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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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Chinese Chicken Mason Jar Salads

It’s already heating up here in Phoenix, it’s like we didn’t even get the mild winter we usually get this year, so I’m sick of hot lunches suddenly, and craving a salad.  I came up with these for this week … 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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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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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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5 Ideas for easy, healthy and fast breakfasts

For me, breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  It sets my tone for the rest of the day, and honestly, when I don’t eat one high in protein, with a little healthy fat and a few carbs, … Continue reading

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Blueberry and Yogurt Breakfast Parfait

Not so much a recipes as a quick, healthy breakfast idea!  With around 350 calories, this breakfast provides around 27 grams of protein and the healthy fat in the almonds will also help you stay fuller, longer. Ingredients: 1 c … Continue reading

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