Pepperoni Pizza Pasta Salad

All the flavors of a slice of supreme pizza are in this Pepperoni Pizza Pasta Salad! It's healthier and make-ahead too! | Recipe at MealPlanningMagic.com

Pepperoni Pizza in a Pasta Salad? You bet! If you love pizza as much as we do, then you will love this Pepperoni Pizza Pasta Salad. This summer I’ve been looking for more recipes that I can not only make ahead but also those that do not heat up the kitchen. I used to eat pasta salads a lot more but for some reason had forgotten about them! Then I remembered having this one a friend’s house years ago. I’ve modified it a bit from the original recipe and it is a hit with my family. Since pizza is one of their favorite recipes, I'm not surprised! Just think of many favorite pizza toppings and they are combined in this pasta salad to make a tasty dinner or lunch. Pair it with some fruit and you’ve got a great, healthy meal anytime! I love that this Pepperoni Pizza Pasta Salad is make ahead ...

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Weekly Menu Plan {May 30, 2016} Find recipe and dinner inspiration at MealPlanningMagic.com

Weekly Menu Plan {May 30, 2016}

This past weekend we had a big party at our house and served fajitas with all the fixings! It was a fun time and thankfully the weather held out for us that day. We still had some leftovers (a few people that were maybes weren't able to make it and I over bought a tad) so I'm turning those leftovers ...

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Weekly Menu Plan {May 16, 2016} Find recipe and dinner inspiration at MealPlanningMagic.com

Weekly Menu Plan {May 16, 2016}

Our school year is winding down and that means I'm getting a little more lax about making our menu plan. Although I shouldn't be because now, with all the end-of-school-year activities, knowing what's on the menu is a big relief when everyone is hungry at the end of the day. I'll probably be taking ...

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Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins | Recipe at MealPlanningMagic.com

Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

These Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins first appeared on my blog more than four years ago back in 2012. They are still a family favorite so I thought it was time to share it again and also update the photos a bit! Whenever I make these muffins, they never last too long! If I can, I'll sometimes sneak a few ...

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Weekly Menu Plan {April 25, 2016} Find recipe and dinner inspiration at MealPlanningMagic.com

Weekly Menu Plan {May 9, 2016}

Well, last week turned out to be busier than I expected so I wasn't able to get a weekly menu plan up for you all. But here it is again this week! We're into the wind-down of school before summer starts and things don't seem to be slowing down any time soon. I guess this is our new normal! Thank ...

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Super Easy Healthy Vegetable Sides - 5 Ingredients or Less! Find the recipe links at MealPlanningMagic.com

Simple Healthy Vegetable Side Dishes Roundup

Have you ever noticed that when I post a Weekly Menu Plan for our dinners, it very often includes a garden salad or something simple like green beans or roasted broccoli? I have a little confession... I'm a bit challenged when it comes to creative side dishes to go along with our dinners. Even just ...

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Weekly Menu Plan {April 25, 2016} Find recipe and dinner inspiration at MealPlanningMagic.com

Weekly Menu Plan {April 25, 2016}

We're hosting company this week, I've got two evening meetings this week and I'm also the registrar for our swim team and we are holding evaluations this week so needless to say it's a convergence of busy times here in our house. That's why I'm kicking my slowcooker into high gear with three dinners ...

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Simple Slowcooker Steak and Chicken Fajitas are a delicious and easy way to enjoy at Texas regional specialty. Perfect for a weeknight--or when company's visiting! Find the recipe at MealPlanningMagic.com

Simple Slowcooker Steak and Chicken Fajitas #SundaySupper

I’ve lived in Texas for three-quarters of my life so I’m sure it’s pretty safe to say I’m a Texan. Over the years, I’ve come to love many regional foods that just don’t taste as good anywhere else. Fajitas are one of those dishes that are on a regular rotation in our house and are perfect for ...

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Confused by what foods to feed your family and why? I've rounded up these Six Books To Read For The Conscious Kitchen to help you understand the food you eat so you can make more informed decisions for your family. Find the list at MealPlanningMagic.com

Six Books To Read For The Conscious Kitchen

If you’ve followed my blog for a while, it may be no secret that I like to read a lot of food-related books. You may remember that last year I even compiled a list of 20 Summer Reads for Foodies which included some of my favorite fiction books that are all food related. And I even love to sit down ...

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Weekly Menu Plan {April 18, 2016} Find recipe and dinner inspiration at MealPlanningMagic.com

Weekly Menu Plan {April 18, 2016}

This weekend, we went camping and were in the car eight hours round trip. Thankfully, I remembered to bring my menu planning things (like my calendar and freezer inventory sheets so I was able to plan our meals for the next four to five weeks. Of course, I'll check it each week to see if things need ...

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Easy Patatas Bravas Recipe and #TasteOfSpain

Thank you to Kroger for inviting me to be part of the #TasteOfSpain campaign. I've been eating Spanish food for more than half my life! When I married my husband, I also married into his family and with a Spanish mother-in-law, I've been introduced and come to love lots of Spanish foods over the ...

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