Thanksgiving Recovery Meal Plan
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If you're feeling like you overdid it even a little at Thanksgiving, whether you ate on-plan or off, this meal plan could help! You can scroll down to the bottom to grab your free printable version!
It's so, SO important to get right back to it if you eat off-plan. As a Certified THM Lifestyle Coach, I work with women on a daily basis who need a little help after they've fallen off the wagon, so to speak. And one of the first things I tell them is that it's so important not to keep going in the wrong direction if you go off-plan – you need to get yourself right back to it, 100%, to continue making progress! (P.S. – I highly recommend re-reading chapter 16 in the Trim Healthy Mama Plan book to help you stick with THM through the holiday season!)
Just imagine how you could feel January 1 if you spend the next few months getting closer to reaching your goals, instead of getting further away! Getting back on-plan now can make all the difference in starting the New Year strong!
I put together some simple meals using leftover turkey. The first two days of this meal plan are Deep S or Light S to help you get over the cravings that can be caused by too many off-plan foods or sugar, and then we'll have a super yummy E on day 3. You can start this meal plan ANY time, but I'm jumping in tomorrow!
Here's what I'm planning to eat:
Breakfast: eggs scrambled in butter (S)
Snack: Choco Secret Big Boy (FP) p. 415 THM Cookbook
Lunch: Leftover Turkey Sandwich on Wonderful White Blender Bread (FP) p. 242 Trim Healthy Table OR Swiss Bread (FP) p. 196 THM Cookbook
Dinner: Big salad with fresh veggies, leftover turkey, and olive oil & vinegar (S)
Breakfast: eggs fried in butter (S)
Snack: BBBB Thin Thick (S) p. 425 THM Cookbook
Lunch: Trim Train Italian Soup (FP) page 160 Trim Healthy Table – swap in chopped turkey breast for the ground beef
Dinner: Grandma's Chicken Noodle Soup (S) p. 156 Trim Healthy Table
Breakfast: bacon & eggs (S)
Snack: Choco Chip Baby Frap (FP) p. 421 THM Cookbook
Lunch: Leftover Soup
Dinner: Burrito Bowls: diced leftover white turkey meat, brown rice, black beans seasoned to taste, served with salsa (E)
I'm making some nice light desserts, too! I've noted those in the printable below.
Additional Post-Thanksgiving Help:
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THM-friendly Thanksgiving Leftover Recipe Ideas
November THM Challenge – free Printable