Menu Plan Your Butt Off {April 12, 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 days are getting longer and all of the sudden, I’m SO super busy. This week I’ve included some great recipes that are quick to cook…zucchini turkey burgers, scrumptious shrimp linguini, a fresh and my favorite snack,… 

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Menu Plan Your Butt Off {March 22, 2015}

A free weekly menu plan with a printable grocery list !

Spring has sprung! I’ve been trying to really enjoy the fresh air and sunshine I so desperately missed during the winter. And I’m hitting the gym like it’s my job. The change in weather always lights a fire under my tush and really busts me out of hibernation mode…you know, being too sedentary and comfort… 

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Broccoli With Lemon-Tahini-Miso Sauce

Broccoli With Lemon-Tahini-Miso Sauce

In my ongoing efforts to heal my gut, I’m eschewing a few food categories, so I decided to get creative with some items that were hanging out in my fridge. Steamed broccoli is hella boring, and since butter is off limits right now, I wondered what I could use to jazz it up. That’s when… 

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Menu Plan Your Butt Off {March 15, 2015}

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It’s Sunday and we’ve got a fresh and delicious Menu Plan Your Butt Off, with a printable grocery list…all for free! The days are getting longer 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… 

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Lightened Up Chicken Fricassee

chicken fricassee

  Five years ago I was intrigued by a recipe I saw Martha Stewart prepare on the Today Show.  It was Chicken Fricassee.  The thing that intrigued me the most was something called a “liaison” which is a mixture of egg yolks and heavy cream that is used to thicken a sauce.  I immediately prepared… 

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Menu Plan Your Butt Off {March 8, 2015}

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I’ve got an amazing healthy menu plan for this week…are you ready? For this week’s Menu Plan Your Butt Off, I focused on vibrant flavors…a few recipes for the grill (it’s unseasonably warm here…you can cook inside if you need to), some quick fix meals, and a nice slow cooker dish for the middle of… 

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Lightened Up Tuna Noodle Casserole

tuna noodle casserole

I wouldn’t say that my mom was obsessed with making tuna noodle casserole, but she made it at least once a month when I was growing up and more frequently during Lent especially on Fridays when we didn’t eat any meat. Trust me, our family never complained. I was always fascinated that she made this… 

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Menu Plan Your Butt Off {March 1, 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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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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