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Food Prep!!!


Sunday, October 13, 2013

It's been a while since I did a full-on food prep. I'm still cooking sporadically, but I have been eating out a bit too much these past 2 weeks, so I'm re-focusing by cooking up a storm today. Lots of veggies, lots of flavor, lots of options, no excuses.

Today I made...

*BBQ Chicken and Beans in Slow Cooker* recipes.sparkpeop
le.com/recipe-detail.asp?r
ecipe=2595512
Going to serve this on spaghetti squash or baked potatoes w/ avocado slices.

*Primal Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins* recipes.sparkpeop
le.com/recipe-detail.asp?r
ecipe=2595374


*Bolognese Sauce* loveandprimal.com
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l-bolognese-sauce/

(I added about a cup of Pinot Grigio to deglaze the pan and add flavor).
Going to serve this over zucchini noodles.

*Spaghetti Squash w/ Chorizo, Kale, and Mushroom* floridagirlindc.b
logspot.com/2013/01/whole-
30-spaghetti-squash-with-c
horizo.html
(I didn't bother making meatballs and just browned the chorizo with onions and mushrooms. Then I deglazed the pan with pinot grigio, added the kale, and subbed coconut milk for the cream. Also added some turmeric, cumin, red pepper flakes, garlic, and oregano. Yum!).

Then, Later in the week, I' making...

*Baked Garlic Butter Halibut, Wild Rice Cranberry Almond Pilaf, Broccolini
www.food.com/reci
pe/10-minute-baked-halibut
-with-garlic-butter-sauce-359203


*Crab stuffed Alaskan Salmon w/ sauteed Zucchini and Red Bell Pepper* www.mrfood.com/Fi
sh/Crabmeat-Stuffed-Salmon


*Roasted Carrots and Beets with pan-seared Pork Chops* www.foodnetwork.c
om/recipes/jamie-oliver/ro
asted-carrots-and-beets-wi
th-the-juiciest-pork-chops
-recipe/index.html?oc=linkback


Whew! It took a while, but it was so worth it. The Chicken, Bolognese sauce, and Chorizo/Kale/Mushroom meals all made so much that I was able to freeze half and save it for a lazy week sometime in the future :)
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STEVEN2GO2 10/15/2013 4:33AM

    emoticon It is great that you have a chance to plan ahead! Enjoy the healthy choices you have thought out ~ I hope you are able to stay on track with your plan!

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SIMONEKP 10/14/2013 9:34AM

    Sounds delish. I try to batch cook for the week ahead, makes things way less hectic.

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RUDITUDI2000 10/13/2013 8:22PM

    Excellent job! That is going to make life so much easier this week. Everything sounds delicious! emoticon

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KIPPER15 10/13/2013 8:09PM

    Yummy, if you like the roasted carrots and beets, try the SP recipe for roasted beets and sweet potato. It is great. emoticon

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KNYAGENYA 10/13/2013 7:24PM

    yummy!

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LINOVER 10/13/2013 5:38PM

    I would also like to come to your house for dinner! These all sound very good! You have been very busy today!

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SUSANNAH31 10/13/2013 5:36PM

    What a productive day you had!!

I am going to steal some of your recipes for a cook-in sometime this week.

Thanks for sharing all the great recipes.



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GRAMMY7070 10/13/2013 5:01PM

    Thanks for great recipe ideas. I love to cook and have really been looking for some new, healthy recipes to try. Can't wait to try these recipes

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CHANGE4FIT 10/13/2013 4:36PM

    emoticon What time is dinner???

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