Healthy Meal Plans Week 37

By Kristen Mccaffrey on

This week's healthy meal plan is packed with tasty meals including Slow Cooker Chicken Carnitas, General Tso's Pork, Pizza Turkey Burgers, and more.

This week's healthy meal plan brings together summer and fall with a combination of light summer dishes using seasonal vegetables and fall inspired dishes using ingredients like butternut squash and spinach. There are also some amazing Pizza Burgers at the end of the week that everyone will love.

Now let's talk about this week's meal plan! It starts out with Sausage and Butternut Squash Casserole, Chicken Parmesan Boats, and Slow Cooker Chicken Carnitas. Monday brings Angel Hair Pasta with Kale and Sausage and Tuesday is Spinach Meatballs with Creamy Polenta. Wednesday is General Tso's Pork and Thursday is Grilled Lemon Herb Chicken Thighs. To end the week, meals include Grilled Honey Lime Salmon and Pizza Turkey Burgers.

Remember to check out the healthy, low carb, and vegetarian meal plans all with nutritional info and SmartPoints.

“If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.”

Every week I like to share highlights form the Slender Kitchen meal plans. I believe meal planning is critical to any long term and effective healthy living or weight loss goals. For me it was the single thing that finally made permanent weight loss achievable. The quote stood true, when I failed to plan, I failed, and I don’t want that to happen to others.

Additionally, I believe that meal planning is a skill that takes time to master and we can all use some help! When I first started meal planning it took up countless hours pouring over recipes, calculating nutritional info and/or points, creating elaborate calendars, and building shopping lists. It was painful. Anything I can do to ease that pain for someone else is a win-win in my book.

Finally, I hope by sharing meal plan ideas, it will help you find a system that works for you. Whether it’s using our meal plans or interactive meal planner, writing one into your weekly planner, or creating your own meal planning system – I hope this feature inspires you to start planning at least a few meals every week. It will save you time, money, and it truly will help you reach your weight loss and healthy living goals.

Want to try a free meal plan? Click here to download a free one week meal plan.

Some highlights from this week's meal plan!

Slow Cooker Chicken Carnitas: You will immediately fall in love with this tasty taco filling made with chicken thighs and spices. 

Slow Cooker Chicken Carnitas for dinner and lunches in this week

General Tso's Pork: This popular Chinese food take-out dish doesn't have to be heavy and packed with calories. Try this lightened up version broccoli and lean pork tenderloin.

General Tso

Tomato and Avocado Toast with a Fried Egg: Avocado toast makaes the best quick and easy breakfast, especially with summer tomatoes, a fried egg, and Parmesan cheese.

Tomato and Avocado Toast with a Fried Egg are part of this week

And more delicious recipes including...

  • Slow Cooker Chicken Carnitas
  • Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Quinoa Chili (vegetarian plan)
  • Angel Hair Pasta with Sausage and Kale
  • Spaghetti Squash with Sausage and Kale (low carb plan)
  • Spinach Meatballs 
  • General Tso' Pork (with tofu for vegetarians)
  • Grilled Lemon Herb Chicken Thighs
  • Grilled Honey Lime Salmon
  • Microwave Blueberry Banana Oatmeal
  • Peanut Butter and Blueberry Chia Seed Pudding (low carb plan)
  • Pizza Burgers with Parmesan Zucchini Fries
  • & More

Love the idea of meal planning but don’t have time to find recipes, create shopping lists, and make meal plans?

Since I know that many people simply don’t have the time to create their own healthy meal plans, we provide delicious and healthy meal plans at Slender Kitchen that you can customize to meet your needs.

Each healthy weekly meal plan comes full of delicious recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The meal plans come in regular, vegetarian, and low carb options. All feature complete nutritional information, Weight Watchers SmartPoints, and categorized shopping lists! There are also two bonus fallback recipes weekly and the option for either a complete meal plan or a Dinner Only plan. This includes our interactive meal planning option where you can customize the number of servings for each meal, swap in new recipes if you don't like something, or build your own meal plan from scratch.  All that for less the cost of one cup of coffee per month with the yearly plan.

Healthy Meal Plans Week 37
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