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Pot Roast Used to Scare Me…

  One of the few meals that I remember from my childhood that did not belong to my mom or dad was pot roast. A family friend made an amazing pot roast and I always ate it over match stick egg noodles. Growing up, it was one of the few meals which focused on red meat…… Continue reading Pot Roast Used to Scare Me…

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Pulled Pork and Slaw

Recently I have felt like I’ve hit a wall. I needed to mix up my meals a little bit more than normal. I was not sure if I could have another piece of chicken for dinner again. This weekend I was happy that we prepared steak for dinner on Saturday. On Sunday we had another…… Continue reading Pulled Pork and Slaw

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Whirlwind Week

This past week went by so quickly. I was so busy at work and at home! In the blink of an eye I was waking up on Friday morning and heading to work… The only thing that kept the week on track was the fact that I took time on Monday to meal plan -…… Continue reading Whirlwind Week

Dinner · Health

A Weekend Recap

This weekend I was able to stay really healthy! Sometimes on the weekends it is hard to really stay to a strict plan… but this weekend I felt like I accomplished a good amount. I ran and walked on the treadmill on Saturday, Sunday and Monday for 45 minutes or more. I had healthy meals…… Continue reading A Weekend Recap

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Chicken Tortilla Soup and Chickpea Cookies

Happy Sunday afternoon, everyone! I don’t know about you – but it is downright freezing around my house today (actually, technically it is below freezing). I have been drinking tea all afternoon and I was so thankful to have a bunch of Chicken Tortilla soup on the stove for lunch today. It wasn’t until I…… Continue reading Chicken Tortilla Soup and Chickpea Cookies

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Sunday

Well, somehow I survived the five day work week. Everyone around me was coming down with the stomach bug, the flu, or a nasty cold. But somehow I have remained healthy – so far. Yes, I just knocked on wood. I made a big culinary purchase this week – and I almost wonder if it…… Continue reading Sunday