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Peanut Butter and Jelly Baked Oatmeal

Peanut Butter and Jelly Baked Oatmeal

Baked oatmeal is one of those make-ahead breakfast meals that’s so versatile. I decided to experiment with making peanut butter and jelly baked oatmeal and was pleasantly surprised by how well it turned out! The “jelly” is made with frozen fruit rather than using...

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Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup

Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup

Slow cooker soups are one of the easiest meals you can make. You add all the ingredients to the slow cooker, turn it on, and 8 hours later you have homemade soup! Split pea soup is perfect for the slow cooker because it becomes creamier the longer you cook it. Slow...

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Healthy Quinoa Fried Rice Bowl

Healthy Quinoa Fried Rice Bowl

A fried rice type dish can actually be a healthy meal if made at home. It’s a quick and easy skillet meal that allows you to use whatever grain, vegetables, and protein you have on hand. If you have leftover quinoa, and like fried rice, you definitely want to try this...

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Breakfast Meal Prep: 21 Healthy Breakfast Recipes

Breakfast Meal Prep: 21 Healthy Breakfast Recipes

It’s often hard to take the time to make a filling and satisfying breakfast on a weekday morning. The solution setting aside time to do some breakfast meal prep. That way, you’ll have food waiting for you in the morning and all you need to do is heat it up or simply...

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Meal Prep Healthy Tuna Pasta Salad

Meal Prep Healthy Tuna Pasta Salad

Tuna pasta salad is quick and easy to make. It can be made ahead of time and used for work lunches or made on a weeknight for a quick dinner. It’s also customizable and allows you to use up any fresh veggies that you have in the fridge.  STEP ONE: COOK THE PASTA &...

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Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Baked Oatmeal

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Baked Oatmeal

Oatmeal raisin cookie baked oatmeal is great for a make-ahead breakfast. Baked oatmeal has a much denser texture than oats that you make on the stovetop. You can cut it into squares and take it with you to the office for your breakfast or an afternoon snack. It’s also...

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Meal Prep Farro Salad with Roasted Vegetables

Meal Prep Farro Salad with Roasted Vegetables

Farro salad with roasted vegetables is easy to make for a weeknight dinner or work lunch. Grain salads work well for meal prepping because you can make a batch and then eat it all week long. You can also eat them at room temperature, making them a good work lunch...

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Meal Prep Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Meal Prep Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Butternut squash mac and cheese is a healthy(ish) fall comfort food. Pureed butternut squash is blended into the mac and cheese for some added nutrition and flavor. If you’re a mac and cheese fan try this for a weeknight dinner or make it as part of your weekend meal...

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Meal Prep Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Meal Prep Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Enchiladas are one of my favorite meal prep dishes, they’re filling and reheat well for days. Enchilada casserole is a slight twist on the traditional dish. Most of the same ingredients are used, but you assemble it more like lasagna instead of rolling the filling in...

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Hi! I’m Gabriella

My goal is to help you take simple and practical steps to lead a healthy lifestyle with a busy schedule.

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