15 Fun Recipes with Peanut Butter and Jelly

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Remember the grade school “How to Make a Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich” writing assignment? Inevitably a kid would raise his hand, “That’s easy. Take two pieces of bread, spread one side with peanut butter, one with jelly and put them together.” But the teacher would be prepared.  She’d have a bag of bread and…
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Month of Meals Recipe Box – July 2014

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An entire Month of Meals for your July Recipe Box! This month, with the #MonthofMeals plan, we’re mixing it up.  I’ve come to realize that when it comes to cooking, despite what’s on my calendar for the day, most nights just don’t go as planned.  An ingredient is missing, my schedule is off, I just…
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Summer Vacation Bound? Vacay Foods Giveaway & Recipe Collection

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{Don’t miss the Vacay Foods $150 Giveaway and the Summer Vacation Recipe Collection at the end of the post!} The Summer Beach Trip – you going?  I’d like to throw a personal pity party…. this is the first year in many that I am staying home-bound for the summer.  You know, third trimester and all….
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#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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