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mama jess’ super bowl picks: healthy & veggie-packed appetizers and party food

Posted by on Feb 4, 2016 in blog, blogs, recipes | Comments Off on mama jess’ super bowl picks: healthy & veggie-packed appetizers and party food

Veggie-packed Super Bowl Sunday! We are busy preparing our grocery list for this weekend’s Super Bowl. Super Bowl sometime means a bit of indulgence but it can certainly be done in a healthy and veggie-packed fashion. Here are our top picks: (food picks that is!) Veggie Loaded 7 Layer Dip by Katya at Little Broken Veggie Spring Rolls by Lena at My Pure Vegan Food Bien Good Bites – Mama Jess fav recipe Brussels Sprouts Sliders by Grace at Food Fitness Fresh Air   Also – be sure to check out our past Super Bowl round up here. It includes my absolute favorite Mama Jess taco dip! AND – don’t forget the most delicious Paleo Nachos...

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mama jess back to school tips: batch cooking and healthy muffin recipe for school lunches

Posted by on Aug 17, 2015 in blog, recipes | Comments Off on mama jess back to school tips: batch cooking and healthy muffin recipe for school lunches

mama jess is preaching about batch cooking again…   Hello friends – Our Back to School Tip today is BATCH COOKING. I cannot say enough about batch cooking and how easy it can be and incredibly helpful it truly is to a busy families schedule. Batch cooking is simply taking a recipe (I prefer recipes that can be frozen) and scaling it up by doubling it or tripling it. For my growing boys, I always batch cook at least 40 meatballs a month! It’s a time saver and I hate the kitchen mess, so this way it’s messy once for multiple meals! This also works fabulous for items like: Soups Muffins Cupcakes Pancakes Waffles Cookies Quinoa...

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mama jess back to school lunch plan

Posted by on Aug 14, 2015 in blog | Comments Off on mama jess back to school lunch plan

mama jess back to school lunch plan Hello! Today we are doing a simple exercise with our kids. Give them 4 food categories: Veggie/Fruit/Good Grain/Good Protein and make a list of the items they like for their lunch in each category. They must pick one thing from each food category every day in their lunch. Make this a goal (it’s okay if you are working towards fulfilling one category). This is a great start to our grocery list for the first week of school. Remember that every kid will be different and have different likes and dislikes. By planning ahead there are no surprises and we will be prepared to fill our children’s tummy with healthy...

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mama jess grocery list – april

Posted by on Apr 8, 2015 in blog | Comments Off on mama jess grocery list – april

mama jess grocery list - april 2015-04-08 09:34:24 Write a review Save Recipe Print Produce Asparagus Bell Pepper, 1 large Broccolini bunch Carrots – 2 Celery Cherry tomatoes – 8 oz. Cilantro Garlic – 1 bulb Mushrooms, white Onion, medium Orange Parsley Potatoes, 2 white Zucchini – 8 Protein/Meat Chicken Breast -4-6 breasts Eggs, 4 Salmon Filets - 5 oz each Ground Turkey – 1 pound Dry Almond Flour - 1/2 cup Almonds - sliced 2T Black beans, 14 oz can Butter Cheddar cheese, shredded 8 oz Cherries - dried Chickpe

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zucchini lasagna – with ground turkey and mama jess bean good pasta sauce – SCD Diet compliant

Posted by on Apr 8, 2015 in blog, recipes | Comments Off on zucchini lasagna – with ground turkey and mama jess bean good pasta sauce – SCD Diet compliant

Zucchini Lasagna with Mama Jess Bean Good Ah, zucchini lasagna. It is delicious and you feel great after eating it compared to the food coma regular lasagna gives you…BUT…it takes a bit of time. I’d put it on my Slow Food Sunday menu. Our Mama Jess Bean Good Pasta Sauce is PERFECT for all lasagnas because it’s a thick & cream sauce. Bean Good is never watery and that’s exactly the secret to zucchini lasagna….remove excess water! We found a fabulous recipe on-line at SkinnyTaste.com  for Zucchini Lasagna and decided not to duplicate efforts! Click here for Gina’s recipe. We made some substitutions listed below to...

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mama jess roasted veggie pasta primavera with zucchini noodles and garden good pasta sauce

Posted by on Apr 8, 2015 in blog, recipes | Comments Off on mama jess roasted veggie pasta primavera with zucchini noodles and garden good pasta sauce

mama jess roasted veggie pasta primavera This is one of my favorite meals. Nights that I know I have to whip up a healthy meal in 30 minutes or less, I use this recipe. It’s the healthiest and yet most filling ALL VEGGIE DINNER! Yes – all vegetables, no grains, no gluten, no sugar and did I mention only ~ 300 calories per LARGE serving? Summer is just around the corner 🙂 Once you get the hang of this recipe, you’ll be changing it up with your favorite vegetables.  Use it for ‘clean out the fridge night’ (using up all your leftover veggies). Use it after trips to the farmers market or when summer CSA’s & gardens become...

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