7-day Weight Loss Meal Plan that’s Suitable for the Entire Family

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Here you will find a 7 day meal plan that is suitable for the whole family. When the goal is weight loss, it is not always easy to know what is the best way to approach a diet that will suit the entire family. This plan will not only foster the weight loss goals, but make sure that the whole family can take part in feeling the benefits. This is an easy diet plan that can be followed by anyone, even those who are not fond of cooking. Much of it takes very little preparation, and all of it can be found at your local grocery store.

Items like the bread and yogurt are purchased in packages, allowing you to save money while preparing healthy meals the entire week. With all the easy diet plans being promoted, a diet that is balanced out with all of the major food groups, portioned out appropriately, will ensure the success of a diet. In addition to the meal plan, be sure to drink the recommended daily amount of water to help flush the body of toxins.

Day 1

Breakfast– Muesli (untoasted), apricot slices, and coconut milk. This can be all mixed together or consumed separately.

Lunch-Wholemeal pita bread wrap (medium) filled with tuna salad and greens, with a side of low-fat yogurt.

Dinner-Sweet potato, asparagus and rocket (arugula) frittata, bean salad, multi grain bread, with low-fat yogurt and frozen berries.

Day 2

Breakfast– Multi grain toast, cottage cheese, honey, and banana. This can be eaten all together, or separately.

Lunch– Salmon potato cakes, spinach and sweet corn salad, and multi grain whole-wheat bread.

Dinner– Grilled lemon chicken wraps, green salad, spiced apple compote, and fruit smoothie of choice.

Day 3

Breakfast– Whole grain cereal flakes, coconut milk, and peaches.

Lunch– Ham, cheese, and salad sandwich, and carrot sticks.

Dinner– Salmon and chickpea salad, with low-fat yogurt and fresh rockmelon (cantaloupe).

Day 4

Breakfast– 2 Thin slices of fruit toast, and a banana smoothie.

Lunch– Pumpkin and chickpea salad.

Dinner- Spaghetti bolognaise, soughdough bread, green salad, with grilled plums, and low-fat yogurt.

Day 5

Breakfast– Whole grain organic cereal flakes, coconut milk, and a banana.

Lunch– Sushi rolls (tuna, salmon, avocado, salad fillings), a small coffee or hot chocolate made with coconut milk.

Dinner– Lean steak, potato, steamed vegetables, multi grain bread, with a small low-fat cheese and fruit platter.

Day 6

Breakfast- Make a breakfast bruschetta using sourdough bread, topped with avocado and tomatoes.

Lunch– Wholemeal pita bread (medium) filled with wholegrain mustard, roast beef, and salad greens, with a non-dairy milkshake made of coconut milk.

Dinner– Chicken, and leek risotto with a side salad, plus sliced peaches.

Day 7

Breakfast- Multi grain toast, avocado, and a poached egg, and a grilled tomato.

Lunch– Chicken, lettuce, and tomato sandwich, with a side of low-fat yogurt.

Dinner– Tofu, cashew, and vegetable stir fry on top of hokkien noodles, with a banana smoothie made with coconut or low-fat almond milk as dessert.

Sources:

http://www.organizeyourselfskinny.com/2011/06/20/weight-loss-family-friendly-menu-plan/

http://www.goodhousekeeping.com/health/diet-nutrition/advice/a16610/eat-lose-weight-mpw1/

http://www.prevention.com/weight-loss/flat-belly-diet/flat-belly-meals-for-your-family

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