Category Archives: Make Ahead

Make Ahead Lunches (Subtitle: Why I Sometimes Don’t Eat Lunch – Part 2)

I won’t bore you again with the details of how the planets must align perfectly in my planning and prepping if I’m going to eat lunch on a daily basis, but if you’re interested in reading more, you can find … Continue reading

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How I Prep Lunches Ahead (Subtitle: Why I Sometimes Don’t Eat Lunch – Part 1)

Wow.  I started this one so long ago, I’m not totally sure what I was going to write about. You know how there are all those studies about kids taking too much time off in the summer and losing the … Continue reading

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Turkey Taco Bowls

I have returned from summer vacation, and dusted off the kitchen.  I like to ease back into things, and the leaches are still home with me 24/7 my children are still off school until next week, so I needed an easy make … Continue reading

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5 Ideas for easy, healthy and fast breakfasts

For me, breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  It sets my tone for the rest of the day, and honestly, when I don’t eat one high in protein, with a little healthy fat and a few carbs, … Continue reading

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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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Blueberry and Yogurt Breakfast Parfait

Not so much a recipes as a quick, healthy breakfast idea!  With around 350 calories, this breakfast provides around 27 grams of protein and the healthy fat in the almonds will also help you stay fuller, longer. Ingredients: 1 c … 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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