Black Bean, Corn and Tomato Salad

Black Bean Corn and Tomato Salad (1)

Looking for an easy, colorful, low fat, protein rich, high fiber, high antioxidant salad that makes a great main dish or side? You can’t go wrong with a black bean and corn salad. The main ingredients are usually black beans, corn and chopped tomatoes. It can be as simple as my no-brainer recipe of 1… 

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Menu Plan Your Butt Off {May 17, 2015}

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It’s Sunday and we’ve got a fresh and delicious free menu plan, with a printable grocery list…all for free! This week is salad heavy…both as a main dish OR as a side dish. So you’ll want to stock up on leafy greens. Try to stay away from iceberg lettuce. You’ll get much more bang (not… 

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Happy Mother’s Day – Menu Plan Your Butt Off

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Happy Mother’s Day! I am doing my best to have a relaxed (HA) Mother’s Day, so this menu? It’s a blast from the past. Yes, a rerun. Don’t worry, it’s awesome, and there’s a still a grocery list for you to print. I’m not leaving you high and dry! If you’re new to Shrinking Kitchen, welcome!!… 

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Sauteed Kale with Currants and Walnuts

Sauteed Kale With Currants and Walnuts

I got this idea from a Sicilian recipe that called for pine nuts and raisins. I didn’t have either one but I did have currants and walnuts. This sauteed kale dish is infinitely (well, nearly infinitely) substitutable. If you don’t have currants, try raisins, dried cranberries or some other diced dried fruit. Don’t like walnuts?… 

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Menu Plan Your Butt Off {April 26, 2015}

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It’s Sunday and we’ve got a fresh and delicious free menu plan, with a printable grocery list…all for free! I’m craving lighter food right now. Maybe it’s that bathing suit season is looming. Or warmer weather. Whatever the reason, this week’s menu plan is full of deliciously light, springy foods. I’ve included one of my… 

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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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