Category Archives: Lunch

Mixed Berry Banana Smoothie

The Greek yogurt gives this smoothie its 15 grams of protein, you can add to that by using protein powder, if desired. This is a great way to start your day with a serving of green leafy vegetables as well! … Continue reading

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Spicy Black Bean and Quinoa Mason Jar Salads

Oh, I have a blog. Apparently I forgot for a few weeks.  Unfortunately, on occasion, I get so busy being a mom, running FIT4MOM Phoenix Scottsdale, and just living, that the planning, the prepping, and even the pouring get forgotten. … Continue reading

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Chopped Chicken Cobb Salad in a Mason Jar

This recipe makes 4 large salads, perfect for lunch or dinner!  They will keep in the refrigerator for 4 to 5 days. Dressing: 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 2 TB olive oil 1 tsp honey 1 tsp Dijon mustard Salads: 1 … Continue reading

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Make Ahead and Freeze Black Bean and Cheese Burritos

When things get really busy, and I haven’t prepped and planned enough, one of my on the go favorite foods is Amy’s Burritos.  While these aren’t the worst choice I could make, they obviously are pretty processed and full of … Continue reading

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Weekly Meal Plan, February 13 through 19, 2017

This was one of those weeks where I’m typing up what we did, after the fact, because I did not have my sh*% together enough to plan it in advance.  I suppose we all have weeks like that – but … Continue reading

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Weekly Meal Plan, February 6 through February 12

Better late than never?  I’ve had this one taped to my fridge since that week, waiting for me to have time to type it up – I keep thinking I should create a meal planner form that I could just … Continue reading

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Navy Bean Soup With Ham

This was my prep for lunches for the week, so I can’t tell you if it was kid friendly or not, but my husband did eat a bowl one day……you could leave out the ham and use vegetable broth for … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Chili

I came up with this recipe from the pantry, knowing I needed something that I could reheat easily for lunches all week.  It’s good alone, or over rice.  I like to add some diced avocado and fresh pico de gallo … Continue reading

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Potato and Cauliflower Soup

I am not going to lie or spread my delusions with you am going to be honest with you about this recipe.  It’s tasty.  Delicious even.  But I am not going to tell you you won’t miss the potatoes or that it … Continue reading

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Cowboy Caviar

Ring in the New Year with special foods for good luck!  My mother in law taught me that you have to eat black-eyed-peas on New Year’s Day. I grew up eating pork and greens for prosperity and luck.  Over the … Continue reading

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