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    This Week in My Kitchen (Oct 19)

    Joining with Heather in sharing a love of whole foods and the kitchen arts.

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    Have you eaten a rainbow today? is the question I use to check in with myself and my needs each day. It’s a simple reminder to make sure that my food choices are as colorful and healthy as possible. In the fall season, things lean decidedly towards the orange and earthy colors. We really enjoy butternut squash this time of year, and as I’m sure you’ve noticed from week to week, it is making a regular appearance. Don’t let perfect be an enemy of good. As I said on Instagram in regards to the Shepherd’s Pie- colorful? Check! Frozen? Check! Is my family eating healthy tonight? Check! We’ve basically been eating the same variation of meals for the last two or so months, and we’re all happy with that. Things will be changing soon as November and December come on with the holiday flavors. Soups are starting to feature more prominently. Do the best you can with what you have.

    Our dinner plans this week:

    Taco Bowls

    Butternut Squash Enchilada Casserole

    Loaded Baked Potato Soup

    Chicken Pot Pie Soup

    Red Beans & Rice

    Elegant Chicken

    Stirfy

    Sharing with Heather.

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  • the kitchen arts,  this week in my kitchen blog hop

    This Week in My Kitchen (Oct 12)

    Joining Heather in sharing a love of whole foods and the kitchen arts.

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    Busy and quiet week this week. I felt like I was barely keeping up with the food needs this week. The Chicken Pot Pie SoupΒ from last week’s listΒ was a big hit, though. We’ll definitely be making that again. The middle picture is an example of afternoon snacks I do for the children. That day it was half a rice roller and banana with unfiltered Spiced Apple Cider. It is usually a fruit and something savory (all healthy), although we do have cookies on Fridays as a celebration that the weekend is ahead. I had a chance while waiting in line somewhere to edit my Pinterest Recipe board to be all Gluten Free or easy to substitute . I may have missed a few. You can also look at my husband’s board for more GF ideas.

    Our dinner plans for this week:

    Bean Casserole (Family recipe)

    Stirfry

    CP Italian Chicken

    Taco Salad (GF Substitutions)

    SC Butternut Squash & Red Lentil Stew

    Shepherd’s Pie

    Red Beans & Rice

    Sharing with Heather.

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