Paleo Haleyo: 7 Day Meal Plan

I don’t know about y’all, but October is still grilling weather where I’m from. It’s what I call Yankee Summertime (actually I just made that up). It’s still mid to high 70s, and it’s never a better time to challenge oneself to clean, healthy eating. I bring up the grill because grilling makes life so much easier. Little prep, little mess, no clean up. That’s my kind of meal!

I hit a paleo lull, getting bored of all my go-to’s, so I rallied and came up with a fresh, new 7 Day Paleo Meal Plan that will help me kick it into high gear. It may feel like spring or summer in GA, but it’s important to eat with the seasons. Aside from aligning ourselves with how our ancestors ate, it provides us with the most nutritional benefit as seasonal fruits are more likely to be naturally harvested. I’d prefer my spinach grown under the real sun and not a lamp 🙂

However, grocery stores can be tricky because us Americans are used to getting every kind of produce every season. This meal plan highlights some of my fall favorites while sticking to a (mostly) paleo meal plan. I’ve used a variety of seasonal produce, lean meats, and natural flavors and spices, and the meal plan serves 2. I like changing up cuisines quite a bit, but if it’s too much for you, just stick to 2-3 meals, multiply, and batch cook for simpler meal planning. Each dinner doubles as the next day’s lunch serving, so make 4 servings to allow yourself plenty of leftovers. Meanwhile, here are some pics of seasonal fruits and veggies to get you excited!

DAY 1:
Breakfast
2 eggs scrambled with 1Tbs soft goat cheese
2 slices bacon
½  gala apple

Lunch
Open faced tuna salad sandwich
chopped spinach salad w/ simple vinaigrette and dried cranberries

Dinner
Skirt steak, grilled
Sautéed collard greens with mushroomscran

DAY 2:
Breakfast
1 gala apple
1 Tbs nut butter (cashew, almond, sunflower seed)

Lunch:
Sliced skirt steak in coconut wrap w/ paleo ranch
Collards, mushrooms

Dinner:
Roasted whole garlic chicken
Sautéed root vegetables (sweet potatoes, carrots, beets, onions)

DAY 3:
Breakfast
½ cup Greek yogurt
¼ cup diced pearsapple2
sprinkle cinnamon

Lunch:
Roasted chicken
Sautéed root vegetables

Dinner:
Ham and sweet potato soup

DAY 4:
Breakfast:
2 eggs scrambled,1Tbs soft goat cheese
2 slices bacon
½  gala apple

Lunch:
Ham and sweet potato soup

Dinner:
Chicken salad with apples and red grapes in lettuce cups

DAY 5:
Breakfast:
1 gala apple
1 tbs nut butter

Lunch:
Chicken salad with apples and red grapes in lettuce cupssprouts

Dinner:
Grilled pork chop
Sautéed apples w/ cinnamon
Roasted Brussels sprouts

DAY 6:
Breakfast:
egg scramble with spinach, onions, mushrooms
bulletproof coffee with 1 Tbs pumpkin puree

Lunch:
Grilled pork chop
Sautéed apples w/ cinnamon
Roasted Brussels sprouts

Dinner:
Chicken stir fry with mushrooms, carrots, onions, paleo teriyaki
over cauliflower ricepumpkin

DAY 7:
Breakfast:
½ cup Greek yogurt
¼ cup diced pears
sprinkle cinnamon

Lunch:
Chicken stir fry with mushrooms, carrots, onions, paleo teriyaki
over cauliflower rice

Dinner:
Pan seared sausages
Sautéed cabbage, diced potatoes

There you have it! If you’re following strict paleo/whole30, just skip the dairy and go for a chia seed overnight oatmeal. You can also leave out the Ezekiel bread at any point and it won’t change the recipe. I included as many links as I could find, but don’t stress about exact recipes. Make it your own by adding different spices and extra veggies or even a yummy marinade to some meats.

Happy meal planning!

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