Week of September 30th Menu Plan

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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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Low Calorie Grilled Pesto Chicken and Pepper Kebabs

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Low Calorie Grilled Pesto Chicken and Pepper Kebabs Just because it is fall doesn't mean you can't enjoy some yummy meals made on the grill right? These Low Calorie Grilled Pesto Chicken and Pepper Kebabs are SO good, and good for you, so it's a double win! Even my daughter loved these an said that she felt like I pirate because she was eating "Chicken on a sword" ha! These clock in at only 147 calories per kebab so they are a great light dinner that is still full of flavor! ...

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Recipes for Snacks for Kids: Dessert Brownie Mix in a Jar Recipe

Brownie Mix in a Jar

Recipes for Snacks for Kids - Dessert Brownie Mix in a Jar Recipe This Cooking With Kids- Dessert Brownie Mix in a Jar recipe is easily made ahead for a quick fix dessert or presented in a wide mouth quart jar for a great gift! Making your own Brownie Mix in a Jar (or ziploc) is much less expensive than buying a ready made mix.  When making the gift or ready mix this recipe is considered a Cooking With Kids- How to recipe level 1 a. However, when making the recipe due to the heat the ...

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Recipes Kids Can Make Dessert: Chocolate Chip Cookie ‘Lasagna’

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Recipes Kids Can Make Dessert:  Chocolate Chip Cookie 'Lasagna'   This recipe kids can make - dessert:  Chocolate Chip Cookie 'lasagna' is considered a level 1 a Cooking with Kids- How to series recipe. There is no mixing or heat involved. This Chocolate chip cookie 'lasagna' makes storebought cookies taste homemade! I remember the first time I ever had this dessert recipe.  My sisters and I were shocked at how good it was because we knew who had brought it to the covered dish ...

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Top 10 Ways to Eat Cookie Butter

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Sweet Delicious Cookie Butter I had heard of the elusive Cookie Butter but have always avoided it. My reason was I LOVE Cookies and I LOVE Butter. What would happen if they both came together. Well with all the talk and  proclamations of love for Cookie Butter, I caved. Yesterday, I walked into Trader Joes and walked out with 4 jars. That may seem like a lot but let me tell you it is not enough. Now I was not selfish and 2 of the jars were promptly mailed to Rachelle (who doesn't have a ...

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Kid Muffin Recipes: Mini Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins Recipe

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Mini Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins Recipe Fall is one of my favorite times of year, probably because pumpkin is one of my favorite things to cook with! I love pumpkin because it is sweet, but not too sweet, and can be used in SO many different ways! These Mini Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins are perfect for breakfast, a snack, or even a dessert for those cool fall nights! I love that they are mini sized which are perfect for small hands (or those of us trying to get/keep a small waist!) You ...

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Low Fat Dog Treats

Low Fat Dog Treats

These Low Fat Dog Treats are so tasty your dog won't know they are Healthy!   We foster for a local Rescue in Michigan, Providing For Paws, and we recently took in a new puppy. He has had a rough start at life and after recovering from surgery he developed Pancreatitis. In order to make sure he stays healthy he must be on a low fat diet. Although many treats are not really high in fat they are not necessarily low in fat. In order for him not to feel left out at treat time, I have made ...

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Spaghetti Sauce Recipe

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Spaghetti Sauce Recipe This is my Spaghetti Sauce Recipe. It is based on my mom's "Amazing Gravy" recipe. She grew up in Philly and her home was right outside of little Italy so she must have learned how to cook from there. This Spaghetti Sauce Recipe smells so good I have thought about bottling the smell and selling it. I went to sam's club and bought all of the items above with exception of the basil. I used all of it. I made two huge pots of  my Spaghetti Sauce Recipe because I put it ...

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Acai Chicken Wrap

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  After eating a wrap at a local chain restaurant, I had to come home and try to make this myself.  The Acai Chicken Wrap recipe is one that is simple to prepare and nice to make a day (or at least a few hours) ahead of time.  The longer the flavors can mingle, the better it will taste.  I made it into a wrap, but you can also use this as a salad.  Acai juice, pumpkin & sunflower seeds, and   spinach leaves really pump up the nutritional value of this wrap. Not to mention they make ...

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