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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 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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2018 Monday Meal Plan: Week 9 (February 19-25)

It’s going to be a busy week, we’ve got some serious dental work for one kid, football practices, baseball practices, t-ball practices…a full day training for me….so all the prep and planning are required! Breakfasts – I’m in a taco … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Italian Beef

This is so simple I almost wouldn’t call it a recipe, and it’s great, because if you use enough meat, you get dinner twice. Slow Cooker Italian Beef 1, 2-4 lb flank steak (or chuck roast, or whatever cut of … Continue reading

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Cheeseburger Pasta Bake

This recipe is inspired by one I found in the the America’s Test Kitchen cookbook – the Make-Ahead Cook (affiliate link), which I highly recommend.  So many great strategies for make and prep ahead meals that make getting dinner on the table … Continue reading

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Bee-Bim Bop

When my oldest son was a baby, we received as a gift the book Bee-Bim Bop! by Linda Sue Park (affiliate link).  It’s a fun story book for kids, but also includes a great recipe for a family dinner my crew … Continue reading

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My Take on Korean Rice Bowls

Recipes for Korean Rice bowls abound across the Internet, and they are all delicious, in my experience.  But naturally, I am incapable of just following a recipe and had to create my own.  But credit should definitely be given to … 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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Black Bean, White Bean and Beef Taco Chili

It’s a gloomy day in Phoenix – one of those days that feels a lot colder than the thermometer reads, and chili sounds like the ideal dinner.  I came up with this based largely on ingredients in my pantry and … Continue reading

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