Spasagnaaaaa + moving updates

Really though….how does this not sound exactly awesome?! And it is what it says it is, Spasagna = spaghetti + lasagna. Homemade italian meatballs for spaghetti And let me just tell you, it’s easier than lasagna! Have you ever made something, and thought, “man, I am just so good.” Yeah, these were my thoughts as I was enjoying this for the first time. Homemade italian meatballs and sauce Now, truthfully, I try not to toot my own horn too much, tryin’ to stay humble over here, but TOOT TOOT! We have a winner!

Amidst all this spasagna goodness, if you haven’t heard, my husband and I announced we are moving to the upper peninsula of Michigan. Homemade meatballs cooked in sauce Yes, we live in Florida right now. Simple homemade meatball recipe No, we are not crazy. Simple homemade meatballs for spaghetti Only crazy about the UP! You see, the UP is just a whole different world.


The best homemade meatball recipe Unlike anywhere I’ve ever been. How to make homemade meatballs for subs I mean not that I’ve been that many places…but still, it’s just a different life up there. How to make homemade meatballs and gravy Laid back, friendly, quiet, peaceful, serene, breath-taking, naturey, and slowwwwww. How to make homemade meatballs in crock pot Those are all the words that perfectly encompass the UP.

So I’m planning on doing a whole post on why one would be crazy enough to move from sunny Florida to the somewhat-chilly upper peninsula. How to make homemade meatballs and sauce Cause, yeah, it’ll take me that long to describe it all. Easy homemade spaghetti and meatballs That’s for next week. Homemade spaghetti and meatballs This week I’m just giving some updates on our moving progress. Homemade spaghetti sauce and meatballs recipe We’re still in some early planning stages and there are a couple of big unknowns still.

I have secured a rock-solid job up there, the interview process was done over the phone and over Skype, gotta love technology! (Saved me an expensive trip up there!) I have told my workplace and those closest to me that I’m leaving – so sad, I’m going to miss everyone so much! We’ve worked out a plan to get our things up there using a combination of a uhaul truck and our cars to drive it all up there. Recipe for homemade meatballs for spaghetti My parents are going to be flying down the week of the move to help us drive up. How to make homemade spaghetti meatballs Thank God for loving parents that literally support you no matter what, even if you say you wanna move to Florida and then 2 years later say you wanna turn right back around and run in the complete opposite direction and stop just short of Canada. Homemade meatballs and sauce in crock pot Yep, those are my parents. Homemade pasta sauce and meatballs Adam’s parents won’t be here to help physically, but there always there for us for moral support and we’re so happy we get to see more of them with our moving too! ??

This past week, I’ve been coming home each night and just started pecking away at our spare bedroom and a couple of closets. Homemade pasta and meatballs Half of this stuff has not left the box since it entered the house almost 2 years ago! Yep, time to go. Spaghetti and homemade meatballs recipe It’s been my mission to have no mercy and go through each room, purging everything that is not serving a purpose for us. Homemade meatballs for spaghetti recipe Definitely hanging onto the sentimental things, but I’m striving to be more of a minimalist these days and I’m loving it. Homemade italian spaghetti and meatballs Reducing the clutter in the house is reducing the clutter in my mind. Quick and easy homemade meatballs And is also saving me money, since I don’t have to pay to send it where we’re moving. Adam and I also made a pretty good dent in the packing and purging during our days off, while dancing around the house like fools with the dogs – the best part!

So some things still left to be figured out…aka please pray for: living situation and a job for Adam. Meatballs homemade recipe Still haven’t 100% figured these two out yet. Homemade sauce for meatballs We have some ideas and prospects, but nothing set in stone. Homemade meatballs with sauce The anxiety has set in a little on these two. Homemade meatball sauce recipe Especially the living situation. Homemade meatball sauce We do have 2 large pups and a couple of cats and are hoping to buy a house up there soon. Homemade italian meatball recipe But we know this can be quite a process, so praying we can figure out a month-to-month rental situation.

I listened to a sermon last week that really spoke to our situation in general, with this big transition and all. Best homemade meatball recipe As time goes on through this process, I’m really seeing just how much this sermon really is on point with what’s been going on. Easy homemade meatball recipe I won’t get into it too, much. Easy recipe for homemade meatballs Here’s the link if you want to give a listen to the whole thing, which I’d highly recommend! But right now, I’m holding onto this quote from Pastor Chad – “When times get tough, don’t look back.”

Alrighty, those are all the moving updates that I have for you right now. Recipe for homemade spaghetti and meatballs I’m sure things are going to be moving along quickly, as they have been, so I’ll be sure to keep you updated. Homemade spaghetti and meatball recipe I’m resting in the peace and calmness that the God who created the universe, would never only provide a job for me, but not provide a place to live or a job for Adam. Authentic homemade italian meatballs He takes care of His children and especially goes before us, makes our paths straight and works out all the details. Homemade baked meatballs for spaghetti Thanks for reading. Homemade barbecue sauce for meatballs Love you, friends!

Enjoy your spasagna! This has definitely been a life-saving, easy recipe for us in our busy season!

• Cook pasta according to package directions, except only cooking for 5 minutes.

• Meanwhile, if you’re using fresh spinach, wilt spinach down in a sauce pan over medium heat. Calories in homemade meatballs with sauce If not then just skip this step.

• In a 9 x 13 inch pan, pour pasta, ricotta, yogurt, and spinach and mix well.

• Once mixture is well incorporated, spread evenly throughout the pan.

• Pour spaghetti sauce over top of the spaghetti mixture, leaving it as a layer on top. Easy homemade meatball sauce Make sure to cover all parts of the spaghetti with the sauce so it won’t dry out.

• Pasta: Barilla Protein Plus Pasta is my go-to pasta now-a-days, especially since this is a vegetarian dish, it helps to add some protein from a plant-based source.

• Adding meat: If you are a carnivore, you could definitely add some lean ground turkey breast or lean ground beef to this, or even meatballs.

I’m Megan: Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and part time nutritious food blogger. Homemade swedish meatball sauce My husband, fur-babies and I live in Florida. Homemade bbq meatball recipe Favorite things include beach days, movie nights and dark chocolate! Subscribe to Bravely Nourished by Email

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