Meal Plan #1

Meal plans designed from a girl who's lost 100lbs! Recipes are lightened up versions of options the whole family will love.

I have been meal planning for over two years now and I absolutely love it! I am a list person. I love organization and I especially love to save money. Creating a meal plan before I go to the store keeps me from buying junk and wasting food. So I’ve decided to share with you all my meal plan each week along with the grocery list! Keep in mind that this plan is to feed two people for a week. I choose two options for breakfast, two for lunch, a few snacks, and three dinner options. We eat leftovers every other night and that leaves us one night to eat out! Adjust the amount you buy if you have a larger family or choose an extra dinner item! 🙂 This week I went to Trader Joe’s…

 

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Breakfast:

Option 1- 2 slices turkey bacon, one egg, two egg whites, sauteed spinach

Option 2- Steel cut oats, 1 scoop protein powder, chopped apple, ground cinnamon, peanut butter

Mid-morning snack:

Protein smoothie (1/2 banana, 1/4 cup frozen berries, 1 scoop protein powder, pineapple juice)

Lunch:

Option 1- Trader Joe’s turkey burger on TJ whole wheat bagel thin with red onions and tomato

Option 2- Homemade chicken salad (baked chicken, light mayo, red onions, grapes) on a whole wheat bagel thin

Mid-afternoon snack:

Grapes, banana, and/or apple

Dinner:

Option 1- TJ curry chicken with sauteed spinach and brown rice

Option 2- Spinach and romaine salad with marinated (in Italian dressing) chicken with onions, tomatoes, and Italian dressing

Option 3- Whole grain pasta, marinara sauce, sauteed spinach and onions, marinated chicken, and side salad

Week 1

Grocery List (I spent $50):

  • Pineapple juice
  • Whole wheat bagel thins (2 packs)
  • Turkey bacon
  • Frozen turkey burgers
  • 1lb Boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • Pre-marinated curry chicken
  • Spinach
  • Romaine lettuce
  • Apples (6)
  • Bananas (5)
  • Grapes
  • Red onion
  • Tomato

Stuff I Already Had:

  • Oats
  • Ground cinnamon
  • Peanut butter
  • Eggs
  • Eggs whites
  • Protein powder
  • Frozen berries
  • Light mayo
  • Brown rice
  • Italian dressing
  • Whole grain pasta
  • Marinara sauce

Please let me know if you have any questions! There is a ‘leave a reply’ option at the top of the post.

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9 thoughts on “Meal Plan #1

  1. Coco
    About how many calories per person is this? I know a lot of people find answering this question uncomfortable, but I'm just starting IIFYM and have no idea what my 1,600 kcal/day is supposed to look like. thanks!
    1. malzisfit@gmail.com Post author
      When I'm not pregnant I eat about 1750 cals. All you'd have to do is adjust portions to how much you are supposed to eat.

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