This printable keto meal planner template is exactly what you need to simplify your low-carb meal plan and stay on track with your goals! Save money and time, reduce food waste, and eat delicious food all week long with this handy guide.
Make a Keto Diet Meal Plan and Menu
Having a meal plan makes a keto diet so much easier, no matter if you’re a beginner or have already been eating low-carb for a while.
Many people start cooking from scratch for the first time when they initially begin a ketogenic diet. Having a place to store your favorite recipes and keep track of when to make them is a huge help, so you don’t have to learn a new skill and balance a new schedule simultaneously.
Furthermore, tracking keto macros proves way more complicated when you can’t remember what you ate three days ago and still need to log your numbers.
If you’re a keto veteran, meal planning is grease to your well-oiled machine. You know what works, so keep doing it! Plan ahead, learn about meal prep recipes, and dial in your routine for maximum results.
We all have enough thoughts in our brains, so help yourself out by transferring some of them to paper. The path forward is easier to walk with a quick reference point printed out in front of you.
Why do You Need a Keto Meal Planner?
Dietary changes often mean we have to rewire our brains and work hard to improve our daily habits. Keeping notes on recipes you like, ingredients you need, and when to prepare meals goes a long way towards establishing healthy habits long-term.
If you’re anything like me, stress brings out your worst qualities. And it will do the same for your meal plan. As soon as life introduces tension, the weaknesses in our planning become painfully apparent!
Plus, with a meal plan, you will also:
- Learn portion control
- Save money
- Avoid wasting food
- Save time
Do yourself a favor and think ahead, so you don’t wait until the last minute to shop, prep, or cook. Stop blowing your (macro and financial) budget by eating out and learn to cook at home, from scratch with healthy low-carb ingredients.
It’s amazing how much your life can change for the better once you have a solid plan under your feet.
How do You Use a Customizable Keto Meal Plan Template?
Colorful watercolor images decorate each page and are carefully selected to keep you inspired and focused on your goals. There are three unique designs for weekly plans, favorite recipes, and shopping.
- Weekly Menu (by day and meal type)
- Easy Meal Ideas
- Shopping List by Store
Here are step-by-step directions so you can start using the blank keto meal planner and fill it in today!
- Print as many copies of each page as you want. I recommend starting with at least 2 per design.
- Store the papers in a dedicated meal planning binder or folder. They will also fit nicely on a home wall organizer.
- Fill the meal plan with all your favorite printable keto recipes. All of my recipes have print-friendly cards. Print yours and keep it in the same meal prep binder for easy access. Every recipe has the serving size and complete macros too!
- Customize your weekly keto menu for any season or month of the year. Use this template anywhere in the world!
If you’re into saving paper, consider laminating the pages or using plastic page protectors. Then, fill out each sheet with a fine tip dry erase marker. Finally, wipe clean whenever you want to start fresh.
Once you fill your new planner, continue strategizing with other healthy meal prep ideas from my friend Lisa.
Printable Keto Meal Planner Template
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Get More Free Keto Printables
Keep organized and stay focused by visually mapping out your info you can reference whenever needed. Follow these lists, so you know exactly what to eat and what to avoid on a keto diet.
- Keto Shopping List Printable
- Keto Diet Food List with Macros
- Low-Carb and Keto Pantry Staples
- Keto Macro Tracking Guide + Worksheets
I do my best to make a keto diet easy for you, so visit me often and stick around for a while every time you do!
First published on April 26, 2019.