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October is here and at long last fall weather is too. Now that I feel the chill in the air I can bring myself to cook with classic fall flavors – pumpkin baked oatmeal and pumpkin spice energy balls both made it on this week’s meal prep list and more fall favorites like Baked Apple French Toast and Butternut Squash Sweet Potato Soup will make their way into my kitchen soon. I’d love to hear what fall favorites you’re cooking this week!
In case you missed it, September was National Family Meals Month – a timely topic as kids went back to school. Sitting down to family meals as often as possible is important no matter the month, so be sure to get my top 5 tips to make family meals happen more often and join the conversation on Facebook and Instagram to share your experience and memories of family meals!
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This One Change: Produce & Protein Snacks @ Food Confidence
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Menu Plan Monday: Week of October 2, 2017
Snack: Kiwi & pumpkin seeds
Lunch: Tortellini skewers with pesto, cucumbers & peppers, olives, and clementine
Dinner: Sheet Pan Crispy Tofu & Vegetables with Peanut Sauce over brown rice
Snack: Cucumber slices with spreadable cheese
Lunch: Leftover tofu and veggies with rice
Snack: Pumpkin spice energy balls & apple slices
Lunch: Salmon cucumber pinwheels, beets, and pomegranate seeds
Dinner: Asian Stuffed Cabbage Rolls with rice and Miso-Roasted Root Vegetables
Snack: NO SCHOOL
Lunch: NO SCHOOL