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Chopped Chicken Cobb Salad in a Mason Jar

This recipe makes 4 large salads, perfect for lunch or dinner!  They will keep in the refrigerator for 4 to 5 days. Dressing: 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 2 TB olive oil 1 tsp honey 1 tsp Dijon mustard Salads: 1 … 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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No Boil Chicken Sausage and Pasta Casserole

So I first discovered you can make a pasta casserole without first cooking the pasta when I made this Chicken Sausage and Peppers Macaroni Casserole from the Skinnytaste site. Unfortunately, due to the mushrooms, the spouse and 2 out of … Continue reading

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Weekly Meal Plan – January 23 through 29, 2017

Breakfasts: Pico and Spinach Egg Muffins  Lunches: I made this big pot of Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Chili to use as lunches.   I stored single servings in microwave safe bowls for quick reheating at lunch time. Dinners: Monday – Grilled Caribbean … Continue reading

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Chicken Tortilla Soup

I went on the hunt for a recipe for Chicken Tortilla Soup, but since I am awful at following recipes, this is only inspired by the Pioneer Woman’s recipe.  Everyone ate this – even all 3 of the kids!  And it … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Chili

I came up with this recipe from the pantry, knowing I needed something that I could reheat easily for lunches all week.  It’s good alone, or over rice.  I like to add some diced avocado and fresh pico de gallo … 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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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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