Category Archives: Dinner

2018 Monday Meal Plan: Week 18 (April 23 through 29, 2018)

The year is continuing to speed by fast than the sound of light……the end of April in Arizona means the beginning of hot summer weather, the last month of school, and the frantic planning of summer vacations and summer camps … Continue reading

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2018 Monday Meal Plan: Week 17 (April 16 through 22, 2018)

Week 17….planned and prepped! PDF PLANNER Breakfasts: These yogurt and berry parfaits, except I used strawberries this week, along with a hard boiled egg on the side. Fruit and Yogurt Parfait. Lunches: All of my containers are currently full of … Continue reading

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Sheet Pan Dinner with Chicken Thighs, Green Beans and Potatoes

A sheet pan dinner is an easy prep, easy cook, easy clean-up weeknight dinner!  You can come up with any combination of protein and vegetables and seasonings you like.  This is a standard in our house. Sheet Pan Dinner with … Continue reading

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2018 Monday Meal Plan: Week 16 (April 9 through 15, 2018)

Week 16 already!  Breakfasts, lunches, 4 dinners….it’s a wrap. PDF MEAL PLANNER Breakfasts – I made these, but the kids are scarfing them down so fast, I need to make more to get through the week!  Just crack an egg… Lunches … Continue reading

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Southwestern Skillet Stuffed Peppers

Southwestern Skillet Stuffed Peppers (Serves 6) Ingredients: 1 lb lean ground beef (ground turkey and chicken also work) 6 bell peppers 1/2 c diced tomato 1/2 c diced onion 1/4 c chopped cilantro 1 Jalapéno, seeded, and diced (optional) 2 … Continue reading

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2018 Monday Meal Plan: Week 15 (April 2 through April 8, 2018)

Week 15 is here! PDF of Meal Planner Breakfasts: Sometimes I am eating these alone, or sometimes on a toasted English muffin as a sandwich. Denver Omelet Egg Muffins Lunches: I got a bunch of salad greens ready as well … Continue reading

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2018 Monday Meal Plan: Week 14 (March 26 through April 1)

I don’t apparently have a lot of words this week (wait, me?), but I do have a meal plan for you! PDF MEAL PLANNER Breakfasts: I’ve been enjoying open faced, or deconstructed sandwiches for breakfast.  I take two pieces of … Continue reading

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2018 Monday Meal Plan: Week 13 (March 19 through 25)

Week 13 is the week of little league kick off.  Which means lots of evenings of not being home to cook!  So forgive my reliance upon the slow cooker for the next 7 weeks or so. LINK TO PDF MEAL … Continue reading

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Not So Traditional Shepherd’s Pie….

Because I don’t like lamb.  Did you know Shepherd’s Pie is supposed to be made with lamb?  I think technically what this is is Cottage Pie.  But would anyone search for that?  Or would you know what it was if … Continue reading

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Easy Chicken Parmesan (Oven Baked)

This is a crowd pleaser at my house – and much healthier than some of the deep fried versions available when eating out.  I find a mixture of regular bread crumbs with Panko gives the chicken coating a crispier texture, … Continue reading

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