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Plan Ahead for Easter Dinner

As a busy mother, you know how challenging a holiday dinner can be. You have to juggle housekeeping, decorating, food preparation, and keep an eye on the children as well. Make your life easier this Easter and plan out your menu well before the big day arrives. Figure out what you can make ahead and […]

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A Prep in Time Saves Nine

Every mom dreads the dinner rush. Kids get home from school, sports and other activities and they are starving. You, however, have been working, running errands and otherwise juggling the many hats you wear. For some, this would be a good excuse to hit a drive thru. With a little prep work, however, a home […]

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Cooking with Coconut Oil

First, don’t be afraid of coconut oil! Yes, the experts warn against using an oil that’s a solid at room temperature the way coconut oil is, but keep in mind that it really is good for you and that the experts are going to change their minds the day after tomorrow. Indeed, it looks like […]

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The Perfect Cookie Sheet

Not all cookie sheets are equal, but they are easily explained. When choosing a cookie sheet, these are important to consider:  size, material and quality. If it has edges, it’s actually a baking sheet, not a cookie sheet. Either way, size, material and quality apply. Size Size is important for a few reasons. First, it […]

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Grilling Kebabs

Kebabs Make a Quick, Healthy and Versatile Meal the Whole Family Will Love If you are looking for a colorful, healthy, flavorful meal that will appeal to your whole family, fire up the grill and get ready to make some kebabs. It is a wonder more households don’t include kebabs as a staple meal. They’re […]

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Three bean salad

Potluck Ideas for the Fourth

The traditional kickoff to the summer potluck season is coming up quickly – the 4th of July – and the time to make something to bring is running short. A family gathering is a great place to bring the kids for the day, but who has time to come up with some elaborate dish to […]

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Expriation Dates & Food

Check Your Food Expirations Regularly Are you a busy mom? Do you want to make sure you serve your children healthy foods and avoid foods that are unsafe or spoiled? If you want to make sure your refrigerator and kitchen pantry stay stocked with safe, healthy foods, then you need to know when to keep […]

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Dinner on the Cheap

Meal time might just be the only time of the week when you get to sit down with your loved ones and talk about their lives. With food costs rising, you might notice that your meal budget doesn’t stretch as far as it once did. Before you resort to fast food or find yourself reaching […]

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Clean and Safe Kitchens

Here are some tips for keeping your kitchens safe and clean: Cleaning Sponges The wet environment of a sponge is the next worst offender after the kitchen sink.   Microwaving and boiling are by far the two best methods for reducing the presence of bacteria.   If you choose to use a sponge, be sure to disinfect […]

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Tips For a Great Frittata

As we’ve all heard before, breakfast is the most important meal of the day for a growing child. It helps the learning process. Frittatas are easy for those who want to give the family a home-cooked breakfast and not send them off for the 15th school day in a row after a cold cereal breakfast. Besides, […]

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No Bake Cakes

Almost everyone loves cake. However, going through the hassle of baking a cake can be too time-consuming some days. Moreover, some people just cannot perfect the art of baking a delectable cake. Therefore, acquiring recipes for no bake cakes is a great idea. Below are a couple recipes for no bake cakes: No Bake Lazy […]

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Subsititutions and Alternatives in Cooking

When cooking or baking on a busy schedule, missing ingredients can be devastating. Luckily, many common items found in the pantry or refrigerator act as emergency substitutes, saving both time and money. In some cases, the substitutes can even be healthier than the original ingredients, so many substitutions can become permanent alternatives that save time, […]

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