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Meal Planning Monday Week 2 by The DIY Mommy. Broccoli Chicken Quinoa Casserole, Spaghetti Squash Alfredo, Buffalo Chicken Tacos, Summer Vegetables with Sausage and Potatoes, Lemon Chicken Romano, Brown Sugar Spiced Pork Tenderloin
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Meal Planning Monday: Week 2 – Simple, Real Family Dinners

Did you meal plan with me last week? How did it go for you?

I ended up cooking 4 of the 6 dinners I planned last week. Why only 4? On Tuesday, we heard the pitter patter of little mouse feet behind my sewing cabinet and I heard squeaks behind the stove. We set out traps and I was NOT in a million years going to cook dinner at home that night. We went out to eat. I’m happy to say the mice were caught and we are squeak free.

This weekend, my parents and siblings helped us work on Our DIY House and watch the girls. We had a simple BBQ one night, and I made a delicious pork tenderloin recipe the other night. I’ll include a link to that recipe in this week’s list so that you can try it too.Continue reading

Meal Planning Monday: Week One from The DIY Mommy. Cheese Ravioli with Five Ingredient Brown Butter Tomato Sauce, Crock Pot Honey Sesame Chicken, FIve Spice Ginger Beef, Skillet Rosemary Chicken, Easy Shepherd's Pie, Pork Chops with Pineapple Fried Rice
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Meal Planning Monday: Week One – Simple, Real Family Dinners

I’m trying to be a healthier mommy. I’m taking baby steps, and the baby step I took this past month was to focus on healthy eating.

I’m not a raw foods and tofu kind of girl, so my goal is simply to eat “real foods” (i.e. non-processed foods) as much as possible.

I’ve been a meal planner off and on for a long time, but I find that it really helps me and my family to eat well, spend less money on groceries, and have a more relaxed dinner time. I’ve decided to share my meal plans with you with the hope that it won’t only keep me motivated, but that it will be useful to some of you. There are so many good supper recipes I’ve loved and tried and I want to share them!

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