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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 […]

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 […]

Cook Once, Eat Twice:  Pulled Pork

Cook Once, Eat Twice: Pulled Pork

My basic slow cooker pulled pork recipe is one of my faves…..not only is it delicious the day you make it (served with a crunchy cabbage salad and roasted sweet potatoes), but it easily fits into several other easy meals.  Make the pulled pork on […]

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Pulled Pork is one of the easiest and most versatile things you can make and have on-hand in your kitchen.  Buy a 3 to 4 pound pork roast, cook all day in your slow cooker, then freeze it in meal-sized portions to use for later […]

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 […]

Spaghetti Squash in the Slow Cooker

Spaghetti Squash in the Slow Cooker

The slow cooker is by far the easiest way to cook a spaghetti squash……the hardest part is thinking ahead to get it in the slow cooker, but it’s worth the extra time! Using a skewer or long, thin knife (I use a stainless steel kabab […]

Menu Monday:  2/3/1014

Menu Monday: 2/3/1014

    I made it through Week 1 of my Whole30…yay!  Here’s to a good Week 2…..lots more energy and trying out a few new recipes. Monday:  Out (My daughter’s birthday dinner….she’s chosen Olive Garden, a completely paleo restaurant, right?  I’ve checked the menu and […]

Whole30: Week 1

Whole30: Week 1

  For the next month I am committing to a Whole30, along with a group of people at my gym.  Though I normally eat a pretty Paleo-ish diet, this next 30 days will be a more strict protocol, with the goal of eliminating some pretty […]