5 Packable Lunches & a Printable Grocery List

5 Packable Lunches and a Printable Grocery List | Life as MOM

This post is sponsored by Snack Pack pudding: I was a child of the 70s and 80s. I went to Rosedell Elementary School. Mrs. Marcy was my favorite teacher of all time, second grade. I packed my lunch most days. One of my favorites was Tuna Salad in a pita bread with alfalfa sprouts. Yes, […]

Weekly Meal Plan to Print & Cook #21

Weekly Meal Plan to Print & Cook #21 | Life as MOM

Having a meal plan at the start of the week can help you manage your time better as well as get healthy, homecooked meals on the table. We’ve done the work with this free printable meal plan and grocery list, so you don’t have to. Cilantro-Chipotle Cheeseburgers We’ve been having uncharacteristic weather here in San Diego […]

20 FREE Meal Plans

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Did you know that there are now 20 printable meal plans in the Life as MOM archives? That’s 20 weeks where you can print off the recipes and grocery list for a bunch of healthy meals, hit the store (or send your spouse), and come home with a plan in mind for suppers all week […]

Weekly Meal Plan to Print & Cook #20

Weekly Meal Plan with Grocery List #20 | Life as MOM

Having a meal plan at the start of the week can help you manage your time better as well as get healthy, homecooked meals on the table. We’ve done the work with this free printable meal plan and grocery list, so you don’t have to. Carnitas Tostadas Growing up, a trip to Olvera Street was […]

13 Recipes for Using Sweet Peppers and Hot Chiles

Now is the season for sweet peppers and hot chiles. Put them to good use in the following recipes: Peppers are my friends. While I love red bell peppers, I enjoy green ones, and spicy ones, too. Summer is the season for peppers. My dad planted something like twenty plants in his backyard this summer. […]

Weekly Meal Plan to Print & Cook #19

Weekly Meal Plan with Grocery List #19 | Life as MOM

You can bank on the fact that your kids will want to eat at least three times a day this week. Grab this FREE printable meal plan that makes the work of dinnertime just  a little bit easier. Turkey Cheddar Melt with Grilled Onions and Spicy Mayo I spy with my little eye, a child […]

Using the Produce Box Tomatoes

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Garden-grown tomatoes or those from your farmer are so much better than store bought. Here’s how to use up the produce box tomatoes. Tomatoes are a fun fruit to grow. (Yes, they are a fruit.) Depending on what kind of tomato plants you grow, you can have an abundance of cherry tomatoes, romas, beefsteak, and […]

Eat Well, Spend Less with Healthy Snacks

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Looking for healthy recipes that won’t break the budget? Try out these healthy snacks ideas for the new school year. Our family is not yet ready to go “back” to school. Well, I’m not. I’ve ordered all the school books, made the obligatory trip through the school supplies aisle, and am otherwise in denial that […]