Menu Plan Monday–August 29

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My thoughts are with those affected by Hurricane Irene. It is hard to imagine the devastating flooding in the Northeast. It was a little windy here on Saturday but unfortunately we didn’t get any rain here in Atlanta – I would have gladly taken some! I contribute a monthly blog post to Dr. Z and […]

Menu Plan Monday–August 22

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This week’s theme is to clean out the pantry and freezer. Both are busting at the seams practically. Other than some fresh fruit, I should not need groceries this week, which will be nice on the wallet! Also, I’ll be embellishing my meals with tomatoes, bell peppers and okra from our garden. This week’s menu: […]

Are You Packing?

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Yesterday morning I had the pleasure of appearing on the morning news on 11alive (Atlanta’s local NBC affiliate) with the lovely Donna Lowry discussing school lunch. You can view the segment here. School nutrition is near and dear to my heart after spending several years working for Cobb County School District. I still can’t believe […]

Menu Plan Monday–August 15

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You may have noticed the past few weeks that I have not been posting as often between menu plans. I just have been so busy and worn out at the end of the day that posting more often hasn’t been possible. While I had a temporary surge in energy levels after my first trimester, it […]

Menu Plan Monday–August 8

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Garden Update: Our garden is finally starting to produce tomatoes. My okra plants are getting so tall that I might need a step ladder soon to cut the okra! And our fig tree is producing an abundance of figs – I just eat them plain though I might need to invent something to do with […]

Menu Plan Monday–August 1

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How is it already August? This summer has flown by. And it is still crazy hot here in the south. And I’m still planning menus that keep me cooking in the kitchen and heating it up too much. Not sure why I keep doing that. Maybe next week…. My garden is finally starting to produce […]