Coconut Thai Curry

coconut thai curry

I’ve recently gone back to school and that means my time in the kitchen has just disappeared.  No more hours of food prep, no more playing with recipe after recipe after recipe.  I have had to find creative ways to cook food that is quick, easy, healthy, and most importantly, delicious!  Here comes my pressure… 

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Sausage, Kale and Sweet Potato Soup

sausage kale and sweet potato soup

My husband joined a 12 week fitness program at work.  The program works on cardio, strength and nutrition and upon completion will help to reduce our monthly health insurance payments as long as his numbers improve.  He is motivated and came home a week into the program and handed me a list of “superstar foods.”… 

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Menu Plan Your Butt Off {November 22, 2015}

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It’s Sunday and we’ve got a fresh and delicious menu plan, with a printable grocery list…all for free! The holidays are bearing down  and all of the sudden, I’m SO super busy. This week I’ve included some great recipes that are quick to cook…avocado turkey burgers, scrumptious shrimp linguini, a fresh and super green hummus…plus… 

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Menu Plan Your Butt Off {November 15, 2015}

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Hello lovely readers! How are you this fine Sunday? Are you ready to Menu Plan Your Butt Off? I think this week’s meals look incredible, if I do say so myself. Lots of great, familiar comfort food, but also a few meals that may stretch your taste buds – deliciously. Personally, I like to make… 

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Menu Plan Your Butt Off {November 8, 2015}

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Hello friends! Welcome to this week’s edition of Menu Plan Your Butt Off! If you’re new to Shrinking Kitchen, check it out: we’ve got an entire week’s worth of healthy dinners PLUS a printable grocery list. All for free. Every gosh darn single week. Is this week’s plan not your cup of tea? No worries…. 

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Butternut Squash and Sausage Casserole

butternut squash and sausage

Autumn in central Texas is really just an extension of summer only with shorter days and slightly cooler nights.  Even though our Texas weather is not typical Fall weather compared to other parts of the country, it does brings thoughts of falling leaves, family gatherings, roasting marshmallows over a crackling fire and comfort food.  Comfort… 

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Menu Plan Your Butt Off {November 1, 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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Pumpkin Pasta Bake with Sage & Parmesan


Disclosure: I am being compensated by Cans Get You Cooking for my participation in this campaign as part of the Mom It Forward Blogger Network. Please note, this post contains affiliate links.  As always, all opinions are my own!  Halloween is tomorrow and the forecast here is a torrential downpour. We will be braving the Trick or Treating wearing standard… 

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