Weekly Menu Plan 12/12/16

Hello friends! I hope your week is off to a great start. After a chilly Friday and Saturday, milder temperatures have returned which makes me very happy. I spent Saturday afternoon hanging out with Santa. We had a band fundraiser and I signed up to help with Santa pictures. It was a lot of fun. […]

Healthy Dinner Idea: Spicy Bean Soup (THM, Real Food)

Soups are a great way to get dinner on the table fast. With this Spicy Bean Soup you can have a delicious, hearty meal on the table in just 20 minutes. It’s a great way to use up leftover chicken as well. You can find the recipe here: Spicy Bean Soup at Mrs. Criddle’s Kitchen […]

Healthy Dinner Idea: Maple Glazed Pork Chops (Real Food)

We don’t eat pork chops for dinner often but I always enjoy them when we do. There are a lot of different ways to prepare them but these Maple Glazed Pork Chops are a new favorite. They are a perfect blend of sweet and spicy. You can find the recipe here: Maple Glazed Pork Chops at Taste of Home […]

Healthy Dinner Idea: Chicken Lettuce Wraps (Paleo, Real Food, THM)

Nothing beats a dinner that’s easy to make, delicious, and healthy. These Chicken Lettuce Wraps are all of those things. These are great to throw together on a busy night. You can find the recipe here: Chicken Lettuce Wraps at One Lovely Life I thought the sauce she suggested was a little too bold for my […]

Healthy Dinner Idea: Southwest Chicken Skillet (Real Food)

Skillet meals are a favorite way of mine to get dinner on the table easily on busy nights. This Southwest Chicken Skillet is particularly handy for a busy night because it uses precooked (leftover) chicken and just a handful of simple ingredients. It doesn’t hurt that it is also a hearty, comfort food type meal […]

Healthy Dinner Idea: Sweet n’ Sour Chicken (Real Food)

I love Chinese take out but it’s usually not very healthy. Finding take out recipes that you can make at home allows you to be in control of all the ingredients and make a healthier version of a favorite dish. I’ve tried countless different recipes for Sweet n’ Sour Chicken but I was always disappointed in them until […]

Healthy Dinner Idea: Spaghetti Squash with Meat Ragu (Paleo, Real Food, THM)

When I started cutting back on starchy carbs, I began finding substitutes for pasta. I found that there are several vegetables that make a good substitute. I use steamed broccoli a lot because it’s so easy to make but I love spaghetti squash as well. It does take longer to cook but it’s more like […]