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real food recipe round up + giveaway

Happy Sunday! I’m so excited because it’s the launch of Real Food Recipe Roundup – with one of my favorite mom bloggers JoLynne Shane from Musings of a Housewife. We’d love for you to join our link up which you can do over at

Remember we are expanding the link up to include meals that aren’t exclusively gluten-free or Paleo. We’re emphasizing all healthy recipes that can become your go-to resource. Whether you’re gluten-free, Paleo, raw, vegan, flexitarian or just trying to provide healthy options for your family, there will be something for everyone!

weekly meal plan: april 6th

 weekly meal plan recipe round up

Sunday: Leftovers (I made Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana Copycat Recipe by on Friday and it was the BOMB. It made so much we are able to enjoy it again tonight.)

Monday: Pan Roasted Lemon Chicken + Kale & Cabbage Salad

Tuesday:  Pea Pesto Orzo with Portabella Mushrooms + Raw Brussel Sprout Salad

Wednesday: Zucchini Noodles with Chicken, Feta & Spinach

Thursday: Leftovers

Friday: Carnitas and Avocado-Plantain Rice with Tomatillo Salsa Verde

For more healthy recipes, see all my meal planning posts or follow my What’s For Dinner board on Pinterest. 

Now on to the fun stuff!! Enter to win this amazing prize from NOW Foods.

now foods giveaway

We are giving away (2) gourmet foodie bags from NOW Foods. (2) Winners will be awarded (1) bag filled with an assortment of Gluten-Free and NON-GMO products:

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Contest ends Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 11:59 CST; winner will be drawn at random and announced on Sunday, May 4, 2014.
 Winner will receive item within 4-6 weeks of accepting prize. NOW reserves the right to swap alternative but similar products pending current inventory once winner(s) are selected. 

Don’t forget to head to Musings of a Housewife to link up your favorite healthy recipes.

photo and recipe credits: and

About The Author:

Alison Ray
Alison Ray
Alison Ray is President of So Chic Media, Editor of Sassy Moms in the City and Co-Founder of Find me on Twitter @SassyMomChicago and Facebook.


  1. Russell Johnson April 11, 2014 5:40 pm

    I can’t wait to win!!
    Thanks. ~

  2. Nancy Griffiths May 8, 2014 6:44 pm

    I.m looking forward to wining.

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