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Have a Backup Plan & Save Time in the Kitchen

Have a Backup Plan to Save Time in the Kitchen | Life as MOM

Today is Day 28 of the¬†Kitchen Time Savers series. Check out the series and find out how you can get in and out of the kitchen. How many times has your dinner plan backfired on you? For me, at least once a week, if not more often. What I’ve found is that one of three […]

Build Your Meals from Like Ingredients to Save Time

Use Common Ingredients to Save Time | Life as MOM

One of the easiest ways to make good use of your time in the kitchen — and maybe reduce it — is to build your meals from like ingredients. That means you might cook a huge batch of chicken one night and serve it as a main dish. You might make Flautas with some of […]

Weekly Meal Plan to Print & Cook #28

Weekly Meal Plan with Grocery List #28 | Life as MOM

Looking for some easy meals you can whip up this week? We’ve gotcha covered with slow cooker chicken, hot Italian beef sandwiches, stone soup, macaroni and cheese, and queso fundido. Hot Italian Beef Sandwiches on Homemade Rolls Are you at that point in the semester where the newness is starting to rub off and the […]

Use the Big Pot to Save Time

Use a big enough pot Life as MOM

Use the right size pot for the job. You’ll save time and loads of frustration. I have a tendency to be lazy. Ok, maybe lazy isn’t quite the right word, not when it feels like most minutes of every day are filled with something to do. I guess I have a tendency to cut corners. […]

Make It a Sandwich Night

Make it a sandwich night and save time

Sandwich Night is a quick dinner that will help you save time in the kitchen. Sandwich Night is one of my favorite meal plans. It often happens when I’m too exhausted to do much else. But, it’s also a great thing to plan for. Typically, we serve a Sandwich Bar which means that I lay […]

5 Make-Ahead Breakfasts

5 make ahead breakfasts

A homemade breakfast can be a tricky meal to pull off, especially when the weather is cool and all you want to do is stay cozy in bed. However, if you make your breakfasts ahead of time, you can get a jump on the day, while you snuggle a little longer under the covers. Check […]

Prep Vegetables for the Week

prep veggies for the week

This is Day 20 of the¬†Kitchen Time Savers series. Save time in the kitchen with these quick and simple tips. If you’ve planned your meals for the week and hit the grocery store, like we’ve discussed before, then you already have a jump on the week. Take it one step farther: Prep your veggies. Do […]

Choose a FREE Meal Plan & Have an Easier Week

weekly meal plan

Having a meal plan can save you money, time, and frustration all week long. It’s one step toward making your week better. I kinda like making menu plans. Call me weird. But, it’s true. I think that it’s pretty fun to come up with different meal combinations. If you don’t like making meal plans, well, […]