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Thanksgiving Week Meal Plan

With the big Thanksgiving feast ahead of you, the last thing you need to worry about is planning dinner the rest of the nights this week. In this 7-day meal plan, we chose stress-free recipes that come together easily for a week of healthy meals. For the days surrounding the holiday, the dinners are light, refreshing and practical. Each recipe is 400 calories or less (not including sides), and takes 35 minutes or less to prep.

7-Day Meal Plan: Protein-Packed Dinners

Juicy pork chops, fresh fish, and hearty quinoa are just some of the delicious, protein-packed foods in this week's meal plan. Protein does a lot of good in the body—it builds healthy cells and repairs ones that are damaged, keeps your immune system in tip-top shape, and helps you to feel full and satisfied after a meal. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) recommends women get 46 grams of protein daily (that’s equal to about 6 ounces of chicken), while men need 56 grams.

Whether you're hosting your first Thanksgiving, celebrating Friendsgiving or just want to take advantage of a fully preplanned menu, we've got you covered. With this low-stress, budget-friendly meal plan, you'll impress your friends and family and leave your Instagram followers drooling with envy. The whole menu comes in at less than $10 per serving ($9.42 to be exact), so you can go all out and celebrate, without breaking the bank.


7-Day Meal Plan: No-Sugar-Added Dinners

Hit the refresh button this week with 7 days of clean, no-sugar-added dinners. Featuring fresh produce, flavorful herbs and spices, and satisfying lean protein, the recipes in this meal plan highlight the natural flavors of the ingredients to make for a week of delicious meals—just what you need to feel healthy, reinvigorated, and ready for whatever the week may bring.

7-Day Meal Plan: 1 Bag, 7 Dinners

With a well stocked pantry and this week's meal plan in hand, you'll find yourself walking out of the grocery store with just one bag of goods, rather than a carload. This week's meal plan features recipes that use and reuse pantry staples and fresh ingredients in creative ways for 7-days of delicious, simple, and satisfying dinners.

7-Day Meal Plan: Guilt-Free Comfort Foods

In this week's meal plan, we've lightened-up classic comfort foods and created healthier alternatives that are just as delicious as the original. Enjoy warming meals such as Slow-Cooker Stout & Chicken Stew, Loaded Twice-Baked Potatoes and Creamy Fettuccine with Brussels Sprouts & Mushrooms. Full of flavor, these dinners hit the spot without going overboard on calories and salt.

7-Day Heart-Healthy Meal Plan: 2,000 Calories

It has long been understood that a healthy diet and lifestyle are the best weapons to protect against heart disease. Research shows that eating healthfully, exercising more, maintaining a healthy weight and not smoking can help reduce heart disease-related deaths by 50 percent. Adopting heart-healthy eating habits just got easier with the help of this delicious 7-day, 2,000-calorie meal plan.

7-Day Heart-Healthy Meal Plan: 1,500 Calories

It has long been understood that a healthy diet and lifestyle are the best weapons to protect against heart disease. Research shows that eating healthfully, exercising more, maintaining a healthy weight and not smoking can help reduce heart disease-related deaths by 50 percent. Adopting heart-healthy eating habits just got easier with the help of this delicious 7-day, 1,500-calorie meal plan.

7-Day Heart-Healthy Meal Plan: 1,200 Calories

It has long been understood that a healthy diet and lifestyle are the best weapons to protect against heart disease. Research shows that eating healthfully, exercising more, maintaining a healthy weight and not smoking can help reduce heart disease-related deaths by 50 percent. Adopting heart-healthy eating habits just got easier with the help of this delicious 7-day, 1,200-calorie meal plan.

3-Day Diabetes Meal Plan: 1,500 Calories

Healthy eating is the cornerstone of managing diabetes, yet it can be a challenge figuring out what to eat to balance your blood sugar. Here we've created a delicious 3-day meal plan that makes it easier to follow a diabetes diet. In this plan you'll find a mix of nutritious foods including fiber-rich complex carbohydrates, like whole grains and fresh fruits and vegetables, lean protein sources, healthy fats and dairy.

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