1st Week Back-to-School Meal Plan

This week, I’m over at MOMables sharing some healthy meal planning tips, as well as my family’s Back to School Meal Plan. I’ve included it below for your convenience, along with links to each of the wholesome and delicious recipes featured. (Please note: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links, which help to support the free resources, recipes and meal plans here at The Nourishing Home. See *note below for details.)

So, whether you’re new to meal planning, or a tried-n-true veteran, I encourage you to pop over and check out “5 Tips for Creating Healthy Back-to-School Meal Plans.” (I’ve also included a few tips for planning healthy and fun lunches kids love!) 

In addition, I invite you to watch my FREE Mastering Meal Planning Presentation and check out my free weekly meal plans and meal planning resources to help you easily create your own weekly meal plans.

1st Week Back-to-School Meal Plan

(Gluten-free)=Gluten-free, but not grain-free

• Dinner: Turkey-Veggie Burgers(GF Option) w/Guacamole(GF), Potato Smashers(GF) and Fruit Salad
• Lunch: Greek Hummus Dip(GF), Raw Veggie Kabobs, Whole Grain Crackers (or GF Crackers) and Apple Slices
• Breakfast: Toad-in-the-Hole(GF Option) and Strawberries w/Vanilla Yogurt(GF)

• Dinner: Crockpot Hawaiian Chicken(GF), Wild Rice, Sourdough Rolls w/Butter and Mesclun Salad w/Ranch Dressing(GF)
• Lunch: Mini Turkey-Veggie Burgers (GF Option), Leftover Fruit Salad and Tortilla Chips w/Leftover Guacamole(GF)
• Breakfast: Poached Eggs and Soaked Oatmeal(Gluten-Free Option) w/Raw Honey & Fresh Diced Peaches

• Dinner: Broccoli Pesto Pasta w/Parmesan Chicken Tenders(Gluten-Free Option) and Garden Salad w/Balsamic Vinaigrette(GF)
• Lunch: Hawaiian Chicken Subs, Raw Veggies w/Ranch Dip(GF) and Grapes
• Breakfast: Cinnamon Streusel Muffins(GF), Eggs Over Easy and Fruit Smoothie(GF)

• Dinner: Spaghetti w/Crockpot Meatballs(Gluten-Free Option) and Mesclun Salad w/Honey-Mustard Dressing(GF)
• Lunch: Parmesan Chicken Dunkers Homemade “Lunchable” (Gluten-Free Option)
• Breakfast: Homemade Granola(Gluten-Free Option) w/Fresh Berries & Almond Milk

• Dinner: Grilled Shrimp & Veggie Kebobs(GF) and Saffron Rice(Gluten-Free)
• Lunch: Meatball Subs(Gluten-Free Option), Carrots w/Ranch Dip(GF) and Cultured Pickles
• Breakfast: Fruit & Yogurt Parfaits(Gluten-Free Option) and Boiled Eggs

• Dinner: Sweet-n-Spicy Grilled Chicken(GF), Potato Salad(GF) and Mesclun Salad w/Balsamic Vinaigrette(GF)
• Dessert: Grilled Peaches(GF) w/Frozen Yogurt(GF)
• Lunch: Carrot & Cheddar(GF) Sandwiches and Pineapple Slices
• Breakfast: Peach Pancakes(GF Option), Homemade Sausage Patties(GF-I use a mix of Italian herbs) and Fruit Salad

• Dinner: Grilled Steak & Veggie Fajitas w/Homemade Tortillas and Guacamole(GF), Lacto-Ferm Salsa(GF) and Cultured Sour Cream
• Lunch: Greek Salad Wrap(GF Option) and Leftover Potato Salad(GF)
• Breakfast: Huevos a la Mexicana(GF), Buttermilk Biscuits w/Raw Honey & Butter and Fruit Smoothie(GF)

Wishing you a healthy and blessed school year! Joyfully Serving Him, Kelly

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  1. holly says

    This is great! love the ideas to get a jump start on the year..

    Question.. what are parmesan chicken dunkers? sounds like something my kids would love..

  2. Tanya says

    I am so happy I found your blog through Pinterest. I really don’t like meal planning and need some new direction, especially adding more whole foods to our diets. I am looking forward to using the meal plans and recipes!

    • says

      Welcome, Tanya! I’m so happy the Lord led you here. I hope my free meal plans, resources and recipes continue to inspire and help you! That is certainly my heart here! Thanks for taking the time to leave a kind note! Blessings, Kelly :)

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