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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)  

Weekly Menu: 3/19/2018

Weekly Menu: 3/19/2018

Monday:  Stuffed Potatoes (filling is the shepherd’s pie filling from this book) Tuesday:  Chicken Bites, Shredded Brussels Sprouts Wednesday:  Spaghetti Casserole (similar to this, using a mix of pasta and squash), Caesar Salad Thursday:  Stuffed Cabbage Soup (with extra veggies added) Friday:  Leftovers or Breakfast […]

Weekly Menu:  3/5/2018

Weekly Menu: 3/5/2018

Monday:  Taco Casserole, Carrots Tuesday:  Sesame Chicken, Rice (cauliflower and regular), Steamed Broccoli Wednesday:  Baked Ziti, Caesar Salad Thursday:  Steak Tacos, Salad Friday-Monday:  out of town** **I’m leaving Thursday morning to head out of town for a long weekend, so I’ll be setting up some […]