Rabbits Rabbits! Our meal plan this week brings on all the warm power-packing flavors: scallions, french onion, cilantro and tahini in everything this week!
Meal Plan for the Week of November 1st, 2021
Total unique veggie count for this week’s meal plan, just for dinners: 32! Add a green smoothie, salad for lunch, or snack on some fruit to get you even more! We build our plans to have a variety of proteins and diversity of fruits & veggies. You’ll get even more variety in your breakfast and lunches, exceeding the goal for optimum gut health diversity of 30 servings per week.
- Sticky Ginger Scallion Meatballs from All The Healthy Things
- with rice cooked in bone broth and
- Asparagus with Pistachios from Zen Belly
These meatballs are so full of flavor that every bite is an adventure! I love this meal to kick off a more nourishing November. Unique fruit & veggie varieties – 8: ginger, garlic, scallions, cilantro, tomatoes, lime, asparagus, lemon Protein type: beef
- The Best Gluten Free Pot Roast from Primal Palate
- with mashed rutabaga (trust us, try it!)
Pot roast is such a classic meal that warms you from the inside out. We paired it with some mashed rutabaga for an extra comfort feel and a different veggie! Unique fruit & veggie varieties – 6: vidalia onion, carrots, fingerling potatoes, rutabaga, celery, butternut squash Protein type: beef
- Blackened Cod Fish Tacos with Cilantro Avocado Sauce from Aberdeen Kitchen served
- with Siete Foods cassava tortillas
There’s something so fresh about fish tacos that just lighten the week! Unique fruit & veggie varieties – 3: avocado, red cabbage, radish, cassava Protein type: seafood
- Lamb Koftas with Green Tahini from Zen Belly
Simone recommends grilling these which I think would be delicious! However with these dropping temperatures and the need for quickness, these can be done in the pan in under 20 minutes. Unique fruit & veggie varieties – 4: shallots, pomegranate, cucumber, parsley Protein type: lamb
- Vietnamese Style Shrimp and Watercress Stir Fry from Food & Wine
- Fridge Dump Fried Rice
It’s time for the Friday fridge dump, you know the day where you look in thee fridge and realize you need to eat it all before it turns! You know we love a good stir fry and then our fried rice make perfect vehicles to use it all. Unique fruit & veggie varieties – 4: watercress, cauliflower, green beans, broccoli Protein type: seafood
- Air Fryer Grain Free French Onion Meatballs from Predominantly Paleo
- Easy Creamed Swiss Chard from Zen Belly
You know how I love my soups, and French Onion soup truly is divine. However these meatballs satisfy that soup craving, but make it protein packed and family friendly. Unique fruit & veggie varieties – 1: swiss chard Protein type: beef
- Ginger Scallion Chicken from Nom Nom Paleo
- Veggie Pancit with sweet potato noodles
This chicken comes together so quickly and the skin comes out so crispy too! Unique fruit & veggie varieties – 5: scallions, sweet potatoes, red onion, bok choy, green cabbage Protein type: poultry
About our weekly menu
You are not alone in your struggle to put healthy meals on the table without spending all day in the kitchen. Trying to get in a variety of fruits, veggies, and protein while using local, seasonal ingredients, not to mention a variety of proteins and healthy fats, while not spending all day in the kitchen. Work, virtual school, parenting, maintaining social relationship in a time of quarantine… life is hard enough without the additional stress of what to meal plan and cook. But that’s why we’re here!
You can read about how we meal plan to do your own, or you can use each weekly post as your own menu or just for inspiration. Not every meal, every week will work for you and your family. But, I hope at least I can recommend some new, fun things and provide inspiration for your family to plan ahead in a way that works for you. We hope your whole family enjoys!
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