Meal Plans

These easy-to-follow menu plans keep your clean-eating lifestyle on track and take the guesswork out of mealtime. Five balanced mini meals a day comprised of fresh seasonal fare ensure that your metabolism is always fired up.

TIP: Remember to print your two weekly shopping lists, arranged according to how most grocery stores are laid out for an effortless shopping experience.

Choose from the four meal plans below, depending on the current season, to ensure that your produce is at its seasonal peak.

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Spring
Spring Meal Plan
In an issue filled with global delights, our meal plan takes you around the world with a final stop near bathing-suit season.

Related SHOPPING LIST(s):
Week 1 | Week 2

Related Recipes:
Tuscan White Bean Soup
Middle Eastern Chicken Kofta
Grilled Za’atar Chicken Pitas with Cilantro Hummus
Spicy Brazilian Coconut Chicken
Mediterranean Baked Cod with Sweet Peppers
Ginger-Lime Beef Stir-Fry with Jasmine Rice

 

Winter
Winter Meal Plan
Our “Light Issue” is packed with slimming delights – and this two-week plan is no exception (think: Chicken Banh Mi sandwiches!)

Related SHOPPING LIST(s):
Week 1 | Week 2

Related Recipes:
Barley Salad with Chicken, Beets and Goat Cheese
Butternut Squash, Brussels Sprouts and Parmesan Frittata
Ricotta Gnocchi with Arugula Walnut Pesto
Florida Reuben Sandwich with Brussels Sprout Slaw
Chicken Banh Mi Sandwich
Halibut with Olive Tapenade

 

Winter
Winter Meal Plan
Dishes like Baked Falafel Pitas are a full-flavor salute to winter – and a sure bet you’ll keep any extra padding at bay.

Related SHOPPING LIST(s):
Week 1 | Week 2

Related Recipes:
Baked Falafel Pitas
Grown-Up Tuna Melts
Harvest Pumpkin Pancakes with Bacon Apple Topping
Lemony Angel Hair Pasta with Crab

 

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Spring
Spring Meal Plan
Get ready for summer without all the stress of planning meals, and enjoy sweet rewards like Strawberry Cornbread!

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Week 1 | Week 2

Related RECIPES:

Lemony Catfish Kebobs on Wild Rice
Strawberry Cornbread
Creamy Asparagus Soup
Steak Salad

 

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Spring
On The Road to Spring
Make the transition from winter hibernation to spring levity with a blend of dishes both hearty and light!

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Week 1 | Week 2

Related RECIPES:

Provencal Salmon Burgers
Sweet & Savory Tarts
Cuban Halibut with Black Bean & Orange Quinoa
Beef Danube

 

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Winter
Cool and Clean
This winter, look back to some cleaned-up classics for warmth and comfort. These recipes (and their nostalgia) don’t cost you extra calories – each is less than 450! Download this meal plan now!

Related SHOPPING LIST(s):
Week 1 | Week 2

Related RECIPES:

Clean Reuben Sandwich
Greek Fish Florentine
Rosemary Chicken & Potato Salad
Cauliflower & Broccoli Au Gratin

 

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Summer
Light and Lean Summer Eats
Beat the heat by keeping it light and easy, with two weeks worth of meals to keep you on the slender track! Download this meal plan now!

Related SHOPPING LIST(s):
Week 1 | Week 2

Related RECIPES:

Stuffed Turkey Peppers
Summer Bean Salad
Toasted Sweet & Hot Walnut Fruit Salad
Thai Lime Chicken

 

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Spring
Put a Spring in Your Step
When your body is in good shape you feel lighter on your feet, and spring ingredients make it easy (and tasty) to eat right! Download this meal plan now!

Related SHOPPING LIST(s):
Week 1 | Week 2

Related RECIPES:

Avocado Egg Salad
Chicken & Vegetable Stew
Double Chocolate Mint Smoothie
Italian Artichoke & Leek Salad

 

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Winter
Slim and Slender Winter Fare
With spring slowly creeping into view, it’s a good time to renew your motivation to lead a healthier lifestyle and turn the winter blues beet red, citrus orange or spinach green! Download this meal plan now!

Related SHOPPING LIST(s):
Week 1 | Week 2

Related RECIPES:

Beet & Orange Salad with Israeli Couscous
Phyllo Bites
Seared Tuna with Braised Fennel & Carrots
Butternut Squash Ravioli & Three Sauces

 

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Fall
Spice Up Your Life This Autumn
Simple and slimming meals don’t have to be void of flavor. We’ve used a variety of herbs and spices to keep your palate and waistline happy through fall.

Related SHOPPING LIST(s):
Week 1 | Week 2

Related RECIPES:

Chicken Rioja with Garlicky Spinach
Multigrain Pancakes with Raspberries & Ricotta Sauce
Mexican Poblano Stuffed Peppers
Green Chile Hash with Eggs

 

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Summer
Summer’s Edible Brights
With warmer-weather produce finally hitting vegetable stands, get ready to prepare our fresh, light fare bursting with all the colors of the rainbow. Download this meal plan now!

Related SHOPPING LIST(s):
Week 1 | Week 2

Related RECIPES:

Ginger Pea Soup
Pork Steaks with Roasted Summer Squash Salsa
Peach & Walnut Barley Salad
Trout with Green Bean Succotash

 

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Spring
Clean Eats Gone Around The World
Snap out of the winter doldrums and embrace the dawning of spring with a new slew of fresh, seasonal and waist-whittling meal ideas. Download this meal plan now!

Related SHOPPING LIST(s):
Week 1 | Week 2

Related RECIPES:

Moroccan Buffalo & Chickpea Chili
Cajun Catfish Po’ Boy & Cooling Vegetable Salad
Crustless Italian Quiche
Sesame Garlic Chicken with Tahini Spinach & Toasted Peanut Quinoa

 

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Winter
Classic Comfort Gone Clean
The start of a new year is a good time to renew your motivation to lead a healthier lifestyle. With the holiday rush behind you, capitalize on this time to start fresh with your eating habits. Download this meal plan now!

Related SHOPPING LIST(s):
Week 1 | Week 2

Related RECIPES:

Egg & Ham Turnovers
Deconstructed Lasagna
Tuna Veggie Melt
Tilapia Fish Sticks With Cucumber & Yogurt Sauce

 

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Fall
Fall Into Something Sumptuously Clean
$10 family dinners fast! See the Sept/Oct 2009 issue of Clean Eating for the recipes that use these affordable ingredients. Download this meal plan now!

Related SHOPPING LIST(s):
Week 1 | Week 2
Related RECIPES:

Mediterranean Calzone
Walnut Blueberry Banana Bread
Balsamic Glazed Halibut with Roasted Vegetables & Butternut Squash Potatoes
Thai Coconut Shrimp

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