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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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Pressure Cooker Lentil and Chicken Soup

My starting point with this soup was a recipe I saw posted at Skinnytaste.  But, as usual, when reading the recipe, I decided I needed to make it my own.  I never make soup without packing it full of a … Continue reading

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Chicken and Corn Chowder (CrockPot/Slow Cooker)

This recipe is adapted from the Farmhouse Chicken and Corn Chowder appearing in the America’s Test Kitchen Slow Cooker Revolution (affiliate link) cookbook.  As a side note, all the recipes in this cookbook that I’ve tried are good.  You know … Continue reading

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2018 Monday Meal Plan: Week 1

I have set a goal for 2018. A goal involving this little blog. Every Monday I hope to post a meal plan for the week, as well as at least one time saving trick, or hack, but I hate the … Continue reading

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Carnitas….revisited for 2018

Last year I wrote this blog post and recipe on Carnitas, which, along with Cowboy Caviar, is our traditional New Year’s Day meal (we also have greens – spinach or kale or both), as family tradition on my husband’s side … Continue reading

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Egg White Breakfast Sandwich Variation

We did a whole “make your own pizza” thing here last night with some extended family, and I had a pile of leftover peppers and onions I wanted to use up.  And I also had a package of english muffins … Continue reading

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Guacamole Costs Extra….Prep Ahead Chicken and Rice Bowls

I don’t know why, but whenever I make anything Mexican or Southwest themed and rice is involved, I always think of Chipotle and how every single time when you ask for guacamole, they remind you it costs extra.  So, on … 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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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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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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