We seriously want to see you crush all of your New Year’s resolutions, but we know it can be a huge challenge to even start working on your greatest goals. A lot of us make resolutions to improve our overall physical health, which often starts with eating healthful foods and cooking at home more. Meal planning makes big steps less daunting, and with more and more practice, you’ll be on your way to your best self. To start, we recommend blocking out a productive Sunday to map out your week through healthy eats. Plus, you can tailor a meal plan to your preferences so you can own your journey with confidence!
Whether meal planning is new to you or you’re a planning pro, we’ve made kickstarting the ‘new you’ simple with this guide full of easy, healthy recipes to try. Take a peek at this day-by-day meal plan to get some stellar New Year nutritional inspiration!
Day 1: Paleo Chicken Piccata
This cozy meal is full of beneficial ingredients and the leftovers reheat amazingly well. (via Brit + Co.)
Day 2: Chickpea Salad Sandwich
Prioritizing protein is a crucial step in maintaining a healthy diet. This easy chickpea salad is packed with protein, and super delicious, too. Prep a big batch to enjoy in a salad or on a sandwich this year! (via Salt & Lavender)
Day 3: Healthy Chai Banana Pancakes
When the sweet tooth calls, we always answer. But that doesn’t mean we have to ditch healthy eating. These banana chai pancakes are so yummy and so good for you. (via Half Baked Harvest)
Day 4: Vegan Spaghetti Squash with Spinach and Cheese
When planning a healthy dinner, don’t skip the veggies. This recipe delivers on a super easy and healthy vegan bite. The squash perfectly emulates pasta if you’re trying to eat low-carb. (via Two Spoons)
Day 5: Honey Mustard Mason Jar Salads
Storing your office lunch has never been easier with a mason jar. The best part…