Meal Plan #1

The following are real-life meal plans that I've followed on various weeks. Keep in mind that these meals/portions worked for me, but the serving size and ingredients should be tailored to your individual needs. Everyone is different, so what works for one person won't always work for another.

 Shrimp, pesto, and goat cheese naan pizza

Shrimp, pesto, and goat cheese naan pizza

Sunday

ingredients:

naan bread, whole wheat preferred

vegan pesto, homemade or store bought

mozzarella cheese

goat cheese

shrimp

--> layer naan bread with pesto, mozzarella, cooked shrimp, and goat cheese. bake at 400F for ~15 minutes until cheese is melted and naan starts to brown. 

--> nutritional info: 720 calories, 49g protein, 60g carbs, 3g fiber, 30g fat (10g saturated fat)

 Black bean burgers with a side salad

Black bean burgers with a side salad

Monday

ingredients:

black bean and rice burger recipe

100% whole wheat sandwich thin

1 tablespoon sir kensington's special sauce

side salad: 2 cups spring mix, handful of shredded carrots, 6 cherry tomatoes, 1T balsamic vinegar

--> layer naan bread with pesto, mozzarella, cooked shrimp, and goat cheese. bake at 400F for ~15 minutes until cheese is melted and naan starts to brown. 

--> nutritional info: 485 calories, 22g protein, 65g carbs, 16g fiber, 17g fat (4g saturated fat)

 Quinoa caprese salad

Quinoa caprese salad

Tuesday

ingredients:

quinoa (1/4 cup dry)

vegan pesto, homemade or store bought (about 3 tablespoons)

mozzarella cheese (5 small balls)

baby spinach (2 cups)

cherry tomatoes (1/2 cup)

--> cook quinoa according to package directions. shred baby spinach and half cherry tomatoes and mozzarella balls. mix hot quinoa into vegetables and cheese. lastly, mix in pesto. recipe inspired by @eatlively

--> nutritional info: 525 calories, 27g protein, 46g carbs, 8g fiber, 29g fat (8g saturated fat)