7-Day Meal Plan: Metabolism-Boosting Dinners

Want to burn a few extra calories and fat this week without any extra effort? This metabolism-boosting meal plan will help you do just that. Research has shown that eating foods with capsaicin, the compound in chiles responsible for their signature spice, can up your daily metabolic rate slightly.

7-Day High Fiber Meal Plan: 2,000 Calories

Fiber is a nutrition rock star with some pretty amazing health benefits. Research credits eating more fiber with weight loss, healthier gut bacteria, more regularity in your gut (aka better poops), a healthy heart and decreased risk of diabetes. So if fiber can do all that, why are 95% of Americans still not getting enough?

Planning a Thanksgiving menu is work in itself—add in a factor like a gluten allergy or gluten intolerance and it can become that much more complicated. We went ahead and did the planning for you and created a delicious gluten-free menu everyone will love. Whether you're a seasoned gluten-free cook or are still learning the ins and outs of the diet, these mouthwatering recipes and step-by-step guide will make cooking your Thanksgiving feast easy, organized and stress-free.

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.

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