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Weekly Menu:  August 20, 2018

Weekly Menu: August 20, 2018

Monday:  Spinach Lasagna (from this book), Caesar Salad Tuesday:  Spaghetti and Meatballs (pasta and zoodles, frozen meatballs, marinara), Steamed Broccoli Wednesday:  Easy Chili, Salad Thursday:  Sausage and Brussels Sprouts Friday:  Tacos Notes: #1-I’m loving 100 Days of Real Food:  On a Budget, a new cookbook […]

Buffalo Chicken with Broccoli Slaw and Baked Potato

Buffalo Chicken with Broccoli Slaw and Baked Potato

Add this to your list of quick and easy dinners—-the whole thing came together in 40 minutes! 1-Heat oven to 350 degrees. 2-Pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts with a meat mallet to 1/4 inch thick (place in a ziplock bag first, or between two pieces […]

Stuffed Potatoes

Stuffed Potatoes

I threw this meal together while on vacation at the beach, and liked it so much it’s going into my regular rotation.  It’s simple and quick…especially if you cook the potatoes in the microwave or ahead of time in the oven, or even in the […]

800g Challenge:  First 10 Days

800g Challenge: First 10 Days

Over on Instagram I’ve been talking about the 800g Challenge….a nutrition challenge based solely on the consumption of 800 grams (by weight) of fruit and vegetables every day, no restrictions or exclusions, eat whatever you want, whenever you want, just include the 800g of fruit […]

Weekly Menu: 5/14/2018

Weekly Menu: 5/14/2018

Monday:  Spaghetti (pasta and zucchini noodles) with meat sauce, Caesar Salad Tuesday:  Chicken with Spring Veggies (similar to this), Steamed Broccoli Wednesday:  BBQ Mini Meatloaves and Garlicky Green Beans Thursday:  Buffalo Chicken (from this book), Chopped Salad  

Weekly Menu:  5/7/2018

Weekly Menu: 5/7/2018

Monday:  Slow-Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken Thighs, Steamed Broccoli, Rice (white and cauliflower) Tuesday:  Greek Chicken Pitas (similar to this), Cabbage Salad Wednesday:  Stuffed Peppers (similar to this) Thursday:  Easy Chili, Salad Friday:  3-ingredient Grilled Chicken, Roasted Vegetables

Weekly Menu:  5/1/2018

Weekly Menu: 5/1/2018

Monday:  Chicken Soup Tuesday:  Lasagna (kids have been begging so I’m trying out this recipe), Caesar Salad Wednesday:  Sausage and Brussels Sprouts, Carrots Thursday:  Steak Tacos Weekend:  I’m heading out of town for the weekend so I’ll prep a few things for my husband and […]

Weekly Menu:  4/2/2018

Weekly Menu: 4/2/2018

Monday:  Slow-Cooker Chicken Pot Pie Soup, Salad Tuesday:  Burgers, Roasted Brussels Sprouts Wednesday:  BBQ Pork Sliders, Salad, Carrots Thursday:  Enchiladas (ground beef and spinach), Street Corn Salad (similar to this, I skip the mayo and serve it hot) Friday:  Leftovers

Managing My Migraines

Managing My Migraines

See that coffee cup up there? Usually the decaf box is checked, but I have a migraine today, so I ordered it with all the caffeine….and here’s why: I’ve had migraines since I was a kid….the earliest I remember having them was about 4th grade. […]

Weekly Menu:  3/26/2018

Weekly Menu: 3/26/2018

Monday:  Sesame Chicken, Rice (regular and cauliflower), Steamed Broccoli Tuesday:  TBD (might have plans with in-laws) Wednesday:  Sausage and Brussels Sprouts, Carrots Thursday:  Chicken Tacos, Salad Friday:  TBD (daughter’s birthday party)