I recently asked a few clients how they REALLY felt about meal planning and I got a lot of eye rolls and head shakes so I'm assuming it might not be up your alley, either. Which is totally fine. I love meal planning, but I'm also obsessed with planning in general. In fact, I even have a master's degree in Instruction and Curriculum (which is basically mapping out, organizing and planning information for educational purposes).
So I wanted to share a 5-day meal plan with you using some of my favorite foodie bloggers and clean eating chefs from around the web - I will also vet these recipes so that they are 1. whole foods based 2. gluten-free 3. dairy-free or mostly dairy-free 4. soy-free 5. delicious and not overly complicated. If I have a suggestion for how to make a recipe healthier, I will also include that, too!
Time saving tip: Buy the pesto sauce pre-made.
Pro tip: Make enough to eat for breakfast or lunch the following day.
Pro tip: Cut way back on the Asiago cheese (by at least half) and substitute the regular pasta with a gluten free grain - I'll be using buckwheat (which is gluten-free) to amp up the nutritional density of this dish.
Pro tip: To add extra protein to this dish, I'll be serving this with grilled chicken.
Time saving tip: Make the cauliflower "flour" the night before or earlier in the day. Also, check out your grocery because places like Trader Joe's carry a plain pre-made cauliflower/corn flour pizza crust in their freezer section.
Leave me a comment and let me know which recipes you liked so I can post more like them!