Menu Plan Your Butt Off {June 21, 2015}

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Welcome to the Shrinking Kitchen! This week’s free healthy Menu Plan Your Butt Off is full of healthy, hearty meals that will satisfy everyone in your family. A simple no-cook tuna salad, delicious penne with chicken, an easy shrimp and sausage boil are on deck for this week, to mention a few. Yum! If you’re… 

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Cheesy Pot Pie Casserole

cheesy pot pie casserole

It’s Friday afternoon and I’m racing through Fry’s Grocery in Scottsdale, AZ.  I waited until the very last minute to buy everything for the camping trip I had planned.  As I ogle the massive veggie section of this Fry’s, I start to run down the list of items I need to feed everyone for the… 

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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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