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Meals and recipes from my house!

So this week when I was planning out our meals, I asked my husband if he was in the mood for anything. This is where I went wrong, because he asked for meatloaf…. I really can’t stand meatloaf. I am not sure why, because I don’t mind the taste of it so much, it is more the idea of it. I don’t like that
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The Day After…

I hope you all had a very nice Thanksgiving! If you are not out shopping for Black Friday deals, here is a delicious soup idea for your leftovers. Total time – 2 hours 30 minutes Servings – 6-8 Ingredients 2 quarts chicken broth 1 turkey carcass, all meat removed 1 onion, halved, plus 1 onion, minced 1 carrot, halved lengthwise, plus 1 carrot, minced
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Breakfast Building Blocks

  Protein Whole grains Fruit Vegetables Egg Whole Wheat Toast Apple Broccoli Egg beaters Whole Wheat English Muffin Banana Mushrooms Skim/1% Milk Low sugar/high fiber cereal Orange Potato slices Non fat Yogurt Oatmeal Blueberries Sweet Potato slices Low fat cheese Low sugar/high fiber bar Strawberries Tomato Low fat cottage cheese Rolled Oats Grapes Peppers Laughing cow cheese Whole grain pita Pear Onions Hummus Whole
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Pot Luck = Good Luck

This past weekend I hosted a pot luck cookout, which I always love to do because you always end up with some new recipes and get to try some foods that you may never have heard of before.  and when I say pot luck cookout, I tend to go a little overboard on the guestlist – we ended up with over 100 people at
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I am doing all the right things, why won’t they try it?

It is ridiculous… so for the longest time my boys went to bed really early… we are talking about tubbed, read to and tucked in by 6:30 pm. They just couldn’t last a second longer. So that made is super hard to sit down and have the family meal. So I tried to work it in the best I could, I would save things
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