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Join Me! Let’s Start The Spring Meal Plan Together Monday, April 5!

March 30, 2021

On Monday, April 5 I will be following The Spring Meal Plan and I would love for you to join me! There’s so much power in making changes to your health, especially together. And I would love to help you on this journey. I know that when I first began my health journey I needed […]

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A holistic wellness plan just for you that fits into your already busy mom-life.

On Monday, April 5 I will be following The Spring Meal Plan and I would love for you to join me! There’s so much power in making changes to your health, especially together. And I would love to help you on this journey.

I know that when I first began my health journey I needed some support, simplicity and inspiration to make lasting changes. That’s why I want to invite you to join me in following The Spring Meal Plan together.

The Spring Meal Plan is here! Join me and we can focus on healthy nutrition and eating together!

Why Follow The Spring Meal Plan?

I would love for this month to be a time when you made yourself and creating nutritious meals a priority. But I know it’s not easy making changes, especially in eating habits. So I am here to help. As I get closer to finishing my AFPA Holistic Nutritionist certification, I want to find more ways to help you reach your wellness goals through nutrition and simple habits.

And this Spring Meal Plan is a great place to start! 🙂 I will be here to support you through:

Accountability & Support: Share your goals with me (or reach out with questions) via instagram @gibbslaurenm (tag me in a post or DM me personally) or email and I’ll be be here to support you with your goals during this journey. I will be cheering you on!

Simplicity: This meal plan makes healthy eating so easy. The meals are planned out for you, the grocery list is done. The plan is a flexible guide to help you easily incorporate more colorful and nutrient-filled spring foods into your meals. And they’re delicious too!

Inspiration: Once a week I’ll send out an email with inspirational quotes, tips for healthy habits and share the week’s meal plan so we can stay on track together.

Ready?! Here’s How It Will Work!

  1. Grab the Spring Meal Plan HERE! Use code THANKYOU10 to grab your copy of the Spring Meal Plan—for $15 you’ll get breakfast, lunch & dinner planned out for you plus weekly grocery lists for 4 weeks! It’s full of 30+ delicious, healthy and simple recipes. 5-minute breakfasts, quick lunches and dinners full of color and flavor. No meal prep needed!
  2. Take a peek at Week 1. Look at the Week 1 plan (on page 5 of the Spring Meal Plan) and tweak any ingredients or meals so they fit your family best.
  3. Take inventory of what you have & grocery shop. Use the Pantry Staple Guide (inside the plan) and the week 1 grocery list to check off what you already have. Over the weekend or sometime before Monday morning (April 5), do your grocery shopping using the pantry staple guide and week 1 grocery list.
  4. Enjoy the meals. A shift in mindset, especially around making dinner, can be a huge help. Turn making dinner into a time for you (I have a post HERE about how I do this).
  5. I’m here for support & to share inspiration. Take pictures of your meals and share them with me on Instagram @gibbslaurenm. I’ll send out an email once a week with inspiring quotes, tips and the upcoming week’s plan so we can stay on track together. Even if you aren’t following the plan, I’d love for you to tag me and show me your colorful meals on Instagram, I would love to cheer you on as you eat healthy!

A Peek At The First 3 Days Of The Spring Meal Plan

All of the recipes are included within the plan (a few are linked within it).

DAY ONE: MONDAY, APRIL 5
Breakfast: Chocolate Covered Strawberry Smoothie.
Don’t let the color of this smoothie deter you, it’s delicious!
Lunch: Rainbow Sandwich (optional: add turkey slices) with an orange and 1/4 cup nuts.
A simple sandwich full of so many colors! The more naturally colorful your food, the more antioxidants (which help fight off free radicals that can harm your body)!
Dinner:
Burrito Bowls with pinto beans, corn, guacamole & Cilantro Rice. This is one of my favorite dinners. Full of color, flavors, textures and good-for-you ingredients. You’d never know the rice has spinach hidden in there. 😉

DAY TWO: TUESDAY, APRIL 6
Breakfast: Chocolate Covered Strawberry Smoothie.
Don’t let the color of this smoothie deter you, it’s delicious!
Lunch: Leftover Burrito Bowls with an apricot.
Leftovers make a great lunch, especially when you’ve made a delicious and nutritious dinner the night before.
Dinner:
Portobello Fajitas (you can easily swap for chicken, beef or black bean fajitas) with leftover Cilantro Rice from Monday’s dinner.

DAY THREE: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7
Breakfast: Peanut Butter Chia Oatmeal topped with fresh strawberries. I love adding chia seeds and peanut butter to oatmeal because it will give you more lasting energy and protein to start your day. Chia seeds are a good source of fiber, so they’ll help keep you regular, and peanut butter is a healthy fat.
Lunch: Chickpea Avocado Toast with an apple and 1/4 cup raw almonds. Such a simple lunch that’s full of flavor and nutritious goodies. Eating beans regularly has been linked to longevity!
Dinner: Veggie & Turkey Spaghetti with Lemon Garlic Roasted Cauliflower. This is my favorite way to roast cauliflower and I love sneaking in more veggies into a simple spaghetti.

I’m excited to do this with you!

♥ Lauren
lauren@fiveplates.com

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