healthy family meals

Take Back Dinnertime (Part 1): 6 Simple Ways to Make Family Dinners More Healthy

August 24, 2011
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It’s week one of the Take Back Dinnertime Challenge from Real Simple. If you haven’t signed up, you can do so here. This week, the focus is on preparing healthy meals. Don’t miss the cookbook giveaway at the end of this post! What exactly makes a healthy meal? Is it about avoiding extras like fat […]

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Slow Cooker Veggie Lasagna [Recipe]

April 28, 2010
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One of the moms in my daughter’s playgroup shared this slow cooker veggie lasagna recipe. She got it from a magazine 5 years ago and now it’s a family favorite. I was thrilled because the veggie lasagna I used to make is tasty, but time consuming. I really think I like this one better. It’s […]

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Baked Salmon Topped with Veggies [Recipe]

April 5, 2010
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It’s my birthday today! So instead of sharing my meal plan, which is limited this week with the festivities, I thought I’d share this new salmon recipe I tried last week. Salmon is our favorite fish dish around here. When I first saw this recipe from Kraft, I knew I had to try it. It was […]

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Family Meal Planning Series (Part 2): How to Uncover Easy & Healthy Meals

January 26, 2010
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There are plenty of online services that provide family meal plans, recipes and grocery lists. And while I think this can work for some people, I just find it odd being told what meals to make and what ingredients to use. I mean, beef stroganoff on Wednesday — really? I could devote this series to […]

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Chicken Fajitas [Recipe]

November 9, 2009
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My daughter loves Mexican food, I love Mexican food and my husband loves it too.  That love is why Mondays are “Mexican Food Night” around here.  We usually have make-your-own burritos but I’ve been wanting to try something new.  A few weeks ago I made Chicken Fajitas and they turned out just okay.  I thought […]

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