Weekly Meal Plan: 4/29 – 5/5

We have a busy weekend ahead as usual. Tonight I’m taking my newly 11 yo plus six friends to dinner and movie to celebrate her birthday. I’ll be making my first visit to Shake Shack. Gulp. I checked out their website and they do claim to serve burgers free... read more

What a great dinner!

Last night I REALLY enjoyed the dinner we had. It was so simple, yet so satisfying and yummy! You know what’s  even better than me enjoying it? EVERYONE in the family enjoying it! BONUS! While it took about an hour of baking time, the prep was only approximately... read more

Weekly Meal Plan: 4/22 – 4/28

Today is my youngest daughter’s 11th birthday. Sniff… Why do these girls keep on growing? If only we could stop time for a while. As is tradition in our family, the birthday celebrant gets to choose where we go out for dinner. The birthday girl was on the... read more

Weekly Meal Plan: 4/15 – 4/21

I’m doing more cooking than normal this weekend as we are entertaining friends both Friday and Sunday nights. That will “kind of” make up for the fact that I’ll be doing zero cooking Monday through at least Wednesday next week. It’s April... read more

New Recipe: Lentil Soup

I love lentil soup! Do you? You should. 😉 Super healthy with lots of vegetables and plant-based protein. If you haven’t tried it before, there are different versions out there. Some more brothy, while others are thicker. I had never made lentil soup before... read more

Weekly Meal Plan: 4/8 – 4/14

No cooking this weekend because I’m taking a train to NYC to visit my bestie’s new baby. He was born in January, but I haven’t been able to get there to meet him yet. I can’t wait to snuggle him up! I’m not leaving until first thing... read more
Rose Colleran

Rose Colleran

I am a wife, a mother of two active daughters, a fitness enthusiast and I’m passionate about nutrition! Everyone is busy these days, but through planning, practice and the right recipes you can nourish yourself and your family with healthy food. Healthy Food for Hectic Lives provides healthy recipes, meal planning, nutrition and fitness coaching that works with your busy life to make living a healthy life possible.


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