Hey there Mama! Are you trying to grow a healthy baby? Or, are you breastfeeding and hungry constantly? Do you have a bunch of hungry mouths to feed? This meal plan is for you! Here you will find a mix of clean eating, real food meal ideas that you can eat throughout the week.
The focus of this meal plan is on quick and easy recipes that are family friendly and support Moms during pregnancy, postpartum and breastfeeding.
Check out this post for more on the batch cooking system I use as a busy Mom to meal plan for my family of 6.
Meal Planning Ideas for Your Busy Week
Ready to get meal planning? Here are a few recipes and ideas that will help get healthy meals on the table (with less stress). Choose recipes from this list and then write out all the ingredients you will need.
Before you go grocery shopping, make sure to check out these unique tips for how to save hundreds on groceries.
Healthy Drink of the Week
Red Raspberry Leaf Iced Tea – this iced tea is perfect for pregnant moms, but also good for postpartum recovery and helping milk supply if breastfeeding. If you experience lots of painful period symptoms, this is also a great tea to drink daily.
Make a big batch and drink all week!
Here are 3 breakfast ideas to alternate throughout the week.
#1 – Easy Healthy Breakfast Egg Muffins – these egg “muffins” are great for an easy make ahead breakfast.
#3 – Meal Prep: Breakfast Bistro Box! Need a breakfast you can take with you? These make ahead breakfast boxes are perfect for busy mornings!
Want more breakfast ideas, read this post with even more healthy pregnancy breakfast ideas.
Need easy healthy lunches? Here are a few ideas to try this week.
#1 – Greek Chicken Meal Prep Bowls – These are made with marinated grilled chicken, cucumber salad, and tzatziki!
#2 – Curry Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps – Need a milk supply boost? Try this amazing chicken salad for lunch.
Dinner ideas that are healthy and easy to make!
#1 – Quinoa Veggie “Fried Rice” – makes a great meal or side dish.
#2 – BBQ Chicken Zucchini Boats – a 30 min meal using precooked chicken.
#3 – Turkey Meatball and Kale Soup – Because we all could use more greens in our life, try this hearty soup made in about 30 minutes.
#4 – Autumn Kale Apple and Quinoa Salad – More greens and veggies ladies!! This is the perfect fall salad.
#5 – Slow Cooker Mediterranean Chicken – super easy and tasty! Plus you can use the leftovers for the Greek Chicken Meal Prep lunch bowls above! #winwin
Want more dinner recipes? Check out this list of over 25 dinner ideas featuring superfoods!
Breastfeeding Mom? These soup recipes are great for boosting milk supply!
Snacks and Treats
Healthy snacks and treats you can eat without the guilt!
Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Grain-free Chickpea Granola – so many superfoods in this unique grain free granola. Perfect for pregnant and breastfeeding moms.
Chocolate Cherry Fat Bombs – Get more healthy fats + satisfy your sweet tooth with these yummy fat bombs!
For the Little Ones
Ideas for your baby or toddler!
Baby Food Oatmeal Bites – like superfood for babies!
Zucchini Muffins for Baby – Easy low sugar and dairy free muffins for baby led weaning.
Want more baby led weaning ideas? Follow my board on Pinterest!
Need even more ideas for how to feed your growing family healthy meals? Definitely check out this free ebook with 20 healthy, quick family meals made from all real food ingredients. It’s a super helpful resource for busy moms.
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More on Meal Planning from Birth Eat Love
Our passion here at Birth Eat Love is helping busy moms make healthy eating easier. We have tons of resources to help you have a healthy pregnancy and postpartum.
Make sure to sign up for your free grocery shopping list below with all the best foods for pregnancy and breastfeeding. This will help you know what to buy when you shop.
Want to make meal prep for your family easier? Have you tried batch cooking? It’s a great way to make sure you have healthy foods on hand for a busy week. This guide to healthy batch cooking for beginners can help you get started.
Are you a busy mom with little time to cook? These time saving kitchen tips for busy families can help you learn how to make healthy eating happen (not just a bunch of recipes on your Pinterest Boards!).
For more on how to stock your fridge before baby arrives, check out our Ultimate Food List.
Meal Plans for Busy Families that We Love
This is a short list of some of our favorite meal planning services. All of these offer great healthy options for helping you get dinner on the table.
$5 Meal Plan – is a great option for Mom’s on a budget. Try it out for 14 days FREE here.
Prep Dish – this is a good option for Mom’s who eat gluten free or paleo. Check out there unique program that includes a grocery list and detailed prep day instructions and recipes. Get a FREE 2 week trial here.
Ultimate Healthy Meal Planning Bundle – this is like the Cadillac of meal planning services. It includes 30+ ready-to-use meal plans with shopping lists and prep notes, PLUS 5 ecourses, 5 ebooks, and 4 printable packs & workbooks to help you master meal planning. Get access to the full bundle HERE.
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