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Meal Prep Chipotle Beef

Meal Prep Chipotle Beef

One of the easiest and quickest ways to meal prep on the weekend is to make 2-3 components that can be used in several meals throughout the week. Example: Meal Prep Chipotle Beef. I made this last week and used it for breakfast, lunch and […]

Dirty Cauliflower Rice

Dirty Cauliflower Rice

This quick meal is one of my very favorites….thankfully my family likes it, too! If your kids aren’t fans of celery and peppers, dice them into very small pieces and they’ll soften right up as they cook. I always make enough for leftovers (double the […]

Roasted Butternut Squash

Roasted Butternut Squash

While green beans have always been and always will be my favorite vegetable, butternut squash is a very closes second. I could easily eat a whole pan of roasted squash in a matter of minutes….it’s better than candy! Roasted Butternut Squashserves 4 Ingredients:1 large butternut […]

Roasted Cabbage

Roasted Cabbage

Have you tried roasted cabbage? Think of it as Brussels sprouts’ less-stinky cousin….definitely similar in flavor, but less chance the kiddos will turn up their noses because of the smell. Cabbage is great fresh from the oven, especially the brown and crispy pieces, but the […]

Tomato Vegetable Soup

Tomato Vegetable Soup

There’s nothing better on a chilly winter evening than a steaming bowl of tomato soup along side a grilled cheese sandwich….yum!  This tomato soup is a twist on the classic:  it’s less creamy, has added protein in the form of chickpeas, and plenty of vegetables, […]

Weekly Menu:  12/10/2018

Weekly Menu: 12/10/2018

Monday:  Stuffed Potatoes (similar to this filling, but potatoes instead of peppers) Tuesday:  Stir Fry Wednesday:  Rustic Vegetable Soup, Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Thursday:  Spaghetti with Meatballs (pasta and zucchini noodles)

Weekly Menu:  11/26/2018

Weekly Menu: 11/26/2018

Monday:  Spaghetti with Meat Sauce (pasta and zoodles) Tuesday:  BBQ Pork Sliders (pork from this recipe), Roasted Cabbage (similar to this, but sliced thinner), Cauliflower Rice Wednesday:  Darn Good Chili (in the slow cooker) Thursday:  Stir Fry (probably this one), Steamed Broccoli

Weekly Menu:  11/12/2018

Weekly Menu: 11/12/2018

Monday:  Sausage and Brussels Sprouts, Carrots Tuesday:  Cumin Pork Tenderloin, Salad Wednesday:  White Chicken Chili with Sweet Potatoes (from this book) Thursday:  Tacos (ground beef, seasoning recipe here), Black Beans, Cauliflower Rice, Salad

Weekly Menu:  10/15/2018

Weekly Menu: 10/15/2018

(yes, those magnets are farm animals….well, the back-side of farm animals…a fun gift from one of my kids)   Monday:  Marilyn’s Chicken Soup Tuesday:  Pork Ragu, Roasted Potatoes, Mashed Cauliflower Wednesday:  Lettuce Wraps (similar to this) Thursday:  Vegetable Soup and Grilled Cheese

Weekly Menu….on a Wednesday

Weekly Menu….on a Wednesday

Yep, posting my menu on a Wednesday, because that’s the kind of week I’m having…..running late and a little crazy, but it’s all good! Monday:  Leftovers/Out Tuesday:  Kielbasa and Brussels Sprouts Wednesday:  Tacos (ground beef), Black Beans, Salad Thursday:  Shawarma, Cucumber/Tomato salad Friday:  Grill…or we […]