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Spaghetti Casserole

Do you know what the hardest part of creating a new recipe is? Naming it. It is also hard to create it and make sure it tastes good, but aside from that – when you perfect the recipe and it is ready to share, how do you know what to call it? On Thursday, it… Continue reading Spaghetti Casserole

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Spicy Chicken & Tomato Bowls

Meal prep was so quick and efficient this past weekend. Want to know why? I am mastering the art of low maintenance, healthy foods. That way, 6 hours on Sundays becomes closer to 3-4 hour, if I am lucky. Some weekends, I am just not in the mood for complicated meal prep.  This was one… Continue reading Spicy Chicken & Tomato Bowls

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Better than Hamburger Helper, healthier too!

Well, it sure has been a while! I would say it was a busy week, but I would be lying. I was really excited when I started to feel some motivation and logged into my online class on Tuesday – totally prepared to NOT leave my homework until the last minute this week. I was… Continue reading Better than Hamburger Helper, healthier too!

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Random Rambles & Meal Prep Update

Wow, it has been quite some time since I have posted. Sorry blogosphere – I guess I have been a bit lazy lately. I am starting to see these epic changes in my body from weightlifting – my arms have shape and definition, my back has cleavage – I have been so excited that all… Continue reading Random Rambles & Meal Prep Update

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Bonus Post: “PEANUT BUTTER” COOKIES!

I have been making a lot of protein cookies lately - mostly chocolate chip - and my husband, a power lifter asked if I could make him some peanut butter cookies. (Great source of protein, I'm told.) I'll be honest, I wasn't a bit sad about the fact that peanuts are not allowed on the… Continue reading Bonus Post: “PEANUT BUTTER” COOKIES!

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What I’m Eating Wednesday: Part Two!

Here is the second installment in What I’m Eating Wednesday! Woo! I woke up late today. Have you ever had one of those weeks where getting out of bed seems like the hardest task that you will face the whole day? That is this week for me. When I woke up, I decided I couldn’t… Continue reading What I’m Eating Wednesday: Part Two!

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Yummy Comfort Food: Italian Sausage Soup

So… its winter in Minnesota. For those of you who don’t live here, you have likely heard horror stories. Minnesota tends to have a reputation for miserable winters. What, do people think that -10 degrees isn’t pleasant or something? This year, we are short staffed at work so I get to share in the joy… Continue reading Yummy Comfort Food: Italian Sausage Soup