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Mexican Rice

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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 […]

A Month of Meals: Protein Style

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Are you looking to eat a little more healthfully these days? Hoping to fit a little more sleekly into last year’s swimsuit? Check out the new Month of Meals: Protein Style. This past six months have found me at my all-time highest weight (pregnancy and postpartum excluded). Yes, it’s probably part due to perimenopause and […]

Freezer Cooking for Company

Freezer Cooking for Company

Company coming? Don’t spend all your time in the kitchen!┬áThis free printable plan is your key to freezer cooking for company. Whether you’ve got folks coming in for Easter or friends coming to spend spring break, having a few freezer meals on hand can make your time with them so much more fun! Last fall […]

Lemon Meringue Pie

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Homemade Lemon Meringue Pie is not complicated to make, but it feels like a million dollars. It’s tart and sweet, buttery and creamy, a perfect pie to celebrate a special occasion or enjoy any day. When I was about 10 years old, I decided I wanted to learn to make Lemon Meringue Pie. We had […]

Irish Stew & Other St Patrick’s Day Recipes

Irish Stew recipe from Life as Mom

A classic Irish Stew is simple and flavorful. It comes together easily with meaty chunks of beef, potatoes, and carrots. And it brings ultimate comfort. This post contains affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. […]

Healthier Meal Planning

Healthier Meal Planning for Families  Life as Mom

Healthier meal planning doesn’t need to be complicated or have to involve weirdly spelled grains and strange vegetables. Check out these five steps to planning better meals for your family. This post contains one or more Amazon affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising […]

Snack Planning

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Snack planning is an important part of a mom’s week. Not only are you a little ahead of the game with a snack on hand, but you can nourish your own body as well as your kids’! This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of General Mills. The opinions and text are […]

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