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Weekly Meal Plan – January 9 through January 15, 2017

Getting this up a little belatedly, but here’s what my family ate earlier this month – we were working around some football and golf practice, but not a super busy week, so that made things easier as we got back … Continue reading

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Meal Plan, January 1 through 8, 2017

Breakfasts: Nothing make ahead this week – just my standard scrambled eggs with veggies, sometimes with a piece of toast.  A couple times, when I had to grab hard boiled eggs and some cut up veggies on the run, I … Continue reading

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Twice Baked Potatoes

For some reason, when I was meal planning this week, and I asked my kids what they wanted for dinner, there was a potato theme.  But since I like to encourage other people’s input on the dinner plan, I rolled … Continue reading

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Potato and Cauliflower Soup

I am not going to lie or spread my delusions with you am going to be honest with you about this recipe.  It’s tasty.  Delicious even.  But I am not going to tell you you won’t miss the potatoes or that it … Continue reading

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Balsamic Pork Chops

I’m not so sure this is so much a recipe, as just a suggested preparation – it is, however, one of the rare things I make that my 6 year old eats, so it’s got that going for it.  This … 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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Soy Ginger Pork Roast (Crock Pot/Slow Cooker)

In my little family of 5, we all have opinions about food.  Who doesn’t?  My middle child, the younger boy, usually has the opinion that anything I make for dinner is disgusting and inedible most of my cooking sucks is not to … Continue reading

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Put a little ranch (dip, dressing) on….

Let’s be honest, there’s not much that can’t be improved by the addition of ranch dressing or dip, right?  And anything that can’t be, probably needs peanut butter or chocolate again, but that’s a subject for another day.  My kids I … Continue reading

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Make Ahead Breakfasts

If your house is anything like mine, mornings are a well-oiled machine, children are beautifully dressed, with backpacks packed and ready to go, and you all have plenty of time to sit down for a breakfast you lovingly prepared that … Continue reading

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Beef Enchilada Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

I love spaghetti squash – not because of how it tastes on its own, but because of how it absorbs so many other flavors so well.  It’s a great vehicle for the sauces you would put on pasta, but I … Continue reading

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