15 Healthy Snacks for Lunchboxes

Healthy Snacks for Lunchboxes

15 Healthy Snacks for Lunchboxes Packing lunchboxes can be stressful, especially if you wait until the last minute while trying to find a left shoe, a backpack, and your lipstick all before the bus gets to your house. Then there are all the choices: Do you fill it full of good for you stuff that your child may or may not eat? Or,  do you fill it with food you know your child will eat,  but may not be  so healthy? And what about allergies? Many schools are totally peanut-free, so that leaves ...

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Week of November 4th Menu Plan


Week of November 4th Menu Plan Having a Menu Plan makes me busy week much easier! My family and I sit down on Saturdays and decided what we would like to eat for the week. It takes the guess work of of meals for the week, and everyone knows what to expect! Best thing for me (the cook) is that I don't have to stand in front of the fridge and wonder what I am going to fix for my family that night. This week is all about the tastes of fall. Warm meals that warm the soul!   ...

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Week of October 14th Menu Plan


Week of October 14th Menu Plan   Menu Planning has provided a way to stay organized at meal time.This week, my menu plan is focused around getting back in the swing after fall break. All these recipes are filling, yummy, and most importantly, easy to make! I have include Breakfasts, lunches, Dinners, Snacks, and Desserts in my menu plan! Click the link below to check out my menu plan along with recipes to the awesome dishes featured! Click here to check out this weeks Menu ...

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Week of September 30th Menu Plan


Week of September 30th Menu Plan   Menu planning is a great way to make your week go by easier, and prevent impulse buying at the grocery store! This week I am focusing on quick, easy meals so I can prepare for our upcoming vacation without having to worry about what we are going to eat! I have included a Snack into my Menu Plan along with Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner. Check out my plan and find the recipes for these great dishes  Menu Plan ...

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Week of September 23rd Menu Plan

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Take the Fuss out of Meal Time with a Menu Plan Menu Planning has provided a way to stay organized at meal time. This week's meal plan focuses around Gluten Free meal options. Some of the recipes do have Gluten Ingredients but Gluten Free suggestions are listed with these recipes to easily adjust them. ...

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Menu Plan: Week of September 9th


Menu Plan: Week of September 9th Meal Planning is a great idea for anyone, and it works great for me and my family! I love that menu planning makes my week less hectic, and also keeps me from buying things I don't need from the grocery store. Every Sunday, me and my family sit down and decide what we want for dinner for the week. Jaiden, my 5 year old, loves this process because she feels like she really has a say in what goes on during dinner time in or house. It's a great way to make sure ...

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Menu Plan : Week of September 2nd

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Organizing Your Week Begins with a Menu Plan This is my second week with a menu plan and I found it has made it so much easier when working meals around our busy schedule. This week I tried to reduce what I needed to buy from the grocery store because of the money we spent on our Labor Day fun. You have to save so you can spend and Madame Deals is all about making dollars out of change.    ...

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Menu Plan : Week of August 26th

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Organizing Your Week Begins with a Menu Plan I have started home schooling this school year and decided that I want to make meal time easier since we will be eating them all together at home. I was impressed by Amee's dedication to her Menu Plan and decided to give it a try. It took me about 1 hour to plan my menu, make my grocery list after examining my stockpile and getting my coupons in order. I know that I will make my time up during the week when I don't have to stop and come up with a ...

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Spaghetti Recipe: Clean, Simple, and Delicious

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Spaghetti Recipe from eMeals Clean Eating Plan I love Wednesdays - because that's when I receive my meal planning guide from eMeals! eMeals makes meal planning so simple! Every week I get seven complete dinner recipes (usually an entree and a side dish) and a detailed shopping list for each recipe. Now I don't have to worry what to make for dinner OR what to buy in the grocery store. I'm on the Clean Eating Family Plan, but you can choose from a variety of plans, including Classic, Simple ...

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Chicken Soup Recipe

chicken soup recipe

A Chicken Soup Recipe for the Runner's Soul It’s been nearly two months since my marathon. So far this spring has brought my family loads of illnesses and injuries, including a broken arm for my 7 year old daughter – which has kept us all indoors, and has kept me from hitting the pavement or treadmill. I’m finally back to running at least twice a week, although I’ve been focusing on speed work instead of distance running (partly because of my time limitations). I’ve lost about 5 pounds since ...

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