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Week Eats v.7 // Meal Plan Comment in & Link up CHRISTMAS FOOD!

December 19, 2014

So lovelies, How are you gearing up for Christmas, if you celebrate it? With food on the brain, of course. Let’s pretend you don’t need my last-minute shopping gift guide and you’re simply contemplating your table spread. Here we are at Week Eats, my weekly comment in linkup food planning for those of us who are terrible at it. So comment with your food ideas or link to your blog with the link below. Thanks in advance for all your suggestions. You’re changing our lives! For your perusal: the first week when I had lots of pictures. The second week when you had lots of ideas. The third week when I was out of steam and you guys saved the bacon // dinner. The fourth week which doubled as THANKSGIVING PREP! The fifth week when I had high hopes for a few of these recipes. Don’t ask me why this is volume 7. I just follow the numbers. I’m planning for a really stellar Christmas Day dinner, with a light spread to be eaten over the course of Christmas Eve (when we open gifts), sprinkling in lots of semi-healthy treats and a few dishes because most of my family is in town and we have lots of folks crammed in the house who need to eat. Monday Chicken, asparagus, & penne. simple, simple. Following this recipe: for Creamy Chicken & Asparagus Pasta. Tuesday Frittata again! This time, from PW’s (that’s Pioneer Woman to you): Sunday Frittata. Sorry it’s on a Tuesday,…

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Weekly Eats Saturday // Volume 2

October 31, 2014

Hi hi hi. Did you see how we’re doing weekly linkups & comment love on meal plans? Volume 1 for your perusal. I cannot tell you how awesome it was to read all your posts, comments, and take your advice and food ideas to heart. AA said in total shock “YOU MADE A MEAL PLAN???!?” Yes, I responded. Because of my friends in my computer!!!!! If you’re new, it’s very simple. Bloggers write a post with their meal plan (replete with pics, puuuleeeaze because this mama eats with her eyes). Normal people share via comment what they’re going to feed their brood or own gullet. You’re holding me accountable for making a meal plan and giving me inspiration. I cannot thank you enough!! Add your comments & links! Open all week! — Sunday: Dutch Pancakes & Pork Meatballs. I had a wonderful girls’ weekend a while back with my mommy dear friends. We all love food. They are all amazing foodies. One gave me this meatball recipe. TO DIE FOR! Do not overcook it like I did the first time I tried it. Mary, they were nothing like yours. Hoping to make it better this go ’round. Your recipe is AMAZING! Dutch pancake recipe here. Meatballs . . . 1 egg 1/2 cup finely chopped cooking apples 2 or 3 teaspoons snipped fresh sage 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper 3/4 teaspoon fennel seeds, crushed 1 pound ground pork -Mix and form into 1 inch meatballs. -Bake at…

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