Please forgive me for being a few days late posting this. I was at the Florida Parents Educators Association Convention for the past 2 days with my husband. It was awesome! It’s an annual state convention for homeschoolers… loaded with workshops, exhibits, and encouragement for homeschooling families.
However, I’m making time tonight for you all!!! I want you to have this for the coming up week. The first meal will be Memorial Day themed, followed by 4 other simple, budget-conscious, Paleo meals.
I included two crockpot meals because I know this is a busy week for everyone. Many families are running around crazy trying to wrap up the end of the school year for their kids. I hope this week’s meal plan makes your life easier!
Hope you have a Happy Memorial Day! Thank you to those who have served this wonderful country and for those who have given their lives. I am forever thankful.
Weekly Meal Plan #2
***Bookmark this page so you can come back over the week to find the recipes you need***
Meal 1 (Memorial Day): Spanish Burgers & Sweet Potato Wrapped Bacon Bites.
If you are going to a party and you want to impress your friends with some Paleo food, the Sweet Potato Wrapped Bacon Bites are AMAZING! We call them “Little Bites of Heaven” because you just want to savor every bit of it.
There are a few additional things you can add to the Spanish Burgers if you want to get fancy. The recipe has a caramelized onion chile relish and a roasted red pepper sauce you can make to go with them. I know it is Memorial Day and having “Spanish” burgers may sound silly, but they are really good and we use them as our regular burger recipe now. If you don’t like chorizo, you can use ground pork or just some more ground beef.
Meal 2 (Crockpot): Chile Cilantro Lime Crockpot Chicken & Tomato, Avocado, Cucumber Salad
***see note below on saving the bones and making homemade stock***
I just love easy crockpot meals! Paleo Pot put together a golden recipe with this one! Add in the delicious salad and you have a simple meal for those days when you don’t have time to cook dinner!
Don’t forget to marinate the chicken overnight!
***Save your bones from the whole chicken and make stock according to my method here. Save the stock for meal 5 in this plan***
Meal 3: Salmon Patties with a Creamy Lemon Dill Sauce & Faux-Tato Salad
This meal is a little bit more intricate. Make this meal on a evening you have enough time for all the prep work. Savor your extra work…it will be worth it. I’m always trying to find more frugal ways to get seafood into my family’s diet!
Meal 4: Green (or Red) Chile Pork Taco-Salad
With all the veggies in this, no need for a side dish. Pile your salad high and enjoy the simplicity of it! It’s one of our best pork dishes!
Meal 5 (Crockpot): Creamy Chicken Tomato Soup with Almond Bread
We just had this soup tonight for the 10th time, or so, and it’s so delicious. The Almond Bread recipe is another family favorite! We love dipping the bread into soup and stews. The Almond Bread is much like cornbread.
My family enjoys soup on, even, the hottest days! It’s just a healthy, frugal way to utilize all that stock that you are making if you are following my simple recipe.
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Are you enjoying these meal plans??? Let me know!
thank you so much for the meal plans…….i totally needed these. i really appreciate them!!
Thank you so much for these menu’s!
Stefanie tweedy says
Thanks so much for the meal ideas! I am a newbie and this is helping me tons!! I just copied several recipes I’m trying this weekend!!!! Thanks thanks and thanks!!! Thanks for also including g a little of your “faith”! Some people are so afraid to offend people!
Michelle Guzman says
These look so good!!! Also, I remember FPEA. I graduated with them. So cool that you are homeschooling. 🙂
I can’t believe you don’t have more comments here!!! Your weekly meal plans are saving my family! Thank you so much for doing this! Just threw the last recipe from week 2 in the crock pot and am enjoying relaxing instead of frantically meal planning all Sunday with all those cookbooks! Appreciate it!!!!! Oh and our paleo “support group” is all enjoying this as well! Thank you!!! (And I hope to see a week 3!!!)
The Paleo Mama says
Thank you so much~ I’m working on week 3 right now!
I love these recipes! This is giving our family new food choices and they’re so easy compared to so many complicated meals.
The Paleo Mama says
So glad to hear that!
Lisa P says
I was trying to figure out how on earth you wrap sweet potatoes around bacon, then I clicked on the link to see, and it is actually Bacon Wrapped Sweet Potatoes, but I had a laugh anyways! lol.
Is the bread really good? I tried a paleo bread before that everyone just “adored” and it turned out to be the most disgusting thing I ever tried! I’m hoping this will be different! Also, can you remember about how much this cost you? Thanks in advance. I love your blog.