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2018 Monday Meal Plan: Week 8 (February 12-18)

Here we go again, another Monday.  Another shot at a week of well planned eating.  I feel the need to confess that although I come up with these plans weekly, I consider it a success if we have 80% compliance.  … 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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Black Bean and Corn Salad

This is an easy weeknight side dish that is even better if you make it ahead!  I prefer to use beans cooked from dried to reduce sodium, but use organic canned (drained and thoroughly rinsed) when pressed for time!  We … Continue reading

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2018 Monday Meal Plan: Week 3 (January 15 through 21)

We are going to be slaves to the calendar to some extent this week, with something keeping us busy most evenings.  Makes the meal prep and planning even more important! Breakfasts: Skinny Taste, one of my favorites for healthy ideas, … 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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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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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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Make Ahead and Freeze Black Bean and Cheese Burritos

When things get really busy, and I haven’t prepped and planned enough, one of my on the go favorite foods is Amy’s Burritos.  While these aren’t the worst choice I could make, they obviously are pretty processed and full of … 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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