Category Archives: Meal Plans

Mason Jar Southwestern Chicken Salads with Creamy Cilantro-Lime Dressing

Ingredients: 2 romaine hearts 1 pint grape tomatoes 1/2 oz cilantro leaves 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 c corn 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (4 oz each) 1 TB olive oil 2 limes 4 oz/.5 c nonfat, … Continue reading

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Back to School (Lunch) Survival

I know all the moms are thrilled with back to school season!  Or maybe that’s just me….but the routine, the extra hours to try to get some work done etc.  Yay school!  But, with 3 kids to get out the … Continue reading

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Just Crack an Egg….now with bacon!

A few months ago, I discoved the “Just Crack an Egg” product in the grocery store, and bought some.  But they are a little expensive, and I figured I could make my own.  My kids love these, it’s a great … Continue reading

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2018 Monday Meal Plan: Week ?? (August 6 through August 12, 2018)

Week ??? I don’t know what week it is, that’s how many weeks of meal planning and prep I’ve missed.  Somehow, every year, I forget how hard summer break is.  I need to make myself a big sign and bedazzle … Continue reading

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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 20 (May 7-13, 2018)

It’s a crazy week after a crazy weekend.  Have you ever read that blog by Jen Hatmaker about being the worst end of year mom ever? She has competition.  And that competition is me.  I’m barely hanging on here surviving the last 3 … 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 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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