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Whole30 Meal Plan: Week 3

4-Week Whole30 Meal Plan & Grocery List
Whole30 Meal Plan: Week 3 | Our Paleo Life

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This meal plan comes with a complete grocery list. Check it out at the bottom of the post.

Late posting the meal plan again. The weeks are just flying by and all of a sudden it’s Sunday and I have no plan. I pretty much wound up winging it all of week 2. I didn’t even look at my own meal plan and had a couple slips.  Also, I think I must be one of those people that doesn’t lose weight on Whole30’s, which isn’t terrible, though it would be nice.

Week 2 wound up being weird for me, a very stark contract to week 1. I pretty much lost my appetite. I just simply wasn’t hungry for most of the week (and felt pretty sick on Monday, so even if I was hungry that day, I wouldn’t have eaten for fear of not being able to keep it down). I wound up skipping some meals, just snacking, or eating bird-sized portions.

My problem this time around is I taste-tested a few recipes I was trying out, and I think that set me back a little. I’ve also got a few Whole3-approved recipes that I’m going to try and get posted this week. I had big plans for avocados last week, but I think that all avocados are on strike around here. They feel ripe and ready, then we cut them open and they’re either rock hard or completely brown. This has been going on for 2 weeks. So I’ve temporarily given up on avocados because they’re mean.

I’m still tracking my daily meals with photos on the Whole30 Visual Guide, and let me tell you, taking an extra 4 pictures a day is a lot more hassle than I originally anticipated. When I want to eat, I want to eat. But I think having this photo food journal is extremely helpful and will continue to do it until the Whole30 is done.

And finally, here is the Week 3 meal plan. I’m reusing some recipes from the previous two weeks. Our weeknights have gotten pretty hectic with the kids’ activities, so I’m trying to plan the easiest meals for hectic nights (and our activities are right at dinnertime, what the heck?!). Hopefully this helps ease the burden of meal prep in your home as well.

Whole30 Weekly Meal Plan: Week 3

Breakfast Lunch Dinner Snacks
Sunday Scrambled Eggs & Bacon Chicken Salad (recipe coming soon) BBQ Chicken Sweet Potato Skins Carrots & Peppers
Monday Breakfast Sausage & Sauteed Onions/Peppers Breadless BLT Blendtec Southwest Soup Salty Snack Pack
Tuesday Scrambled Eggs & Bacon Leftover Blendtec Southwest Soup Coconut Chicken with Thai Sauce Apple
Wednesday Egg-less Sweet Potato Hash (recipe coming soon) Egg Salad (recipe coming soon) Crockpot Paleo Minestrone Soup Fruit or Vegetables
Thursday Egg & Sausage Muffin Cups Leftover Crockpot Paleo Minestrone Soup Paleo Spaghetti Sauce & Zucchini Noodles Mini Sweet Potato Souffles
Friday Paleo Denver Omelette (recipe coming soon) Leftover Paleo Spaghetti Sauce & Zucchini Noodles Easy Peasy Chicken Thighs & Best Roasted Veggies Blendtec Raw Cinnamon Applesauce (leave out the dates)
Saturday Scrambled Eggs & Fruit of Choice Leftover Easy Peasy Chicken Thighs & Best Roasted Veggies 50/50 Bacon-Bison Burgers (recipe coming soon) Fruit or Vegetables

The Week 3 Meal Plan, at a glance:

BBQ Chicken Sweet Potato Skins | Our Paleo Life
 
Breadless BLT | Our Paleo Life
Blendtec Southwest Soup | Our Paleo Life
The Salty Snack Pack | Our Paleo Life
Coconut Chicken with Thai Sauce | Our Paleo Life
Paleo Crockpot Minestrone Soup | Our Paleo Life
Paleo Spaghetti Sauce | Our Paleo Life
Zucchini Noodles | Our Paleo Life
Sweet Potato Souffles | Our Paleo Life
Easy Peasy Chicken Thighs | Our Paleo Life
Best Roasted Veggies | Our Paleo Life
Baked Cinnamon Apples | Our Paleo Life

Again, just like the Week 1 and Week 2 meal plans , this meal plan and grocery list is for a family of 5. Adjust the list as needed for your family. Also, the grocery list does not account for the vague snacks listed as “fruits & vegetables”. Add what you want to the list for that.

PRODUCE

  • 5 Yellow Onions
  • 4 Bell Peppers
  • 8 large Sweet Potatoes
  • 12-15 Brussels Sprouts
  • 2-3 Beets
  • Celery
  • 6 Zucchinis
  • 4 Limes
  • 1 Lemon
  • 1 Avocado
  • Romain Lettuce
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 4 Plum Tomatoes
  • 4 Shallots
  • 1 (3 lb) bag of Carrots
  • 2 bulbs Garlic
  • 1 head Cauliflower
  • 2 Broccoli Crowns
  • 1 bunch Bananas
  • 2 sweet Apples

 

FROZEN

  • 1 bag Spinach

MEAT/SEAFOOD

  • 6 lbs Bacon
  • 2 lbs Ground Pork
  • 2 lbs Ground Beef
  • 1 lb Ground Bison
  • 4 lbs Chorizo
  • 3.5 lbs Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 6-8 Skinless Bone-In Chicken Thighs
  • Hard Salami Slices (no nitrates or added junk)

 

HERBS / SPICES

  • Sea Salt
  • Black Peppercorns
  • Garlic Powder
  • Onion Powder
  • Bay Leaves
  • Oregano
  • Basil
  • Parsley
  • Cayenne Pepper
  • Italian Seasoning
  • Cinnamon
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Nutmeg

DAIRY

  • 6 dozen Eggs
  • Ghee

 

GROCERY

  • 2 cans Chicken
  • Olive Oil
  • Paleo BBQ Sauce (Tessamae’s)
  • Almond Flour
  • Baking Soda
  • Baking Powder
  • Unsweetened Shredded Coconut
  • Coconut Milk (full-fut)
  • Coconut Oil
  • Almond Butter
  • Coconut Aminos
  • 28 oz Vegetable Broth (no added sugar)
  • 2 (28 oz) cans Diced Tomatoes
  • 2 (8 oz) cans Tomato Sauce
  • 1 (6 oz) can Tomato Paste
  • Flax Seed Meal
  • Pecans
  • Macadamia Nuts
  • Kalamata Olives
  • Kosher Dill Pickle Spears

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3 Comments on “Whole30 Meal Plan: Week 3

  1. Penny

    Hi. I’m interested in trying to feed my family a Paleo diet and also in The Whole30. My daughter has a severe egg allergy and does not tolerate dairy – at all. Dairy is obviously not a big issue, but what would you suggest as an alternative to all those bacon and egg breakfasts? I don’t actually eat pork or beef or seafood (all of which my kids eat), so I would clearly be relying heavily on poultry and fish..non of which make an appetizing breakfast option…Suggestions?

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  2. Angelique

    I found your meal plans so very helpful and was sad to find they weren’t continued and lots of things were TBD in Week 3. Thanks so much for the work you put in to the first two weeks, they got me off to a great start and everything was delicious.

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