Meal Plan with Red Peppers and Pecans

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GROCERIES FOR THE WEEK (5 DAYS) 

  • 3 avocados
  • 5 bananas
  • 5 140-calorie amounts of chocolate - whichever type of chocolate you prefer!
  • 3 bags lettuce
  • 2 sheets bacon
  • 8 bell peppers - I'm using red here, but you can use whichever kind you like! 
  • 8 cups baby carrots
  • 2 dozen eggs  
  • 3 1/2 cups mixed nuts - I'm mostly using pecans here, but choose whatever nut you like best! 

Concerned about too many eggs? Here's a great article from Healthline about how many eggs to eat per day 

 

EACH DAY: 1677 CALORIES - 51% FAT; 13% PROTEIN; 36% CARB 

 

BREAKFAST 8:30am

  • 1/2 cup oatmeal dry, (cook in microwave with water)
  • Oatmeal toppings: 1 medium banana, sliced; 1/4 cups nuts; 1 tsp cinnamon

Calories: 445

 

LUNCH 12:30pm 

  • Veggies: 1 cup baby carrots, 1 sliced bell pepper
  • 140-calorie amount of chocolate (any kind you like is 100% fine!) 
  • 1/4 cup nuts (I'm using pecans here, but choose whichever you like best 
  • 2 hard boiled eggs 

Note: Everything But the Bagel seasoning is excellent for sprinkling on hard boiled eggs, and you can hard boil eggs over the weekend - they last throughout the week! Save yourself the hassle 

Calories: 566

 

SNACK 4pm

  • 1/2 bell pepper
  • 1/8 cup nuts 

Calories: 112

 

DINNER 7pm

  • 2 cups lettuce
  • 3 strips bacon, cooked (I cooked these in the oven for 25 minutes at 350 degrees, on a cookie sheet) 
  • 1/2 bell pepper. sliced (use the other half from Snack) 
  • 1/2 cup baby carrots, chopped 
  • 1/2 small avocado
  • 2 hard boiled eggs, cut into fourths 
  • 2 Tbsp low calorie creamy dressing or 1 Tbsp higher calorie dressing (I'm using 1 Tbsp Trader Joe's Feta-Style dressing here) 

Calories: 505