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Chicken Shawarma

Chicken Shawarma

Chicken Shawarma is a family favorite…..it’s super simple, full of flavor, easy to prep ahead of time, and tastes just as good as leftovers as it does fresh from the oven! Best part??? All my kids enjoy it, which is rare, but attests to how […]

Weekly Menu:  5/20/2019

Weekly Menu: 5/20/2019

Skipping a trip to the store and using what I can find in the fridge and freezer for this week’s menu. Some meals could get interesting, but here’s to being creative with what I have! Monday: Tacos, Salad, Green BeansTuesday: Cumin Pork Tenderloin, Sweet Potatoes, […]

How to Stay on Track When Eating Out

How to Stay on Track When Eating Out

It happens all the time…..you’ve eaten well all week, but a weekend brunch or dinner out with friends completely throws you for a loop. Everything you know to do is completely forgotten, and you find yourself eating and drinking your way to feeling bloated, tired […]

Roasted Green Beans

Roasted Green Beans

Green beans are my favorite vegetable forever and ever….always have been, always will be. Canned, boiled, sautéed, with bacon and without (though always better with bacon!), you can’t go wrong with them. But roasting them is by far the best way to serve them….even my […]

Weekly Menu:  3/25/2019

Weekly Menu: 3/25/2019

Monday: Thai Chicken Tacos (using ground beef instead, scroll allll the way to the bottom of the post for the recipe) Tuesday: Shredded Chipotle Beef Tacos with Chimichurri (from this book), Cilantro-Lime Cauliflower Rice Wednesday: Crockpot Shawarma, Cucumber and Tomato Salad, Roasted Potatoes Thursday: Short […]

Weekly Menu:  3/18/2019

Weekly Menu: 3/18/2019

Monday: Spinach Lasagna (based on a recipe from this book), Caesar Salad Tuesday: Sausage and Brussels Sprouts, Carrots Wednesday: Chicken Tacos, Cauliflower Rice, Salad Thursday: Sloppy Joes (based on a recipe from this book), Steamed Broccoli

Weekly Menu:  3/11/2019

Weekly Menu: 3/11/2019

Monday: Change Your Life Chicken, Carrots Tuesday: Easy Chili, Salad Wednesday: Out with Family Thursday: Date Night (kids will make grilled cheese and tomato soup) Friday: Breakfast Burritos

Weekly Menu: 2/26/2019

Weekly Menu: 2/26/2019

Aaannnnddd, we’re back with the weekly menu! I asked on instagram and you answered: please post the menu with recipe links! So here you go! Monday: eating out (travel day for me means no cooking!) Tuesday: Marilyn’s Chicken Soup Wednesday: Quinoa Bibimbap Bowls (from this […]

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 […]