Healthy Meal Plans Week 5

By Kristen Mccaffrey on

Healthy eating gets hard a month into the new year so this week's healthy meal plan is full of delicious dishes to keep you on track. The week starts out with a light Zucchini, Tomato, and Mozzarella Frittata followed by Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps for lunches and a Slow Cooker Spicy Pulled Pork for dinner with Spinach Polenta. Meals during the week include One Pan Teriyaki Chicken Thighs and Vegetables, Creamy Tomato, Mushroom, and Spinach Pasta, Sesame Beef, Italian Pesto Chicken, and Ancho Fish Tacos. Remember to check out the healthy, low carb, and vegetarian meal plans all with macros 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 Spicy Pulled Pork: Originally I was planning on saving this for the Superbowl, but its just toogood to wait. Served with creamy spinach polenta, its the perfect comfort food.

Creamy Tomato, Mushroom, and Spinach Pasta: This creamy pasta dish is light and healthy but tastes indulgent with a creamy tomato sauce and plenty of fresh veggies,

And more delicious recipes including...

  • Slow Cooker Barbecue Lentils (for vegetarians)
  • Creamy Tomato, Spinach, and Mushroom Spaghetti Squash with Sausage (for low carb)
  • One Pan Teriyaki Chicken Thighs with Vegetables
  • Teriyaki Veggie and Brown Rice Bowls (for vegetarian)
  • Sesame Beef
  • Italian Pesto Chicken Bake with Garlic Spaghetti Squash
  • Ancho Fish Tacos with Red Cabbage Slaw
  • Grilled Cheeseburger Wraps
  • and 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 5
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