Menu Plan Monday 9/22

Monday September 22, 2014
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Menu Plan Monday 9/22

Here’s this week’s plan: Sunday — Steak + salad + Apple crisp for dessert Monday — Paleo Chicken Tortilla(less) Soup Tuesday — Sloppy Grokky Joe’s + broccoli Wednesday — honey mustard jalapeño chicken thighs + vinegar-glazed brussel sprouts w/red onions Thursday — coconut shrimp soup Friday — tbd/ leftovers / cheat night Note: all...

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Menu Plan Monday 9/14

Sunday September 14, 2014
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Menu Plan Monday 9/14

This is the week where school life and sports are truly in full swing.  Even better, it finally feels like fall!   Most everything on this week’s menu is easy to put together on a weeknight — mix up the ordering to suit your family’s schedule. Also, while not officially on the menu, but...

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Menu Plan Monday 9/7

Sunday September 7, 2014
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Menu Plan Monday 9/7

Happy national football day!  (Is that a thing?  I dunno, I’m just excited the NFL is finally back).  Even though it’s been blazing hot the past week or so, I’m still trying to pretend fall is coming.  Here’s this week’s plan: Sunday — DIY Stir Fry (never made it last week) Monday — Paleo Orange Chicken over...

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Menu Plan Monday 9/1

Monday September 1, 2014
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Menu Plan Monday 9/1

Happy September!  The kids start school tomorrow!  Yes I’m excited!   Here’s this week’s plan: Sunday – Burgers and Sweet Potato Fries Monday — Chinese Chicken Salad Tuesday — Pot Roast  It’s too hot!  Switching to spicy honey mustard chicken thighs! Wednesday — Souvlaki Thursday — Chicken & Shrimp Stir Fry — I’m gonna make this up...

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Mojito Recipe

Friday August 29, 2014
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This summer I grew mint in my garden and with the sole purpose of making mojitos.  I’d never made my own before and wasn’t sure how they’d turn out. Answer:  deelish! Note:  these are NOT paleo (duh) — they contain sugar and alcohol so if you are a paleo purist, this is not the...

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Rocky Run Park (22201) — REDESIGNED 2014

Tuesday August 26, 2014
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Rocky Run Park (22201) — REDESIGNED 2014

We visited this playground, nestled in the Clarendon neighborhood several years ago (see my old review).  It recently underwent a major overhaul and upgrade (phase 1 completed April 2014), so we decided a return visit was in order. We arrived one summer evening and found the playground delightfully shaded and full of fun equipment....

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Menu Plan Monday 8/25

Monday August 25, 2014
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Menu Plan Monday 8/25

I’ve been loafing most of the summer in the menu planning department.  Time to get back on track.  Here’s this week’s plan: Monday — Balsamic-Garlic Crusted Pork Loin + Broccoli + Israeli Salad Tuesday — Honey Mustard Bacon & Egg salad Wednesday — Lemon Garlic Chicken aka High Pocket Paleo “Pasta” Thursday — Hearty Spaghetti Sauce over Baked Spaghetti Squash...

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Fort Barnard Playground REDESIGNED (22204)

Saturday August 2, 2014
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Fort Barnard Playground REDESIGNED (22204)

In June 2014, Fort Barnard Park re-opened after being completely redesigned.   We had visited the park prior to renovation and were curious to check out the new and improved version.  What a great job they did! The new playground design takes it’s cues from the park’s history as a civil war fort.  The...

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Menu Plan Sunday 7/20

Monday July 21, 2014
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Menu Plan Sunday 7/20

Summer is flying by.   Swim & Dive wrap up this week, so maybe we’ll manage a planned out menu.  Here’s what’s on tap: Sunday — Honey Mustard Jalapeño Chicken Thighs + cucumber salsa +  broccoli For the salsa, I used avocado oil instead of veg oil Monday — leftover BBQ Tuesday — Italian Meatballs over spaghetti...

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Menu Plan Monday 7/7

Sunday July 6, 2014
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Menu Plan Monday 7/7

Menu planning continues to be a challenge with our summer schedule full of swim and dive events.  Here’s this week’s plan, Lord willing. Sunday — Honey Mustard Bacon Salad Monday — Sloppy Grokky Joes + broccoli Tuesday — Shrimp Tacos Wednesday — Balsamic Pork Chops + green beans Thursday — Cedar Plank Salmon +...

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