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2018 Monday Meal Plan: Week 15 (April 2 through April 8, 2018)

Week 15 is here! PDF of Meal Planner Breakfasts: Sometimes I am eating these alone, or sometimes on a toasted English muffin as a sandwich. Denver Omelet Egg Muffins Lunches: I got a bunch of salad greens ready as well … Continue reading

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Mason Jar Layered Chicken (or Black Bean) Taco Salads with Cilantro Lime Dressing

A new make-ahead lunch for this week, utilizing my favorite mason jars and plastic lids (affiliate links).  This recipe makes 5 generous lunch servings. Ingredients: Dressing: 6 TB fresh lime juice (around 3 limes worth) 4 TB olive oil 1/2 … Continue reading

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Easy Chicken Parmesan (Oven Baked)

This is a crowd pleaser at my house – and much healthier than some of the deep fried versions available when eating out.  I find a mixture of regular bread crumbs with Panko gives the chicken coating a crispier texture, … Continue reading

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Breakfast: Roasted Vegetable and Egg Hash

This week my breakfasts are basically 2/3 of the way made ahead.  When I make a fried egg, I’m not a fan of reheating it, so I’ve cooked all the veggies and each morning I just reheat them briefly in … Continue reading

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2018 Monday Meal Plan: Week 6 (January 29 through February 4)

So it’s going to be February this week?  I literally had to check 3 times.  That just seems….wrong.  I mean, wasn’t it just Christmas?  Why is life rushing by so fast?  I mean, it’s basically 2019 now, right?  Oh whoops, … 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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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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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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Make Ahead Lunches (Subtitle: Why I Sometimes Don’t Eat Lunch – Part 2)

I won’t bore you again with the details of how the planets must align perfectly in my planning and prepping if I’m going to eat lunch on a daily basis, but if you’re interested in reading more, you can find … Continue reading

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