Happy Friday, y’all! Is it just me or has this week flown by? Maybe I’ve been a little busier than usual, but I feel like I blinked and it’s already the end of the week. One victory this week is the fact that I’ve stuck to my clean eating meal plan every day except one – we had a quick Trader Joe’s Chinese food dinner one night because I just didn’t have time to cook. I will usually keep something easy in the freezer for nights like that, but I try not to make it a habit because frozen food just has so much sodium! I will say that I feel like TJ’s has a nice selection of frozen meals that are better for you than most brands, so if you need something in a pinch, definitely check those out.
This Week’s Clean Eating Meal Plan
Whole30 Shrimp + Grits with Sauteed Spinach – We made these for my birthday last year and they were so so so good. I don’t even miss the ‘real’ grits and cheese in regular Shrimp + Grits.
Slow Cooker Creamy Southwest Chicken + Baked Potatoes – I had this on the meal plan a while back but ended up not making it for whatever reason, so I’m really excited to test this recipe. I may try baking the potatoes in the slow cooker too (using my fave crockpot hack) but if not, I’ll just pop those into the oven.
Dairy-Free Zucchini Lasagna – I really love the flavor of this lasagna and it tastes so much more decadent than it really is – it’s dairy- and gluten-free and loaded with veggies.
Whole30 Hamburger Soup – This is one of those recipes that is so simple but sounds nice on a cold night. I remember eating this soup as a kid and the only differences now are a few simple tweaks to make it better for you!
Cauliflower Crust Pizza – Here’s my favorite cauliflower crust recipe. We may do a BBQ Chicken Pizza this week instead of traditional – not sure yet! When I do BBQ Chicken, I put 2 chicken breasts in the slow cooker and cover with BBQ sauce and spices, cook on high for 4 hours and then shred to top pizza.