Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

buffalo cauliflower bites

You know how we feel about Buffalo wings around here. Well, to be honest, it’s mostly the sauce. I’ll pretty much eat anything doused with Buffalo sauce…even frog legs. (They were delish.) Clearly, though, Buffalo coated (and usually deep fried) poultry isn’t the healthiest nosh out there. And you know we’re all about trying to… 

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Menu Plan Your Butt Off {March 1, 2015}


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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Tropical Vacation Smoothie

tropical vacation smoothie

I know many of you are snowbound and could use a tropical vacation. How about one in a glass? Okay, not quite the same thing, but this tropical concoction will hold you over and lift your spirits! Make this fruity Tropical Vacation Smoothie, sit by the heater, close your eyes and pretend you’re sipping a pina… 

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Tuna Melt on a Rice Cake

tuna melt

Back in the day, when I lived in So Cal, this was my go to lunch.  At the time there was a wonderful market called Mrs. Gooch’s (similar to today’s Whole Foods) that carried really good, line caught canned tuna and had the best avocadoes.  We had avocado trees in our neighborhood, too, and I… 

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Menu Plan Your Butt Off {February 22, 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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Kale with Caramelized Meyer Lemons

kale with caramelized meyer lemons

Meyer lemons are not like your garden-variety lemon. Thinner-skinned and super juicy, they’re thought to be a cross between a lemon and a mandarin orange, so the flesh is a lot sweeter. I picked up a bag from Trader Joe’s and wanted to take full advantage of their awesomeness — skin and all — so… 

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Menu Plan Your Butt Off {February 15, 2015}

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Good morning! It’s Sunday and that means it’s time for our most read feature: Menu Plan Your Butt Off! MPYBO is a weekly menu plan we put together to help you stay on track with your healthy living and weight loss goals. Each and every recipe is tested in our kitchens and includes nutritional information… 

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Raid the Cantry! Canned Food Recipe Roundup #spon


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!  Growing up, we always had a well stocked pantry, full of canned goods – both store bought AND home canned. It… 

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