Menu Plan Your Butt Off {November 29, 2015}

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Hello lovely readers! How are you this fine Sunday? Me? Great! Thanks for asking. I survived Thanksgiving and am in desperate need of some light meals! Let’s just say I indulged a bit. And I’m okay with that, but I definitely need to get back into a healthy eating routine! I think this week’s meals look incredible,… 

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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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Endless Summer Melon Mint Smoothie

melon smoothie

If you find yourself holding onto every moment of summer, you’ll love this melon mint smoothie. First of all it’s super simple, really fresh tasting and, as long as you keep melon in your freezer, a way to sip on summer all year long. Melons — cantaloupe, honeydew, watermelon, casaba and the like — are… 

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Creamy Avocado Pesto Zucchini Pasta

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There are two deceivingly delicious things at play in this pasta recipe.  A) There is actually no pasta in this recipe. The ‘noodles’ are spiraled zucchini. Zucchini has been my go to sub for pasta for quite a while. It’s great for satisfying a pasta craving if you’re avoiding foods with lots of carbohydrates or… 

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Spicy Green Chile Chicken Casserole

green chile chicken

I grew up eating casseroles at home, family reunions and potluck dinners, but growing up in Texas meant one very special casserole…King Ranch Casserole. Despite the name, the casserole didn’t come from the King Ranch in South Texas but rather a Junior League recipe that really caught on. My mom usually made this dish for… 

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Foil Pack Rosemary Chicken

foil pack rosemary chicken

As the summer starts to wind down, fall is just around the corner.  That means less barbequing and more time in the kitchen with the oven and Crock Pots.  That also means kids are going back to school and time is precious between getting home and bed time.  Learning to balance your time in the… 

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