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Bestow Love Your Gut 7-Day Meal Preparation Plan

This plan is designed to make your 7-Day Bestow Love Your Gut Programme feel easy and well-organised.
Please be sure to read the ‘Tips’ tab as well.

Preparation Day

MEAL ELEMENTS AND RECIPES TO PREPARE AHEAD

The key to a successful programme is preparation. This makes today the most important day of the programme! We recommend you do your food shopping in the morning and then allow yourself two hours in the kitchen to pre-make the recipes and meal elements that will make your life easier in the days ahead.

Click the images below to view the recipes.
Remember each recipe is designed for one person. If you are cooking for two, double the quantities in the recipes and meal elements accordingly.

ROAST PUMPKIN N SWEET POTATO SOUP

This makes two portions. Keep one in the fridge to be reheated for Healing Bowl Day 1 lunch. Freeze the remaining portion for dinner on Day 4.

TURMERIC CAULIFLOWER RICE

This makes approximately 1 1/2 cups. Use half  for Loaded Fries with Chicken and Pesto dinner on Day 1 and the remainder in your Healing Bowl Day 2.

CARROT & APPLE SAUTE

This can be made ahead or made fresh on the day depending on how much time you have in the mornings.

BANANAS FOR SMOOTHIES

Prepare frozen bananas for smoothies. Peel and chop 4 bananas. Divide equally into 8 individual snaplock bags to use in your Bestow Love Your Gut Smoothie each day of the programme. You will have one left over to use beyond the programme.

CHICKEN BONE BROTH

Make the Chicken Bone Broth in your slow cooker. Place 1/2 cup cooked chicken in fridge for Loaded Fries With Chicken and Pesto dinner on Day 1 and another 1/2 cup for the Healing Bowl Day 2. Place another cup of cooked chicken in the freezer to defrost on Day 2 ready for the Gut Healing Brekkie on Day 3 and 4. Freeze any remaining chicken for use after the 7-day programme.

CHICKEN BONE BROTH Continued…

Place two cups of bone broth in the fridge to use in the Roast Pumpkin & Sweet Potato Soup.

Place two cups of bone broth in the freezer to defrost on Day 2 ready for the Gut Healing Brekkie on Days 3 and 4.

Place one cup of liquid broth in the freezer for One Pan Chicken Sauerkraut, eaten on Days 3 and 4.

Freeze two cups of remaining broth for Mighty Meatball Broth on Day 5 dinner.

BESTOW CORIANDER PESTO

The pesto is used in the Loaded Fries with Chicken and Pesto and Healing Bowl Day 2.

Please review the ‘Tips’ tabs for helpful information that will make your food preparation easier.

THESE ARE THE RECIPES TO PREP AHEAD:
You may find it easier to work from printed recipes. Click on the individual recipe and click the print button on the bottom left of the page.

The Carrot & Apple Saute can be made ahead or made fresh on the day depending on how much time you have in the mornings 🙂

SHOPPING

We recommend doing your shopping in the morning so you have plenty of time in the afternoon and evening to do all your preparation. Trust us, it makes for a much easier week!

PREP LUNCH

If you are heading out during the day tomorrow, save time in the morning by making your lunch tonight.  We recommend putting your Healing Bowl Day 1 (Roast Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Soup) in a sealable jar or container and storing it in the fridge.

Day One

Please review the ‘Tips’ tabs for helpful information that will make your food preparation easier.

THESE ARE THE RECIPES TO PREP AHEAD:
You may find it easier to work from printed recipes. Click on the individual recipe and click the print button on the bottom left of the page.

BESTOW HERB DRESSING

Make the Bestow Herb Dressing which accompanies the Salmon Stuffed Sweet Potato dinner on Day 2 and Healing Bowl Day 3.

DAY ONE MEALS
Click the images to view the recipes. You may find it easier to print these.  

Remember each recipe is designed for one person. If you are cooking for two, double the quantities in the recipes and meal elements accordingly.

‘TIME FOR TEA’ RITUAL | ETERNITEA

The ‘Time for Tea’ ritual is an important part of your morning, even if you are out. Take your infuser and your packet of Bestow Eternitea with you so you don’t miss out this important break in your day if you are not home.

BESTOW LOVE YOUR GUT SMOOTHIE

If you are out today in the afternoon we recommend making your Bestow Love Your Gut Smoothie in the morning and taking it with you. As long as it in a sealed container and refrigerated it will remain fresh and yummy. Remember to get ahead of the 3pm blood-sugar drop!

PREP LUNCH

To save time in the morning, if you are heading out for the day, make your Healing Bowl Day 2 lunch tonight. Keep everything in the fridge until you are ready to eat. We recommend keeping the pesto separate so it doesn’t make the wraps go soggy.

Day Two

MEAL ELEMENTS TO PREPARE AHEAD

Remember each recipe is designed for one person. If you are cooking for two, double the quantities in the recipes and meal elements accordingly.

Defrost three cups of frozen Chicken Bone Broth and one cup of frozen cooked chicken.

You will divide two cups of Chicken Bone Broth and one cup of cooked chicken over the two days you have your Gut Healing Brekkie  (Days 3 & 4)

You will need one cup of Chicken Bone Broth for your One Pan Chicken and Sauerkraut dinner on Day 3.

COOK SWEET POTATO

You can can also boil one sweet potato ready to use in your Gut Healing Brekkie on Days 3 & 4. Alternatively bake it in the oven with your sweet potato dinner tonight.

BLANCH BROCCOLI

While you are preparing your broccoli for dinner, blanch an extra 5 florets of broccoli for lunch on Day 3. To blanch the broccoli simply place in a mug, pour over boiling water and leave for a few minutes. Drain and pour cold water over. Drain again.

DAY TWO MEALS
Click the images to view the recipes. You may find it easier to print these.  

LUMINOSITEA

The ‘Time for Tea’ ritual is an important part of your morning, even if you are out. Take your infuser and your packet of Bestow Luminositea with you so you don’t miss out this important break in your day if you are not home.

BESTOW LOVE YOUR GUT SMOOTHIE

If you are out today in the afternoon we recommend making your Bestow Love Your Gut Smoothie in the morning and taking it with you. As long as it in a sealed container and refrigerated it will remain fresh and yummy. Remember to get ahead of the 3pm blood-sugar drop!

PREP LUNCH

To save time in the morning, if you are heading out for the day, make your Healing Bowl Day 3 lunch tonight. We recommend putting the Bestow Herb Dressing in a jar and keeping it with your sealed container in the fridge until you are ready to eat. Pour over your lunch and enjoy.

Day Three

MEAL ELEMENTS TO PREPARE AHEAD

Remember each recipe is designed for one person. If you are cooking for two, double the quantities in the recipes and meal elements accordingly.

ROAST PUMPKIN N SWEET POTATO SOUP

This needs to be defrosted from the freezer. Leave on the bench overnight and then place in the fridge ready to be reheated for dinner tomorrow night.

DAY THREE MEALS 
Click the images to view the recipes. You may find it easier to print these.  

Remember each recipe is designed for one person. If you are cooking for two, double the quantities in the recipes and meal elements accordingly.

BEAUTEA

The ‘Time for Tea’ ritual is an important part of your morning, even if you are out. Take your infuser and your packet of Bestow Beautea with you so you don’t miss out this important break in your day if you are not home.

BESTOW LOVE YOUR GUT SMOOTHIE

If you are out today in the afternoon we recommend making your Bestow Love Your Gut Smoothie in the morning and taking it with you. As long as it in a sealed container and refrigerated it will remain fresh and yummy. Remember to get ahead of the 3pm blood-sugar drop!

PREP LUNCH

To save time in the morning if you are heading out for the day, make your Healing Bowl Day 4 lunch tonight. We recommend placing it in a sealed container  and keeping in the fridge until ready to eat.

Day Four

MEAL ELEMENTS AND RECIPES TO PREPARE AHEAD

Remember each recipe is designed for one person. If you are cooking for two, double the quantities in the recipes and meal elements accordingly.

 

SHOP FOR DAY 5 TO 7 TODAY

MIGHTY MEATBALL BROTH

Defrost two cups of chicken bone broth from the freezer. Leave overnight on the bench and then place in the fridge in the morning to use in the Mighty Meatball Broth dinner on Day 6.

COOK ROOT VEGGIES

Boil half a cup of root veggies such as carrot and sweet potato to use in the Mighty Meatball Broth dinner.

SWEET POTATO AND BROCCOLI FRITTERS

Make fritters in advance for Day 5 breakfast and for the Healing Bowl Day 5 lunch.

COCONUT DRESSING

This yummy dressing accompanies the fritters for Day 5 breakfast and Healing Bowl Day 5.

BLANCHED BROCCOLI

To blanch the broccoli simply place in a mug, pour over boiling water and leave for a few minutes. Drain and pour cold water over. Drain again. This is to use in the Healing Bowl Day 5 lunch.

Please review the ‘Tips’ tabs for helpful information that will make your food preparation easier.

THESE ARE THE RECIPES TO PREP AHEAD:
You may find it easier to work from printed recipes. Click on the individual recipe and click the print button on the bottom left of the page.

DAY FOUR MEALS
Click the images to view the recipes. You may find it easier to print these.  

Remember each recipe is designed for one person. If you are cooking for two, double the quantities in the recipes and meal elements accordingly.

PURITEA

The ‘Time for Tea’ ritual is an important part of your morning, even if you are out. Take your infuser and your packet of Bestow Puritea with you so you don’t miss out this important break in your day if you are not home.

BESTOW LOVE YOUR GUT SMOOTHIE

If you are out today in the afternoon we recommend making your Bestow Love Your Gut Smoothie in the morning and taking it with you. As long as it in a sealed container and refrigerated it will remain fresh and yummy. Remember to get ahead of the 3pm blood-sugar drop!

PREP LUNCH

To save time in the morning, if you are heading out for the day make your Healing Bowl Day 5 tonight. We would recommend placing it all in a sealed container and keeping the dressing in a separate jar. Keep it in the fridge and then pour the dressing over when you are ready to eat.

Day Five

MEAL ELEMENTS AND RECIPES TO PREPARE AHEAD

Remember each recipe is designed for one person. If you are cooking for two, double the quantities in the recipes and meal elements accordingly.

BEETROOT WHIP

Bestow Beetroot Whip is used in the Healing Bowl Day 6 lunch.

BESTOW CORIANDER PESTO

The Bestow Coriander Pesto is used in the Colourful Veggie Tray Bake for dinner on Day 6 and then also in the Healing Bowl Day 7.

SWEET CARROT & APPLE SAUTE

This can be made ahead or made fresh on the day depending on how much time you have in the morning.

Please review the ‘Tips’ tabs for helpful information that will make your food preparation easier.

THESE ARE THE RECIPES TO PREP AHEAD:
You may find it easier to work from printed recipes. Click on the individual recipe and click the print button on the bottom left of the page.

The Carrot & Apple Saute can be made ahead or made fresh on the day depending on how much time you have in the mornings 🙂

DAY FIVE MEALS 
Click the images to view the recipes. You may find it easier to print these.  

GENEROSITEA

The ‘Time for Tea’ ritual is an important part of your morning, even if you are out. Take your infuser and your packet of Bestow Generositea with you so you don’t miss out this important break in your day if you are not home.

Generositea is our special Bestow Sisterhood tea. CLICK HERE to find out how a simple tea-break can help create a brighter future for vulnerable school-girls in rural Cambodia.

BESTOW LOVE YOUR GUT SMOOTHIE

If you are out today in the afternoon we recommend making your Bestow Love Your Gut Smoothie in the morning and taking it with you. As long as it in a sealed container and refrigerated it will remain fresh and yummy. Remember to get ahead of the 3pm blood-sugar drop!

PREP LUNCH

To save time in the morning if you are heading out for the day, make your Healing Bowl Day 6 tonight. We would recommend placing it all in a sealed container with the Beetroot Whip in a separate jar. Keep in the fridge until ready to eat. Add a dollop of Bestow Beetroot Whip to serve.

Day Six

DAY SIX MEALS
Click the images to view the recipes. You may find it easier to print these.  

Remember each recipe is designed for one person. If you are cooking for two, double the quantities in the recipes and meal elements accordingly.

ETERNITEA

The ‘Time for Tea’ ritual is an important part of your morning, even if you are out. Take your infuser and your packet of Bestow Eternitea with you so you don’t miss out this important break in your day if you are not home.

BESTOW LOVE YOUR GUT SMOOTHIE

If you are out today in the afternoon we recommend making your Bestow Love Your Gut Smoothie in the morning and taking it with you. As long as it in a sealed container and refrigerated it will remain fresh and yummy. Remember to get ahead of the 3pm blood-sugar drop!

PREP LUNCH

To save time in the morning if you are heading out for the day, make your Healing Bowl Day 7 lunch tonight. We would recommend placing it all in a sealed container and keep the Bestow Coriander Pesto in a separate jar and place it in the fridge until ready to eat. Dollop with pesto and serve.

Day Seven

DAY SEVEN MEALS
Click the images to view the recipes. You may find it easier to print these.  

Remember each recipe is designed for one person. If you are cooking for two, double the quantities in the recipes and meal elements accordingly.

LUMINOSITEA

The ‘Time for Tea’ ritual is an important part of your morning, even if you are out. Take your infuser and your packet of Bestow Luminositea with you so you don’t miss out this important break in your day if you are not home.

BESTOW LOVE YOUR GUT SMOOTHIE

If you are out today in the afternoon we recommend making your Bestow Love Your Gut Smoothie in the morning and taking it with you. As long as it in a sealed container and refrigerated it will remain fresh and yummy. Remember to get ahead of the 3pm blood-sugar drop!

PREP LUNCH

We know you have officially finished the 7-day programme but we encourage you to continue the healthy habits you have established. Use what you have learnt over the week to create your own lunch bowl masterpiece! Remember to always top it off with a delicious dressing using Bestow Beauty Plus Oil, which is rich in skin-friendly EFAs.

WHAT NEXT?
If you are serious about healing your gut and your skin we recommend you do the Bestow Love Your Gut Programme for four weeks. Simply repeat the 7-day meal planner four times.

Each week, you will increase the dosage of your Bestow skin nutrition products in your daily Bestow Love Your Gut Smoothie – allowing your digestive system to comfortably adjust to the full daily dose we recommend you continue with as a regular habit. Follow the the four-week pattern outlined in the Bestow Love Your Gut Smoothie recipe.

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