It's 6:22 a.m. and I've already been nudged awake three times by four different children. I roll over and ask them for five more minutes--just five--because I'd been up 'til midnight, finalizing assignments and folding neat fresh piles of laundry. And five more minutes of sleep sounds just too, too good to give up.
As a mother with no time and a house full of fairly picky eaters, I rely heavily on what I call all-in-one dishes. Casseroles, crock pot meals, pastas with protein and veggies. They are quick and healthy if done right, and I can hide veggies in them. Honestly, I hoped I would never have to be the mom (and wife) that hides nutrition in less nutritious food, but it’s my reality, folks....more
Weekly Meal Plan for June 30 - July 6
6/30 Saturday: Smoked Pork Loin (the man of the house is awesome with the smoker!), cole slaw, baked beans, rolls
7/1 Sunday: Pulled pork sandwiches (made with leftover smoked pork loin), cole slaw, corn chips
7/2 Monday: Black bean and quinoa enchiladas
Here we go ya'll. Time to figure out what we're eatin' this week. I'm only semi-inspired by my menu.Monday: Lasagna soup - tomato soup with tortellini and a drop of part-skim ricotta on top. Also, some sort of mixed chopped veggie salad, and homemade bread if I can find the time to finally get my new bread machine out!...more
I know I’ve said it before, like in this post about the best salad EVAHHHHH! But immagonna say it again. I LOVE salad, ya’ll! I love it so much that I even had it for breakfast this morning. It was delicious.Get your favorite lettuce or salad mix. I generally get the bulk organic baby lettuce. I feel it’s more bang for your buck – there is no waste and much less time spent prepping it.For this salad I used:...more
By Lianne Castelino www.whereparentstalk.com
During a recent trip, my husband and I were involved in the most enlightening conversation about eating habits with family and friends of ours. All three of our children happened to be present and listening quite attentively --- despite the inviting surroundings and loads of activities ready for the taking!
Did you miss any of my family meal posts from the last week? Never fear, as I will give you quick links to them and you too can make some fun family meals this week. My top two would be the Popovers and the Nutella French Toast Panini and coming in a close third is the Curried Chicken and Artichoke Cass...more
Did you miss any of my family meal posts from the last week? Never fear, as I will give you quick links to them and you too can make some fun family meals this week. My top two would be the Penne a la Vodka Casserole (for a dish that will impress at your next potluck) and the Honey Lime Pork Roast and ...more
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