Week of October 7th Menu Plan

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MENU PLAN Did you know that making menu plan will help you save money and time? By having a menu for your family, going to the grocery will be easy because you already know what to get and at the same time it will help you not to buy things that you won't need. Aside from that menu planning can help you stick to the diet that you want, example if you want low calorie or low in cholesterol etc. Here's my Menu Plan! Check out what my family is going to eat this week! Check out my MENU ...

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Fall Flavors Cake: Caramel Apple Milky Way Cake

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Fall Flavors: Caramel Apple Milky Way Cake Looking for a delicious Fall Flavors cake that combines the seasonal Caramel Apple Milky Way candy bars and fresh apples? When we found the Caramel Apple Milky Way candy bars we determined they would be delicious in a cake. Not finding a cake recipe with such we decided to adapt a Fresh Apple Cake recipe. This is a gooey cake full of fall flavors! ...

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Cooking with Kids – How to Series 5

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Cooking with kids- How to series 5 level 1 B recipes Cooking with kids level 1 recipes can be divided to two groups:  A.  Ready to make and B. Pre prep.  Here are some ideas for level B, which require a bit of pre prep by an adult or an advanced child. If you pre slice the strawberries then Strawberry Polka Dot cow parfait could be a good breakfast, snack or dessert. If you pre chop the ingredients to Southern caviar it is a measure, mix, then dip with chips snack! If you pre cook the ...

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Low Calorie Meatballs

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Low Calorie Meatballs Spaghetti and meatballs is one of my favorite meals for fall it's easy, and filling. While trying to live a healthier lifestyle, I cut calories when I can. I use wheat noodles, make my own sauce, and recently, learning how to make my own low calorie meatballs. These meatballs are full of flavor and super yummy! For a spaghetti dish with 5 meatballs and sauce is about 211 calories, perfect way to indulge without really indulging right? Haha! Here is how to make these ...

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Pumpkin Ice Cream Recipe

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   Pumpkin Ice Cream Recipe This Pumpkin Ice Cream Recipe is one to pin ASAP. I can't believe how easy it was to make. I have a blendtec blender. I imagine you can make it with any blender you chose or an ice cream maker. I really thought making ice cream was hard or time consuming with my blendtec blender it was 40 seconds of power. The recipe is very inexpensive and healthy. This is in my file "ice cream recipes kids" . I can't believe how much my kids liked this recipe. I will give you ...

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Low Calorie Zesty Tuna Melt

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Make lunchtime a happy time with this Zesty Tuna Melt     Lunchtime can be crazy and often ends up with me eating something that I really don't enjoy but is food. I recently received a package of delicious treats from StarKkist, Flatout and Super Target. They are paring up together to let people know that lunchtime can be a happy delicious time. ...

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Low Calorie Mini Lemon Cheesecake

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Low Calorie Mini Lemon Cheesecake   If you are looking for something to cure your sweet tooth without undoing your whole day, then you will will love these low calorie mini lemon cheesecakes!  These little cups of yum are easy to make, and only 106 calories! With just a few simple food swaps, you can make (almost) any recipe better for you, and these cheesecake cups are no exception! Using vanilla greek yogurt helps cut out 1/2 the sugar! Here is how to make this Low Calorie Mini ...

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Boring Lunches Got You Down? Why Not Make It Your Michelina’s!

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This post brought to you by This post brought to you by Michelina's. All opinions are 100% mine. Working outside the home entails thinking about what I"ll bring for lunch every day.  It"s too expensive and definitely not in our budget to order out every day.  The challenge is to create some variety in what I have to eat each day.  Tuna or ham sandwiches day after day just don"t cut it.  Leftovers are great once or twice a week but I prefer not to eat the same thing for lunch as I had for ...

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Healthy Dog Treats – Oatmeal Peach Cookies

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Every Dog Deserves Healthy Dog Treats   My dogs are always in the kitchen whenever I start cooking. They know that they usually don't get anything but when I make healthy dog treats, they know they will have delicious fresh snacks for the net few days. I have started making my own treats because buying the healthier dog treats adds up. With 3 dogs and foster dogs receiving treats, it can really add up. I also know that these oatmeal peach cookies have exactly what they need and none ...

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Leftover Ham Recipes: Harvest Salad

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Leftover Ham Recipes Okay, So I am going to the store to buy a baked ham. I know I will need to reinvent it a couple of times to make it worth the cost. We have a craving for my sister's famous sandwich: brie, ham, raspberry jam, toasted on a baguette . So I figured might as well make dinner too. I am also going to make some quiche for a friend with a new baby. Then I am going to make the Rachel Ray's Ham sandwich with this yummy Apple Salad on top. We will eat the Apple salad with the ...

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