Sample Menus

Here’s a list of possible dinner menus on the diet, including complementing side dishes. For school or work lunchbox ideas, see A Week of Lunches and Another Week of Lunches.

Week 1:

Monday: Honey Chicken Thighs, Honey Roasted Carrots, Mashed Potatoes

Tuesday: Frito Pie (Turkey Chili served over Fritos), Fruit Salad

Wednesday: Franks ‘n’ Beans, Corn

Thursday: Catalina Chicken

Friday: Hamburgers, Ore-Ida French Fries (or even better, Alexia Sweet Potato Fries)

Saturday: Spaghetti Squash Marinara, Salad

Sunday: Ham (Hormel Natural Choice), Pineapple, Green Beans

Week 2:

Monday: Tacos, Refried Beans, Mexican Rice

Tuesday: Red Honey Chicken Drumsticks, Peas, Mac & Cheese 

Wednesday: Honey Orange Pork ChopsButternut Crunch

Thursday: Shepherd’s Pie

Friday: Honey Mustard Fish, Sugar Snap Peas, Rice

Saturday: Creamy Penne Pasta

Sunday: Barbecue Brisket, Potato Salad

Week 3:

Monday: Meatloaf, Roasted New Potatoes, Broccoli

Tuesday: Beef Stir Fry

Wednesday: Pot Roast

Thursday: Pork Chops with Pears, Mashed potatoes

Friday: Chicken Nuggets, Pasta Salad, Mango slices

Saturday: Sweet Wine Fish, Edamame, Sushi rice

Sunday: Barbecue Chicken (Sweet Baby Ray’s barbecue sauce), Corn on the cob, Watermelon

Week 4:

Monday: Tandoori Chicken with Potatoes

Tuesday: Vegetable Soup, Corn Bread (or Corn Casserole)

Wednesday: Turkey Meatballs, Green beans, GFCF Rolls

Thursday: Almond-Crusted Chicken, Salad, Cinnamon Apples

Friday: Greek Wraps with Cucumber Tzatziki

Saturday: Lemon Chicken, Asparagus, Sauteed Mushrooms

Sunday: Banh Bao, Spring Rolls

Week 5:

Monday: Greek Flank Steak, Sauteed Peppers and Onions, Stuffed Tomatoes

Tuesday: Chicken and Rice Casserole, Sliced Peaches

Wednesday: Mexican Pizza

Thursday: Green Chicken Curry

Friday: Cajun Fish

Saturday: Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Coleslaw Salad

Sunday: Fish Tacos