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Spicy Chicken Rub for Grilled Chicken

Spicy Chicken Rub LAM

Fire up the grill and enjoy an easy chicken dinner with this Spicy Chicken Rub. Making your own seasoning blend helps you avoid additives and will save you money! I like to be organized at meal times, but despite all my freezer cooking and meal planning, we still have nights when I’m staring into the […]

Red Sauce with Meats

Homemade Red Sauce with Meats Life as Mom

This delicious red sauce cooks quickly and deliciously. The meatballs or sausage poach in the sauce, adding great flavor. Thank God that Marco Polo had the foresight to bring some noodles back to Europe when he travelled the Silk Road. The Italians took those noodles and have done some wonderful things with them. Not that […]

Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Chicken Salad Sandwich Recipe LAM

These Chicken Salad Sandwiches are so tasty! With crunchy bits of celery and savory bites of cheddar, this chicken salad is note-worthy, perfect for sandwich night. I’ve always loved a good sandwich. Whether it was the ham-and-cheese-stuffed pitas my girlfriends and I made in high school, the $5 footlong that felt like a splurge, or […]

Inside-Out Turkey Cheeseburgers

Inside Out Turkey Cheeseburgers Life as Mom

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Stop & Shop. All opinions are 100% mine. Are you ready for the 4th? Celebrate the holiday with great grill recipes, including this delicious recipe for Inside-Out Turkey Cheeseburgers. This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Stop & Shop. All opinions […]

Easy Lemon Cupcakes Recipe

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These Easy Lemon Cupcakes may start with a box, but they get zing and zip from yogurt and lemon added to the mix. They are simple and delicious! I confess. I’m not the best plain from-scratch cake baker. I can do carrot cake and zucchini cake and banana cake like nobody’s business. Even pumpkin cake. […]

Mexican Rice

mexican rice LAM

Mexican rice is a delicious and easy side dish to accompany tacos, fill burritos, or otherwise enhance your Mexican style meal. This dish is perfect for your Cinco de Mayo Dinner! Mexican food is a cuisine near and dear to my heart. Growing up in Southern California, my family loved, loved, LOVED to visit Downtown […]

Easiest Mac and Cheese Recipe

Easiest Mac and Cheese Life as Mom

This is the easiest mac and cheese you’ll ever make. Seriously. I think it rivals the box in both taste and simplicity. Food is a great comforter. There is just something about the connection between our taste buds and our brain that can do wonders. I don’t pretend to understand it, but the right foods […]

Delicious Ranch Dressing

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Avoid processed, bottled dressings with this easy homemade Ranch Dressing. It’s delicious and made with all real food ingredients. Do you remember mixing up ranch dressing with a dry, powdered mix when you were a kid? I was born before anyone put it in a bottle — or added like 52 million different flavors to […]