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Skinnytaste Meal Plan January 1 – 7

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Skinnytaste Meal Plan January 1 - 7

To help you jump start your goals for 2018, I am sharing another free 7-day flexible meal plan including breakfast, lunch and dinner for the entire week as well as a shopping list! This is just a guide, you should aim for around 1500 calories* a day. I’ve left plenty of wiggle room for you to add more food such as coffee, beverages, fruits, snacks, dessert, wine, etc.

To make it easy for you, we’ve included a more 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.

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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 Weight Watcher Freestyle Points 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.

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!

Skinnytaste Meal Plan (January 1-January 7)

MONDAY (1/1)
B: 2 Broccoli and Cheese Mini Egg Omelets (1) with an apple (0)
L: Fiesta Bean Salad (4)
D: Turmeric Roasted Cauliflower Soup (5) with Mediterranean Bean Salad (1) over spiralized cucumber (0)

Totals: Smart Points 11, Calories 941*

B: Broccoli and Cheese Mini Egg Omelets (1) with an apple (0)
L: Fiesta Bean Salad (4)
D: Turkey Chili Taco Soup (2) with 2 tablespoons reduced fat cheese (1) and 1 ounce (about 18) baked tortilla chips (3)

Totals: Smart Points 11, Calories 980*

B: 6 ounces nonfat Greek yogurt (0) topped with 1 sliced banana (0), 2 tablespoons chopped pecans (3), and 1 teaspoon honey (1)
L: LEFTOVERS Turkey Chili Taco Soup (2) with 2 tablespoons reduced fat cheddar cheese (1)
D: Beef and Mushroom Ragu with Spaghetti Squash (4) with green salad and balsamic vinaigrette (3)*

Totals: Smart Points 14, Calories 938*

B: 6 ounces nonfat Greek yogurt (0) topped with 1 sliced banana (0), 2 tablespoons chopped pecans (3), and 1 teaspoon honey (1)
L: LEFTOVERS Turkey Chili Taco Soup (2) with 2 tablespoons reduced fat cheddar cheese (1)
D: Baked or Air Fryer Chicken Parmesan (4) with Quick Spiralized Zucchini and Grape Tomatoes (1) (recipe x 2)

Totals: Smart Points 12, Calories 874*

FRIDAY (1/5)
B: 2 hard-boiled eggs (0) with 1 medium grapefruit (0)
L: LEFTOVERS Baked or Air Fryer Chicken Parmesan (4) with ½ cup baby carrots (0)
D: Broiled Miso Salmon (1) with Asian Chopped Salad with Sesame Soy Vinaigrette (4)
Totals: Smart Points 9, Calories 923*

B: 4-Ingredient Flourless Banana Nut Pancakes (4) (recipe x 4) 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup (3) and an apple (0)
L: Tomato Tuna Melts (7) (recipe x 2) with ½ cup baby carrots (0)
Totals: Smart Points 14, Calories 762*

SUNDAY (1/7)
B: Berry Quinoa Breakfast Bowls (5) (recipe x 2)
L: Zesty Lime Shrimp and Avocado Salad (3)
D: Salisbury Steak Meatballs (5) with Creamy Cauliflower Puree (1) and Easy Garlic Broccolini (1)

Totals: Smart Points 15, Calories 812*

*This is just a guide, women should aim for around 1500 calories pound per week. 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.

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232 comments on “Skinnytaste Meal Plan January 1 – 7”

  1. This is my first week doing this and I LOVE it!!! You have made it so easy to eat healthy, and also made it easy for a family. This even fills my hungry and picky boys. Thank you. Please keep doing this!!!!

  2. Gina, I have been following your recipes for years. I have both of your cookbooks and love them so much they’re my go-to gifts for friends and family. We have a common phrase in my house “skinnytaste never fails” because each recipe seems to outdo the one before. I LOVE these new meal plans that include all 3 meals and the shopping lists. I will definitely be using them! 

  3. I am using your meal plain, thanks for doing this. I understand this,well done. I hope you continue this. Love, work is done! No guessing or counting you have done it all!! Love, love!

  4. FYI I got the newly updated meal tracker from amazon and there is a MISTAKE.. after the 2nd week of the weekly meal planner (34-35) page 36 and 37 are calorie/point trackers for Friday-Sunday, then 38 and 39 are Monday-Thursday. Same thing happens for pages 40-45. Then it seems to be okay the next few ones.

    1. Thank you Kate, they are reprinting them because of the error. If you want to replace the book please email me!

  5. Your website is amazing!  Thank you so much for all your hard work and posting these amazing recipes and guides!  I just started my journey 4 days ago and this is going to help me tremendously!



  7. Thanks Gina!! Awesome week of meals, even the hubby loved them. Please continue sharing, they are a huge help to keep eating healthy all week.

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    Merredith Donahue

    This is going great!!! I love all the recipes ( except the banana pancakes are not for me) thanks so much for doing this!!

  9. This is such an amazing resource. Thank you for putting it together!  So far this week I have made the mini egg omelettes, fiesta bean salad, and turkey taco chili. Everything was amazing!  And I grocery shopped using your list, so I have ingredients on hand to make the rest of the meal plan next week. Thank you, thank you again for developing this!  So exciting to have a hand-picked selection of skinny taste recipes organized and at my fingertips like this. 

  10. I’ve been using this meal plan for a couple days and have already lost two and a half pounds!!  Thank you for all you do!

  11. Please keep doing these menus!  I use them as inspiration on a regular basis.  I find the lunch suggestions particularly helpful!  

  12. Thank you for this.!!!I am a little bummed that I am currently pregnant and can’t use this meal plan but I will be referring to it the minute this baby is out; to help lose the baby weight. You website is literally the only reason I stuck to Weight Watchers the last time and I lost my baby weight. I will be sending photos this next time as a testimony to your website. Your website is amazing!!!!!

  13. Thank you for the meal plan!! I’ve loved every one of your recipes I’ve tried so far!!!! 🙂 I’m especially grateful for the Instant Pot friendly ones!!

  14. Thank you so much for this amazing meal plan! I’ve got the turkey chili simmering now, and I made the Salisbury Steak Meatballs and they were amazing! They might be one of my new favorites from you. Love every recipe I’ve tried of yours.

  15. Thank you! This is the first week in years I’ve made a meal plan. I also took lunch to work twice this week – and that is almost unheard of! Your weekly plan made it so easy! Thank you! You’re a genius!

  16. I don’t know what I would do without your meal plans.  They truly keep my family on track with healthy eating. It’s so easy to fall into the pattern of eating out all the time and not really paying attention to what you’re putting into your body…your meal plans help us avoid that so please, please, please keep sharing them with us.  I just received your meal planner for Christmas and am loving it.  Thank you for sharing and helping us all stay healthy and on track.  Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!!!!

  17. Thank you for the meal plans.  I made the broccoli egg breakfast and my husband has been eating them all week.  I also made the Cauliflower soup (which was amazing) and the mediterranean  salad last night.  I would have never thought to pair those together and probably served another lettuce salad.  It was a great combination.  Love your recipes!

  18. I do use these, just not in their entirety..
    For this week, I made the taco chili soup (which I am one person so I have literally eaten it everyday this week), the tomato tuna salad (4 times!!), the banana pancakes and I want to make the quinoa bowl for Saturday breakfast. I also make eggs, but I can’t bring myself to try the muffins, I’m not a big fan of quiche so I just can’t do it… so instead I made eggs with ham spinach cheese hot sauce and onion. I’m also gonna see alt that salmon dish… If I can find salmon at a reasonable price (if I can get out of my driveway anyone anyway….darn snow!!) I’m trying to eat healthy… You’re helping me. Thank you!

    1. Oh! I made that chicken parm to… Although I didn’t bread it and I did it on the stovetop. I’m still counting it though!

  19. Gina, THANK YOU so much for putting this together! This is exactly what I need – to keep myself on track all week PLUS feed my family dinner each night without making separate meals!! I cannot love this more!  Please continue!

  20. I discovered you a year ago on facebook and got your two cookbooks last year for Christmas.  Love, love, love everything I’ve made.  Even my picky kids enjoy your recipes.  So now they know they can trust your recipes… so if I introduce something new, all I have to say is, “It’s Skinnytaste” and they don’t balk.  

    Now, I am in LOVE with your weekly meal plan.  You really pack a great variety of tastes, while minimizing the workload.  Thank you for doing this, and I hope you keep it up!  

  21. I LOVE your plan! Thank you for taking the time to share. It’s so helpful when planning my own meals. Keep on sharing please!

  22. Please keep making these meal plans…I haven’t tried it yet, but I am definitely going to start within the next month…I have this one all printed off so I can use it when I start! Eating healthy is so much easier when someone else has done the leg work for you…especially when you are a busy mom of 3 that works full time like I am! I may have to tweak or sub a different meal here or there for supper if I don’t think my family will like it, but this definitely gives me somewhere to start!

  23. This is so wonderful, please keep posting weekly menus as I am following your meal plans. I love those omelettes, and just to add a little flair I wrapped them in a piece of bacon. Delicious and low-carb.

  24. I am new to your site and anxious to try your recipes as well as your meal plans.  You give the smart points for the recipes.  Are they the same as the new free style points or would the the free style points be different?

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    I’ve always loved all your recipes and have followed you for close to 8 years now. I also recommend your site and books to all my friends and family. Because of your recipes, my husband and I were able to lose over 80 pounds combined. I love that you make these lists and meal plans for every week of the year. They’re so helpful!

  26. I’m using for the first time! So far so good. I’m not doing all of the recipes so the grocery list isn’t helpful for me.

  27. I’ve been using your meal plans (breakfast, lunch, dinner) since you started them and they are incredible! I use your cookbook or my own recipes for dinner the rest of the days of the week. Please continue to do this breakfast, lunch, and dinner plan!

  28. This is awesome! Thanks very much for doing this. My daughter and I wanted to get the year off to a healthy start, and this has been a big help!

  29. Thank you so much!!! This is just what i needed to get off to a good start.  I’m a single mom with 5 Little’s and finding healthy ways to feed them seems impossible sometimes.  I can’t wait to try all of these!!! 

  30. This is exactly what I have been looking for! Straight forward, healthy, achievable, customizable, delicious. What a fantastic kick start to 2018. You have a new fan. I struggle with getting creative and healthy meals, especially breakfast and lunch. You are the answer to a busy family’s prayers. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

  31. I have two kids and a husband who are picky eaters. Many times the kids are too afraid to try anything new and the husband is complaining about my food lacking “sazón” or seasoning. I have bought both cookbooks and your new planner because I have NEVER recieved a complaint from the kids or the husband when I’ve made your recipes! I cannot thank you enough! You have made my life so much easier since meals are usually very stressful for me. Not anymore! 

    1. I am using your meal plain, thanks for doing this. I understand this,well done. I hope you continue this. Love, work is done! No guessing or counting you have done it all!! Love, love!

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    Esther Garcia O'Hare

    Thanks for spending so much time creating these weekly meal plans. I’ve taken advantage of them for the last few months. They’ve been so helpful, especially as I’m hellbent on losing these last 20#. Please keep the plans coming!

  33. Please keep doing these!!  They are awesome and really help me with planning my lunches which are some of my most difficult meals to plan.  Thank you so much for all your hard work!! 

  34. I appreciate the wonderful recipes. I use your meal plans and they are so helpful! The shopping list is also a great help, thank you for your hard work and dedication .

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    Suzanne Epstein-Lang

    I love, love your site. I have used your dinner plans all year as an interagal part of my weight watchers journey–35 pounds later, whenever people ask how I did it, I credit the Instagram weight watchers community and YOU! I like the inclusion of the breakfast and lunches this week. It was a great jump start to the year!

  36. I love this SO much!! The grocery list addition is such a huge timesaver for me! Thank you for helping a working mom who struggles with healthy eating look like she knows what she’s doing 🙂

  37. This looks awesome, but I’m wondering about cost? I have a tight food budget. I know it’s differnt costs in different parts of the country, but would you have an estimate or range of the cost of this food?

    1. That is my biggest hurdle to. I didn’t make all the record for that reason. I doubled the taco soup and ate that over the spaghetti squash. I only made the recipes I knew I’d eat.

  38. Do you know how AMAZING this is!?? THANK YOU. Your recipes are always a hit with my picky family. Your recipes keep me on track with Weight Watchers. This is exactly what I need to kick off my year. Thank you!

  39. This is fabulous!!! YES!!! Please continue to include a grocery list with the weekly plans. I love your meal plans. They are very family friendly, easy to use and delicious. I find when I follow your recommendations and recipes, I am much more organized, calm, and prepared. Plus everyone in the house knows what we are eating, so it works out great! Thank you!! please definitely continue to include the shopping lists. Extremely helpful!! Thank you!

  40. I love your meal planning posts and use them! They are very helpful. – so please keep posting them! I also have bought the skinnytaste meal planner. I love the new spiral binding on it!

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    Sorry, I’m confused, are the points in parentheses the freestyle points? They all say smart points still.

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    Melissa Tofield

    OMG! I love that you did a full day! I live a very busy life and love your meal plans. What a great way to start the year!!

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    Haley Borthwick

    This is my first time using one of your plans and I’m really excited as I pretty much only use your recipes for my family! I’m starting tomorrow (-:

  44. These are awesome and so helpful. I’ve been visiting your site for years and now I’m just starting to try to lose my remaining postpartum weight- my son is 7 weeks old, so getting organized is extremely difficult. These are a lifesaver! I plan to get the new meal planner as well. THANK YOU!!!!

  45. Love the meal planning – you’re helping me get healthy with portion control and adding more veggies to my family’s diet!!!! Thank you for the detailed shopping list – it is immensely helpful!

  46. I love this!  Thank you for doing it and please continue.  I’m just getting ready to start WW and this will be so helpful. 
    Every one of your recipes I have tried are totally delicious.  We are huge fans!  

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    Stephanie Baldassi

    I love the Meal Plan. I plan on using your Meal Plans to help me plan and organize for the week. Thanks so much!

  48. Thank you I will definitely use these suggestions, I love your recipes….Great start to a healthy New Year

  49. I love the Dinner Plan but when you started the Meal Plan, I was so happy! It is just me but I can scale. It takes the headache out of planning but allows me to try new recipes. Please continue to do the total day Meal plan. Thank you!

  50. Yes, please keep doing the menu and the shopping list!! Me & my mom love your recipes and this has made meal prepping a breeze. We appreciate all the handwork you put into it. 

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    Barbara Safrin

    This is amazing., please continue it. Yours is the only site I truly love!
    Your graphics are clean and modern and your recipes clear, concise and delicious!
    Thank you so much!

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    Marissa Young

    Please keep them coming! Thank you for taking the time to lay all of this out. It makes shopping and healthy cooking much easier!

  53. This is seriously AMAZING! Please keep them coming. I look forward to getting your meal plans every week, they make it so easy for me to follow a meal plan I can stick to. I also purchased your meal planner, and just wrote down my first week! Looking forward to having it keep me on track this next year. Thanks for all that you do!

  54. Yes please!! Love the meal plans! So helpful and really appreciate you not  charging extra to get them! Such a help:) thanks!

  55. Hi Gina!

    Love everything you make!! Sorry if I missed it, but are you planning to update older recipes to WW Freestyle?

    Thank you :o)

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    Rebecca Jensen

    It seems like the Turkey Chili Taco Soup should be 0 SP on the new freestyle. Am I wrong? It would be amazing if it was 0 points? What am I missing that has points?

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    Cheryl Nault

    Yes Please keep doing your weekly menus and grocery lists. Thank you for taking the time to do the weekly planning. I’m even trying a few new foods. i’ll be going to get your planner.

    Thank you again,

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    Constance Harrington

    Please continue to share the menu plans/shopping lists!  I have used them regularly this fall and have lost 20 pounds — since Aug. 30.  I’ve used your recipes for several years, but the menu plans have made all the difference!  Thank you, thank you, thank you!

  59. Thank you so much for these meal plans! I love that they are filled with delicious recipes from your blog that I haven’t even seen yet and that they include breakfast and lunch. So nice to be able to see which recipes work to make one day and eat for a couple. Thank you again!

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    Rebecca Steimer

    I read your blog all the time, but I never realized that you include grocery shopping lists with your meal plans!!!! How did I not know this? You’ve made my year so far. Planning to give this week a try.

  61. I read your blog all the time, but I never realized that you include grocery shopping lists with your meal plans!!!! How did I not know this? You’ve made my year so far. Planning to give this week a try.

  62. Thank you so much for doing this!!  I enjoy all your recipes and appreciate you taking the time to put this on your website!!  I will definitely be using this!!

  63. Love using your meal plans. I tend to mix up the meal plans, since I am cooking for 1. This week I will batch cook the turkey chili,, and use that for several meals and try the fiesta salad, but skip on some of the others and try them next week! Takes out so much of the guess work! Thank you!

  64. Thank you!  This is just what I needed to get organized, I did the shopping this morning for the week and prepped the mini muffins.  This menu is so family friendly!!

  65. I am loving these new meal plans. Thank you for this wonderful resource. My goal for 2018 is to get my family eating better together.
    I saw your article in the Cooking Light Magazine. Good job!

  66. This is awesome!!!  Thank you, Thank you, Thank you, for taking the time and energy to organized all this.  I have gotten so busy with teenage kids and their schedules I have lost my healthy cooking ways.  This is just what I need to get my but in gear!!!!

  67. I had your first cookbook and loved many meals in it! I got your slow and fast cookbook for Christmas and am excited to start making new recipes. Having it laid out is an incredible guide and helps to make a stressful task of meal plannng much less overwhelming! Thank you for doing the hard work! I hope you continue to share!

  68. Thank you so much for the plans! I have been visiting your blog for years. I appreciate all your effort.

  69. Fab, thanks Gina. Just a question on freestyle points – are these different to smart points? I am on the UK plan and I get 23 points per day. Just wondering how it works out!

  70. LOVE LOVE LOVE!! All of your helpful planning & tips! I review your weekly planner every week when I’m making my family’s schedule. The variety is amazing! I’m never bored trying a new idea! Thank you so much!! Can’t wait to continue referencing! 

  71. I find the meal plan to be extremely helpful. Rather than comb through all of your recipes for ideas and inspiration you have already done that for us and it is fantastic!

  72. Thanks for sharing your meal plans. It must be a lot of work to plan and share so many meals! I also live on Long Island, NY and am wondering if you shop at multiple supermarkets like me or have found one that has it all

  73. This is so wonderful! I struggle with breakfast and lunch so this plan is perfect for me. I hope you decide to keep writing these full plans up. Thank you.

  74. I am going to try this for the first time.  I have picked here and there in the past, but gonna try a whole week this time.  thanks.

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    Chris Mullaney

    Yes, please keep it up! I am totally capable of looking up recipes for the week, but my menus tend to get boring. You have such a wide range of recipes. I am single so do dinner about every other day and then eat leftovers.

  76. Please continue with the full meal plans. I have just recently started using them and my husband and I are thrilled. Makes coming up with meals effortless. Thank You!!!

  77. Out of curiosity. Since u have the weight watchers points listed. How many points are u supposed to stay under per day?? I don’t see that listed anywhere. I do love this weekly meals thing and the grocery list. 
    Other then this I use this site regularly for health meals. I’ve made several and all were pretty good. Thanks for this site and your response about the points. 

    1. Its different for everyone, and again this is a guide, so you can add more food. For instance, I drink coffee in the morning with milk and sugar. You may not, so it’s meant to be flexible!

  78. Thank you for sharing these meal plans!  I struggle with breakfast and lunches – these are lifesavers!

  79. Look forward to seeing these in my mailbox every week. Thank you. Love that you include breakfast.

  80. Please keep posting the full mean plans! It makes everything so much easier! Although I‘m from Austria and we don‘t have all the ingredients all the time, your recipes are such a good inspo! Thank you so much for that & happy new year, Gina! <3

  81. I am just starting with WW and I wanted to thank you for sharing your full meal plans. I just received your planner and have your cookbooks and was a totally overwhelmed. Your meal plans have really helped me put the information into a manageable plan for the week that I can follow. I had no idea how to start and I am so thankful that I found you and your website. My first recipe was last night and I made your Leftover Ham bone soup. It was delicious and I had to stop my husband before he ate it all. I wanted the leftovers for lunch the next day. Again thank you for your help

  82. I love your meal plans. I’m just starting up WW and it’s so helpful to have somewhere to turn to keep me on track. Thank you so much. 🙂

  83. Thanks so much for the meal plan and the grocery list! Just found your site and love it! future business idea – link the grocery list directly to Shop Right From Home and work out a commission with SR! I would love to just click a button and have your grocery list added to my cart!

  84. OMG Gina – having a full meal plan and the shopping list is a Godsend for me to kickstart the new year. I am over the moon. I have placed my on-line grocery order – no wandering down the snack aisle. Please keep these coming! I have enjoyed -correction made so many of your recipes over the past year or more and my family has enjoyed them all. Thank you so very much for all that you do. Cookbooks, blogs and all.
    Happy New Year!!!

  85. I received this in my email box at the perfect time! I was starting to feel overwhelmed thinking about getting.back to the school year/work/activity routine!  The grocery list is a fantastic feature. Thank you for creating and sharing; I look forward to more to come.

  86. I am very excited about changing from A packaged diet 
    To your meal plans it just seams more balanced. Please keep 
    Them coming 

  87. Thank you so much for adding breakfast and lunch! I often struggle with those two and appreciate the addition!

  88. I can’t believe I have been getting this in my email for 6 months and just saving them to recipes! I finally read one today on a rare day off and its exactly what I need! Bless you!

  89. I too love the meal plan and shopping list!  This gives me a variety of new ideas to cure the boredom of my weekly menu. Thank you for all you recipes and for making me a better healthy cook!

  90. Thank you so much for posting the meal plans. I enjoy your cookbooks too! All of your recipes I have made so far have been hits.  Please keep posting meal plans. It is so nice to have your ideas in my inbox every week, as meal planning can get a bit overwhelming at times. 

  91. I love love love these meal plans. My hubby and toddlers gobble down every single meal that I prepare from your recipes! 

  92. Thank you Gina!!! This full meal plan with breakfasts and lunches helps me tremendously with planning for the week!!! 

  93. Friday’s breakfast is 2 hard boiled eggs for 4 SP. Under the new WW Freestyle program, eggs are now 0 SP. Love your recipes – everything I have tried is a keeper!

  94. I thought non-fat Greek yogurt is now zero points. You have it listed as 2 points. Can you explain? Thanks for all your great recipes!!

  95. I agree that having a complete meal plan is fantastic. The dinners are great but adding in breakfast and lunch makes meals so easy. The added shopping list is so helpful. I got your cookbook for Christmas and have already added so many recipes to our meals. I have also switched many brands based on your blog-my favorite is DeLallo and I hope you get rewarded for all these recommendations.Keep up the amazing work and know what an inspiration you are to so many!

  96. Wow. You have done all of the work. Thank you for helping to get the new year off to a great start. I have been an avid fan for years and now that both my children cook for themselves they use your recipes also. So from my family to yours – THANK YOU AND HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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    Sherri Rodriguez

    Love your meal plans and I use them as a guide when creating meals for my family’s preferences! I am so happy you included the new WW  points because I’m sure I’m not the one having trouble with the transition. I have been using your recipes daily since 2012, so will you be updating your other recipes?  

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    Candice Hopkins

    You have changed my weight watchers journey and life. For a single mother of two that works two jobs this is absolutely wonderful and I would love to see more of these. Thank you so so so much for creating these. 

  99. Love this plan and I am excited to kick off the new year with it. I’m going to swap the seafood recipes to one of your others like air fry pork chops because of preference and what’s in my freezer. I am huge fan of your site and meal plans!!! It helps so much.

  100. Please continue to share your weekly meal plans! They give me new and healthy recipes that I can share with my family.

  101. Love the meal plans; please continue! DH and I have enjoyed everything we have tried and I have lost a lb.
    : )
    I ordered your meal planner a couple weeks ago. Using it and your plans has 2018 looking good with much easier planning and healthier eating.
    Thank you!

  102. While I don’t don’t always following them exactly, I LOVE your meal plans!  They inspire the meal plans I need to make. And I LOVE the new format!!!!  Thank you!

  103. Gina this is amazing! I use your meal plans! I do have one question though: why are eggs 4 points and nonfat Greek yogurt 2? I thought they were zero on Freestyle? 

  104. Thank you so much for the weekly plans. I look forward to them every week. Your Skinnytaste spiral bound meal planner came from Amazon two weeks ago and I already am filling in the first week with all of the dinner recipes. Husband and I go our separate ways for breakfast and lunch, M-F, but will do some of the breakfast and lunch ideas for the weekend! This is a lot of work on your part and we do appreciate it. Also, I am a WW lifetime member with a sustaining loss of 110 pounds, so really love the smart points listed! Happy New Years!

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    Vicki Brawley

    Please continue sharing your weekly meal plans! I always look at them and take away from them the recipes my family will enjoy eating. Your plan is a must for me in maintaining my weight and feeding my family heaalthy options.

  106. Your recipes are wonderful!  Thank you so much!  Question:  Are the Freestyle points listed somewhere else?  I put the Turkey Chili Taco Soup into my recipe builder on my WW app and it’s coming out to 1 point per serving.

    1. They should all be freestyle. I actually just went back into recipe builder and changed the taco seasoning and now I get 2 SP. 19 for the turkey and 1 for the seasoning.

  107. I don’t use the meal plans as a planner, but they always inspire me to shop for and make your recipes. Seeing a week’s worth of meals really helps me to visualize how tasty healthy cooking can be. and the 25 lbs that I’ve lost so far is a tribute to your meals.

  108. I use your meal plans every week… Sort of. I live alone so to follow the meal plan as written would be far too much food for me! But I am also terrible at making decisions and planning ahead. You have so many delicious recipes that unless I have a specific craving, there are just too many options for me sometimes. But the meal plan narrows it down so that I can easily make a few choices. The weeks in the past when I decided I didn’t need the meal plan, I ended up living out of drive-thru windows. Never again! Thanks for your help, Gina!

  109. Please continue posting the weekly meal planner, recipes and shopping list. Your recipes are delicious and your meal plans make life so much easier for me. Thank you for the hard work you out in to this.

  110. I LOVE this! Especially for the first week of the new year. Thank you for the grocery list as that helps so much. Excited to start off the year right!

  111. I like your new comprehensive meal plan for 2018. It arrived at a time when I was thinking on how to start the new year on a healthier note. THANKS.

    Do these arrive every Sunday?

  112. Please continue the meal plans. Since I’m not very creative being told what goes good together is an enormous help. Plus everything is soooo good. Thank you for this blog.

  113. For someone like me who is unorganized, your meal plans are very helpful.  It helps me to plan what we are eating all week, and makes food shopping a lot easier.  I look forward to receiving this each week. Hopefully it will eliminate us eating out all the time or ordering in because I don’t know what to make for dinner.  Thank you! Wishing you a Happy, Healthy 2018!

  114. I love Skinnytaste and your recipes!  But I was disappointed when I looked at the weeekly recipes that were posted today for 2018 because the Weight Watchers point counts were not up-to-date with the new program.  For example, eggs no longer have points.  Nor does non-fat plain Greek yogurt.  Hopefully you will update your recipes with point counts that are correct for the new Weight Watchers program.

  115. Thank you for these meal plans.  I love them, and use them quite often. I don’t use it exactly as it’s written, but it’s a great guide and idea starter. 

  116. Thank you for including breakfast and lunch options.  This should help a lot of us get back on track.

  117. I look at your meal plans/weekly meal plan every week when I get the email with the weekly meal plan I feel like it’s Christmas! You are an amazing and inspiring woman and I am in love with your entire blog and recipes! A lot of people charge so much for this stuff, and with me coming from a good/nutrition background, I know how much work and planning goes into each meal and day. Thank you so much and I can’t wait to start meal prepping for this week!

  118. I also have a question on the points.  Isn’t the nonfat Greek yogurt 0  points now too? Along with the eggs?

  119. I cannot say how unbelievably helpful your meal plans are!!! Meal planing and points calculation is so time consuming for me. Thank you for making my week sooooo much easier!

  120. Love, love, love the complete meal plans. So convienant that you have the plan, calories/WW points, recipies and grocery list in one place! Loving it!!! Thanks Gina!

  121. Thank you for sharing.  Your menu looks awesome and very doable.  Please continue to share.  

    Additionally, I love your cookbook “The Skinny Taste” and plan to purchase your newest one soon.  Is there a resource that could help update the recipes to the new Freestyle points?

    Again, thank youu!

  122. I will definitely be using this meal plan for my husband and myself. Love the grocery lists and how you use your leftovers in the plan as we hate to let anything go to waste. Thank you for this! We are huge fans of your recipes and meal plans. 

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    Jody from Knotions

    Thanks for sharing! I don’t use the meal plans as a whole, but rather for inspiration for what I should make for the week.

    So, to answer your question – I definitely use it, just not the way it’s intended.

  124. Thank you for providing the weekly meal plan. It provides the structure I need for providing healthy meals for the family.

  125. Gina! You rock! I’m a healthy cooking newbie and have loved using recipes from your first cookbook and website to gain kitchen confidence.  Doing a preplanned week is the next summit to tackle!  

  126. This meal plan is awesome! I love having a place to start each week and really appreciate the grocery list. Thank you

  127. Please keep sharing them! My husband and I have a higher calorie allowance than shown here (I aim for 1400ish and he aims for 1800ish) so these meal plans are perfect for us to use and add snacks to! 🙂

  128. Waiting for new plan for new year. I love to be surprised by your meal plan. It’s time to go to the groceries.

  129. Thank you for posting the meal plans. They help my husband and I make great meals for our family the entire week.

  130. Meal plan is so extremely helpful…you make it so thinking!! This will motivate me to start fresh this new year!!

  131. Thanks for this! I sometimes struggle with finding new, still-healthy recipes and these plans give me good ideas for meal planning for myself and my husband!

  132. I recently found your website and having been using your meal plans. They’ve made it much less work for me to find healthy, new recipes that adults and three young kids enjoy. I also enjoy your cookbooks. Thanks for sharing the meal plans and I hope that you continue to!

  133. As someone else mentioned, eggs and nonfat Greek yogurt are both 0 points. Just an FYI so you can update as necessary. Love all your recipes! Been making them for years! 

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    Paula J Babington

    I love the meal plans with the grocery lists. Definitely keep posting them. I got my Instant Pot today and am researching air fryers now. Just a note: hard boiled eggs are O FSP so that day is really low in points but I know how I will take care of that. Thanks again and I really like your blog.

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    Paula J Babington

    I love the meal plans with the grocery lists. Definitely keep posting them. I got my Instant Pot today and am researching air fryers now. Just a note: hard boiled eggs are O FSP so that day is really low in points but I know how I will take care of that. Thanks again and I really like your blog.

  136. I absolutely love your meal plans! I am learning to be more healthy and your plans are keeping me on track! Thank you!

  137. Thank you so much for making your meal plans! Definitely makes it easier for me to figure out what i want to make for the week.

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    Colleen O’Neil

    GINA-I love that you are including a grocery list! I am going to follow tour week, to a T, and am looking forward to more weekly meal plans in the future!! 

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    Megan M Blake

    This is so generous of you!! I love your recipes and enjoy making them for the family. I just printed out your mail plan and grocery list and look forward to enjoying a week’s worth of incredible meals! Thank you!

  140. This is really helpful. Thank you! I’m feeling a bit intimidated by the new WW plan and it’s so nice to see a full week. Question about Friday’s breakfast: aren’t the eggs 0 points now? You have them listed as 4.

  141. Please continue sharing these every week! This is the perfect solution to help me finally stick to my health goals for 2018!