WEEKLY EATS

I knew it was going to be a busy week being back to school so I made sure to shop on Sunday before it ramped up!  It definitely made my life 1000x easier to have a plan set and just have to prepare/grab my meals!

MONDAY

weekly eats - inspiration for balanced weekly meal ideas // cait's plate

Breakfast #1: Oats topped with chia seeds, mixed nuts, seeds and dried fruit plus coffee

weekly eats - inspiration for balanced weekly meal ideas // cait's plate

Lunch #1: Turkey and cheese with mustard, avocado, tomato, onion and lettuce on a whole wheat roll plus sliced carrots and cucumbers with hummus and an apple

weekly eats - inspiration for balanced weekly meal ideas // cait's plate

Dinner #1: Grilled chicken breast, roasted kale chips and roasted sweet potato rounds

Recipe for the kale chips and roasted sweet potato:  Line a baking sheet with foil and coat with olive oil and salt (optional).  Put kale on the sheet along with sliced sweet potato.  Bake at 425-450F for about 10 minutes, flip and bake for another 10 minutes (or until lightly browned).

TUESDAY

weekly eats - inspiration for balanced weekly meal ideas // cait's plate

Breakfast #2: plain greek yogurt topped with chia seeds, Erin Baker’s peanut butter granola and strawberries plus coffee.

weekly eats - inspiration for balanced weekly meal ideas // cait's plate

Lunch #2: Mixed greens salad with shredded carrot, cucumber, tomato, diced red onion, feta cheese, walnuts and dried cranberries plus triscuits and an orange

weekly eats - inspiration for balanced weekly meal ideas // cait's plate

Dinner #2: Pan fried tofu, cinnamon sweet potato wedges and a side salad

Recipe for the Tofu:

Ingredients:

  • 1 block extra firm tofu, drained and pressed then cut into small squares
  • Canola or olive oil cooking spray
  • Sea salt

Directions: Preheat a pan coated with cooking spray over medium heat.  Place tofu in the pan turning on all sides until crispy (about 3-5 minutes each side).  You can also roast in the oven at 425 degrees F or so on a foil-lined pan coated with cooking spray for about 10-15 minutes each side.

WEDNESDAY

weekly eats - inspiration for balanced weekly meal ideas // cait's plate

Breakfast #3: Green smoothie bowl (based off my 4-ingredient green smoothie) topped with Erin Baker’s peanut butter granola and coffee

weekly eats - inspiration for balanced weekly eats - inspiration for balanced weekly meal ideas // cait's plate

Lunch #3: Light tuna packed in water mixed with greek yogurt and spicy brown mustard, sliced veggies dipped in hummus, triscuits and an apple

weekly eats - inspiration for balanced weekly meal ideas // cait's plate

Dinner #3: Leftover cheese pizza and a side salad

THURSDAY

weekly eats - inspiration for balanced weekly meal ideas // cait's plate

Breakfast #4: Apple peanut butter chia seed oats and coffee

weekly eats - inspiration for balanced weekly meal ideas // cait's plate

Lunch #4: Low sodium turkey and cheese roll ups, a pear and a side salad (mixed greens, carrots, cucumbers, feta, tomatoes, dried cranberries and balsamic vinaigrette)

weekly eats - inspiration for balanced weekly meal ideas // cait's plate

Dinner #4: Grilled chicken sandwich with cheese, avocado, spinach, lettuce, ketchup and mustard on a whole wheat bun with roasted sweet potatoes and brussel sprouts

Recipe for the brussel sprouts: Slice brussel sprouts in half, and roast them on a foil-lined pan with olive oil and salt at 425-450 F, cooking about 10 minutes each side.

FRIDAY

weekly eats - inspiration for balanced weekly meal ideas // cait's plate

Breakfast #5: Apple, Erin Baker’s peanut butter granola yogurt parfait + coffee

weekly eats - inspiration for balanced weekly meal ideas // cait's plate

Lunch #5: Two eggs scrambled with cherry tomatoes and feta cheese topped with avocado, roasted sweet potatoes and kale chips

weekly eats - inspiration for balanced weekly meal ideas // cait's plate

Dinner #5: Last of the leftover pizza and a side salad

Happy weekend everyone!!

disclaimer: i share these weekly eats for inspiration and because i’m often asked for the recipes on instagram.  please note that i do not share these meal plans with the intention of them being prescriptive or because you should eat exactly what i eat.  everyone is different and requires different calories and nutrition.  if you’re seeking an individualized plan for you, consult a dietitian in your area.

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    • Haha – I love cooking for people so I would probably love that! Maybe I should start a meal delivery service… 😉 Glad you like the meal ideas!

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