Posts Tagged: “dinner ideas”

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    Instant Pot Beef Stew {Freezer Meal}

    This Instant Pot Beef Stew recipe is easy enough to be a mid-week dinner or fancy enough for dinner guests. What would typically take all day in the slow cooker, only takes about an hour from start to finish in the Instant Pot. You’ll take a short cut by using stew meat (no chopping!) and Yukon gold baby potatoes (no peeling!).

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  • "Real Food Meets Reality" Menu Plan

    “Real Food Meets Reality” Menu Plan: April 5-11

    A major key to eating healthier and saving money is meal planning. When I plan my meals, I feel less stress throughout the week, spend less time and money at the grocery store, and usually serve my family a fairly well-rounded diet throughout the week. My hope is that my

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  • Slow Cooker Balsamic Shredded Beef {Freezer Meal}

    Slow Cooker Shredded Balsamic Beef might be the easiest and very best slow cooker meal I’ve ever made for my family. Everyone, from ages 4 to 42, devoured this tender, flavorful meat dish. I have served it with mashed potatoes (and of course veggies and fruit), which is perfect for

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  • "Real Food Meets Reality" Menu Plan

    “Real Food Meets Reality” Menu Plan: March 8-14

    A major key to eating healthier and saving money is meal planning. When I plan my meals, I feel less stress throughout the week, spend less time and money at the grocery store, and usually serve my family a fairly well-rounded diet throughout the week.My hope is that my mostly

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  • Mini Meatloaf Muffins

    These Mini Meatloaf Muffins are a freezer meal that have already made its way into the regular rotation of family meals in our house. Everyone loved them! Don’t believe me, just listen to the raving review from my friend Kelley’s kids: https://thrivinghomeblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Rachels-Meatloaf.m4a Plus, this easy dinner idea has some sneaky

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  • Slow Cooker Whole Wheat Spinach Lasagna

    Slow Cooker Whole Wheat Spinach Lasagna

    I tried the great “slow cooker lasagna” experiment last week for my family, thinking that it would be fun to try but not something I would actually do in the future. Scratch that! I’m sold on this Slow Cooker Whole Wheat Spinach Lasagna! Although I love those cute Spinach Lasagna

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  • Real Food Menu: September 7-14

    “Real Food Meets Reality” Menu: January 4-10

    Happy New Year everyone! I’m ready to get back to meal planning each week to save money, time at the store, and to eat healthier. To eat more real food at home, I’m planning to utilize my slow cooker and bread machine more this year. If you’re in the same

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