Category Archives: Meal plans

Quick kitchen tips

Just a few post-Superbowl quick tips… Did you know you can make chicken and rice in a rice cooker? I know, right?? Just put the raw, boneless chicken pieces on top of the uncooked rice and water, closer ‘er up and hit … Continue reading

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Stuffed chicken breast with sun-dried tomatoes, mushrooms, and bacon…oh, and cheese…and gravy

  Happy accident!  I had the following in my fridge the HAD to be cooked (or tossed the next day): 2 packages of chicken breast, 2 small heels of raw cheddar, a thawed package of Applegate Farms organic turkey bacon, and … Continue reading

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Feeding a small crowd on a special diet

My parents made their annual summertime trek to California, this year bringing my two nieces, ages 15 and 12.5.  For those keeping track, that’s 9 mouths to feed total.  They’re staying in their RV and eating breakfast there, but lunches … Continue reading

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When the mom’s away: A non-prepper’s guide to heading out of town

I’m getting geared up for the trip of a lifetime.  I’m going to the South of France on a pilgrimage of sorts.  I’ll be in the company of a like-minded band of sisters (mostly…) following in the footsteps of Mary … Continue reading

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Introduction to Gluten-Free Batch Cooking

Just a few days ago one of my Facebook friends was lamenting how complicated it was feeding her family rife with food allergies.  Plus she’s expecting another baby, running a business, and generally being a kick-ass warrior mama.  I suggested she … Continue reading

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Bulletproof Challenge Days 2-5

I was listening to a Bulletproof podcast and Dave Asprey said “If you’re hungry, it’s your own fault.” Well, yeah. How about that? I’m a few days in and I’m kind of amazed at the decrease in my hunger. My … Continue reading

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Kale and sausage soup

Completely delicious, easy to throw together, and packed with nutrition, especially if you choose grass-fed beef and homemade chicken broth. Ingredients: 8 cups homemade chicken broth 3/4 lb. bulk Italian sausage (I used one made with grass-fed ground beef) 3 … Continue reading

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