Tuesday, September 27, 2011

It’s a Lean Meat & Blueberry thing :)

It was a crazy week last week, well I should say it’s been like that since School has started.  I feel a little like I’ve lost my hold on things lately.  I’m hoping that I’ll get back in the swing of things.  I did good on our meals at least and that is what I’m holding on to that small achievement, we won’t speak about the exercise and/or the candy … ugh!

First off I found this Baked Rigatoni with Beef that was so easy to make and was absolutely filling and yummy!

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Baked Rigatoni with Beef (WW 8 pts)

<p>You wouldn&#8217;t think this was on the low fat side, the boys loved it!</p>

See Baked Rigatoni with Beef (WW 8 pts) on Key Ingredient.

Next off I’ve made a version of these before but Skinnytaste.com posted a new recipe and I had to make them for our Tuesday Night Dinner guest.  These Skinny Meatloaf Cupcakes with Mashed Potato Frosting, she posted her’s in a aluminum cupcake holder.  I used these thin paper ones that didn’t hold up well so it wasn’t as pretty but they were amazing going down.

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Skinny Meatloaf Cupcakes with Mashed Potato Frosting

<p>I should have used the aluminum wrappers I had but I used the paper ones that kind of sucked up the juices. </p>

See Skinny Meatloaf Cupcakes with Mashed Potato Frosting on Key Ingredient.

And for the dessert a yummy Blueberry Oatmeal Cookie!  These were Cole’s favorite Smile, he requested them every day in his lunch.  They weren’t the prettiest but very tasty!

Blueberry-Oatmeal Cookies

Cookies, Blueberry, Oatmeal

See Blueberry-Oatmeal Cookies on Key Ingredient.

Happy Tuesday everyone, we’re getting closer to the weekend right? lol Smile So what is on your menu for the night?

11 comments:

  1. morning. i printed the pasta one.. For a spice up I wonder if you could use different noodles like the different colored rigatoni noodles?? the vegetable colored ones..

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  2. Those cookies sound great! I love blueberries and want to get in as many as possible before they're gone for the year!

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  3. I make cupcake meatloaves all the time. I freeze them and then I have meals ready to go whenever I need one

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  4. Blueberries and oatmeal...be still my heart. YUM!

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  5. I have managed to avoid candy so far this month, but now that all the Halloween stuff is out I can hear it calling my name every time I'm at the store. Or maybe that's just my kids saying "mom buy me some candy!!".

    Now that I am a vegetarian, one thing I do miss is meat loaf. I wish there was a quality veggie meatloaf out there - I would love to make those "cupcakes". :)

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  6. All of these sound yummy.
    The meatloaf/ mashed potato cupcakes look fun.
    Thanks for sharing!

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  7. All of the recipes sound delicious. for supper tonight, oatmeal?? Helps keep the arteries clear. :-)

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  8. Oh how I wish I lived closer to you.. Yummy treats always...

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  9. I just made meatloaf cupcakes from ginas skinny recipes! So fun!!! Your kids must have loved them!

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  10. It all looks do delicious. Do you usually have leftovers? Just wondering if you eat them. You cook so many wonderful things.
    I finally did a crock pot meal today and it turned out pretty good. It was something new!

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