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Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe

Bake someone happy with a batch of these Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins. Easy and delicious, they are perfect for breakfast and for tucking into lunch boxes. Growing up muffins came from a mix from a box. Most of the time. Unbeknowst to me, my mom had a muffin recipe MEMORIZED. I remember the first time […]

How to Make Snacking Healthier (Plus 20 Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids)

Want to improve your family’s diet? Check out these healthy snack ideas to offer your kids better choices and feel good about what you feed them. 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. I […]

A Month of Meals on the Go – No More Lunch Envy

Enjoy great food away from home with a Month of Meals On the Go. It’s jam-packed with delicious, affordable meals you can pack to go. Do you ever find that life is just GO GO GO? Do you inadvertently end up eating more fast food than is good for you? Would you like FOR ONCE […]

Asian Chicken Noodle Salad – Very Make-Ahead

Cool off with this super easy, super make-ahead Asian Chicken Noodle Salad. It’s full of crisp, crunchy veggies, hearty chicken, and a delectable dressing. I remember when I was growing up we ate a lot of chicken. Often it was simply Baked Chicken with crisp, salty, peppery skin. Yum! Other times Mom mixed chicken into […]

How to Create a Freezer Cooking Plan with Your Own Recipes

Queso Fundido Recipe | Life as Mom

Want to create a freezer cooking plan with your own recipes, but not sure how to do it? Follow this easy step-by-step method to plan your next freezer cooking session. I’ve officially been freezer cooking for two decades now. Please don’t click away because you think I’m an old lady and no longer one of […]

Jalapeno Popper Potatoes

What happens when you combine Jalapeno Poppers with Potato Skins? You get these amazingly good Jalapeno Popper Potatoes, the perfect side dish for any occasion. Jalapeno Poppers and Potato Skins are probably two of my favorite appetizers. I don’t have them often. I wouldn’t be able to stop eating them. They are so good, aren’t they? […]

Download this FREE Freezer Cooking Planner

Want to be ahead of the game? Learn to fill your freezer! If dinner’s made, you’ve won! Download this FREE Freezer Cooking Planner to make it easier. You know that I love my freezer. I’ve had my deep freeze for almost twenty years. I would be pretty sad if it died. Note to self: make a […]

Cannellini Bowtie Pasta Salad

Summer salads are a great way to eat well on these hot summer days. Try out this Cannellini Bowtie Pasta Salad that comes together in a flash. A few weeks ago I boasted how moderate the temps are here in San Diego. I spoke too soon. I should have known that would happen, right? The last […]