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If you’ve been following my Monday Meal Planning series for long, you’ll know that this whole meal planning process doesn’t come easy for me. I’m constantly learning how to do things to make getting healthy dinners on the table easier.  One of the things I struggle with most (besides breakfast) is having certain foods prepared […]

Kids, for some reason, need snacks. Lots of them. If you try to find healthy kids snacks for your little ones you either end up spending a lot of money buying them at the store or a lot of time making them at home. For most parents, there needs to be a happy medium. Either […]

Preparing healthy breakfasts for my family may be the hardest part of sticking to my meal plan and eating a nutritious diet. Nutritionists recommend that you eat something within 30 minutes of waking up. For my kids, this isn’t a problem. For me and my husband, it is. You’ve heard the TV jingle, “The best […]

Do you have a recipe binder… or a drawer… or box? You know, a place where you keep all of your recipes together? Do you ever go through it? I mean, really go through it and make the recipes you have? Or throw some away? Probably not. Am I right? I know I don’t. I […]

Meal planning is a struggle for me. Plain and simple. I’ve never really liked it, and it doesn’t come naturally to me. However, I have seen serious value in doing it. Not only do I know what’s for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, but it helps us to save money by eating at home more often […]

As long as I can remember, meal planning, prepping, and making has been a struggle for me. I think it comes down to the fact that I simply don’t love cooking. Sometimes I think I’d like to learn all the basics and become a really great home cook, but then other times (most of the […]

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