WW SmartPoints Dinner Meal Planning Ideas

Weight Watchers Friendly Dinner Planning Ideas

Every Friday I send out an email with what I’m planning to eat for dinner in the coming week which I also archive here on the blog. It helps keep me accountable and I hope you find it helpful as well.

Weight Watchers Meal Plan 92 WW Freestyle SmartPoints

The Benefits of Weekly Meal Planning

Getting dinner on the table is so much easier when you’ve planned what you’re cooking and eating ahead of time and done the grocery shopping. It’s the only thing that prevents me from resorting to fast food or takeout more often than I should.

Meal plan close up with pen

Every time I get out of the meal planning habit and resort to take-out, restaurants, and snacking on junk, it’s amazing how crappy I feel and how quickly the pounds pack on.

The Key to Eating Well is Cooking

When you’re trying to eat well, not cooking isn’t an option. There are just too many unknowns (hidden sugar, flour, fats, chemicals, points), too many temptations, and portions are way too large for you to routinely eat well on take-out or pre-made food.

The Key to Consistent Cooking is Planning

In the beginning meal planning can be a huge chore. The key is finding an approach that works for you over the long haul. If you are struggling with meal planning here are 3 great meal planning resources to help:

This Week’s WW Meal Plan Suggestions with WW Freestyle SmartPoints:

Most days my breakfast is something quick like an english muffin with almond butter, avocado toast, eggs, yogurt with fruit, oatmeal or a smoothie, depending on my mood and the season.

Lunch is usually leftovers or some combination of soup / sandwich / salad.

This week I am planning to make…

Slim and Healthy Ground Beef Enchilada Casserole

Slim and Healthy Ground Beef Enchilada Casserole

Slim and Healthy Ground Beef Enchilada Casserole
(*4 WW Freestyle SmartPoints) with a Simple Green Salad (*3 WW Freestyle SmartPoints)

6 Salmon Recipes 4 Weight Watchers Freestyle SmartPoints or Less

Salmon Steak with Vegetables and Salad Leaf

WW Honey Lime Salmon with Confetti Corn Salad
(*2 WW Freestyle SmartPoints)

Pesto Spaghetti Squash with Turkey Sausage (img courtesy of SlenderKitchen)

Pesto Spaghetti Squash with Turkey Sausage
(*6 WW Freestyle SmartPoints) (Slender Kitchen)

Weight Watchers Friendly Slow Cooker Porcupine Meatballs

4-Ingredient Skinny Slow Cooker Porcupine Meatballs
(*6 WW Freestyle SmartPoints) and Green Beans (*0 WW Freestyle SmartPoints)

Weight Watchers Easy Egg Salad on an English Muffin

Simple Healthy Egg Salad on an English Muffin

Easy Egg Salad on Light English Muffin and Soup

I hope this helps you with your own meal planning this week 🙂

*PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT Weight Watchers Zero Points fruits and vegetables using the WW Recipe Builder.

Tired of trying to decide what to cook?

If you are struggling with meal planning here are 3 great meal planning resources to help:

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