Fitness, Health, Healthy on the cheap, Kayla Itsines

Meal Planning for The Kayla Movement

January 4, 2015

Hi everyone! I am so excited to be a part of The Kayla Movement and officially start (re-start in my case) Kayla Itsines bikini body training guide on Monday, 5th January. In preparation for the coming week, I thought it would be useful for you and for myself to plan down what I will be eating this week. Useful for me because it will help me plan what to buy at the supermarket and give me structure to my week, and useful for you because I hope it will inspire you to try out some new meals and/or give you some guidance if you are new to making healthy meals. My Healthy on the Cheap article is also a great resource to planning healthy meals on a budget.

These meals have all been inspired by Kayla Itsines HELP nutrition guide (disclaimer: affiliate link which helps me pay for Honestly Fitness) and the Clean and Lean philosophy books by James Duigan.

Monday

Breakfast: Mushroom omelette with smashed avocado on sourdough toast
Snack: 1 banana and 1 small nonfat latte
Lunch: Chicken stirfry with brown rice, corn and green beans
Snack: Chobani pumpkin spice yogurt and apple
Dinner: Roasted salmon with chickpeas (i.e. garbanzo beans), sweet potato fries and quinoa

Tuesday

Breakfast: Overnight oats with 2% milk, vanilla protein powder and blueberries
Snack: Baby carrots with natural peanut butter 
Lunch: Warm brown rice salad with lamb and sundried tomato and herb goats cheese
Snack: 1 banana and 1 small nonfat latte
Dinner: Quinoa salad with roasted red pepper, zucchini and tilapia 

Wednesday

Breakfast: Mushroom omelette with smashed avocado on sourdough toast
Snack: Piece of fruit and 1 small nonfat latte
Lunch: Turkey and salad leaves wrapped in a whole-wheat tortilla with spinach and cheese greek yogurt dip
Snack: Chobani pumpkin spice yogurt and apple
Dinner: Chicken stirfry with brown rice, corn, asparagus, and green beans

Thursday

Breakfast: Overnight oats with 2% milk, vanilla protein powder and blueberries
Snack: Baby carrots with natural peanut butter 
Lunch: Warm brown rice salad with lamb, avocado, and sundried tomato and herb goats cheese
Snack: 1 banana and 1 small nonfat latte
Dinner: Shrimp stirfry with green beans, chickpeas (i.e. garbanzo beans), and quinoa

Friday

Breakfast: Baked eggs with tomato and sourdough toast
Snack: Green smoothie made with berries, spinach and greek yogurt
Lunch: Turkey and salad leaves wrapped in a whole-wheat tortilla with spinach and cheese greek yogurt dip
Snack: 1 small nonfat latte and handful of nuts
Dinner: Shrimp stirfry with green beans, broccolini, chickpeas (i.e. garbanzo beans), and quinoa

I have decided not to plan anything just yet for the weekend to allow for flexibility in case I want to meet up with a friend for some food. I tend to meet friends for dinner so will usually have make breakfast and lunch similar to the ones I have planned above.

Also, as you can see, I repeat a lot of meals and snacks to make sure I do not waste any of the foods that I have bought. I also buy frozen shrimp and tilapia as it is much more economical and last ages. I buy fresh chicken but I freeze any chicken breasts that will not get used within the next 3 days and thaw them as needed. I also buy frozen green beans and corn (I buy a lot of frozen things don’t I?!). I tend to do groceries twice a week or more as needed so I do not waste any food or buy more than I need.

What are you planning to eat/make for this week?

I love knowing what you are all doing as I get ideas from you as well! Let me know in the comments below if posts like these are helpful to you or not. And don’t forget to follow me on Instagram, Twitter & Facebook for more healthy foods ideas and healthy living tips (peppered with the occasional random comment) πŸ™‚

Honestly yours,
Alice

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  • Bella February 16, 2015 at 12:17 am

    Great plan. I’d love to know portions eg weight of meat and 1/2 cup of rice , oats etc πŸ™‚

    • Honestly Fitness February 16, 2015 at 11:40 am

      Hi Bella,
      I can’t really give the portions because that would give away a lot of what the HELP guide provides πŸ™‚ For a better idea of portion sizes, I recommend buying Kayla’s HELP guide xx

  • tiff May 21, 2015 at 10:45 am

    LOL you should at least mention that is referral link which is why you refused to give Bella above portion sizes. You won’t get a kickback by giving it away.

    • Honestly Fitness May 25, 2015 at 4:53 pm

      Hi Tiff,
      I do mention that the link is an affiliate link and make it clear in all my review posts that I am affiliated with Kayla Itsines. I do not provide the portion sizes because as I said, that would give away what is in the guide, which is not fair for those who have paid for the guide. It is exactly the same as not providing content from any copyrighted material.
      Alice