Our Healthy Meal Plan

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  • 10th Thurs Dinner: grilled chicken and salad
  • 11th Fri Dinner:  burgers, chicken nuggets, salad
  • 12th Saturday– salmon, potatoes, and veggies
  • 13th Sunday – pasta, sauce,  meatballs
  • 14th Monday – leftovers
  • 15th Tuesday – grilled chicken, couscous, veggies
  • 16th Wednesday – leftovers

thurs collage

Grilled Chicken and a salad makes for a great dinner…even if I’m the only one who eats it.

Fri collage

Tony totally loves the organic, local burgers. He had the bacon, cheeseburger and I had the portobello mushroom and swiss burger. I got two crab cakes, we roasted potatoes, and had more salad. Dino HATES burgers of any kind…so he had his chicken nuggets.

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I LOVE fish and was so pleased that Hubby loved it too. Even Dino had some of the salmon. Of course chicken nuggets was his protein for dinner. I loved the wild rice and the veggies…the pre-mixed seasonings make a big difference in our meals. We enjoyed watching the family of birds in our tree…even Balboa was curious about the birds.

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I didn’t have any breadcrumbs…but thanks Mom for the idea of using tortilla chips instead. They tasted great and I plan on using them again. I used local ground beef and added brocolli rabe to the sauce…Tony LOVED it. Even though Dino was sick…he ate every bite. At this point, we didn’t know what was wrong with him, but he was burning up and his face was getting swollen.

mon collage

Turns out…Dino has a swollen salivary gland… Guess that can happen…really weird though.

Balboa is now on seizure medicine…hopefully it will ease the seizures..watching him go through the seizures breaks my heart.

Dinner was just leftover pasta, but Dino just wanted peanut butter and jelly.

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Dino LOVED the couscous, beans, and veggies. He didn’t want any chicken, but had four servings of the couscous. What a healthy boy.

LOVE cooking beans in the slow cooker, it makes a fabulous sauce and all I have to do is throw the grains, rice, or pasta in at the end with the veggies.

I was able to reorganize my cabinets in our SMALL KITCHEN. We only have one cabinet for food…so I have to make it count. Buying bulk at Whole Foods…saves money and space. Please note…THE SUGAR IS NOT MINE…that is hubby’s.

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Tonight was another leftover night…as Dino had karate. Tomorrow night he’s being tested for his yellow belt…fingers crossed he can handle his routine in front of all the other kids being tested and their parents.

Balboa has a neurological evaluation Friday morning, as his seizures seem to be getting worse. Please keep him in your prayers.


Yes, buying organic/NON-GMO is expensive. Until there is a big change in food production and what consumers buy, healthy choices will always be more expensive. If you want to start small with organic…here are some great tips.

How to eat organic on a budgetPractical ways to eat well when you can’t afford organic.  Dear Mom who can’t afford organic.


Products that participate in and are NON-GMO can be found here





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Our Healthy Meal Plan — 7 Comments

  1. When I get home I’m so making a menu plan. I think this would be so much easier than having to scramble around every day after work. Thanks for sharing!

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