7 Day Healthy Meal Plan (Oct 5-11)

A free 7-day, flexible weight loss meal plan including breakfast, lunch and dinner and a shopping list. All recipes include calories and updated WW Smart Points.

A free 7-day, flexible weight loss meal plan including breakfast, lunch and dinner and a shopping list. All recipes include calories and updated WW Smart Points.

7-Day Healthy Meal Plan

The temps are getting cooler, the air is getting crisp—fall is here!!! This is one of my favorite seasons!! I love to go apple picking and make homemade apple butter and apple sauce, and who doesn’t love pumpkin!!? Check out my  super easy pumpkin pie dip. Yum!! Also Skinnytaste Meal Prep Cookbook made the NYT Best Sellers list again this week, thank you! If you want to order a signed copy, Barnes and Noble is selling a signed edition!

Why Should Everyone Meal Plan?

Meal planning is a great way to organize your meals for the week ahead. You also save time and money in the supermarket! And of course, planning ahead helps you stick to your goals!

About The Meal Plan

If you’re new to my meal plans, I’ve been sharing these free, 7-day flexible healthy meal plans (you can see my previous meal plans here) that are meant as a guide, with plenty of wiggle room for you to add more food, coffee, beverages, fruits, snacks, dessert, wine, etc or swap recipes out for meals you prefer, you can search for recipes by course in the index. You should aim for around 1500 calories* per day.

There’s also a precise, organized grocery list that will make grocery shopping so much easier and much less stressful. Save you money and time. You’ll dine out less often, waste less food and you’ll have everything you need on hand to help keep you on track.

Lastly, if you’re on Facebook join my Skinnytaste Facebook Community where everyone’s sharing photos of recipes they are making, you can join here. I’m loving all the ideas everyone’s sharing! If you wish to get on the email list, you can subscribe here so you never miss a meal plan!

Also, if you don’t have the Skinnytaste Meal Planner, now would be a great time to get one to get organized for 2020! There was a print error last year, but it’s perfect now! You can order it here!

THE DETAILS:

Breakfast and lunch Monday-Friday, are designed to serve 1 while dinners and all meals on Saturday and Sunday are designed to serve a family of 4. Some recipes make enough leftovers for two nights or lunch the next day. While we truly believe there is no one size fits all meal plan, we did our best to come up with something that appeals to a wide range of individuals. Everything is Weight Watchers friendly, I included the updated WW Blue SP for your convenience, feel free to swap out any recipes you wish or just use this for inspiration!

The grocery list is comprehensive and includes everything you need to make all meals on the plan. I’ve even included brand recommendations of products I love and use often. Cross check your cabinets because many condiments you’ll notice I use often, so you may already have a lot of them.

And last, but certainly not least, this meal plan is flexible and realistic. There’s plenty of wiggle room for cocktails, healthy snacks, dessert and dinner out. And if necessary, you can move some things around to make it work with your schedule. Please let me know if you’re using these plans, this will help me decide if I should continue sharing them!

MONDAY (10/5)
B: Egg, Tomato and Scallion Sandwich (4B 6G 4P) and a banana (0B 0G 0P)
L: Spiralized Greek Cucumber Salad with Lemon and Feta (7B 7G 7P)
D: Minestrone Soup (2B 4G 2P) and 2 Easy Garlic Knots (4B 5G 4P)

Totals: WW Points 17B 22G 17P, Calories 907 #

TUESDAY (10/6)
B: Banana Bread Muffin in a Cup (2B 2G 2P) and an orange (0B 0G 0P)
L: LEFTOVER Minestrone Soup (2B 4G 2P) with 6 Triscuits (3B 3G 3P)
D: Chicken Taco Poblano Rice Bowls (8B 11G 3P)

Totals: WW Points 15B 20G 10P, Calories 955 #

WEDNESDAY (10/7)
B: Egg, Tomato and Scallion Sandwich (4B 6G 4P) and a banana (0B 0G 0P)
L: LEFTOVER Minestrone Soup (2B 4G 2P) with 6 Triscuits (3B 3G 3P)
D: Turkey Meatball Spinach Tortellini Soup* (6B 6G 6P)

Totals: WW Points 15B 19G 15P, Calories 899 #

THURSDAY (10/8)
B: Banana Bread Muffin in a Cup (2B 2G 2P) and an orange (0B 0G 0P)
L: LEFTOVER Turkey Meatball Tortellini Soup (6B 6G 6P) and 1 cup grapes (0B 0G 0P)
D: Spinach and Feta Stuffed Chicken Breasts (½ recipe) (2B 3G 2P) with Chopped Feta Salad (5B 5G 5P)

Totals: WW Points 15B 16G 15P, Calories 808 #

FRIDAY (10/9)
B: Greek Yogurt with Berries, Nuts and Honey (5B 8G 5P)
L: LEFTOVER Turkey Meatball Tortellini Soup (6B 6G 6P) and 1 cup grapes (0B 0G 0P)
D: Lemon-Chili Shrimp Avocado Quinoa Bowls** (8B 10G 4P)

Totals: WW Points 19B 24G 15P, Calories 1,109 #

SATURDAY (10/10)
B: Lemon Blueberry Sheet Pan Pancakes (6B 6G 6P) with 2 teaspoons whipped butter (2B 2G 2P) and 1 tablespoon
maple syrup (3B 3G 3P)
L: Tuna Salad Endive Wraps (recipe x 2) (1B 2G 1P) and an apple (0B 0G 0P)
D: ORDER IN!

Totals: WW Points 12B 13G 12P, Calories 566 #

SUNDAY (10/11)
B: Lemon Blueberry Sheet Pan Pancakes (6B 6G 6P) with 2 teaspoons whipped butter (2B 2G 2P) and 1 tablespoon
maple syrup (3B 3G 3P)
L: Kale Salad with Quinoa and Cranberries (7B 7G 5P)
D: Turkey Chili Stuffed Acorn Squash (5B 5G 5P)

Totals: WW Points 23B 23G 21P, Calories 858 #

# This is just a guide, women should aim for around 1500 calories per day. Here’s a helpful calculator to estimate your calorie needs. I’ve left plenty of wiggle room for you to add more food such as coffee, beverages, fruits, snacks, dessert, wine, etc.

*Leave 2 servings of tortellini out and add to soup when reheating for Thur/Fri lunch.

**Make extra 1 cup cooked quinoa for lunch Sunday.

*Google doc

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29 comments

  1. Thank you so much for posting the meal plans, it has been a huge help!

    I love that you have a shopping list set up! This is my second week and my husband and I have both lost weight!

  2. Thank you for making the meal plans! just wanted to say please continue to make them–they are so helpful for me 🙂

  3. LOVE these plans!! We just moved into a new home, and when I had to stock my refrigerator and pantry from scratch, I knew I could turn here and find a great set of meals to make for the week with a full shopping list. I also know the one-time purchases like spices, flour, etc will be repeated in following weeks in your recipes. If I didn’t have your plan to go off of this week, we would still be ordering takeout! So thank you for helping save my marriage this week haha =]

  4. Gina – this is so much work! You’re amazing. Thank you so much – I feel like I have personal chef coaching me.

  5. Hi there! This is my first time seeing these meal plans – what do the B G and P stand for next to the recipe title? I’m guessing something with weight watchers but what specifically do they mean?

  6. My gosh Gina, 
    This was by far one of my favorite lists!! I LOVE coming in season! Great job. And you give me lots of ideas. I LITERALLY print out your pictures and put them on vision boards so I’ll remember to make them! 
    Thank you so much!

  7. Please continue making the plans! I️ use them every week!

  8. Hi Gina,
    I absolutely love these recipes so THANK YOU! Is there any way you can have a button to download all the recipes for the week in one shot (the same way we can print the shopping list)?

  9. This is my first time trying out a complete meal plan and I am excited to try new recipes since my family is tired of the same rotation. Thank you tons for sharing this with us! 

  10. Love your menus! Please continue!!

  11. I love your meal plans your ideas are always so much better than mine 😀 Thank you for everything you do for us. Fall meal plans are my favorite! Every year they get better and better 😀

  12. Love your meal plans, but lately seem to be getting a little redundant…. not sure about the soup for lunch AND dinner in the same day (Wednesday). And just had garlic knots last week… btw, first time making those, yes they were good! But I cook for only 2, so we have lots of leftovers, for days… Yes, I know, I can modify, and do and will We also prefer more variety in our meat selection (we eat pork and beef, not just poultry). And so I tend use lots of your recipes, but will make my own meal plans. Your shopping lists are just so convenient, hate to give those up!! And chance of an online interactive meal planner that builds a grocery list at the same time? That would be cool!

    • Beef and pork are higher in fats and cholesterol, these are created I believe based on skinny., lower calorie and healthy menus. But the good news is you can make your meats a side to add to the menus.

      • There are lean pork and beef options that are no worse than a chicken thigh, and no, I would not “add” them as a side to another recipe, because then the meals would indeed no longer be lower calorie or ‘skinny’. I was giving my feedback to Gina and her team on my own personal use of her website and recipes, and in particular, the weekly meal plan. She’s selling product; she asks for comments; I’m sure she appreciates honest opinions on what her customers need and want.

  13. Wow! I am loving this! I have spread the word to all of my coworkers and they love it as well! It’s making our lives so much more simple and weight loss/healthy eating manageable! Thank you so much! 

  14. I use your meal plans every week. I don’t know how I would live without them! I live by them! Keep them coming!  I also just bought your new cookbook and love it! Thank you!

  15. Love using these plans! Thank you for posting them.

  16. Thank you for sharing your meal plans and particularly, creating healthy recipes. Our family eating habits have been transformed because of you.

    Thank you for everything you do.

  17. I love your meal plans! I am just a college student trying to eat healthier and I look to these meal plans every week for ideas and inspiration. Please continue sharing them!! They are so helpful and your recipes make eating healthy delicious! 

  18. Love these meals plans!!! Thank you so much!! 

  19. I just stumbled upon your site and meal plans from a friends referral. I’m two weeks in and loving it, looking forward to this week. The recipes are delicious and frankly some are more amazing than I thought they could be, ie. the butternut squash pasta! Yum! I’m feeling healthier and have more energy and even lost a couple pounds. Thank you for the inspiration. My husband is even enjoying them. It’s a win all around. 

  20. I look forward to these posts each week. ALWAYS use for inspiration. It’s getting a lot cooler where you are and your meals are transitioning to fall. We are still at 100+ each day so are sticking to more summer style recipes at the moment. Can’t wait for fall!

  21. I love your meal plans! Please continue.  

  22. Thanks! Yes, we use it!