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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 […]

A Month of Quick & Easy Meals

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Make your life more flavorful with this latest curation of recipes, meal plans, and grocery lists, A Month of Quick & Easy Meals. Summer is heating up! I am all about lazy days and trips to the beach, reading great books and watching fun movies. However, summer vacation as a mom isn’t quite the same […]

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 […]

Dinner Recipes Kids Love

Dinner Recipes Kids Love | Life as Mom

Do you have picky eaters at your house? Are you looking for some dinner recipes that the whole family can enjoy? Here are some of our favorites. If I do my math right, I’ve fed my children over 20,000 meals. Yes, really! If you’re serving up food three times a day, you’re making almost 1,100 meals per […]

Make Ahead Breakfast Ideas Your Kids Will Love

Make Ahead Breakfast Your Kids Will Love

Whether you’ve got early risers or are heading out on an epic road trip, consider these make ahead breakfast ideas that are fun for kids of all ages! Whenever my nieces come to sleep over, I try to pull out all the stops. I tend to be the stricter, more uptight one of the aunties, so I […]

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 […]