WW Weekly Recipe RoundUp and Meal Plan (11/16/19) • Simple Nourished Living


Welcome to my Weight Watchers Friendly Weekly Recipe and Link Roundup

Encouragement and inspiration are critical whenever you’re trying to change your habits. This is especially true when the habits involve eating better, losing weight and creating a healthy balanced lifestyle.

WW Weekly Recipe & Link Roundup

Sticking with the slow and steady sensible balanced approach to lasting change can seem dull and out of step when everywhere you look people seem to be swinging between overindulgent excess and extreme deprivation based diets.

My mission is to provide you with a constant supply of motivating articles and Easy Healthy WW friendly recipes to encourage your pursuit of a happy, healthy, balanced life.

Here’s what I’ve got for you this week…

WW Weekly Topic: Learn About new myWW Program & Plan Choices

WW launched its myWW Program this week. For the first time you can choose from 3 different plans: Green, Blue, Purple, based on your preferences and lifestyle. So meetings this week are focused on introducing details of the changes. If you are having success with WW Freestyle, the myWW Blue Option is exactly the same. 

New On Simple-Nourished-Living This Week

Skinny WW Friendly Pizza Pasta Pie – a WW friendly dinner idea that is sure to satisfy the entire family. Fresh-cooked spaghetti forms the “crust” for this deep dish “pizza” casserole layered with ricotta cheese, meaty marinara, and melted mozzarella cheese.

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Meal Planning: On My Menu Next Week

After years of trial and error, I discovered that mapping out a rough outline of meals for the coming week is one of the most important things I can do for an easier, less stressful, more successful week.

Meal Planning makes staying on track with my healthy eating/weight management goals so MUCH EASIER. Once I have a plan I shop and do a meal prep on the weekend saving time and money all week long..

This Week’s Meal Plan Suggestions:

Tired of trying to decide what to cook?

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

Weekly Weight Loss Devotional

I love devotionals. I’ve been reading them daily for years and recently felt the call to begin sharing a weekly devotional specific to weight loss with you here.

Photo Credit: Alondra Olivas on Unsplash

Reading the same devotional over and over every day for at least a week, until I have it committed to memory is powerful. The positive words soak into every part of my being refreshing me and giving me strength. This week’s topic: Courage & Connection

WW Food Finds This Week

While attending myWW workshop Sunday, I decided to test out a few of their new foods. As a pumpkin spice lover, this WW Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal was a natural choice. I liked the short ingredient list free of artificial sweeteners and 7g of protein for 3 SmartPoints (Green, Blue, Purple). Many of the instant oatmeals I’ve considered in the grocery store have considerably more SmartPoints. 

I like the flavor, didn’t mind the taste of stevia, but thought the portion was a little skimpy. I bulked it up with a microwaved chopped apple to which I added cinnamon and Truvia (affiliate link). This 3 SmartPoints breakfast kept me satisfied until a late lunch. If you don’t have access to a WW Studio near you, you can shop for their products online

Easy Healthy WW Friendly Recipes & Other Links I Bookmarked Week: 

If you are a fan of easy one pot meals with a Mexican flair you’ll want to make this One Pot Mexican Chicken and Rice

These Chocolate Coconut Banana Baked Oatmeal Singles  bursting with some of my favorite flavors are a great make ahead breakfast on the go. 

As a big fan of cauliflower and potato this Cauliflower Potato Curry recipe looks like a winner.

When you have no energy to cook from scratch here are some quick & easy 3-ingredient dinner hacks using convenience foods. 

Here’s a great article that explains why radical change doesn’t work and why the path to lasting success is with a slow and steady gradual approach. 

Have a wonderful weekend!

*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 each plan’s ZeroPoint Foods (Green plan, Blue plan, Purple plan) using the WW Recipe Builder.

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Martha McKinnonMartha is the founder and main content writer for Simple-Nourished-Living.

A longtime lifetime WW at goal, she is committed to balancing her love of food and desire to stay slim while savoring life and helping others do the same.

She is the author of the Smart Start 28-Day Weight Loss Challenge.

A huge fan of the slow cooker and confessed cookbook addict, when she’s not experimenting in the kitchen, you’re likely to find Martha on her yoga mat.

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