Home Chef Box Review: Welcome to Sauce Town

The apocalyptic cold season of February seems to have abated. (Thank God.) I feel like I lost about 4 days, just gone, to being sick. Definitely one of those weeks where having Home Chef take care of the bulk of meal planning and shopping is ideal! I was again surprised and impressed by their predominantly meat-and-veggies options for this week’s box:

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A Whole30 and paleo kale salad with blueberries, pepitas, and coconut.

Whole30 Kale Salad with Coconut & Blueberries

Hello, January! Hello, feeling great again! We have been planning this January round of Whole30 since last September. Knowing that it was coming, we really indulged around Christmas. Cookies for breakfast, beers at noon, sure! Do it all! That was fun, and it was neat to eat and drink whatever, but boy, were we ready for January 2 to start fresh. One of the first things I wanted to make was my favorite Whole30 kale salad, a yummy fun dish with blueberries, coconut, and pepitas! Continue reading “Whole30 Kale Salad with Coconut & Blueberries”

Blue Apron Box Review: Vietnamese Meatballs, Shrimp Dumplings, Sauteed Chicken

Blue Apron Review: Dumplings & Meatballs & Chicken — Oh my!

It’s been kind of a bonkers few weeks in our house: we were supposed to leave for Orlando last Saturday and had a wedding to attend last Friday afternoon and all kinds of evening commitments in between. The craziness peaked on Wednesday morning when in a fit of temporary election-induced insanity I canceled our trip to Orlando and instead booked a trip to Maui. Continue reading “Blue Apron Review: Dumplings & Meatballs & Chicken — Oh my!”

What are we eating?

I started meal planning about a year ago, except not really meal planning in the meal-prep, fancy-smart traditional sense. More like meal planning where I pick out recipes and try to have leftover ingredients work into other meals and make sure we have enough food for lunches but not so much that anything goes to waste. So, more like responsible survival / fuel-planning, but I’ll go ahead can call it meal planning all the same, thanks. Continue reading “What are we eating?”