Meal Plans

Each post contains a week’s worth of dinners for 4 people plus a snack or treat.

Meal Plan / Week 8 May 2019

All the recipes this week adhere to a Paleo diet – no grains, dairy, or sugar in any of the recipes. You’ll find fish, seafood, sausage, chicken, pork, and vegan options for delicious dinners, plus a smoothie and sweet sugar-free banana bread. This was our first time trying a full […]


Meal Plan / Week 7 May 2019

This week’s menu is global, with recipes originating in Africa, India, and Japan. It includes duck and lamb, two varieties of protein we don’t typically prepare but certainly enjoyed. We’ve also incorporated more standard fare like chicken and salmon, along with bright and flavorful vegan meals and two desserts. All […]


Meal Plan / Week 6 May 2019

We’ve got every meal covered this week. Enjoy our beautiful Fresh Artichoke Frittata for breakfast; celebrate another #tacotuesday with Vegan Chipotle Jackfruit Tacos for dinner; bring leftover Thai Curry Veggie Noodles with Chicken to work for lunch; and snack on sweet, sugar-free N’Oatmeal cookies. You’ll find turkey, chicken, pork, vegetarian, […]


Meal Plan / Week 5 April 2019

This week’s recipes include moist and creamy salmon; spicy ginger chicken; and three fantastic plant-based (aka vegan) entrees – Shepard’s Pie, Risotto, and Pizza. Plus three great veggie side dishes, two sweet treats, and gorgeous roasted golden beet chips. We’re halfway through the Whole Life Challenge, and adapted a few […]


Meal Plan / Week 4 April 2019

This week’s menu is particularly vibrant and colorful, with a variety of flavors to match. We found creative ways to celebrate Passover and week two of the Whole Life Challenge with recipes that avoid sugar, wheat, and dairy. It’s hard to choose a favorite, but we suggest you give Yin […]


Meal Plan / Week 3 April 2019

We kicked off the first week of our participation in the six week Whole Life Challenge. That means recipes without wheat or sugar, and of course, no dairy. We promise you won’t miss any of them with these recipes! A few highlights are creamy veggie soup, zoodles with bacon, sausages […]


Meal Plan / Week 2 April 2019

This week includes a range of meals, from a kicked-up classic (think tuna melt but toss the tuna and the dairy, add vegan pesto, and presto!) to an elegant salmon prep, easy turkey meatballs and veggie-based entrees. Check out how we creatively use leftovers to produce a second dinner (wink). […]


Meal Plan / Week 1 April 2019

Let’s get planning: six dinners with built-in lunchy leftovers. Bonus: a healthy snack and a sweet treat! Saturday – Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette and Confetti Corn starts our week off on a colorful vegan high. Sunday – Our weekly taco obsession is addressed via Beer-Braised Chicken Tacos […]