Category Archives: Mason Jar Meals

2018 Monday Meal Plan: Week 23 (May 28-June 3, 2018)

I know, weeks 21 and 22 are missing.  What can I say?  Life got busy.  We had no plan.  I just reverted to survival mode, quick dinners, a little too much takeout, and pulling stuff from the freezer on a … Continue reading

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BL(S)T Breakfast (or Lunch!) Salad with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

Salad, for breakfast?  Why not….it’s a great way to get those veggie servings in early in the day, and fuel your activities for the day.  For me, personally, as it heats up in Arizona, I find hot breakfasts less appealing … Continue reading

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2018 Monday Meal Plan: Week 19 (April 30 through May 6, 2018)

My planning and prepping is more crucial than usual this week – trying hard to keep myself on track with the kids unexpectedly out of school…we are so proud of and grateful for our teachers who are out fighting for … Continue reading

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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 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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Just crack an egg….

Prepped Ahead Egg Scrambles…..Just Crack an Egg! (Makes 5) Have you seen the new product called “Just Crack an Egg” in the grocery store?  They look sort of like the Kraft easy mac containers, but are in the refrigerator case … 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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Mason Jar Layered Chicken (or Black Bean) Taco Salads with Cilantro Lime Dressing

A new make-ahead lunch for this week, utilizing my favorite mason jars and plastic lids (affiliate links).  This recipe makes 5 generous lunch servings. Ingredients: Dressing: 6 TB fresh lime juice (around 3 limes worth) 4 TB olive oil 1/2 … Continue reading

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2018 Monday Meal Plan: Week 12 (March 12 through 18)

In the interest of full disclosure, I’m actually on vacation this week.  So this is our meal plan for an upcoming week when we are back at home!  But hopefully it helps you with some ideas! LINK TO PDF Breakfasts: … Continue reading

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2018 Monday Meal Plan: Week 6 (January 29 through February 4)

So it’s going to be February this week?  I literally had to check 3 times.  That just seems….wrong.  I mean, wasn’t it just Christmas?  Why is life rushing by so fast?  I mean, it’s basically 2019 now, right?  Oh whoops, … Continue reading

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