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Creating Fun Bento Lunches for Toddlers

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I have a 2.5-year-old and several months ago, his daycare provider noticed that he wasn’t eating many of the lunches I was sending with him. He was getting pretty bored with the same foods every day. I decided that it was time to be a bit proactive and purchased a few supplies to help cut his lunches into shapes. There’s been a bento craze hitting lunch boxes over the past couple of years, and I finally gave into the craze.…

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turkey-tortilla-soup-courtesy-of-flickr-Lori-L.-Stalteri-7508423692_1aed44afa9_b1 Recipes: Award-Winning Thanksgiving Leftovers

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If you have leftovers after Thanksgiving of any of the traditional dishes…, count yourself lucky. It’s a perk of hosting a Thanksgiving dinner. Those who attend the meal at others’ houses, however, while not having to cook perhaps, don’t get to take home food that, if you think about

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Crunchy-Quesadilla-Stack-Image720 Meal Planning: 5 Tips for New Dinner Ideas

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Inevitably we all face situations in life where we come up against some sort of… road block. Artists of many kinds commonly run into what is described as “writer’s block.” It is the wall that each of us hits when the inspiration to create is at an all-time low and

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favorite chicken dish Weekly Meal Plan: Favorite Spring Recipes

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Spring is finally here! Time to crack your windows and breathe in the earthy scents. This week’s meal plan involves the welcoming foods of the season. These light recipes are perfect for the changing spring winds.
Theme: Favorite Spring Recipes




Meal Plan: Tuesday, March 19-Monday, March 25

Monday:

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Zesty Italian Crescent Casserole Weekly Meal Plan: Famous Italian Food Recipes

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Italian food is one of the most known cuisines in the world and acknowledged for its simplicity. From pasta… to pizza, it becomes a common weekly dish in many households. For that very reason, we present to you a week’s assortment of Italian food recipes that will leave you packing

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Creamy Pumpkin Pasta Weekly Meal Plan: Pasta Recipes

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This week’s meal plan is all about filling your plate up with noodles as well as giving your noodle a break from the day with jokes for the family. Noodles are a staple that can be turned into almost absolutely anything. Get inspired this week from our pasta recipes… to

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crab legs Weekly Meal Plan: Delicious Seafood Recipes

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There’s something about bitter cold that makes me think about fish. Maybe it’s because of all the movies …with fishermen fighting the waves in an icy rain. Maybe it’s because of Seattle’s Fish Market that for me always requires a jacket. Whatever it is, I think it’s a great

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heart-healthy Weekly Meal Plan: Heart Healthy Food

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Your heart… is your most vital organ. It’s what keeps us going each and every day. Every pump is encouraging us to live life and be happy. We sometimes put it through emotional pain and break it into pieces and yet it keeps pumping just for us. Our hearts are

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Collagered Meal Plan Recipes: Love is in the Air

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Shades of red get us in the mood for a week full of love. This week’s meal plan is all about including pops of red in your meals to get you in the spirit of Valentine’s day.
Theme: Love is in the Air
 




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Monday:

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tater-tot Weekly Meal Plan: Casseroles Recipes

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Throw everything together in a dish and there you have it. How easy is that? Casseroles are a great main dish… that you can make in a hurry. They are also great for freezing so they’re ready at a moment’s notice. This week’s meal plan involves an assortment of different

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