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Egg White Breakfast Tacos

Ever had one of those weeks months periods of time 17 days long or so?  You know the ones.  Someone is sick.  School projects are due.  Sports are in full swing.  You open your planner and somehow you still have … 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 6 through February 12

Better late than never?  I’ve had this one taped to my fridge since that week, waiting for me to have time to type it up – I keep thinking I should create a meal planner form that I could just … Continue reading

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Egg Muffins with Pico and Spinach

These easy make ahead egg muffins, with whole grain toast, served as my breakfast all week – to reheat, I cut one up on a slice of toast in my toaster oven, and set it to broil for around 8 … 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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