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Leah S.

California
Kitchy Mama Meals is about leaving well and eating smart on 1600 calories a day. Full meal plans with recipes for breakfast, lunch, snack, and dinner are available for FREE. Each meal plan focuses on balancing eating the foods I love while working toward a healthier lifestyle that includes... Full Bio
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I'm a sucker for smothere ... by Leah S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I'm a sucker for smothered chicken and really anything with bacon or cheese in it, on it, near it--you get the picture.  This Teriyaki Smothered Chicken has it all--swe ... Read on »
Easy and Authentic Beef Enchiladas by Leah S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I adore corn tortillas, but I have always had trouble using them in my homemade enchilada recipes because even when I softened them, they would crack and break and end ... Read on »
Creamy Spinach and Ham Farfalle by Leah S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Way back at Easter, I made this awesome ham, purchased on sale of course.  There was tons of extra meat that I decided to freeze.  I pulled out the last of our leftover ... Read on »
MIA and surprise you're pregnant! by Leah S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking So, my posts have been a bit sparse over the last couple of weeks....sorry about that!  I do have a pretty good excuse....found out I'm expecting our third child and I' ... Read on »
Pesto Stuffed Portobellos by Leah S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Simple and Delicious, Pesto Stuffed Portobellos are quick and easy enough for lunch and fancy enough for dinner.  This meal is my latest craving and seems like it keeps ... Read on »
The Fear of Eating Healthy (part 1) by Leah S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Over the past decade I have made numerous changes to my diet to include healthier choices, some have been easy and some have seemed torturous at the time.  Almost all t ... Read on »
Apple Baked Oatmeal by Leah S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Delicious hot oatmeal is one of my favorite breakfasts.  If you've followed my blog with any regularity you may have seen my post on Baked Oatmeal or "Special Oatmeal" ... Read on »
Tilapia Fish Tacos with Guacamole and Fresh Pico by Leah S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Tilapia Fillets are coated with a mixture of wheat germ, corn meal, and Mexican spices, then pan fried and placed inside corn tortillas packed with guacamole, Pico di G ... Read on »
Add Chicken to Spinach-Artichoke Dip for a Snacktastic Meal by Leah S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking There are certain meals during the week where I seem to be drawn to junk food or at least a meal that tastes more like a snack.  I feel pretty happy about eating when I ... Read on »
Ever Since McDonald's Started Serving Oatmeal Loaded with Goodies... by Leah S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking You may have seen McDonald's new breakfast option--jazzed up oatmeal, loaded with apples, raisins, and golden raisins.  I have to laugh at myself when I think of the in ... Read on »
Thai Chicken Pizza, an inspired choice! by Leah S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A pizza crust is a blank canvas with plenty of possibilities and I like to sneak veggies onto my blank pizza canvas.  Thai Chicken Pizza is one of my husband's top meal ... Read on »
Restaurant Quality Stuffed Chicken Dinner just 500 Calories by Leah S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Having a meal plan saved our dinner tonight!  I've been working on improving my photography skills for this blog and became engrossed in reading a photography book and ... Read on »
Coconut Curry Chicken with Quinoa by Leah S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I've been wanting to experiment with coconut milk and quinoa for a while, but just hadn't gotten around to it.  Honestly, I love both foods so much that I was afraid of ... Read on »
Kid Approved: Swiss and Cheddar Baked Macaroni and Cheese by Leah S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Swiss and Cheddar Baked Macaroni and Cheese Like many others, our budget is feeling crunched these days and I am constantly on the lookout for ch ... Read on »
You Can't Make This Stuff Up- Today's Garden Adventure by Leah S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I have wanted to have a garden for a long time, but we have only had a house with a yard for the last couple of years and our yard has a lot of shade, so it has taken m ... Read on »
As Healthy as Possible....Blueberry Coffee Cake Recipe by Leah S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This blueberry coffee cake recipe has been somewhat "healthified."   The whole grain flour, coconut oil, and real fruit are an improvement over white flour, shortening, ... Read on »
Great Granola! Breakfast Cereal You Can Make at Home by Leah S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Make your own granola with this easy granola recipe Homemade Granola with Strawberry Yogurt Making granola is easier than you might think.  Hom ... Read on »
Cheesy Tilapia Recipe with Roasted Asparagus by Leah S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Aaaahhhh....spring has arrived and asparagus is on sale!  Oh, how I love the first tastes of fresh vegetable season!  Tilapia and asparagus and cheese just seem like th ... Read on »
Go Bananas! Banana Muffins by Leah S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I'd like to make a mini confession....Sometimes I buy a huge bunch of bananas at the store just so they will turn brown before we get a chance to eat them.  Why?  Becau ... Read on »
Eat Better to Burn Fat by Leah S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Are you looking for ways to eat better to lose weight? I came across this article on the internet today from Women's Health .  With these great tips for eating to ... Read on »