Category Archive: Main Dish

Food Prep Is The Key To Staying On Plan

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We have all heard that old saying “Fail to plan, plan to fail.” It really is true when it comes to eating a healthy diet. When you no longer rely on processed foods it does require some prep and cooking ahead so you always have something to make a meal from. At first it might …

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Chipotle Burrito Bowl

Chipotle Burrito Bowl
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Happy Cinco de Mayo! Mexican food is one of my favorite cuisines. It’s quick,easy,flavorful and healthy. Which means it meets all my requirements to simplify my cooking by spending less time in the kitchen so I have more time for activities. Once our daughter introduced us to the Chipotle Mexican food chain we were hooked. …

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Paderno Spiralizer Kitchen Fun!

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I love kitchen gadgets but since I already own so many I really have to stop and contemplate acquiring anything that is going to take up space in an already full kitchen. The spiralizer was on my mind for months before I finally decided to take the plunge. I am so happy that I did. …

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Thanksgiving Family Food & Fun

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We really changed things up this year for Thanksgiving since our daughter Katy and her hubby Esau hosted both families for the big day. They recently moved into their first home and were delighted to have enough room for everyone. They were gracious hosts and we had a lovely time!   Katy made all of …

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Plant Based Vegan Entertaining – What to serve?

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I do just fine cooking plant based food for the two of us. Our palates have adjusted to the lack of added salt, sugar and oil to our food. Where I struggle with this food plan is what to fix for company who are not following a plant based diet and are used to the …

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