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Weekly Meal Plan #99

I realized this week that sometimes having a good back-up plan is just as important as having a plan. I was sick much of the week, and didn’t have the energy to cook from scratch every day. On those days … Continue reading

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Baked Meatballs

Spaghetti and meatballs has always seemed like a restaurant-quality meal to me. (Probably because I can’t recall my mother ever making meatballs, so it’s something I liked to order at restaurants when given the chance.) I always thought it must … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Pulled Pork for sandwiches (and six other ways to eat it all week!)

Pulled pork is one of those things that I just cannot fathom buying pre-made. I mean, I get the appeal of a no-work dinner…but pulled pork is about as close as you can get to doing no prep. The slow … Continue reading

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Weekly Meal Plan #92

This week, the most important aspect of how I fed my family was having at least one component prepared ahead. Just knowing that dinner was already started was enough for me to feel relaxed about actually making dinner. Two examples: … Continue reading

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Tortellini Spinach Salad

My family members aren’t big fans of main dish salads, which makes me sad. I would eat them a few times a week! I love to heap a plate with veggies and tasty garnishes and call it dinner. This salad … Continue reading

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Portable Foods (for Picnics, Kids’ Sports Nights…)

For the past two-and-a-half years, my family has been doing Taekwondo together. For a large chunk of that, my kids have been in different back-to-back classes, all scheduled right around dinner time. We could either eat way too early, way … Continue reading

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Salade Nicoise

I can remember distinctly the first time I had a green salad with cooked potatoes in it. I was sitting in a cafe in northern France on a summer day, I was a bit jet-legged, and I was craving something … Continue reading

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