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The Easy & Healthy 6-Week Fall Meal Plan! + Weekly Grocery Lists

November 3, 2020

Yay, it’s here! A 6-Week Healthy Fall Meal Plan I’ve been working on for you! I’m really excited to share it because I know it will be helpful! This Healthy Fall Meal Plan is 6 weeks of meals planned out for you, plus weekly grocery lists so you’re shopping 1x a week and know exactly what to buy. No weekly […]

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

Yay, it’s here! A 6-Week Healthy Fall Meal Plan I’ve been working on for you! I’m really excited to share it because I know it will be helpful!

This Healthy Fall Meal Plan is 6 weeks of meals planned out for you, plus weekly grocery lists so you’re shopping 1x a week and know exactly what to buy. No weekly meal prep needed, no daily trips to the market, no complicated lunch recipes. Lots of real food, healthy ingredients, easy recipes and delicious meals. I can’t wait for you to try it!

It’s not designed to be a restrictive meal plan with off-limits foods or no take-out. Instead, I hope it’s more of an easy guide to help you eat healthier. Lot’s of fresh in-season fruits & veggies, healthy fats, good-for-you carbs. But also room for the food and drinks you love. 

I’ve created a downloadable plan for $20 (less than the cost of a coffee a week to have your meals planned and grocery list made!)

How will this meal plan help you?

Saves you time. I’ve done the work for you. 😉 You don’t have to plan your meals for 6 weeks! How nice is that?! Enjoy the time you save doing something relaxing and for you! Or spending time with friends and family during the upcoming holidays.

Saves you money. If you’re used to grocery shopping daily, this will help you plan ahead to shop once a week.

Makes meal time easier. When your kids or spouse asks, or you’re asking yourself: “what’s for dinner?” you’ll already know. Less decisions to make is always a good thing. 🙂

Saves your sanity! 🙂 Anytime something else is done for you, it’s a sanity-saver. 🙂

Makes healthy eating simpler. No planning ahead what healthy meal you’ll eat. This plan is all real ingredients and delicious colorful meals.

Here’s what’s different about this meal plan.

I’ve tried meal plans before and have found them so helpful. I get inspired to try new recipes, love having the meals planned out for me (but can also be flexible) and I stay on track with healthy eating. 

BUT! There were some things missing for me with other meal plans. Here’s what’s different about this Healthy Fall Meal Plan:

The lunches are so so simple and easy and quick. In other plans, I found the lunches to be too elaborate. I don’t have time (or the desire) to cook or bake something from scratch for lunch. So the lunches in the meal plan are mostly reheating leftovers, making a quick salad, scrambling eggs with veggies you love, or making a quick sandwich. Easy.

No meal prep needed. There was a time in my life when I made time to meal prep every Sunday. But in this stage of my life, I chose not to meal prep. While I’m making dinner, sometimes I’ll cook up extras of something for another meal and that’s the extent of the meal prep needed in this meal plan. 

You’ll use seasonal ingredients. I love this because my cooking changes each season. Each season has in-season produce that’s also cheaper to buy. In the fall, I love meals that are warm, use butternut squash, apple, broccoli. In the summer, I love lighter meals, more salads, cold pastas. So this meal plan uses a lot of the flavors of fall.

The meals are healthy, mostly plant-based and use real ingredients. I believe in eating real foods as much as possible, with room for treats and any food you enjoy, guilt-free. It’s not designed to be a weight-loss meal plan, but a doable healthy-eating meal plan. 🙂 

It’s flexible. There’s room for dinner out, takeout, donuts, wine, dessert — things that make you happy! I don’t believe a meal plan should be restrictive. It should help guide you to a healthier, more sustainable lifestyle. 

I’m so excited about this meal plan! As we get closer to the holidays, I hope it helps save you time, energy and helps you feel healthier.

Here’s what’s inside the digital Healthy Fall Meal Plan:

  • The meals use a lot of fall ingredients, like sweet potatoes, broccoli, apple, etc. 
  • Easy leftover lunches so there’s not a lot of food waste
  • Quick breakfasts like pumpkin spice latte smoothies, peanut butter apple oatmeal
  • Healthy family-friendly dinners. Lot’s of one-pan dinners, soups, and Instant Pot recipes
  • A mini what’s-in-season produce guide
  • Snack ideas 
  • A pantry staple guide too with all the spices, oils, pantry and fridge items I keep stocked … the most frequently used ingredients our house

Here’s a peek at some of the meals in the Healthy Fall Meal Plan (SO many easy and delicious and healthy meals!):

Peanut Butter Apple Oatmeal

Apple Peanut Butter Chia Seed Oatmeal / Five Plates

Loaded Sweet Potato Fries

Healthy Fall Meal Plan: Dinner recipe for Trader Joe's Loaded Sweet Potato Fries

Cranberry Chicken Salad Sandwich

Fall Salad with Sweet Potato, Apple, Goat Cheese & Pumpkin Seeds

Easy Black Bean Fajitas

Teriyaki Salmon (or Chicken) Bowls

Peanut Butter Chocolate Smoothie

Snack Board Lunch

Chicken Noodle Soup

Veggie Cheese Pizzas

Cinnamon Apple Kodiak Pancakes

Falafel Salad

Scrambled Eggs & Sauteed Veggies

Crockpot Black Bean Quinoa Chili

Image from Tone It Up

Easy Pasta & Turkey Veggie Marinara

Pumpkin Spice Latte Smoothie

Apple Cinnamon Cauliflower Smoothie

Cheesy Enchilada Skillet

Cranberry Turkey Sandwich

Cauliflower Butternut Squash Curry

Instant Pot Cauliflower Curry: such a simple and quick and healthy dinner! Served with brown jasmine rice.
Image from A Pinch of Yum

Tex Mex Polenta Bowls

I’m so excited about this plan because I know it will be helpful for you if you’re in a dinner rut, don’t want to meal plan, are bored with eating the same things over and over again, want to get on track with eating healthy …

Thank you so much for your support with this. It means so much to me.

♥ Lauren

(You can read more about me and my healthy living journey HERE.)

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