Meal Prep Week of January 29, 2017 – Baked chicken with rutabaga and green bean foil packets; shrimp and tofu stir fry with egg rolls

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Welcome back everyone, and thank you for checking out my meal prep for this week.

Last week I did foil packets using shrimp and turkey sausage; it was so good, quick, and easy that I decided to do it again for this week.  For this week, I have chicken, rutabaga and green bean foil packets, and a shrimp and tofu stir fry with eggrolls.  I also decided to make a breakfast dish this time – mushroom and spinach breakfast cups.  Continue reading

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Meal Prep Week of January 22, 2017 -Cajun turkey sausage and shrimp foil packets; low-carb Pad Thai

Welcome back everyone for another week of meal prep!  I was not sure at all what to make for this week, but I knew I wanted it to be something easy and quick.  I got my ideas from Pinterest, as usual, but had to put my own spin on it for it to fit into my low-carb meal plan.  So I have the two following main dishes , and then the rest for snacks and breakfast.  Continue reading

Meal Prep Week of January 15, 2017 – Pan seared ahi tuna in a sweet chili sauce; lasagna-stuffed spaghetti squash

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As usual, I scoured Pinterest to get some help with finding new and creative recipes for this week.  I thought I’d try a lasagna-stuffed spaghetti squash, but of course I had to make it like my own.  I also had a pack of ahi-tuna that had been in the freezer for maybe two or three months, and decided to do something with it, so I decided to pan-sear it, like this recipe I found on AllRecipes, another favorite cooking site of mine, but wanted to give it some great flavor with sweet chili sauce.  Continue reading

January EOTM – “But…I still have to live, right?”

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I was sitting across from my doctor, trying to think of something clever to say.  I had just happily told her that I made some sugar-free cheesecake brownies for dessert, and how good they were.  I thought she’d be happy, but her response was, “Wait, hold up…you did what, now?”   Continue reading

Meal Prep Week of January 8, 2017 – Balsamic chicken and sausage with veggies; chicken and broccoli alfredo

I typically make two big meals, so I have some variety during the week, and then change up the snacks that I have.

I found this great recipe on Pinterest for one-pan balsamic chicken and veggies, but as usual I make my stuff slightly different.  I used a mix of peppers, onions, and broccoli, with chicken breast and turkey sausage. The veggies came from the frozen section at the dollar store.   Continue reading