Thanksgiving Week Meal Plan – November 22nd – November 28th

The holidays can be a busy time. This year I wanted to support you with a healthy menu plan for the week of Thanksgiving! Seven days of dinner recipes to help de-stress your life this week!

As an added bonus, I have included Thanksgiving meal preparations to make your holiday cooking run smoother. “Make ahead” options are available each day that will save you time!

Here are my suggested dinner ideas with links to the recipes from November 22 to November 28.

Monday Dinner – November 22

Tuesday Dinner – November 23

  • NW One-Bowl Meal
  • Make Ahead –
    1. Cook an extra 2 cups of wild rice mix for Holiday Butternut Squash Wild Rice Pilaf served on Thanksgiving. I am going to double the pilaf recipe on Thanksgiving, so I will be cooking 3 cups of wild rice mix with 6 cups of broth to make both recipes.
    2. Roast an extra 1 ½ cups of butternut squash for Holiday Butternut Squash Wild Rice Pilaf.  I am doubling the pilaf recipe so will roast 2 butternut squash. This will give me extra cooked squash to use for lunches.  I enjoy adding squash to my salads.

Wednesday Dinner – November 24

Thursday – Happy Thanksgiving

Simple Satisfying Thanksgiving Menu details the 8 menu items for dinner today. Refer to this post for a meal prep guide to help you prepare your holiday meal with ease.

Friday – November 26

  • Leftovers – Enjoy your efforts of making a wonderful Thanksgiving meal two days in a row.
  • Make Ahead – Save 1 cup of turkey for Vegan (or Turkey) Pot Pie for Sunday’s dinner

Saturday – November 27

Cauliflower “Fried” Rice: Plant-based. Meat or Quick & Easy

Sunday – November 28

Vegan (or Turkey) Pot Pie

If you found this weekly menu guide helpful, or if you would be interested in more posts like this please, let me know in the comments below. 

6 thoughts on “Thanksgiving Week Meal Plan – November 22nd – November 28th

  1. I am especially excited about this crust recipe because I love comfort food.
    Thank you for all of the effort you put into these holiday recipes. They look delicious. ❤️

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    1. Thank you Yvonne! I appreciate your kind comment. My comfort food loving family liked both the pot pie and pumpkin pie crusts. You can omit the herbs in the pot pie crust and use that for a dessert pie too. It’s fun to find tasty GF, DF and egg-free recipes.


  2. Great meal plan, Teresa! I’ll be leaning on your knowledge as I’m starting a more vegan lifestyle. I’ve had several heath issues the last 6 years but the worst is my phantom joint and muscle pain. I could barely move this morning and I have so much work to do. My 5 and 6 year old granddaughters are coming to spend a few days with me while my daughter in law is up in Anchorage having some medical tests done. Thank God they are good little girls who mind well. I’ve got to get stronger/healthier to be able to a good servant to our Lord and to help those who need me. I love your testimony about your health and how you improved it. You inspire me. 🙂

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    1. I’m so sorry for your health struggles. Pain is both physically and emotionally exhausting! I will be praying for your health journey and for your time with your granddaughters. ❤️ I think you would enjoy the new Revised and Expanded Medical Medium book. It has helped me so much!!


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