#MonthofMeals: December Meal Plan

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December is generally a month of gluttony: non-stop eating, drinking and shopping.  Sure, the shopping could be considered cardio (if you are actually shopping at a mall and not online), but let’s be honest.  December and gaining weight tend to go hand in hand.  And, if you think I’m going to tell you that I…
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Thanksgiving Dinner Menu – Gobble Gobble!

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This past week has been a holiday food frenzy.  But not the holiday I was actually planning on planning.  Nope, not the Thanksgiving Dinner Menu.  It was a red and green sugar fest over here.  You see I had a big project for my grocery client to finalize.  Which had the unfortunate side effect of…
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November 2013: #MonthofMeals

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Yes, I know.  It’s November 6th.  I had grand visions of getting this #MonthofMeals November menu up early, then I simply fell behind.  Further, and further, and further.  It’s crazy.  I remember how it used to feel like days took forever.  Remember what it was like waiting for Christmas when you were a kid?  Now, months…
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Month of Meals: September 2013

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As promised, all be it a few days late… our first ever Month of Meals.  Starting with this month, we’re bringing you a full menu plan: dinners, entertaining menus, lunch ideas and breakfasts for the whole fam. September is for many of us The Mommy New Year.  The time when we get into new routines,…
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Weekly Meal Plan: Zucchini, Tomatoes and Corn. Oh my!

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Every week lately, it’s been the same: Zucchini, tomatoes, corn.  Zucchini tomatoes, corn.  Yep, that’s my CSA box and I don’t want to say I’m getting tired of summer’s super-red tomatoes and super sweet corn, but if I’m going to be honest with you… I’m kinda craving a brussel sprout right about now.  But what…
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Feel Good Meal Plan

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Sometimes you just gotta do what feels good.  And, in these last few weeks of summer before I send my oldest kid off to his first day of kindergarten, it’s felt darn good just to hang out with my boys.  We’ve been hitting up the pool, spending time at the lake, and playing legos.  Lots…
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Summer Market – A Seasonal Veggie-Filled Meal Plan

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This past weekend, we did a little Tour de Farmer’s Markets to prepare us for a seasonal summer market meal plan.  It was a blast, and I walked out with some incredible finds.  Shiitake and Oyster Mushrooms, Asparagus Beans (super-duper long green beans), Peruvian Purple Poatoes, and my favorite – Flavored Salts.   Adding to…
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Healthy Summer Meal Plan

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Gluttonous.  That’s what last week was.  Family gatherings. Parties. Date nights. Fun.  Yes, I lived my life with intention last week, and it was intentionally awesome.  This week, I plan to live intentionally lower-calorie. Yeah, last week sounds like more fun, doesn’t it?  Don’t worry.  You know me.  Healthy, lighter foods will never mean boring food…
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Summer Feast: Weekly Meal Plan Collection

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Let’s be honest, I’m playing catch-up.  After being sick ALL of last week I’ve got two weeks of laundry, two weeks of running (yes, still trying to make up some miles even if I won’t hit 100 for the month!), and two weeks of work.  Bleh.  I’ve also got quite a bit of leftover produce…
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A Do-Able Summer Menu: For Busy Families

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This week is gonna be a normal week. I swear. That’s what I keep telling myself and for the last three months or so, I’ve failed to live up to my mantra.  Packing, moving, unpacking, birthday parties, holidays, travel, oh my.  But, this week…. This week, I’m going to go to the grocery store, pick…
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Foodie Fam Weekly Meal Plan: Farmer’s Market Fare

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I’m back to real life!  Moved in and sorta settled.  Enough so that I know where my pots and pans are, my pantry is semi-stocked, and I can spend a little while each night cooking again.  WOOHOO!  After several months of feeling completely un-settled, it’s so nice to start feeling at home again.  And, nothing says…
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Bloggers’ Favorites: a Mom Favorites Meal Plan

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Take out Chinese.  Burritos. Chick-fil-A.  Some old strawberries.  Water straight from the faucet.  Yep, that’s pretty much been my “diet” these last few days.  Should’ve remembered to leave a few cups in the house for moving day.  Oops. Needless to say, I’m still not back into a cooking routine.  Hopefully, by next week, we’ll be…
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