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Day 47 - Healthy Easter Foods


Wednesday, March 27, 2013



Ham. I has one. It was an impulse buy--from a local place (Smoking Goose Meatery). It's pasture-raised, no preservatives, and nitrite/nitrate free. It was brined with spices and smoked with fruit wood and hickory. It looks to be full of deliciousness (and sodium, but I can plan around that).

Here is the problem: what to serve with it? Growing up, we always had scalloped potatoes... cheesy hash brown casserole.. cheesy broccoli rice casserole... and other casseroles consisting nearly exclusively of fast-burning carbs and saturated fat.

Well, I'm going to do things a little bit differently.


Arugula Fennel Salad tinyurl.com/6tq5g
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Healthy Deviled Eggs (Greek yogurt instead of mayo) tinyurl.com/d5jca
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Roasted Baby Spring Vegetables
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Leftovers? NO problem. I will freeze some of the ham for later, and of course some will go to sandwiches. I'm also making ham stock/bone broth from the scraps, and using it to make...


Ham and Bean Soup w/ Kale recipes.sparkpeop
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I'm adding these delicious dishes to my Sunday Food Prep / Meal plan for next week! I'm so excited to be able to get a taste of quality ham but still make it fit into my nutrition plan :)
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KIPPER15 3/28/2013 9:36PM

    Love kale in soup! Roasted brussel sprouts are great too!

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KENSHO 3/28/2013 2:38PM

    Oh so yummy!!!! I'm going to try your deviled eggs.

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NELLIEH1 3/27/2013 11:11PM

    Looks ymmy. Maywe come to your house? emoticon emoticon

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FAVALL 3/27/2013 5:57PM

    Thanks for sharing. I am going to use all three side dish recipies in our Easter dinner.
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LOVEPASSIONLIFE 3/27/2013 5:31PM

    Impressive! Very smart!

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MJ7DM33 3/27/2013 3:53PM

  Great plan! Everything looks yummy!

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35ANGELS 3/27/2013 3:39PM

    Yummy! I love pork, but do not like the sodium that comes with it. emoticon

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SPICEMWE 3/27/2013 2:51PM

    That sounds fantastic!! Way to plan ahead!

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SPARKLISE 3/27/2013 2:32PM

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BOOKWORM27S 3/27/2013 2:12PM

    That looks great!

I'm making baby carrots and minted peas for Easter dinner with my in-laws.

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MSLEO88 3/27/2013 2:01PM

    Looks so good!!! YUMMY!!! I love how you are incorporating your plan into the holiday.

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BECOMING_HOLLY 3/27/2013 1:19PM

    I love the plan!! We aren't really doing the big meal, thank goodness!! I am just sticking to my normal meal plan on Sunday :)

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