Menu Plan Your Butt Off {January 25, 2015}

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It’s Sunday, and that means it’s time for a brand new, healthy AND FREE Menu Plan Your Butt Off. That’s right! We plan, you print out the grocery list, shop and you’re set with a full week of healthy dinners! Trust me, you’ll be glad you took the time to read, check out the recipes and… 

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Menu Plan Your Butt Off {January 18, 2015}

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Welcome to Shrinking Kitchen! It’s Sunday. The weekends go FAR too quickly around here and I’m left staring Monday in the face. It’s got an ugly mug. I try to make it a little less painful by keeping myself organized…which includes a meal plan. I already have my handy dandy healthy menu plan ready and… 

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Slow Cooker Apple Balsamic Chicken Thighs

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How many of you avoid chicken thighs because you fear that they’re unhealthy? Me? Guilty. For years, I bowed at the altar of white meat. Chicken breasts only. But over time, I started to figure out a few things. Like moderation. And that in a slow cooker, dark meat is SO MUCH BETTER. Why? It… 

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Menu Plan Your Butt Off {January 11, 2015}

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A few weeks into the new year and I’m working really hard to reestablish healthy habits.  Balanced meals, snack foods are out of the house and I’m trying to move more. Meal planning is so important to my success…and sanity. Knowing what I’m cooking from day to day just makes life so much simpler and… 

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Chicken Penne Provencal


A delicious chicken pasta dish in under twenty minutes? Yes! This dish is so elegant and tasty, you’ll be able to pass it off as something really complicated. But it’s not. It’s almost shamefully easy. The briny capers add such amazing flavor without a bunch of calories and fat. (I just love capers. ) You… 

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Menu Plan Your Butt Off {January 4, 2015}

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Happy New Year everyone! I can’t believe 2015 is here! No, really. I just had to retype 2015 into the title of this post. Don’t worry. I’ll have it down by July… If you’re new to Shrinking Kitchen, first of all, welcome! We’re glad you’re here! Second – we share a new free Menu Plan… 

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Menu Plan Your Butt Off {December 28, 2014}

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Hello lovely readers! How are you this fine Sunday? Me? Great! Thanks for asking. I survived Christmas in one piece, though my eating habits have been far from angelic…time to get back on track. Want to join me? Check out my plan for this week! I think this week’s meals look incredible, if I do say… 

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Menu Plan Your Butt Off (Christmas Week 2014)

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Christmas week is here! It’s shaping up to be busy, busy, busy!! I packed this week’s free healthy menu plan full of easy meals – and a few light and cleansing post holiday choices! I’m going to be hitting the smoothies hard after all the holiday indulgence! If you’re new to Shrinking Kitchen, welcome to… 

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