Lexi’s Weekly Dinner Plan Week 42

This week’s Dinner Plan is filled with some of my favorite pre-Fall recipes! From 30 minute or less comforting Shrimp Curry to my a reader’s favorite 3-Ingredient Breakfast Skillet, you are not going to want to miss this week’s menu!
Weekly Dinner Plan Week 42 | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

New to the meal plans? You can find them all, equipped with *free* printable shopping lists, in our easy Meal Plan Tab on the blog! If you’ve been loving them, we’d love to hear your favorites so far!

Meal Plan Graphic Week 42 | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

Monday: Brown Butter Pumpkin Sauce Over Zucchini Linguine & Grilled Chicken [dairy-free, paleo-friendly, gluten-free, grain-free, egg-free]

Tuesday: Easy Curry Shrimp [30 minutes or less, paleo-friendly, dairy-free, gluten-free]

Wednesday: Leftovers

Thursday: Roasted Garlic Chicken and Veggie Primavera [dairy-free and paleo-friendly if you omit the optional cheese, grain-free, gluten-free, egg-free]

Friday: BRINNER: 3-Ingredient Breakfast Skillet [30 minutes or less, paleo-friendly, grain-free, dairy-free]

Saturday: Roasted Chicken Buddha Bowl [grain-free, dairy-free, paleo-friendly]

Sunday: Out

Grab your free printable shopping list HERE!

Make a swap this week from the Lexi’s Clean Kitchen Cookbook!

The Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta on page 178 is so flavorful and a perfect meal for any night of the week!


As always, if you have meal plan feedback, please send me an email at Lexi@Lexiscleankitchen.com! I’d absolutely love to hear from you!

Lexi’s Weekly Dinner Plan Week 41

Another week, another healthy Dinner Plan! This week’s Dinner Plan is perfect for back-to-school! From freezable burritos to the ultimate Sloppy Joes, you are not going to want to miss this kid-friendly menu!

New to the meal plans? You can find them all, equipped with *free* printable shopping lists, in our easy Meal Plan Tab on the blog! If you’ve been loving them, we’d love to hear your favorites so far!

Meal Plan Graphic Week 41 | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

Monday: Zucchini Linguine with Homemade Meat Sauce [grain-free, gluten-free, low-carb]

Tuesday: Freezable Burritos [dairy-free if you omit the optional cheese, no sugar added, gluten-free]

Wednesday: Leftovers

Thursday: Spicy Shrimp and Citrus Salad [dairy-free, gluten-free, paleo-friendly]

Friday: Feel Good Veggie Soup [Paleo-friendly, gluten-free, nut-free]

Saturday: Out

Sunday: Sloppy Joes [30 minutes or less, no added sugar, dairy-free, and nut-free]

Grab your free printable shopping list HERE!

Make some snacks from the blog to add to your back-to-school lunches!

These nut-free paleo-friendly chicken fingers are perfect for school lunches or as a kid-friendly dinner!

Add a healthy treat to lunch boxes with these secret ingredient Avocado Brownies! Such a great way to sneak in healthy fats during the day!


As always, if you have meal plan feedback, please send me an email at Lexi@Lexiscleankitchen.com! I’d absolutely love to hear from you!

Loaded Chicken Salad: Four Ways

Loaded Chicken Salad: Four Ways | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

This Loaded Chicken Salad Four Ways makes for the perfect customizable lunch! Make a big batch at the beginning of the week and enjoy it all week long in sandwiches, as a back-to-school snack on celery sticks, in a lettuce wrap, or in a salad! Made in partnership with Nuts.com!

Loaded Chicken Salad | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

This Chicken Salad is filled with some of my favorite lunch flavors:

Perfectly seasoned baked (or boiled) chicken

Fresh chopped scallions

Crisp red grapes

Sweet royal raisins

Chopped walnuts, or nuts of choice

& crispy, smoky bacon

It seriously doesn’t get much better than that!

Loaded Chicken Salad | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

I am so excited to partner with my friends at Nuts.com to bring you today’s recipe. This chicken salad is packed with nuts of choice, and my favorite, royal raisins! I simply can’t get over how customizable and delicious this lunch recipe is.

Loaded Chicken Salad | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

Looking for a great back-to-school snack for when the kiddos get home? Serve this on celery sticks for a protein-packed snack.

Loaded Chicken Salad Celery Logs | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

If you are looking for a low-carb Whole30 compliant lunch option, make it a lettuce wrap!

Loaded Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

Are you more of a salad person? Create a salad with this Chicken Salad by serving it over greens with your favorite salad fixings!

Loaded Chicken Salad | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

More of a sandwich person? Add this to your favorite bread with some extra add-ins such as tomatoes and avocado for an ultimate protein packed sandwich to keep you full and energized all day long!

Loaded Chicken Salad Sandwich | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

Loaded Chicken Salad

Preparation 10 minutes 2017-09-20T00:10:00+00:00 Cook Time 15 minutes 2017-09-20T00:15:00+00:00 Serves 4     adjust servings

Ingredients

Chicken Salad

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cooked and diced
  • 1/4 cup red grapes, sliced
  • 1/4 cup royal raisins, roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup walnuts, or another nut of choice
  • 1/4 cup scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 1/3 cup good quality mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard, more to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt, more to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, more to taste
  • optional: 1/4 cup bacon, roughly chopped

Chicken Salad Celery Sticks

  • 12 celery ribs, cleaned and sliced in half or thirds depending on size

Chicken Salad Sandwich

Lettuce Wraps

Chicken Salad Over Salad

Instructions

1. Place all of the chicken salad ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
2. Mix until well combined. Taste and adjust seasoning, mayonnaise, and dijon mustard as needed.
3. Serve as celery sticks, in a lettuce wrap, on top of a salad, or as a sandwich!

Recipe Notes

*Store in your refrigerator for 3-5 days!

*You can sub the mayo for 1/3 cup Greek yogurt if desired!

 

There may be affiliate links in this post! By clicking on them, or purchasing recommended items I may receive a small compensation, at no cost to you! However, I only recommend products I absolutely love and use in my own home! Thank you for supporting Lexi's Clean Kitchen when you shop! See my disclosure policy for more info!

This post is sponsored by Nuts.com. All thoughts and opinions are always 100% my own! I love the integrity of their products and think you’ll love them too. Thank you for continuing to support LCK and the brands I work with!

Lexi’s Weekly Dinner Plan Week 39

This Week’s Meal Plan is filled with delicious, healthy, and simple meals that are great for the busy week ahead! From Mediterranean Bowls to Savory Chorizo Breakfast Bowls, you are not going to want to miss this week’s menu!

Labor Day is fast approaching, make sure to scroll all the way down to see our favorite Labor Day recipes!

New to the meal plans? You can find them all, equipped with *free* printable shopping lists, in our easy Meal Plan Tab on the blog! If you’ve been loving them, we’d love to hear your favorites so far!

Lexi's Weekly Dinner Plan Week 39 | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

Monday: Orange Power Pasta with Cauliflower Alfredo [vegetarian, Egg-free, paleo-friendly]

Tuesday: Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore [egg-free, paleo-friendly, nut-free]

Wednesday: Leftovers

Thursday: Citrus Mahi Mahi [dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free, paleo-friendly]

Friday: Mediterranean Bowls [vegetarian, gluten-free, refined sugar-free]

Saturday: Out

Sunday: BRINNER: Savory Chorizo Breakfast Bowls [dairy-free, gluten-free, nut-free, paleo-friendly]

Grab your free printable shopping list HERE!

Looking for healthy Labor Day recipes? We’ve got you covered!

Check out these Paleo Labor Day BBQ recipes we LOVE!

Lexi’s Weekly Dinner Plan Week 38

Weekly Dinner Plan Week 38 | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

I am obsessed with the meals in this Week’s Dinner Plan! The Loaded Eggplant took us awhile to perfect, but it was so worth it! This week’s menu is a delicious assortment of low-carb, easy meals that you will want to make again and again!

New to the meal plans? You can find them all, equipped with *free* printable shopping lists, in our easy Meal Plan Tab on the blog! If you’ve been loving them, we’d love to hear your favorites so far!

Meal Plan Graphic Week 38 | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

 

Monday: Thai Turkey Bowls [30 minutes or less, paleo-friendly, nut-free, egg-free]

Tuesday: Broccoli Rabe and Sausage Pasta [30 minutes or less, egg-free, gluten-free, nut-free, paleo-friendly]

Wednesday: Leftovers

Thursday: Loaded Grilled Eggplant with Creamy Herb Sauce [vegetarian, dairy-free, no added sugar]

Friday: Caribbean Pulled Chicken Lettuce Wraps [dairy-free, paleo-friendly, low-carb]

Saturday: Out

Sunday: Fig Pizza [dairy-free, paleo-friendly, gluten-free, no refined sugar]

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Make lunch throughout the week from the Lexi’s Clean Kitchen Cookbook!

Try one of my chicken salad recipes on page 152 in a lettuce wrap for a great travel-friendly lunch! The Pesto Chicken Salad is my favorite chicken salad variation for Summer, but you can’t go wrong with the classic as well!

DIY Lunch Pinwheels

DIY Gluten Free Lunch Pinwheels | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

Finding a great on-the-go lunch that is both adult and kid-friendly is a hard task, but these DIY Lunch Pinwheels are just that! One-hundred percent customizable, easy to make-ahead, and a way to bring everyone around the table to make a meal together!

DIY Lunch Pinwheels | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

Although these pinwheels are perfect for school or work lunches, I cannot wait to make this DIY Pinwheel Spread for Football entertaining! I am excited to partner with Dietz & Watson for their Choose The Table campaign because I truly love the concept of more social and less media! Though my job has me on, almost all that time, I treasure the moments where I can shut off! Gathering around the table for a meal, to make lunch, to make a snack, and just chat and have some Face-time is truly so important!

Lay out all of the ingredients and have your family members and/or friends create their own pinwheels! The perfect party pleaser for those picky eaters out there!

I love how creative you can get with these pinwheels. Make a BLT pinwheel with turkey, or a Caprese BLT with pesto, or even an ultimate roasted veggie wrap pinwheel with all of your favorite Summer fixings… the options are endless!

DIY Lunch Pinwheels | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

I was so excited to find that Dietz & Watson has an organic line of turkey breast and chicken breast, plus DELICIOUS mustards! They even have organic, minimal ingredient beef hot dogs! Perfect options to grab in the grocery store.

DIY Lunch Pinwheels | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

DIY Lunch Pinwheels

Preparation 10 minutes 2017-09-20T00:10:00+00:00 Cook Time 10 minutes 2017-09-20T00:10:00+00:00 Serves 6     adjust servings

Ingredients

Wraps

  • 1 package gluten-free tortillas
  • 4 leaves romaine lettuce or collard greens, stemmed shaved
  • Flour tortillas
  • Homemade Tortillas

Spread Ideas

  • 1/2 cup hummus
  • 1/2 cup pesto
  • 1/2 cup Dietz & Watson whole-grain mustard

Meat Ideas

  • 1 pound organic turkey breast 
  • 1 pound sliced pepperoni
  • 1 pound sliced salami
  • 1 pound shredded rotisserie chicken
  • Sliced chicken breasts

Veggie Ideas

  • Shredded lettuce
  • Tomatoes, sliced thin
  • Cucumbers, sliced thin
  • Alfalfa sprouts
  • Spinach, more as needed
  • 1 avocado, thinly sliced
  • 1 red onion, sliced thin
  • 1 eggplant, sliced into rounds and grilled
  • 1 zucchini or yellow squash, sliced into rounds and grilled

Other Add-Ins

  • Bacon, cooked
  • Cheese, sliced or shredded
  • Pickled jalapeños
  • Sliced pickled pepperocini
  • Black beans, drained and rinsed
  • Roasted red peppers, sliced
  • Sundried Tomatoes, sliced

Instructions

  1. Place lettuce leaves, collard leaves, or tortillas of choice on a flat surface.
  2. Spoon 1 to 2 tablespoons of your spread of choice onto the middle of your wrap.
  3. Add a few slices of meat and/or veggies on top of the spread in a straight line along the stem of the lettuce wrap or the long side of the tortilla.
  4. Lift the side of the tortilla closest to you and roll, using your fingers to make sure none of the filling falls out. If making a lettuce wrap, the stem should span the length of the whole roll. Before closing the roll, place a teaspoon of spread on the edge of the wrap. This will help the wrap stay together. Roll as tightly as possible for best results.
  5. Using a sharp knife, cut the wrap into 1-inch pieces.
  6. Place in the refrigerator until ready to serve!

Recipe Notes

*You can use a toothpick to help the pinwheels stay together if they start to fall apart!

There may be affiliate links in this post! By clicking on them, or purchasing recommended items I may receive a small compensation, at no cost to you! However, I only recommend products I absolutely love and use in my own home! Thank you for supporting Lexi's Clean Kitchen when you shop! See my disclosure policy for more info!

Choose The Table Dinner

Dietz & Watson Choose The Table Dinner

I had the amazing pleasure of dining with Chef Michael Schlow for the #choosethetable event at Doretta Tavern in Boston! I’ve always known it to be true that food really does bring people together, so I truly love this campaign which encourages others to gather around the table with family and friends to reclaim some extra moments of quality time together! More social, less media, my friends!

He brought out the delicious meat sauce, sans pasta for me, and he made even the cheesecake especially gluten-free for me! I’m not usually a cheesecake fan and this was insane!

Boston friends: Go enter to win your very own exclusively curated, private dinner at Doretta Tavern with Chef Michael Schlow on 9/12!

Dietz & Watson Choose The Table Dinner

This post is sponsored by Dietz & Watson. All thoughts and opinions are always 100% my own! I love the integrity of their products and think you’ll love them too. Thank you for continuing to support LCK and the brands I work with!