whole Life (gf, df, p)

Prep: Cut the chicken into pieces. Mince the garlic and ginger.

Notes: This stir-fry is delicious served over brown or jasmine rice, or with cauliflower rice.

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