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5-day meal plan

A practical, nutritionally balanced meal plan for you and your family.

A little planning can make life a lot easier when it comes to feeding a hungry family.

Feel the benefits by trying out this 5-day plan of delicious, nutritious breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and snacks. Lunches are designed to be lunchbox friendly and are sure to go down well with the kids.

Here's a handy shopping list with everything you need to follow the plan.

5-day meal plan

  • Monday
    Meal Food
    Breakfast  A bowl of high fibre breakfast cereal with low fat milk and small glass of fruit juice
    Snack Small tub of stewed fruit
    Lunch 2 slices of wholemeal bread with cooked ham and lettuce 6 cherry tomatoes, cream cheese
    Snack Kiwi
    Dinner Family shepherd’s pie
  • Tuesday
    Meal Food
    Breakfast A bowl of porridge with low fat milk & apple slices
    Snack Orange segments
    Lunch Tortilla wrap with chicken, sliced peppers and lettuce
    Small carton of milk
    Snack 8 Strawberries
    Dinner Spanish omelette served with broccoli and extra potatoes
  • Wednesday
    Meal Food
    Breakfast 1 to 2 wheat biscuits, top with low fat milk
    Snack Banana
    Lunch Medium wholegrain bread roll with tomato & cheese
    Pot of low fat yoghurt
    Snack Handful of carrot sticks
    Dinner Baked garlic lime chicken breasts with mixed veg and potatoes
  • Thursday
    Meal Food
    Breakfast A bowl of flaked cereal with low fat milk
    2 mandarins
    Snack  2 crackers with low fat cheddar cheese and yoghurt
    Lunch 2 tablespoons of pasta with sliced cherry tomatoes and vegetables
    Snack 10-12 grapes
    Dinner Fish, peas and chips
  • Friday
    Meal Food
    Breakfast 1-2 slices of wholemeal toast with mashed banana
    Glass of milk
    Snack Apple and yoghurt
    Lunch Small wholemeal pitta bread with tuna & sweetcorn
    Snack Slice of wholemeal toast with peanut butter
    Dinner Homemade burgers

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