A healthy diet requires a surprising amount of planning. Very rarely does our diet fail because of an unwillingness to change, an insuperable chocolate addiction, or financial reasons. More often we become weak because we don’t want to spend that much time on grocery shopping, perhaps even  in different stores, and we don’t like thinking about what we eat that much. If we then get hungry while on the go, we will find ourselves more quickly in the bakery line for a chocolate roll than we can spell “Kale.”

A friend of mine also complained that she is simply too undisciplined to sit down every Sunday and create a meal plan. Well, we’re all human … But I happen to love creating meal plans and therefore, this week, I will do it for you. Here are 21 healthy, tasty recipes for 7 days. Every day 3 recipes: breakfast, lunch, dinner. You just have to go shopping! Woop Woop!

How are you supposed to read the meal plan?
All recipes in this meal plan are gluten free. Many are vegetarian, some vegan, some Paleo. Depending on your diet, there is a recipe for everyone. However, do not hesitate to adapt the recipes according to your diet or to modify them and make them easier (I constantly leave out ingredients or trade them fo less costly ones.) All recipes are healthy, balanced, and provide all essential nutrients.

You can either stick to the meal plan and cook all 21 recipes. Or you could also, for example, choose three breakfast recipes and cook them twice. In the evening, I also like to prepare bigger portions and take them to work the next day.

Have fun cooking and I wish you a fantastic week!

 

Monday

Breakfast: Raw Apple Cinnamon Chia Breakfast Bowl
Lunch: Rich Winter Salad
Dinner: One Skillet Paleo Mediterranean Chicken

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Rich Winter Salad

 

Tuesday: 

Breakfast: Quick Breakfast Muffings with Dried Tomatoes, Feta Cheese, Thyme
Lunch: Simple Rainbow Salad with Hummus Dressing
Dinner: Creamy Tomato Risotto with Spinach

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Creamy Tomato Risotto with Spinach

 

Wednesday: 

Breakfast: Blackberry-Coconut Smoothie Bowl
Lunch: Roasted Tomato, Spinach, Haloumi, Quinoa Salad
Dinner: Zucchini Pasta with Pesto

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Blackberry Coconut Smoothie Bowl

 

Thursday: 

Breakfast: Cranberry Walnut Granola with Yoghurt or Milk
Lunch: Avocado Tabbouleh Salad
Dinner: Chicken Parmesan Quinoa Bake

Looking for a lightened-up dinner that will feed the whole family? Make this protein-packed (and veggie-packed!) chicken parmesan quinoa bake in just 60-minutes!

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Friday:

Breakfast: Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Bread
Lunch: Green Detox Salad
Dinner: Celeriac Soup with Hazelnuts and Crispy Sage

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Bread

 

Saturday: 

Breakfast: Raspberry Vanilla Almond Breakfast Quinoa Bake
Lunch: Roasted Beetroot Salad
Dinner: Zucchini Pizza

 

Sunday: 

Breakfast: Apple Blueberry Crumble
Lunch: Jamie Oliver’s Super Food Salad
Dinner: Sweet Potato Curry

 

Do you sit down and create a meal plan every week? How do you manage to be well prepared and avoid weak moments?

PS. Here is a free meal plan to print out!